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Can I Leave The Airport During A Layover?

| December 12, 2015 | 464 Comments
Can I Leave The Airport During A Layover?

A lot of people want to know: how do you know when you can leave the airport on a layover? Long layovers offer a kind of two-for-one deal. If you leave the airport, they offer the chance to explore an extra country along the way, possibly one you’d never thought to visit. But without knowing up […]

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Catching Connecting Flights: What You Need To Know

| March 9, 2015 | 56 Comments
Catching Connecting Flights: What You Need To Know

When you’re catching a connecting flight, there can be many concerns. How long do you need to catch a flight? Do you need to recheck your baggage or will that be done automatically? If you’re catching a national connecting flight by the same airline, and most often affiliate airlines, and they will transfer your luggage. […]

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Layovers: How Much Time Do You Need To Leave The Airport?

| January 30, 2015 | 37 Comments
Layovers: How Much Time Do You Need To Leave The Airport?

There are many factors to take into account when deciding whether you have enough time to leave the airport during a layover and venture out into the surrounding area. Before you leave, check with your airline to see if your ticket permits you to leave the transit area. Some tickets may not permit you to […]

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U.S. Visa Entry Into Foreign Countries

| February 22, 2009 | 1 Comment
U.S. Visa Entry Into Foreign Countries

For a quick idea of whether you’d need a Visa to be allowed foreign entry into a specific airport, try layoverguide’s right hand widget. To get more specific information on U.S. entry into foreign countries, check out The U.S. Department Of State Travel Site. The website covers: Location of the U.S. embassy or consulate in […]

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Tips For Making The Most Of Your Layovers

| December 11, 2008 | 12 Comments
Tips For Making The Most Of Your Layovers

Before you leave: If possible, when you are checking in for your flight, check your bags straight through to your final destination.  If your layover is too long, however, and you’re not planning on booking a hotel, most large airports will have lockers for your luggage. Pack your carry-on with just what you will need […]

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