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  • Sydney-Dallas-Cancun
    Sep 9, 2016
    My son was told that his bags will be taken off the Qantas plane (Sydney to Dallas) and put on the American Airlines flight (Dalllas to Cancun) for him. Is that correct?? Is there no need for him to pick up his bags and check in for the Cancun flight? Does he just turn up to the departure gate?


    He will go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. He should ask a Qantas agent in DFW. AA has this procedure for AA to AA International to International connections, but I'm not sure if this is extended to Qantas to AA connections.


    Thanks. I'll tell him what you said.


  • Connecting Flight Baggage
    Sep 8, 2016
    I have a connecting flight with the same carrier from London to ATL to New Orleans. Will I have to collect and check in my bag at ATL before my New Orleans flight? I only have 1h 40 to conenct


    Yes, in Atlanta you will have to 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. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thanks for your reply. That puts mind at rest a bit. I have upgraded my seat so i'm at the front of economy. Hopefully that'll buy me a bit more time.


  • Checked bags
    Sep 8, 2016
    Hi. What is the earliest I can arrive to the airport before my flight and check my bags?


    It depends what airline you're flying. If you're flying United, about 4:30 AM.


  • Checked luggage??
    Sep 8, 2016
    I am flying from Atlanta to Miami. I will have a 5 and a half hour layover in Miami & then I am flying on to Lima Peru. Will I have to retrieve my checked baggage in Miami & recheck it for the next flight to Peru? Will I have to go through another security check? I haven't flown in over 13 years! Feeling very nervous about the whole thing!


    Are both flights on the same reservation or two separate reservations? What airlines are you flying? I can't answer your question without that information.


  • checked luggage and customs
    Sep 9, 2016
    Hi again My Air China International flight from MCO to EWR Arrive Terminal C Departs EWR Terminal B to PEK Terminal 3, Departs PEK Terminal 3, and arrives SHA Terminal 2 My question is does the checked luggage automatically get transferred by the airline, or do I have to pick it up at some point, also do I need to go through security each stop, and which stop do I go through customs. Each stop has approx 2 hours, so will this amount of time work. This is my first International Flight so I'm quite concerned. Thank you so much. David


    Hoping for an answer, gave this site a great rating- Thanks David


    NO ANSWER--!!! Maybe I asked in wrong site or area???


  • Montreal to Vancouver to Tokyo
    Sep 5, 2016
    Hi, tomorrow I'll be traveling with my brother and cousin from Montreal's PET Airport to Tokyo via Air Canada. We will be stopping at Vancouver Airport for a layover of 5 hours. Just wondering, do we pick up our baggage at Vancouver Airport or at Tokyo directly? Thanks for answering.


    Oh, and forgot to mention that from Vancouver to Tokyo we will fly with All Nippon Airways.


    All you have to do in Vancouver is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


    So I don't have to pick up my baggage at Vancouver? Thanks for the reply.


  • 2 separate flights baggage
    Sep 3, 2016
    I'm flying out of Pittsburgh to O'hare then to san diego do I need to claim my baggage and turn in back in for my other flight I only have 40mins between flights


    If both flights are on the same airline then you don't have to do anything with your bags in Chicago. That is still a difficult connection.


  • Help carring baggage
    Sep 3, 2016
    I'm going to the US with my wife y two little kids. I'm arriving with 12 suitcases and 8 boxes. Is there a service that we can pay to help us with our baggage at the carrousels.


    Most airports do not have such a service. You should pack a foldable cart (or multiple ones) in your baggage.


  • Wamos Air Good?
    Sep 3, 2016
    I may fly in business class from PUJ-MAD. is Wamos air good for business class?


    No, it's very bare-bones Business Class.


  • 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?


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