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Miami Layover

Stuck on a Florida layover at Miami’s Dade International Airport? The airport is located roughly eight miles from Miami, which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Miami layover, click here for useful tips. If you’re stuck […]

London Heathrow Layover

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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Amsterdam Layover

Stuck on an Amsterdam layover at the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) in the Netherlands? Amsterdam is a common layover point between the United States and many European cities, especially on Northwest and KLM. The airport is located roughly 5.6 miles from downtown Amsterdam which makes the city a very accessible destination to those stuck on […]

Notre Dame Cathedral in Winter, Paris France

Paris Layover (Charles De Gaulle)

Stuck on a Paris layover at Paris’ Charles De Gaulle International Airport (CDG)? The airport is the hub of Air France and France’s main airport, located roughly 15 miles from Paris’ city center which makes the city an accessible destination for on a long layover. If you’re trying to figure out if you can leave […]

Empire State Building in New York City, NY

Layover At New York’s JFK Airport

New York layovers at John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) offer plenty to do for travelers both inside and outside the airport. JFK airport is located in Queens roughly 12 miles from downtown Manhattan, making it an accessible destination for those on a long layover. If you’re trying to figure out if you can leave […]

Overnight Layover In Houston, Texas

Overnight Layover In Houston, Texas

“Houston, we have a problem.” What are we going to do when we’re stuck on a night layover in Houston? Not so much a problem it turns out, though. While the Space Center, where this famous utterance was first heard, will be put to bed by the time you get into town, the nation’s fourth […]

Overnight Layover In Frankfurt, Germany

Overnight Layover In Frankfurt, Germany

Stuck on an overnight layover in Frankfurt? Germany’s fifth largest city, nicknamed “Mainhattan” for its modern skyline that intermixes with 600-year-old buildings below, gives plenty of options for the night owl. For the complete lowdown on Frankfurt, check out the complete Frankfurt Layover Guide. But for those looking for evening and nighttime activities to keep you […]

Can I Leave The Airport During A Layover?

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 […]

Suleymaniye mosque in Instanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Layover At Ataturk Airport

Stuck on a Istanbul layover at The İstanbul International Ataturk Airport in Turkey? Istanbul offers a lot for those stuck on a long layover, both inside and outside the airport. The Ataturk airport is the largest in Turkey and one of the top five busiest in all of Europe. The airport is located 15 miles west of […]

Overnight Layover in London

Overnight Layover in London

Stuck on a night layover in London, and looking for things to do? Big Ben may have rang your bedtime, but if you’ve just landed in London and are raring to go, there are lots of great ways to make the most of your overnight layover. For the full Layover Guide to London, including airport […]

Dubai Overnight Layover: Things To Do

Dubai Overnight Layover: Things To Do

Stuck on a night layover in Dubai, and looking for things to do? Dubai is the most populous of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It’s also become a very popular destination. Luckily for travelers hoping to parlay their overnight layover into an excursion into the city, the Dubai International […]

New York Overnight Layovers: Top 5 Things To Do

New York Overnight Layovers: Top 5 Things To Do

An overnight layover in New York may not give you enough to take a bite out of the Big Apple, but it should give you time to take a little nibble, at least. When you have so little time at night in New York, a great guide can make the difference between just wandering the […]

What To Do If You Miss Your Layover Flight?

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 […]

Managing Short Layovers

Managing Short Layovers

Running through airports to make a connecting flight isn’t exactly the most relaxing start to a vacation, and missing that flight and the meeting you’re flying to isn’t going to help your career any. How can you tell if your layover is long enough to make your connecting flight? And what can you do if […]

Layovers: What You Need to Know

Layovers: What You Need to Know

Once you’ve made plans to have your plants watered, have your pets fed and alerted the neighbors that you’ll be away, made the mad dash to the airport, spent an hour or so in the security line, you should be able to just relax once you get on your flight. But what if your flight […]