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  • Toronto>Chicago>Taipei
    Sep 3, 2016
    I will be arriving from Toronto at Terminal 2 at 9:27 pm on Dec 23 (Air Canada), then continuing to Taipei from Terminal 5 at 12:20 am on Dec 24. 2 hours and 43 minutes altogether. Will that be enough time, also granted it's Christmas Eve? Thank you.


    Yes, that's enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do is take the ATS Train from T2 to T5 and go through security. Christmas Eve is not a busy travel day.


  • Do I need to collect luggage
    Sep 1, 2016
    Hi We fly into Atlanta from Manchester UK arrive at 15:10 (Virgin flight) depart for Cancun at 18:10, is this enough time to make connection ? Also do we have to collect and re-check in our luggage ?


    Sorry didn't mention, fly to Cancun with Delta


    Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Blu Exprress Business Class
    Aug 31, 2016
    Do you know if Blu Express Business Class Seats are good? May fly from CUN-FCO. Thanks


    They're sure better than economy class seats but they're at least a generation old. They're not competitive with major international carriers'.


  • Luggage pick-up
    Aug 31, 2016
    I am flying from SCL to MIA to MXP, with a 13-hour layover in MIA (4:30AM to 5:30PM). I do NOT want my bags checked all the way through-- I want to grab them when I land in MIA. Is this possible, or am I forced to check them all the way through? How do I make sure I can get them in MIA? (Note this is an International-to-International connection).


    I forgot to mention, both flights are with American Airlines.


  • connecting flight to USA, short layover, baggage?
    Aug 30, 2016
    Hello, From what I have been reading I'll have to collect my bags in Toronto during my connection. I'm flying in from Calgary with my connection in Toronto to Atlanta. I land in Toronto at 6:38am and my flight from Toronto to Atlanta leaves at 8:15am. Am I going to have enough time to get my bags and get through security and still make my Atlanta flight? Thanks, Scott


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. You will proceed directly to US Immigration and Customs preclearance when you get to Toronto.


  • Baggage question
    Aug 27, 2016
    Newbie here not sure posting in right place, Flying 8/28 OGG-SEA / SEA- CDG / CDG - SOF Flying Alaska to SEA Delta to CDG And Bulgarian to SOF 7 hour layover in SEA 1 hour 50 in CDG All in first or business. Do i need to get checked bag and recheck?


  • baggage recheck?
    Oct 17, 2016
    If I am flying Aeromexico from MEX with a connection on Delta that is domestic, will I need to claim and re-check baggage? Thanks


    Yes, you will.


  • Chicago o hare connecting
    Aug 21, 2016
    I will be traveling from Malaysia to Narita airport via ANA. From Narita airport I Will then fly to Chicago o hare ( 5 hour layover at Chicago) with United airline for a connecting flight to Columbus Ohio, also via United airline. Will I have to pick up luggage, go through customs, recheck luggage and then go through security again at Chicago? Or will my luggage be checked all the way through Columbus?


    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the re-check desk then take the ATS Train to Terminal 1 or 2 (B or C gates are in 1, E and F gates are in 2), then go through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Blu Express? Please help
    Aug 20, 2016
    I need to know if Blu Express/Paranormal airlines are good. i may take it from CUN - FCO. But Does anyone no how good they are if they are good?


    It's not a very nice airline. The seats on their 767's are very tightly packed. However, not many airlines fly nonstop from Mexican/Caribbean beach destinations nonstop to Italy, so that's the advantage.


  • Baggage and terminals
    Aug 18, 2016
    Hi, I am flying with Lufthansa from London Heathrow, arriving IAH Gate E at 17.45, departing for Guatemala with United Airlines at 19.42, Gate C. Will I have to collect my baggage and go through security, or just go through security, and do I have enough time? I booked through a travel agent and they are not helping me with answers to these questions. I only have an e-ticket and don't have any information regarding check-in! How do I confirm my flights? And when I am in Guatemala, how do I confirm a flight if I am out of wifi access?


    Please note that both flights will be on United. You will both arrive and depart from Terminal E. You will go through US Immigration, customs, and security but you should not have to claim your bags since you are on an International to International connection through IAH all on United. You do not have to "reconfirm" flights. For your return flight just show up to the airport in Guatemala City 3 hours before your flight.


    Really? Thank you so much. My travel agent STILL has not got back to me about this... fast to take my money, not so fast to be helpful. I will never book with an agent again, always go direct to airlines. I am bit concerned because my e-ticket says my flight is with Lufthansa - what do they call it when that happens? SO if I ring UA they tell me I have to ring Lufthansa! The e-ticket I have talks about terminals C and E - hence the query. I have no check-in information yet - bit worried to be honest, I have discovered, since booking my tickets, that this travel agent has a tendency to book flights that don't materialise! ie not really booked... :( Thank you for your very swift response. Guess I will have one more chance to try tomorrow, and then I will be in trouble if nothing pans out.


  • Fears about two hour and 25 min layover
    Aug 16, 2016
    I fly out of EWR. I will have a checked bag and a carryon. There is a layover in Brussels for 2 hours and 25 minuets. I will also be switching from United Airlines to Brussels Air. My final destination is Seville, Spain. Will I need to pick up my checked bag and then re-check it? Do I go through customs in Brussels or Seville? If so to both where do I go and should I have enough time to do all that?


    You will go through passport control in Brussels. You don't have to do anything with your bags. You have enough time.


  • Getting checked bag back when flight is cancelled
    Aug 15, 2016
    Hi, I was on the 11pm JFK to London flight last night when the airport was evacuated. The airline will help me cancel my flight, but how do I get my checked bag back today? Thanks!!


    You need to ask them.


  • Connecting and Baggage
    Aug 14, 2016
    Hello. I am leaving from Dublin (Air Canada Rouge) - with a 3.5 hour layover in Toronto YYZ Terminal 1 - then landing in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada YAM (Air Canada Express). Will I have to claim and recheck my baggage in Toronto? As well as go though Customs and Immigration? Thanks! I'm not sure if this matters, but I'm a US citizen.


    You will go through Canada Customs and then proceed to pick up your baggage. Follow connection sings and drop your baggage off on the connection belt. From there you will go to D Gates and make your final flight.


  • Connection
    Aug 14, 2016
    I have two separate tickets Flying from YDF via West Jet arriving YYZ at 1537 Leaving YYZ via Air Canada at 1800 to YVR arriving at 2000 and on to SYD at 2345 Do I claim my bags in YYZ and recheck them in or can I have them directed all the way to SYD, do I have to clear customs and if so where? Also will there be enough time in Toronto to do this? Thanks.


    You will have to claim your bags in Toronto, take them on the train to Air Canada and re-chekc them then go through security. There is no Customs when leaving Canada. You will go through Australian immigration and customs when you get to Sydney.


    Thanks, so will 2 and half hours be sufficient to do this?


  • YYZ to PIT with connection in LGA _ timing
    Aug 11, 2016
    I'm flying to Pittsburgh from Toronto on a single itinerary by WestJet with only 45mins layover in La Guardia (New York). I'll have a checked in bag + carry on. Is that enough time? Will I have to collect and re-check in my bag in La Guardia? Thanks!


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. If your flight to PIT is on Delta then all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have just enough time if your flight from Toronto is on-time.


    Thanks! I think it's Delta. Just thinking, what will happen if eg the flight is late and I miss the connection? That's the last flight from LGA to PIT that day, I guess that'll be WestJet's responsibility to sort this out since I'm buying a single itinerary ticket from Toronto to Pittsburgh from them?


    Yes, Westjet or Delta would book you on the next flight to Pittsburgh, which would not be until the next morning.


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