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Call the airline to see if they have any suggestions. TSA does not require you to have ID: In the event you arrive at the airport without valid identification, because it is lost or at home, you may still be allowed to fly. The TSA officer may ask you to complete a form to include your name and current address, and may ask additional questions to ...


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This link to Zürich Airport handles your problem. How to log on Select the ZurichAirport WLAN network Launch the browser (e.g.: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, …) on the device A connection to the login page is created automatically Select „Register“ After registering, a code will be sent via text message Enter the code in the ...


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Istanbul Ataturk airport is open 24 hours. I have personally gone through transfer in the international zone at 4 or 5 in the morning several times. I believe the domestic zone is the same. Note that the gate information likely won't be available until about two hours before departure of your second flight. Please edit your question and add details of your ...


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I searched for the screens showing wait times and found this article with the screens in at JFK T4. Also an image of the same corridor: Permanent resident, returning ESTA and B1/B2 holders can use the kiosks. All other visa holders and first time ESTA visitors cannot. I believe there might be separate APC queues for US/Canadian citizens and visitors. ...


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As with most things there are things that are good and things that are bad about a hub. Hub airports offer more non-stops but they also tend to be significantly more expensive. In fact, a non-stop alone is often much pricier than the exact same flight as part of a connecting itinerary. Google "Hidden City Ticketing" for details. The difference can be ...


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There are many other ways to provide ID to security, depending on how many of those were also stolen with your wallet, you have quite a few options. According to the TSA's website, you can use any of the following (besides your driver's license and passport): U.S. passport card DHS trusted traveler cards (Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST) U.S. ...


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In the UK, if domestic and international travellers are mixed, you will have to have a photo taken whilst passing through security if you are connecting to a domestic flight. At the gate, they match this photo up with the one taken at security. Details can be found here. To strengthen the security of the United Kingdom border, airports that operate ...


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Most of the time, you will get the best rate and convenience by using an ATM. Is this not an option?


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San Francisco is the major financial center for US-Pacific trade and the many bank branches will exchange your Euros. There's an exchange booth in one of the largest downtown shopping malls (other locations mentioned; I am not affiliated with that link). The problem is that exchange rates are terrible everywhere in the United States. I don't even get a good ...


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Out of your entire proposed itinerary, I only have any real concerns about one of the segments on the return, though the United website seems to think your entire outbound itinerary is risky. Let's look at your flights in detail: Departing Friday, October 14, you have the following flights: UA 846 SCL-IAH 10:00 pm - 5:50 am +1 UA 404 IAH-SFO 7:10 ...


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Can confirm from my personal experience today, there is a No. 1 lounge in Terminal 3 where you can stay overnight in Heathrow for £60 that includes sleeping pod, shower and some food. Not the best option, but decent if you have visa issues or really early morning flight


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Cathay Pacific STPC (stopover paid by carrier) rules are here. They're dated from 2012 but I'm presuming they're still active. Passengers are NOT eligible for STPC when transfer in HKG is longer than 24hours. Since you have booked a stopover rather than a long, but required, connection, it appears you are not eligible.


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I live in South London (UK), less than an hour from London Gatwick, and within easy reach of London Heathrow, but far enough away from both that aircraft noise is not an issue. Needless to say, from here I have access to competitively-priced flights to anywhere in the world. Very convenient!


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It depends on what you consider 'advantageous'. If you travel a lot on business, then living near a hub is is good because you're more likely to get a direct flight or at least fewer connections. It's also easier to concentrate your flying to a single program to enhance your status and benefits. O&D (Origin & Destination) at a hub really don't ...


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Yes, the observation deck of Haneda's international terminal is the public landside area and open to all. Incidentally, Narita stopped doing checks on entry some time ago, but even when they were doing them, they wanted only ID, not tickets. Plenty of people visit airports to meet or see off passengers.


