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  • Time to Show
    Mar 30, 2015
    What time should i show up if my flight time is at 845 a.m?


  • How to know which terminal arriving and have enough time?
    Mar 30, 2015
    Hi! I'll be arriving from Chicago at 8am and leaving at 9am to Nassau. Which terminal will I be arriving and departing and is 58 min enough time? All United flight. And returning its a 2 hour layover. I'm very concerned because it will be first time connecting flights. Please helo


  • Cruise Transfer and Security Timing
    Mar 30, 2015
    My wife and I will be in Italy for a cruise in June. We can get off the ship and into a cab by about 7:30AM to drive to the airport (budgeting 1.5 hrs). To arrive around 9:00AM. If we have a flight to CPH, Denmark at 11:45, does that give us enough time to go through security and get to the gate? We are Americans and do not have Global Entry. Thank you so much for the help!


    Yes, that is PLENTY of time. Italy and Denmark are both in the Schengen Area, there are no border controls and very little security. You could arrive as late as 10:45 and make your flight.


    So sorry. Just got an update. So we actually can't get off the ship til 8. And I should have mentioned we fly through LHR. Still ok? THANK YOU!


    So sorry. Just got an update. So we actually can't get off the ship til 8. And I should have mentioned we fly through LHR. Still ok? THANK YOU!


    It should still be enough time. That still has you arriving over 2 hours before your flight.


  • DTW - SEA
    Mar 30, 2015
    Im flying from DTW to SEA wednesday. Its a straight flight but im not used to the detroit airport set up like i am to the flint. Im flying thru delta airlines. Can u give a walk through or a map before i go?


    The Delta terminal in DTW is very simple. It's easiest to enter it off of I-275 but you can enter off I-94 as well. If you're coming from flint, I-275 is probably easier. It has an arrivals level and a departure level, a large check in hall on the departure level, then a number of security checkpoints, then there is one long concourse (A) and another building connected to it via a tunnel that contains concourses B and C. Your flight to Seattle will depart from A. If your flight is leaving from a gate at the end of A, you can take a tram down the terminal to save you some walk time, but there is no instance where you HAVE to take the tram. The departure gate monitors at DTW even say whether it is faster to walk or take the tram for each departing flight. Here is a (somewhat cluttered map) of the terminal: Here is Delta's official map


    Thank u. That helps a lot. Next question. Since my flight is at 845 a.m . what time should i show up to the airport?


  • transfer timing from Newark to JFK
    Mar 30, 2015
    Canadian arriving Newark from Calgary on Air Canada 0584, 19:26 on a Thursday night in May. Connecting flight is Lanchile 2531 at 23:55 from JFK ( Never let the 18 yr old book flights without supervision ). Is that going to be enough time? Where do we pick up our baggage in Newark? Is US Customs close by? Best way to transfer to JFK? (prefer fast and direct rather than cheapest way) How long before Lanchile flight do we have to get to their checkin? Thanks! Appreciate any help.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary, so you can just go directly to the baggage claim in Newark. The fastest route is simply to take a Taxi. It will cost around $100 but it will be the fastest, especially at that time of the evening. If your flight from Calgary is on-time you will be at JFK by 21:30-22:00, which leaves you plenty of time.


  • International Connecting Flight
    Mar 29, 2015
    Hello! I am flying on United from St. Louis to Newark to Stockholm. I have only an hour and 45 minute layover in Newardk Is that long enough? Will I need to recheck bags? Thank you very much for the assistance.


    All you will have to do in Newark is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive from STL in Terminal A, United runs a shuttle bus from their gates in Terminal A to where you will depart in Terminal C.


  • Terminal 4 ( American Airlines ) to Terminal 7 ( United ) to Melbourne
    Mar 29, 2015
    Arriving :Sun 2015-Mar-29 08:51PM PDT Gate 43 (AA) Departing : Sun 2015- Mar 29 - 10:35PM PDT Gate 77 ( United) What is fastest route and is it still within security area? Thanks you.


    It is now possible to make this connection inside security. There is a tunnel under the tarmac between T4 and T5 and T5 and T6, then in T6 you will walk to the base of the terminal and there is an above ground walkway to T7. You have enough time only if your bags are tagged through to Melbourne or if you are not checking bags. You don't have enough time if you will have to transfer bags yourself.


