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  • Customs Time
    Oct 25, 2016
    1
    Hello I arrive on Spirit Sunday November 6th from Cancun at 6:57p terminal 4 with no checked bags. Do I have enough time to clear customs and make the 8:10p flight to Myrtle Beach also on Spirit?

     

    That will be really difficult although not impossible with no checked bags as long as the flight from Cancun is on-time.

     

  • Time for connection flights
    Oct 20, 2016
    3
    Hi, I will fly in to FLL internationally, arriving terminal 4, and will then have a connecting domestic flight with 2hours and 20mins between the flights. If I have to go through security and passport/visa and perhaps change terminal, will that be enough time?? I do not want to risk missing my flight, but next departure is next morning so not too keen on spending night in the airport either... Any help please!

     

    What airlines are you flying?

     

    Flying in with Norwegian from Copenhagen and departure with Spirit to Atlanta

     

    If you have checked bags there's very little chance you will make that. Without checked bags it's possible if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • Spirit connection time 35 minutes
    Oct 19, 2016
    2
    Curious if we will have enough time from 1 flight to another in fort lauderdale? We are flying Spirit with 35 minutes in between flights?

     

    Domestic flights - coming from tampa, and going to DFW

     

    It's enough time if the first flight is on-time, But it leaves no time to spare.

     

  • Enough time to connect from Nassau(Jetblue) to SWA?
    Oct 12, 2016
    1
    Arriving international (JetBlue) from Nassau at 8:08 AM on Sat 11/12, no checked bags. I am hoping to catch a Southwest flight at 9:20AM to Las Vegas. Will 78 minutes will be enough to clear customs, get to a new terminal and go through security?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Nassau. So all you have to do in FLL is go from your arrival terminal to Terminal 1 and go through security. You have just enough time if the flight from Nassau is on-time. Check in for your Southwest flight online before leaving the Bahamas.

     

  • International return flight with 80 minute connection
    Oct 9, 2016
    1
    We are scheduled to land at FLL from Cancun at 7pm. And our connecting flight is at 8:20pm. We are flying with spirit landing in H and departing G. Is 80 minutes enough time to get through customs and recheck luggage?

     

    That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly. Pack some extra clothes in your carry-on and be prepared to spend the night in the Ft. Lauderdale airport.

     

  • connection
    Oct 7, 2016
    1
    Arriving from the DR to FLL on Jet blue at 6:51(T4); connecting on Southwest for 8:45 flight (T1) is that enough time to get through immigration and customs, get checked baggage, recheck and get to gate?

     

    That will be really difficult, bordering on impossible.

     

  • International - Domestic connection
    Oct 5, 2016
    2
    I am planning on connecting in FLL on a Sunday (Nov.6th) from an international flight (SNU - Cuba) by JetBlue to probably Terminal 4 at 3:00pm, and will be departing from Terminal 3 (JetBlue) at 4:30pm. Will 1.5 hours will be enough to get checked bags and pass through CBP and recheck them? Or would it better to travel with no checked bags in order to make it on time?? Any suggestions? Thanks!!

     

    I have US passport and the connecting departure flight (4:30pm - Jetblue) will be domestic (to SJU - Puerto Rico). Thanks!

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation that should be just enough time.

     

  • 1 hour to change terminal 3 to 4 ?
    Oct 1, 2016
    2
    Hi, i just forget to see the arrived terminal for Spirit from Santo DOmingo ( is T 3) and then need to conect to Quito, from terminal 4 (JEtblue) ... i need to do it in 1 hour, can i do it ?

     

    i wil travel with No checked bag

     

    No, that's not enough time for an International to International connection in FLL on two separate airlines, even without checked bags.

     

  • Terminal 4 to Terminal 1 in 68 minutes?
    Sep 30, 2016
    2
    Arriving from Barbados JetBlue international flight 386 at 4:37pm in terminal 4 with no checked luggage. If flight is not time, can I make it in 68 minutes to Southwest terminal 1 for 5:45pm domestic flight to New Orleans?

     

    Sorry, meant to write "If flight is ON time..."

     

    Even without checked bags I don't think that's enough time.

     

  • Bimini to FLL connection
    Sep 26, 2016
    1
    Silver to FLL supposed to arrive 3:03, clear customs and recheck bags with Southwest. How much connection time do I need? What is best way to get to SW terminal from Silver's terminal? How much time to add for that?

     

    I would want at least 2.5 hours for your connection, especially considering that Silver isn't known for being on-time.

     

  • Do I have enough time
    Sep 23, 2016
    1
    Hi there! Im a little bit worried about something... I book a flight from Panama City, Panama Monday 26th arrives 4:03pm T4 and I have to change terminals to recheck bags and take a flight to Seattle that departs at 6:55pm from T1, do you think I will be ok... Im traveling with my 4 years old... I think we can make it, however still Im worried

     

    Yes, it's possible but, as you suspect, it doesn't leave much time to spare.

     

  • Connection Southamerica - Europe
    Sep 21, 2016
    1
    Hi everyone, I have a flight from Bogotá via FLL to Oslo with Spirit and Norwegian Airlines. I have a European passport and checked in bags so I'll need to go through immigration, customs, everything. I have a bit less than 3 hours, I arrive at 7pm and leave close to 10pm - can I make it? Any tips?

     

    With the late evening arrival that should be just possible assuming the flight from Bogota is on-time. If it is late do not expect Norwegian to be particularly accommodating.

     

  • MYR to FLL then FLL to SJO
    Sep 20, 2016
    2
    Flying Spirit, booked reservation all in one. On December 9th we have an 8 AM flight out of Myrtle Beach arriving in Fort Lauderdale at 9:50, departing flight leaves at 10:50 AM. Since I booked on Spirit I figured the hour in between would be sufficient, but want some confirmation. Is the connection feasible? If we missed the flight - would Spirit accommodate a new one since it was their connection?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Yes, if you miss your connection they will rebook you on the next available Spirit flight to San Jose, which probably wouldn't be until the next day.

     

    Thanks so much!

     

  • JAN 1, 2017 CONNECTION 1HR 40MINS T4 TO T3: POSSIBLE???
    Sep 21, 2016
    2
    HI, My wife and I are returning from the Caribbean on Jan 1st 2017,with two infants. Arriving at FLL 3:35 pm on Caribbean AIlines Terminal 4. Would we be able to make it through customs etc to get onto a (domestic) AA flight that leaves at 5:15. (She and the kids are US citizens and I am a green card holder.)

     

    coming in from Trinidad and flying to LAX vic CLT in case this helps. Should we book it? (It's very difficult to find another flight that works)

     

    No, that would not be reasonably possible.

     

  • Terminal 4 to Terminal 1 with checked bags
    Sep 16, 2016
    2
    Arriving from DFW at 9:43 AM on Spirit, and departing at 12:30PM Silver to ELH. Is this going to be difficult? Separate reservations.

     

    That should be enough time if the Spirit flight is close to on-time. It's probably fastest to take the Rental Car Shuttle from T4 to T1.

     

    Thank you for kind help and the extra tip!

     

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