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Layovers With Pets: What You Should Know

| October 19, 2015 | 1 Comment
Layovers With Pets: What You Should Know

Your pet is part of your family – so why wouldn’t you want to spend your trip with your best four-legged friend? What do you need to know when flying with your dog or cat? Layover Guide breaks down all the basics to airline travel with pets, including logistics, planning for layovers, and more: Flying […]

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

| January 30, 2015 | 35 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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Top Five Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Layovers

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Top Five Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Layovers

1)      Figure out if you have enough time to leave the airport.  On layovers, you need to take into consideration the distance to the points of interest you most want to see. Some airports (such as Amsterdam) are only 10 minutes to the city center from the airport by public transportation, while others sites (such as […]

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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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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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