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  • Short layover
    Nov 6, 2016
    Thank you for all of your comments. AA lands at 249 and JetBlue departs 358. Is that enough time with only carry on luggage if on time?


    With only carry-ons that is enough time if you are already checked in online for your JetBlue flight.


  • Minimum connecting time
    Oct 6, 2016
    I arrive with Norwegian from Stockholm to SJU and are going to book a flight to STX. Can you tell me what minimum connecting time it is? As it´s an international flight I arrive with I guess it will take a little longer for me , I do have carry on bag. How much time do you recommend? Thanks!


    On two separate reservations with an International arrival, I'd want 3 hours between flights.


  • Connection between Spirit and InterCaribbean Airways
    Oct 4, 2016
    Making a connection In SJU between Spirit and InterCaribbean Airways, we only have carry on bags, what is the minimum connecting time. What terminal is each of the airlines in


    Every gate in San Juan is connected inside security. I would want at least an hour between flights, but more would be better.


  • Can I make a 45 min connection to St Maarten?
    Sep 30, 2016
    Arriving Southwest Airlines on Oct 30. Is it possible to make a 45 minute connection for travel to St Maarten? I'm booking flight to St Maarten and need to know how much time to leave between flights.


    With checked bags that would be impossible. Without checked bags that's barely possible if everything goes perfectly.


  • EIS to SJU, land at 2:15pm, depart 4pm enough time? details below
    Sep 16, 2016
    Hi, Cape Air departs 1:30pm due to land at 2:15pm on a Sunday, Jan 29. 6 of us travelling, all carry ons and Nexus. Flying out at 4pm on Westjet to Toronto. Do we have enough time? Are we able to use the TSA precheck line with our Nexus Cards? thanks!


    You can't use NEXUS card to enter the US from the British Virgin Islands. You need to use your regular Canadian passport. You will have access to PreCheck at SJU if you enter your KTN into your Westjet Reservation. You should have enough time.


  • 2 hour SJU connection delta to liat ( bags not checked through)
    Sep 9, 2016
    I fly into SJU from on a delta flight scheduled to land at 12:00 noon , then I fly out on Liat scheduled to leave at 14:00. I dont think i will need to go through customs, but as bags are not checked through between these airlines, , I am concerned about picking up checked bagage from delta, from delta arrivals/ baggage claim to liat departures, checking in and re-clearing security in time for the liat 2pm flight. Anyone with experience about the distance between delta arrivals and liat departures? is this transfer feasible with checked bags? many thanks!


    That should be enough time if the Delta flight arrives on-time.


  • 3hours 50min connection
    Sep 4, 2016
    My Liat flight is supposed to arrive 10:55pm in SJU and my next flight on a United flight is at 2:46am. Do you think it would be enough to transfer bags and clear in immigration?


    That should be enough time..


  • DOM to SJU to JFK - 2 hr connection time
    Aug 17, 2016
    Arriving via LIAT flight from Dominica at 12:30 and have a fight with Jet Blue to JFK at 14:40. We have check in bags. Is that enough time to make that connection. Next direct flight from Jet Blue is post 7 PM so don't want to wait 7 hours at airport.


    Are both tickets on the same reservation or two separate reservations? If it's one reservation and the first flight is on-time it's just enough time. LIAT isn't known for its punctuality.


    Thank for the quick response. They are on separate reservations so we will need to clear immigration, collect luggage, check it in again, clear TSA and get back on plane.


    Then I think that's pretty difficult even if the LIAT flight is on-time, which is a big IF.


  • Connection from cape air- American airlines
    Nov 10, 2016
    Cape air flight from virgin gorda to SJU landing 2:27 pm . Can we make American airlines Flight to Phila leaving at 3:40 pm on a Sunday in February with checked bags


    Sorry we have carry on bags!


    If both tickets are on the same reservation that should be enough time.


    I travel similarly and will tell you that this is as tight as it gets even with no checked bags. TSA lines are very long depending on the time of day. Cape air docks at terminal D usually and the walk it self to terminal A is very long. I'd look for more time myself.


    Does TSA have pre-check here? THanks!


  • Spirit to Jet Blue
    Aug 10, 2016
    Arrive on Spirit Air 2:10. Only have carry on bags. Need to be on Jet Blue 4:05. Are the terminals close enough to do this???


    San Juan technically only has one terminal (although they call them different terminals they're just concourses). You have enough time if your Spirit flight is on-time.


  • Connecting flight
    Aug 8, 2016
    Arrive SJU from JFK at 04:58PM Terminal B (Delta) and need to take next flight to Beef Island at 05:58PM Terminal D (Cape Air) with checked baggage which means 1 hour layover. Would that be enough to take the next flight and do I need to pass through the security check in again? Please advise as this would time my first time in SJU airport. Thanks very much!


    With checked bags that is not enough time.


  • Spirit to Jet Blue
    Aug 3, 2016
    Arrive SJU 2:00 pm on Spirit with checked bag. Need to be on Jet Blue flight at 4:00 pm. Do I have enough time to get bag and check in on Jet Blue? Will I need to go through security again?


    Yes, you will have to go through security again after you transfer your bag from Spirit to JetBlue. This is a very difficult connection.


  • Domestic to international connection
    Jul 31, 2016
    My flight Departs from jfk at 6:20am with JetBlue and lands in SJU at 10:06am. My next flight leaves from SJU at 10:45am on JetBlue to Punta Cana, DR. My questions are...will I have enough time to make it to my connecting flight since it's only a 39min layover? And do I have pick up my luggage at SJU and recheck it and go through customs before boarding my connecting flight to DR? Please help, a bit nervous.


    ALl you have to do in San Juan is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.


  • Boarding passes
    Jul 28, 2016
    My daughter is coming from EIS on Seaborne to SJU then connecting to Chicago on AA. Seaborne didn't give her boarding passes for her other flights. Can she get her boarding passes inside security? She has 2 hours there. She checked a bag and it will go all the way to her final destination.


    Yes, she should be able to get her AA boarding pass at the AA gate in SJU.


    Thanks for the info. She ended up with her bag outside of security after coming out of customs. Which was a good thing because her flight to ORD was delayed 5hrs and they put her on another flight, which she made...luckily she had tsa precheck to go back through security. She's gone through SJU 8 times now and seems like it's different each time. At least Verizon works there now. Thx


    Yeah, coming from the BVI, yeah she would be outside security after customs.


  • Ord to Stt
    Aug 12, 2016
    I'm flying United from Ord to Stt changing planes to Cape Air in San Juan to Stt . Do I have to claim bags in San Juan? .


    Are your flights on two separate reservations or one reservation? What airlines are you flying?


    I have the same question with the same destinations, flying in with United and flying the STT with Seaborne Air. So we have to grab our bag from baggage claim and go through security again? It was all made on one reservations. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!


    If your ticket was booked on one reservation, you will not have to claim bags upon landing in San Juan. You will simply have to go from your United arrival gate to your Seaborne departure gate. However, beware that Seaborne may depart in a separate concourse, causing you to have to go through security anyways.


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