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  • Checked Baggage + Layover
    Jun 27, 2016
    3
    I have a 12-hour layover in Frankfurt and I'd like to explore the city. When we arrive for passport control, do we first claim our bags and then can we re-check them immediately? I am traveling with a rather large box of equipment that I cannot take with me out of the airport. I'm hoping to plan my packing accordingly so I only have a small bag with me for exploration and the rest is checked away.

     

    Where are you flying from and to and on what airlines?

     

    Hi there! Flying from Johannesburg to Frankfurt (Lufthansa Flight 9545 - arrive 6:10 am) and then departing Frankfurt to San Francisco CA (Lufthansa Flight 9126 - Departing 5:25 pm). I'm hoping to meet a friend for lunch downtown, but want to make sure my giant bag can be checked through easily so I can leave the airport (Flying on a US Passport)

     

    Note that your first flight is on South African Airways and your second flight is on United. Your bags will be sent straight through, you don't have to do anything with them in Frankfurt.

     

  • Transfer with twin babies
    Jun 27, 2016
    2
    Hi, I will fly with twin babies (6 months) from tlv to EWR and than further to DC.All with United. Is the luggage checked through? Or do we have to collect an re check in. Since we are flying with 2 babies and lots of luggage and strollers etc- is there any service or other help we can make use of?

     

    Your bags are tagged through to DC, but in Newark you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go to your departure terminal and through security. There are carts available for use in the International baggage claim.

     

    This is know I am asking on tbe return journey will United check them all the way to bne from cle asking as United is not codes hare with qantas. But it's all ticketed on the 1 ticket

     

  • Help
    Jun 27, 2016
    1
    Ok I have booked a flight for my daughter and family to fly from bne to lax to cle then returning cle lax bne the flight starts with qantas then connects with united so fares rules is qantas. My question is when they fly united to lax then bne do their bags get checked all the way thru to bne from cle

     

    If all tickets are on the same reservation, their bags will be tagged to CLE, but in LAX, they will go through US Immigration, claim their bags, go through US Customs, follow signs for connecting passengers, re-check their bags at the re-check desk, then go outside and walk to Terminal 7 and go through security.

     

  • Checking in Luggage
    Jun 23, 2016
    3
    I'm flying from LAX Aer Lingus to Dublin and then British Airways to London Heathrow. Can I check in my luggage all the way to London?

     

    Were your tickets purchased on one reservation or two separate reservations?

     

    It was booked seperateky

     

    You can ask the Aer Lingus agent in LAX. They do have an interline agreement, but since you purchased two separate reservations they are not obligated to check your bags through to London.

     

  • Need to know gate e number Qatar airways miami airport
    Jun 23, 2016
    1
    What gate does Qatar airline arrived in Miami?? Where do i go to call shuttle for the court yard hotel miami??

     

    Qatar Airways will arrive in the Central Terminal concourse E.

     

  • WRONG INFO!!
    Jun 21, 2016
    2
    Please be aware that this website gives false information! I read that Virgin America allows your first checked bag to be up to 70 lbs, and all other bags 50 lbs. This is incorrect! ALL bags cannot exceed 50 lbs, regardless of whether it is the first and only checked bag. I trusted this website and had to pay the additional fee. AVOID THIS WEBSITE AND AVOID THE $50 OVERWEIGHT FEE.

     

    Why didn't you just check the Virgin America website?

     

    Obviously don't you think I know that now? My point is, why does a website like this even exist if it's unreliable.

     

  • Check bags at B/C when flying out of F at PHL?
    Jun 18, 2016
    1
    I am flying out of Terminal F but want to check bags and go through security at B/C at PHL. Is this doable?

     

    Yes, I believe you can do that.

     

  • Customs clearance time regarding
    Jun 18, 2016
    1
    Planning to arrive Boston at 1405 hrs by QR743V ( terminal E) and I have connecting flight to STL at 1709 hrs ( terminal B) . Will this halt time of 3hrs sufficient to checkout luggage , clear customs and recheck in? Quick response would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

     

    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • flight from Dubai with connection
    Jun 18, 2016
    3
    I am going to book flight from Dubai to jfk with Emirates. There is flight with connection in IAD which is less expensive than direct flight to JFK. May I book the flight with the connection and disregard the leg from JFk to IAD? I have baggage to check in.

     

    If it's a one-way you can. If it's a roundtrip and not the end of then your trip, then the rest of your trip will get canceled if you skip a leg.

     

    Thanks a lot for your reply. Can I get my baggage on JFK or they send the baggage directly to IAD?

     

    Yes, you will have to claim your baggage in JFK to go through US Customs.

     

  • WOW baggage policies
    Jun 17, 2016
    1
    I'm flying WOW from BWI to Iceland and know they have very strict size and weight requirements for carry-on baggage. Does anyone know if they weigh bags and at what point they do so (i.e. at check-in, pre-security, at the gate, etc.)? Thanks.

     

    Every airline I've seen that strictly measures carry-on bags does so at the check-in counter and then again at the gate.

     

  • Traveling from Athens to NY connecting to Miami
    Jun 17, 2016
    1
    I am travelling from Athens to London to New York (JFK) with a over night 12 hour stop over before a flight the next morning to Miami. I want to know if I can collect my baggage in New York because I want to spend a night in a hotel.

     

    Yes, you will have to collect your baggage to go through US Customs.

     

  • american airlines - qantas
    Jun 17, 2016
    1
    Travelling from Cancun on AA to connect with a flight out of DFW with Qantas to Sydney - as they are part of one alliance will the baggage be booked all the way through thnks

     

    Yes, your bags will be tagged all the way though but you may have to claim it to go through US Customs in DFW.

     

  • Do i have to retrieve my checked in luggage for onward to DFW?
    Jun 16, 2016
    1
    I come on from Brussels on a United Airlines to IAD, with an onward connection to DFW. Am i required to retrieve my checked in luggage and go through security again for check in to anothe United Airlines flight to DFW? And how much time do i need? Its my first time in the US, and on a non-immigrant visa

     

    Yes, in IAD you will arrive in the C/D concourse, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate, which will likely also be on the C/D concourse. 90 minutes is possible, but 2 hours is better.

     

  • WINDSOR TO PMO
    Jun 13, 2016
    1
    Im traveling from Windsor, Ontario to PMO via Toronto then FCO. booked complete with Air Canada. I have less than 2 hour to get from one terminal to another. not sure if I have to claim baggage or will they be transferred through to PMO my final destination???

     

    If everything is on the same reservation then your bags will be checked through to Palermo. All you have to do in Rome is go through passport control and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.

     

  • Re-checkin baggage Delta
    Jun 13, 2016
    1
    I'm flying AMS-JFK-MIA, with a 6,5 hour layover at JFK. Will Delta allow me to re-checkin my baggage 6,5 hour before the next flight? All flights are with Delta, thanks a lot!

     

    Yes, that shouldn't be a problem.

     

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