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I can imagine that two things might be denoted by the term immigration area: A place where immigration controls take place. This is more commonly known as passport control, or perhaps immigration control, or an immigration checkpoint. A place where people are considered, for immigration purposes, to be in "international territory." This is more precisely ...


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Hilton Chicago O'Hare offers day rooms: Available for $79 on weekends and $99 on weekdays, the Day Room Package is available from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m The hotel is connected directly to the terminal: The award-winning Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport is the only hotel situated on the airport's property. There is no need to take a cab or a ...


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Why not just go to the local Department of Motor Vehicles (or equivalent in your state) office and get a replacement. They are aware that these things happen and have forms for just this case. I recently misplaced my license and followed this course. I waited in line for 10 minutes and the process took about 5. I think there may have been a small ...


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Harry Vervet's answer is correct, as someone that flies quite a bit, I can tell you 100% your don't need a state issued ID to fly. What you should do is allow your self more time to get through the process. 9/10 times they just send you through the perv scanner and ask a few extra questions. Some airports are setup in a way that the boarding pass check and ...


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I've found that they're reliable during the day but can be problematic (no cars available) after midnight. In that case I recommend using their local (slightly pricier) equivalent Liftago. In Terminal 1 they pick up from the parking lot P1 outside the arrivals hall. In Terminal 2 they pick up from outside the departures hall. The app will tell you where ...


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As of 2016, the manned passport checks at Prague airport were replaced with boarding pass scanners. As a matter of fact, I didn't once have to show an ID flying PRG-BCN today. Therefore the question is now moot.


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If you are transferring i.e. not arriving or departing from Hamad Intl. Airport; you are allowed to carry alcohol with you. The limit is 5 ltr. per person. You will not be allowed to leave the airport with the alcohol. Please read As a transfer passenger you may carry alcoholic beverages in your baggage. However these must be packed in containers of ...


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No, you will not need a transit visa to connect at Narita. However, the transit area closes at night, so if your flight departs the next day you will Need to enter Japan and spend the night there. This should be no Problem, because by presenting your passport and boarding pass you will get an entry sticker allowing you to stay for 72 hours (this is called ...


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Heathrow's airport website has a connection planner. If you try an international arrival followed by a domestic departure it states that you have to go through immigration and then security. In many airports I have been to (in particular in the US and Canada) this is arranged by forcing passengers into an arrivals area that is segregated from the ...


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The waits are generally shorter in smaller airports, but when you want to go somewhere where flights only go from the larger airports you get an extra leg on your journey. Then it comes down to a matter of personal preference, will you rather spend more time in queues at the airport or more time in a plane (and waiting in an airport). There are multiple ...


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Are you on Economy and is this layover during the day , then most likely they will not give you anything at all. Airlines give you hotel rooms only for overnight layovers more than 8 hours I would feel lucky if they give me some snacks for such a layover. Story is different if you are flying First or Business and in that case you wouldnt be asking this ...


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In addition to all of the great answers above, one thing worth saying about low cost carriers in general (and Ryanair specifically) is that minimising turnaround time is absolutely crucial to their business. While we don't know exactly how much Ryanair's fleet of 737 aircraft cost to run per hour, it's a lot (an upper bound would probably be on the order of $...


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I know this is an old question but the answer is very simple. In an aircraft's daily schedule, the boarding window is only ~20 min per departure and it's not at the last minute, its when the flight is scheduled to open which is when everyone begins to work that departure. In most cases, immediately after the previous flight closes. Even if the previous ...


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The last you can board is when your name is called on the PA system - but if you reach this point - you are that guy that delayed the entire plane. Some tips: Business/First or the premium frequent fliers almost always get priority boarding. This usually delays any length of wait in the queue as you are among the first to board. At some airports, you may ...


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Theoretically no. However their are two threads over on flyertalk discussing exactly this. In the first one, a person claims regularly to pass through airside transit without a boarding pass check in order to reach the lounge. They then use their EVA Diamond card to access the lounge. The second newer thread contains information from an EVA Lounge Host: ...



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