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London Heathrow Layover

| January 3, 2016 | 58 Comments
London Heathrow Layover

Stuck on a London Heathrow layover at the Heathrow International airport? London’s Heathrow airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and is located roughly 15 miles from London’s city center, making it an accessible destination for those who are stuck on long London layovers. If you’re trying to decide whether you can leave […]

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What To Do If You Miss Your Layover Flight?

| November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
What To Do If You Miss Your Layover Flight?

Buyer beware applies particularly to connecting flights. Depending how you purchase your flights, you could be flying high or just plain grounded if you miss a connecting flight–potentially a very costly mistake if you need to pay penalties or re-purchase a ticket for your connecting flight, not to mention costs associated with a longer layover […]

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Layover At Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA)

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Layover At Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA)

Stuck on a layover at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)? As one of two airport in Shanghai (click here for the layover guide to the other Shanghai airport – Shanghai Pudong International Airport) the Hongqiao Airport is closer to Shanghai city center, roughly 8 miles away, which makes the city an accessible destination for those […]

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Layover In Zagreb, Croatia

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Layover In Zagreb, Croatia

Stuck on a Zagreb layover at the Zagreb International Airport (ZAG) in Croatia? Zagreb is the capital and largest city in Croatia, and the city center is located roughly 10 miles (17 km) from the airport, making it an accessible destination to those stuck on a long layover. If you’re trying to figure out if […]

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Berlin Layover At Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport (SXF)

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Berlin Layover At Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport (SXF)

Stuck on a Berlin layover at the Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport (SXF) in Germany? The airport is the smaller of Berlin’s two main international airports — the other being the Tegel International Airport, whose Layover Guide can be found here. The Schönefeld airport is located 11 miles from Berlin’s city center which makes it an accessible […]

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Layover In Venice, Italy

| February 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
Layover In Venice, Italy

Stuck on a Venice layover at the Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) in Italy? As far as layovers go, you’re in a good spot. Built entirely on water, Venice is one of Italy’s most popular cities and is located just 7.5 miles (12 km) from the airport (even less by boat), making it easily accessible […]

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Layover In Sri Lanka

| February 7, 2014 | 3 Comments
Layover In Sri Lanka

Stuck on a layover at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) in Sri Lanka? This airport is Sri Lanka’s only international airport and is the hub of SriLankan Airlines. The Bandaranaike airport is located roughly 22 miles from Colombo which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on a long layover. If you’re trying to […]

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America’s Worst Airlines Of 2011

| May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
America’s Worst Airlines Of 2011

We’ve all dealt with the gripes and pains of airline travel: the unnecessary fees (I mean, really, $25 for a pillow!?), delays, attendant attitudes, elimination of food… and the list goes on and on. U.S. News & World Report put together a list of the worst national airlines, and the results may surprise you. Meanest […]

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World’s Best Airport Hotels

| July 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
World’s Best Airport Hotels

Overnight layovers are not a whole lot of fun, unless you can land yourself at a pretty sweet airport hotel. Hotelclub put together a great list of the top 9 airport hotels in the world. These overnight plush pads can turn any dreaded layover into a mini vacation. Leading the list is the Pan Pacific […]

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Roundup: ‘Star’ Filled Skies

| July 12, 2010 | 0 Comments
Roundup: ‘Star’ Filled Skies

Celebrities are taking to the friendly (or in many cases, not so friendly) skies… And just when you thought that you were the only ones that have to deal with the inconveniences of traveling, Layover Guide brings you this week’s round-up in celebrity flying rantings: Cheryl Burke – Landed safe and sound in Tampa! Feel […]

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Most On-Time U.S. Airlines

| February 28, 2010 | 0 Comments
Most On-Time U.S. Airlines

Forbes compiled their annual list of the most on-time airlines. Certain airlines, they found, have slightly better statistics for guaranteeing on-time arrivals. America’s Most On-Time Airlines: 1.Southwest 2.SkyWest 3.United 4.US Airways 5.Northwest To view their full list, click here and to view the list of the world’s most on-time airlines, click here.

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Most Delayed Airports In The World

| January 29, 2010 | 0 Comments
Most Delayed Airports In The World

Forbes released their third annual list of the most delayed airports in the world. The top two were the same as last year, however, they switched positions. Here are the top five: 1. Indira Gandhi International Airport (Dehli, India) 2. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Mumbai, India) 3. Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (Turkey) 4. Chennai International […]

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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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Get The Stats On Your Flight

| February 18, 2009 | 0 Comments
Get The Stats On Your Flight

Are you afraid your flight might be late? Many flights, airlines and even airports are late regularly, and you can find out the stats. Visit FlightStats and type in your travel information, and you can find out what your chances are of leaving on time. They also have a pretty cool interactive airport delays map. […]

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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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