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  • traveling from Paris to Houston with my dog
    Jun 24, 2015
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    Arriving from Paris to Bush Intl Airport, are large pets picked up in the same area as one does luggage? Thanks for your help.

     

    It's the same area, usually with the oversized baggage or at the baggage office.

     

  • 95 mins connecting flight fromHeathrow via Houston to Bogota
    Jun 21, 2015
    2
    I have a flight with Lufthansa from heathrow to Houston on 2 July arriving at 13.55 with a connecting flight to Bogota at 15.30. Is this enough time? Will I need to collect my bag? What terminals will I need to get from/to?

     

    Note that your flight to Houston will be operated by United. In Houston you will go through US Immigration and Customs and go through security. You should not have to claim your bag because you are on an international to international connection. You should have enough time.

     

    Also, both flights will be in Terminal E.

     

  • 45 mins connection time
    Jun 21, 2015
    1
    I am travelling from Toronto Pearson International to San Jose (Costa Rica) through IAH. I have 45 mins connection time. Would this be enough? I am European.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All gates at IAH are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train.

     

  • Weather
    Jun 15, 2015
    1
    Tomorrow afternoon I will be traveling from IAH to Cincinnati, through Atlanta. My flight leaves IAH at 5pm. My fear is delays during the day will cause me to miss my connecting flight in Atlanta for Cincinnati. Given the expected weather tomorrow, what time would you recommend leaving IAH? Are delays expected in the morning? Afternoon?

     

    Leaving earlier won't help you any, unless Delta issues a waiver allowing you to change your flight to an earlier one, in which case, do that. Storms are obviously less likely and less severe in the morning.

     

  • MTY IAH YYC Layover Help
    Jun 10, 2015
    1
    I am flying from MTY Mexico to YYC Calgary with a 3 hour layover at IAH. Can I meet someone outside of the airport? Do I have to go through customs or can I do a transit? I have a US Visa. Will I have enough time?

     

    Once you arrive you will go through US Immigration and Customs and then be outside the secure area. You can then meet with someone if you want to. You will have to go through security before your flight to Calgary.

     

  • london toronto houston
    Jun 9, 2015
    1
    My daughter is coming in from London via Toronto. Does she clear customs in Toronto? Her flight itinerary shows that she comes in terminal A.

     

    Yes, she will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. Yes, Air Canada flights do arrive in Terminal A in Houston.

     

  • Porter service for connecting flights?
    May 30, 2015
    1
    I will be flying into Houston from Grand Cayman and Connecting to Vancouver(YVR). Will need to go through US customs/immigration, claim my luggage, and recheck it. I will be connecting from terminal E to C. I will have 3 very large bags with me, is there a porter service to assist me in carrying my luggage between terminals?

     

    If you purchased your tickets together you will not have to claim your baggage since you are on an International to International connection. You will just have to go through Immigration and Security. Even if you did have to claim your bags, you would not have to transport them between terminals.

     

  • Gate E 8
    May 22, 2015
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    Thursday, May 20th 7am. lost ipad in black keyboard case, please contact if located.

     

  • Greyhound station- IAH
    Apr 29, 2015
    1
    Please tell me the ways to reach IAH airport from Greyhound station, Houston

     

    If you don't want to take a taxi, the 102 bus goes from near the Grehound Terminal to the Airport. However, it takes roughly 90 minutes and only runs every 40 minutes, so you'd need to leave quite a bit of time for your transfer. A Taxi would take 30-45 minutes, depending on time of day.

     

  • Nursing room for moms with infants
    Apr 20, 2015
    1
    This page mentions 2 rooms at IAH to nurse or pump milk. http://www.ifly.com/george-bush-intercontinental-airport/terminal-services-and-help I will be flying United so will be in Terminal B. Is there a room in Terminal B like this? If I need to go to Terminal A, how long will it take to get there? Also, I looked in the map for gate 84 like the webpage referenced but it seems out of date-anyone know where this location is?

     

    The webpage has a typo. The Nursery room is not in Terminal A, it is in Terminal B near gates 84-91.

     

  • Mexico to Munich via IAH
    Apr 19, 2015
    1
    Hi, I am flying from Puerto Vallarta Mexico to Munich via Houston IAH I have 1 hr and 15 min layover, on Sun 26 April arrive 2.50 pm dep 4.05 pm. I have all United flights and arrive and leave from terminal E. No checked luggage only carryon, is that enough time to make the connection, will I have to go through customs and immigration, being I am in transit only in the US? Many thanks

     

    With carry on only I think you will make it. You will have to go through US Immigration and Customs but there is often a line for passengers with no checked baggage to save time. You will also have to go through security before going to your gate for your Munich flight.

     

  • Connecting to a domestic flight
    Mar 17, 2015
    1
    I'm an international traveler and I'm flying from Munich via Houston to New Orleans arriving in Houston with UA 105 at 2:05 pm (Terminal E) and departing with UA 291 at 3:23 pm (Terminal C). Will 1:15h be enough for the transfer with involves the whole US Immigration/Customs procedure? And can you just please confirm that I'll have to claim and then re-check my luggage at the departure level before actually going to my departure gate? Thanks a lot!

     

    That is 15 minutes less than the minimum recommended connection time for this connection. Yes, you have the procedure correct. It's possible to make the connection if you arrive a bit early and everything goes perfectly, but even if you miss United has virtually hourly flights from Houston to New Orleans that you can be rebooked on.

     

  • Customs Clearance YYC to IAH to RDU
    Mar 14, 2015
    1
    US Citizen: Will I go through Customs in YYC prior to departure? Will have carry on and check a large bag. Have 1 hour connection time IAH to RDU. Do I go through Customs on arrival IAH? Is 1 hour sufficient time?

     

    Yes, you will go through US Immigration and Customs preclearance in Calgary. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.

     

  • Customs!
    Feb 16, 2015
    1
    Ok I will be leaving edmonton, ab to come home and I am having a layover in Houston. I have to go through U.S. customs in edmonton. Will I have to go through us customs in Houston, if not will my bags head to my finally location or do I have to go through security again?

     

    No, you will not have to go through customs or security or do anything with your bags in Houston. That is the purpose of going through preclearance in Edmonton.

     

  • Connection flight international/domestic
    Feb 15, 2015
    1
    Hi, I'm flying from Lagos to Miami via Houston in March, arriving in Houston with UA 143 at Terminal E and departing 2:25h later from Terminal C. Will I have to collect my luggage and go through customs or can I just go to Terminal C by train and collect everthing in Miami which is my final destination? If this is not the case, is 2:25h enough time for the transfer?

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal E, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk immediately after, then go to the departure level and through security and to your departure gate (C and E are connected directly). You should have enough time.

     





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