  • Customs Time
    Mar 30, 2015
    I will be flying US Airways into PHIL from Jamaica. I have a 1hr and 20 min layover in PHIL before my next plane departs. Will I need to go to get my bags from baggage claim, re-check them, go through customs and make my next flight? If so, why do I need to get my bags, shouldnt they make the connection on their own? Also, will I have enough time to make it through everything in 1hr and 20mins?


    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal A, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You have to claim your bags so that they are with you when you go through US Customs so you are there if there are any items that require paying duty or are illegal. 1 hr 20 minutes is 10 minutes below the minimum recommended international to domestic connection time at PHL.


    Do you what time I should be at my departing gate prior to my departure time of 5:45?


    As soon as you can. They will probably start boarding at around 5:15, maybe before if it's a big plane, maybe a little later if it's a small plane.


  • help me.
    Mar 20, 2015
    This will be my first times travel. Plus landing in San Francisco Airports. Im also renting a car. My question is. .when i land in Sfo, where do i go to get my car rental place? Since i dont see it on the maps. Thank you.


    You have to take the AirTrain to the Rental Car Station. You can see it on this map:


  • gate and times
    Mar 19, 2015
    I am on flat US Airways flt 5009 arr 6/6/2015 at 10:53AM and departing for Aruba on flt 876 at 11:30AM. Will I be able to make gate change in time?


    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. You just have to walk from the arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connecting to a domestic flight
    Mar 17, 2015
    I'm an international traveler and I'm flying from Munich via Houston to New Orleans arriving in Houston with UA 105 at 2:05 pm (Terminal E) and departing with UA 291 at 3:23 pm (Terminal C). Will 1:15h be enough for the transfer with involves the whole US Immigration/Customs procedure? And can you just please confirm that I'll have to claim and then re-check my luggage at the departure level before actually going to my departure gate? Thanks a lot!


    That is 15 minutes less than the minimum recommended connection time for this connection. Yes, you have the procedure correct. It's possible to make the connection if you arrive a bit early and everything goes perfectly, but even if you miss United has virtually hourly flights from Houston to New Orleans that you can be rebooked on.


  • Meet with friend - arriving at almost the same time
    Mar 17, 2015
    Hi, My girlfriend and I will arrive from different places. I will be arriving 20 minutes earlier than her and at Terminal 4 - she will arrive at Terminal 8... Obviously I would like to meet her but where? I have absolutely no idea! Hopefully you can help! Both of us have to go through immigration since we are arriving from Europe.. Cheers and thanks for any answer!


    You can take the AIrTrain to Terminal 8 and then go to the lower level and meet her at the exit of customs.


  • help
    Mar 17, 2015
    is there a way to fed x or ship boxes-suitcases from LAX to Denver, CO in the airport?


    No, there is not.


  • enough time to check in and get breakfast
    Mar 18, 2015
    flying out of LAX to Puerto Vallarta Sunday 755am and would like to know how early we should be at airport to get through security, and where there is a good place to get breakfast? Before or after security.... We only have carry-on luggage so no check-in needed


    Be at the airport at about 6:15-6:30. Where you can eat depends on the terminal you are flying out of.


    Flying with United, not sure the terminal. Thank you for the info


    Your flight will depart from Terminal 7. I would get there at about 6:30 AM. There aren't many restaurants in terminal 7, so you might want to pack something to bring with you.


  • Time transit
    Mar 16, 2015
    We arrive on a SAA flight from Johannesburg at 06h40 at JFK. We are planning to fly out on Cayman Air at 08h45. Is 2 hours enough, to clear customs, collect baggage, change terminals and recheck? Any possibility of checking baggage through to GCM at Jnb?


    SAA and Cayman do not have an interline agreement and regardless, you will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs upon arrival at JFK. The Cayman Airways check-in will close at 7:45. You will have to be at the Cayman Airways check-in desk by that time or you will not be able to fly. Also, as you may know, the Cayman Airways flight does not operate daily. This is a very difficult and risky connection.


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