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  • T1 to T3 in 2 hours?
    Dec 28, 2014
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    I am landing in T1 from Venice at 9 am. I have to collect my luggage and check in Business Class at Emirates deskin T3 and board flight to Dubai at 11 am. Will I be able to make it?

     

    That should be enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Water Pipe
    Dec 27, 2014
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    I will be flying from Portland Maine to Houston. I currently have a medical marijuana card and my question is whether or not it would be legal to bring my water pipe that i bought in Maine, to Houston.

     

    It could be confiscated.

     

  • short connection
    Dec 27, 2014
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    I am traveling from Saskatoon to Msp on dl4194 operated by Endeavor Air with arriving @ 9, then a 1hr 10min layover before continuing on to cancun on dl327 @ 10:10. Saskatoon apparently does not pre clear for us customs. Do I have enough time and will I have to collect my checked luggage.

     

    Yes, you should barely have enough time. Yes, you will have to collect your luggage to go through US customs then recheck it at the transfer desk.

     

  • DFW to HKG
    Dec 26, 2014
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    I will arrive to DFW at 10:39am and suppose to leave 11:30 am to HKG, i have never been to DFW and i dont know gates and what i have to do. Please let me know if my transfer time is enough and how should i transfer. Thanks!

     

    You will take the skylink train from your arrival terminal to terminal d where you will depart. It runs inside security. You have enough time if your first flight is on time.

     

  • Several questions about Terminal E
    Dec 24, 2014
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    We have connecting Southwest and Iceland Air flights in BOS on a Friday evening in March. And luckily, it looks like both arrive and leave the same terminal - E. We did not purchase our tickets together. So I imagine we have to pick up our luggage from baggage claim and recheck it? We have a 3 hour layover between flights. Should this be enough time to get our luggage, Iceland Air boarding passes and recheck our bags, make it through security and maybe grab a quick bite to eat?

     

  • yqb-->ewr-->hkg...customs in us?
    Dec 24, 2014
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    I'm going from Quebec city (no preclearance) to Hong Kong with a connection through Newark. Do I need to pass through customs in the US, even though my final destination is Hong Kong? I want to make sure I have enough layover time to make my connection. Thanks.

     

    Yes, you will have to pass through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security. Leave at least 2 hours.

     

  • Returning from LIR to IAH then to EWR
    Dec 22, 2014
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    Do we have to claim bags after fight from LIR go through customs and recheck bags before connection home to EWR? Flying first class, and want to utilize united club while waiting and not sure about time.

     

    Yes, upon arrival at Terminal E at IAH you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go to the departure level and through security and to your departure gate, which will be in C or E (probably C).

     

  • Customs check in and transfer
    Dec 22, 2014
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    I'm flying american from Mexico to ohare and then need to transfer to a domestic American flight 2 hours later. Will I need to completely recheck my luggage and check in at an American check in desk after going through customs?

     

    You will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk immediately after, still in T5. Then you will take the ATS train to T3 and go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • picking up baggage
    Dec 22, 2014
    1
    Hi, I will be connecting thru TORONTO from LAX on my way to Sydney , Nova Scotia. Do I need to pick up my bag in Toronto to clear customs with the bag or will it just be checked thru to Sydney. Please advise!

     

    Yes, you will have to pick up your bag to clear Canadian customs. http://www.torontopearson.com/Connecting_from_usa.aspx#

     

  • Baggage - Collect or booked straight through?
    Dec 21, 2014
    2
    We are flying from London Heathrow DL0003 to Bogota DL0449 via JFK terminal 4. Two questions please: (1) Will our baggage be booked through from LHR to BOG, or do we have to pick this up at JFK and book it in again for the flight to Bogota? (2) The wait between flights is 2 hours 14 minutes. Assuming flights are on time, is this sufficient to ensure we can get to departures on Level 4? I am concerned that if we have to collect our baggage and book it in again, this may delay everything. Thanks.

     

    You will arrive at Terminal 4, go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go to the departure level and through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

    Wow Zap, thanks for the fast reply. Much appreciated and very helpful. Regards.

     

  • Mexico City - Houston - Munich
    Dec 21, 2014
    1
    Hi, on Tuesday I'll have a flight from Mexico City to Munich/Germany with a transfer in Houston. I've got a 2 hours layover and want to know if this is enough time? I'm a German citizen, do I need to go through customs? It's a United flight, what happens if I miss it? Thanks!

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal E, go through US Immigration and customs, then go through security and to your departure gate, also in Terminal E. You should not have to claim your baggage as you are on an International to International connection but please confirm that with the United agents in Mexico and Houston. If you miss your connection you will be rerouted to Munich via a different route, likely through Frankfurt., possibly on the same flight the next day.

     

  • connecting to flight
    Dec 21, 2014
    1
    I have difficulty walking any distance. I arrive from Victoria with connecting flight to Penticton. Is there any assistance available to get me from plane to departure gate?

     

    You should contact Air Canada and request wheelchair service.

     

  • Layover enough time?
    Dec 21, 2014
    1
    Hi, I'm traveling from San Francisco to Vancouver, and Vancouver to London. My layover time is 30 mins, no check-in baggage. Do I have enough time to catch my flight? Thanks!!!

     

    If you already have both boarding passes, then yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time as Vancouver allows sterile International to International connections.

     

  • Transfer procedure
    Dec 19, 2014
    2
    We are flying form Glasgow to Newark with United Airline and 9 hours later catching connecting flight on same ticket from Newark to Miami. What is procedure for this? Will we have to get bags, clear customs and re-check in? Can we leave airport and what is best way to spend the time. Thanks

     

    You can but I'd stay at the airport in case there's a problem.

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal B or C, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then you are free to leave. However, there is really not much near the Newark Airport. Taking the AirTrain and NJT into the city will take about an hour each way, and you will have to be back at the airport an hour before your next flight. So that realistically only leaves you a few hours in the city if you choose to go there. Your flight to Miami will depart from Terminal C.

     

  • Transit A to C
    Dec 18, 2014
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    Hi there, I'm travelling in from Toronto landing at terminal A (Air Canada) I am having to transfer to terminal C to fly to Glasgow (United) What is the best way of doing this terminal change - Train or Bus? Do I need to clear security and customs to do this transit? Where does the bus/train leave from? Thanks for your help in advance

     





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