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I'm flying Air Canada/Qantas From Canada to Australia via LAX. Will I have to re-check my bags in LAX or do they get checked through to Australia?
Are both flights on the same reservation or is it two separate reservations? If it's all one reservation then your bags should be checked through.
Thanks for responding. Just one reservation. That's great news.
Hi, I'm flying from Los Cabos, Mexico to LA and will be arriving in LAX Terminal 2 at 6:30 PM, I have another international flight flying from LAX to Singapore, leaving at 10:35 PM. Is 4 hrs enough for clearing the customs, getting my checked bags, checking in United Airlines (terminal 7) my Singapore flight, and go through the security?
Thank you!
Yes, that should be enough time.
Hello,

How do I locate a Skycap to assist me with my luggage in the arrivals hall?

Thanks in Advance.
In an international baggage claim you're not going to find one. In a domestic baggage claim, just look around for a guy in a hat with a cart. There's no guarantee you'll find one.
I arrive from Seattle in lax on Alaska at 11:45am. My flight leaves for Japan on Japan airlines at 1:45pm. Is that enough time for checked bags or do they get checked all the way through from Seattle
If both flights are on the same reservation then your bags will be transferred for you. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You should have enough time.
Hi,

Planning my December holidays. I would arrive from Paris to Lax at 18:20 and the second domestic flight is to Phx at 21:00. Is it enough time for getting into customs, security and checked baggages?
What airline? Would this be one reservation or two separate reservations?
One reservation with delta. The International flight is operated by air France and the domestic by delta. Thanks!
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
My son is flying from Melbourne to LAX on United Airlines in July. He was supposed to go on to Seattle, but now we need to fly him to Sacramento. We can buy a ticket LAX to Sacramento to avoid high change fees, BUT will he be able to get his bag during customs and take it on the LAX to Sacramento flight?
Yes, he will have to claim his bag in the International terminal to take it through US Customs, then he just has to leave the International Terminal and rip the tags off his bag and re-check it with whatever airline you book him on to Sacramento. I recommend leaving 3 hours between his flights.
Hi everyone, we’re flying into LAX at 1:55pm via Southwest (terminal 1) on Tuesday, May 29th and we have a flight (not a connecting flight, purchased separately) at 3:40 with Alitalia (Terminal 2). Do you think it’s doable to get from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2, check in with Alitalia, go through security and get to our gate on time? We wont have any checked baggage, just carry ons. This is all assuming the flights will be on time. Thanks!
With no checked bags I think you can just make it if the first flight is on-time.
how can I get to terminal 6
From Where?
Hi, I'm flying from Taiwan to LA and will be arriving in LA at 7:10am, i have another domestic flight flying from LA to MSP, leaving at 11:10 am. Is 4 hrs enough for clearing the customs, getting my checked bags, checking in my domestic flight, and go through the security?
Thank you!
Yes, that is enough time.
Hi,
We are non US citizens flying from S'pore via UA arrive LAX 10.40am at Terminal 7. Will we be be able to make a domestic connection on Sun Country airline at Terminal 5 departing 1.00 pm.? We will have checked baggages. We will check in online for Sun Country flight , but not sure if we can print boarding pass ourselves or we need to do it at airline counter.Not sure about the cut off time to drop off bags for domestic flight. I read about a newly opened, secure airside walkway & seems It is possible now to connect between T5, and T7 without exiting security. to LAX.
Would I have a good chance of making the connection?
Are officers at immigration/customs line receptive to requests to let passengers with tight connections to get pass a 'shorter' line?
With checked bags the walkway will be of no use to you because you will have to take them to the Sun Country counter in T5 to re-check your bags. You have less time than I recommend. There are no "express" lines at Immigration. You stand in the line dictated by your nationality or passport/visa status.