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Can I Leave The Airport During A Layover?

| December 12, 2015 | 463 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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Tips On Getting Through Airport Security

| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tips On Getting Through Airport Security

You’ve planned your trip to the airport down to the minute. You left the house on time, despite the fact that you had to go back twice for your wallet and passport, checked traffic and plotted the best route, and even reserved your airport parking in advance. Car parked, bags checked, boarding passes printed–all with […]

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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 | 36 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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Lost Laptops At The Airport

| September 29, 2009 | 0 Comments
Lost Laptops At The Airport

LA Weekly wrote a great article about how over 12,000 laptops go missing each week at LAX. Yes, each week. That’s a whole heck of a lot of laptops. Most are left at security checkpoints and only a third of them ever find their rightful owners again. How does this happen? Well, according to LA […]

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Tips On Getting Through Airport Security

| March 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

Some terrific security tips, if you can get past the goofy animation…

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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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Beating Delays With Orbitz

| February 18, 2009 | 0 Comments
Beating Delays With Orbitz

If you go online to Orbitz, you can check the Traveler Update site for live updates on the security line wait and other useful information from travelers at your departing airport. In addition, if you schedule and book your travel online with Orbitz, you have the option to sign up for text messages that will […]

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Zipping Through Airport Security – For A Fee

| February 17, 2009 | 0 Comments
Zipping Through Airport Security – For A Fee

Currently accepted at over 20 U.S. airports, the Clear Card, helps travelers pass through security within minutes and avoid all those long, pesky lines. For $199 a year, you can get a Clear security pass, which allows you access a Clear lane in security. Once you present your card, an attendant verifies your information and […]

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Check Your Security Wait Time In Advance

| February 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

TSA is providing U.S. travelers security checkpoint wait time information to help them plan for their flights. It’s also great information for knowing how long to plan for layovers, as well as how much time you have to potentially sleep at a hotel, or see some sights. If you click here on the TSA website, […]

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