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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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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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Do I Need A Travel Visa?

| September 28, 2015 | 28 Comments
Do I Need A Travel Visa?

The world is your oyster, and your passport an oyster knife. That is, until it isn’t. For many countries, a passport may be sufficient for entry. For others, though, a visa is required. If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of traveler, you’ll have to forgo your free spirit ways if you want to leave the airport […]

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Best Layover Luggage

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best Layover Luggage

The right type of luggage is important for a layover. Finding a size-appropriate bag that will best suit your destination, length of layover, and contain the features that would best suit you is essential to helping you enjoy and make the most out of your layover. For our full Layover Packing List, click here. Size […]

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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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Best Travel Video: Where The Hell Is Matt?

Best Travel Video: Where The Hell Is Matt?

Okay, we know that there are a lot of really great travel videos out there like this one for example. But, “Where The Hell Is Matt?” takes the cake. Not only does it make you want to travel the globe, but to do it while dancing.

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Top 13 IPhone Apps For Travelers

| April 21, 2010 | 0 Comments
Top 13 IPhone Apps For Travelers

Which are the best IPhone applications for those on the go? LayoverGuide.com has picked our favorite thirteen travel-related IPhone (and IPad) applications. 1. Gate Maps ($.99) Wouldn’t it be helpful to have maps of the terminals at the airport when you’re rushing to find your connecting flight? This program gives you a nice visual to […]

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Top Ten Most Delayed Airports In The World

| April 1, 2009 | 0 Comments
Top Ten Most Delayed Airports In The World

Forbes lists the top ten most delayed airports in the world. The worst departures are in Europe and the worst arrivals are in India. Top 5 delayed airports – Arrivals : Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai: With 49.95% of on-time arrivals Bombay airport is the worst airport on the basis of late arrivals. It is […]

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Yoga At The Airport

| February 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

This guy shows some yoga stretches you can do with a sling at the airport, to help you loosen up before your flight (if you don’t mind the attention)! If you prefer to stay a little more discreet and not hook a strap to the wall, try the Iphone Application YogaStretch for suggestions of up […]

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Top Ten Airports To Get Stuck On A Layover

| December 11, 2008 | 0 Comments
Top Ten Airports To Get Stuck On A Layover

In an annual survey by privately-owned London research company, Skytrax, travelers ranked the top ten airports in the world. Based on over 40 categories, over 190 different airports were ranked on factors including shopping, dining, staff, baggage delivery and security. Here are the results: 10. Cape Town, South Africa (CPT) www.airports.co.za This airport makes it […]

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