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  • Visit to the city
    May 25, 2016
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    We will have an 8 hour layover on our way from Chicago to Madrid. We are planning to go into the city. How much is a taxi from Newark airport to Times Square and how long would it take? Is a taxi our fastest option?

     

    It would take over an hour and cost $60 each way. I don't recommend it. For the limited amount of time you will be there, it's honestly not worth it.

     

    That's a bummer as we purposely planned the extended layover so we could spend the day in the city. Now we will spend 8+ hours in the airport! Guess I should've checked into it before I made the plane reservations 😩

     

  • FRA-DFW-LAW
    May 15, 2016
    0
    As you can see I've a connection flight from DFW to LAW coming from FRA. Do I need to get my luggage in DFW and re-check? It' s not much time to get the connection flight ( from Terminal D to B ) and I've had some knee surgeries, so I'm not a very fast walker at this time :-)

     

  • transfering from international flight to domestic flights
    May 15, 2016
    1
    Hi we are flying into Newark from Manchester and then transferring to a flight to Orlando. we have 2hrs 10 mins between the flights when arriving and 1hr 12 mins between flights when we return home. do these timescales give us enough time ? also what terminals do we arrive and leave from and what is the best way to travel between them. Thank you - all advice is much apperciated

     

    Hi - sorry forgot so say, we are flying with United Airlines on all flights.

     

  • HONG KONG -> Seattle -> SAN 1hr 45m layover
    May 5, 2016
    3
    Is the 1hr 45m layover enough time to clear customs in Seattle? Both legs are on Delta. I also will have Global Entry.

     

    With Global Entry you should be able to make this.

     

    Do you know if one has to pick up luggage first if connecting flight is on the same airline?

     

    Yes, you have to pick up your luggage to go through US Customs then immediately re-check it at the re-check desk before proceeding through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • making connection
    Apr 14, 2016
    3
    flying from Slc to Houston to Amsterdam, where do I go through security check, I only have 1 hour layover in Amsterdam. will I make it?

     

    You are going Salt Lake City-Houston-Amsterdam? You will go through security in Salt Lake City and Schengen Passport Control and Customs in Amsterdam. What is your layover in Amsterdam? Where are you flying after that? What airlines are you flying?

     

    I'm flying United with a 1 hour layover in Amsterdam and connecting with Polish lot in Amsterdam.

     

    Then if everything is on the same reservation in Amsterdam you just have to go through passport control and to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

  • frequent flyer
    Apr 12, 2016
    0
    Has anyone had any problems with Lufthansa miles or?

     

  • how much time for flight transfer to AF inter-France flight
    Apr 11, 2016
    1
    Thanks in advance for any help here...we are flying Open Skies from NYC into Orly, landing 9:30 am. Then, on a separate ticket to be purchased, flying Orly-Marseille. No checked bags. How much time do we need to make a connection? Do we pass through any kind of customs? Looks like Open Sky lands Ouest terminal and AF departs out of Ouest as well? Could we make a 11:15 am flight? Thanks!

     

    Yes, at ORY you will go through Passport control. With no checked bags you could maybe barely make the 11:15 flight if you check in online for your flight to Marseille before you leave New York.

     

  • Connection
    Apr 4, 2016
    1
    Hi, I have a flight from Detroit to Anchorage with a 50 minute connection in SEA, all with Alaska airlines. Do you think this is enough time? Will I need to recheck my luggage?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You don't have to do anything with your baggage. Just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Flying United to California
    Mar 27, 2016
    0
    I fly out of Newark on 4/1/16. I would like to know is baggage check and security check point in the same level. I'm flying first class. Is pre check for security in the same area?

     

  • Flying United to California
    Mar 27, 2016
    0
    I fly out of Newark on 4/1/16. I would like to know is baggage check and security check point in the same level. I'm flying first class. Is pre check for security in the same area?

     

  • Connecting Flight and Customs
    Mar 22, 2016
    1
    Hello! I'm looking at a flight that comes in on United from Japan at 11:00 AM on a Saturday. I'm looking to catch a flight at 1:10PM on Southwest. Will I be able to make it if I dont have any checked bags? I know I have to clear customs when I arrive.

     

    With no checked bags that's probably possible if you are already checked in for your southwest flight and everything goes perfectly. It's risky.

     

  • Changover, Virgin Atlantic to Delta
    Mar 22, 2016
    3
    I am changing flights from 15:05 off of Virgin Atlantic, and getting on a Delta flight at 16:58. This was bought in one ticket with Virgin. How do I connect? Is it easily marked and will I have to pick up my checked bag? I was told I wasn't as it will be transferred for me to my end destination (LA). Thanks,

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 3, 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 in concourse D via an underground train. You should have enough time.

     

    Thanks, so will the train be quick? Is it after I've checked in my bags and after security?

     

    Yes, it is after security. Yes, it is pretty quick.

     

  • tsa pre/ktn
    Mar 11, 2016
    1
    going from Charles DeGaulle to Seattle, connecting to Honolulu on Delta. Have global entry and ktn # in profile so should get TSA pre for flight to HNL. When check in at CDG, will they give me boarding pass for the HNL leg showing TSA pre? That will help going thru security in SEA after clearing customs.

     

    AFAIK, There is no precheck line at the special security checkpoint for transiting international passengers, so while it will be on your boarding pass, it won't help you.

     

  • layover
    Mar 7, 2016
    1
    was wondering if 50 minutes was enough layover in Minneapolis st paul for connecting flight to mbs in michigan

     

    If the first flight is on-time, then yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Connection flight :)
    Mar 2, 2016
    1
    I'm flying from Nashville BNA to SFO. Then SFO to Incheon ICN. There will be just under three hours to transfer. I have two questions! 1. Is that enough time to transfer? 2. Will we need to get our checked baggage and take them with us and check them in again? Thanks!!

     

    Yes, you have plenty of time. If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do in SFO is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

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