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Questions tagged [domestic-travel]

Questions regarding domestic travel on a general basis only

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Is there a list of the most-transited airports in the world?

I've seen a lot of lists of the most planes that go through airports, and passenger numbers, but that's presumably arrive/depart numbers. What I'm after is what are the airports where the most ...
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Honolulu to Mainland. Do I need to show my passport/visa again?

Honolulu is my port of entry. Went outside to explore the island overnight. Now I need go to the mainland (san francisco) which I have the ticket and boarding pass already. Do I need to go again to ...
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How will the seats be allocated if I don't reserve one before?

I booked two seats for one way flight. The ticket doesn't have seat number yet so I am allowed to select any available seats for a fee usually 2 to 5 USD for a seat. What if I don't select the seats? ...
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Will I need a passport to fly domestic in September 2019? I have an Illinois state ID

I am flying to Savannah, Georgia on Sept. 20, 2019 from Chicago. I have an Illinois state ID. Will a passport be required?
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TSA screening of pets

I will soon be flying two cats domestically in the US as cabin luggage. I just googled the TSA procedure for this and found this TSA missive which states (in part) during the screening process ...
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Connecting flight, do I have to exit and go security again?

My daughter and I will be flying (short domestic trip) from Philly to Orlando. She just wanted to ride the airplane and found a very cheap fare roundtrip. If the connecting flight is to go back to ...
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How can I cheaply transport lots of baggage when travelling domestically in India when coming in or going out on an international flight?

I'm planning to travel to India from an international destination, and leaving back to the same international destination. My airline allows me to check two bags weighing 50 pounds each, and I plan to ...
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Checking luggage for minor I'm not traveling with

My parents are flying through my local airport and my 5 year old daughter is joining them on their journey from there. My parents and daughter have their itineraries "connected". I'll be checking ...
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Can foreigner travel domestically with expired visa? [duplicate]

Iam a foreigner, with a tourist visa expired on December 2018. I applied for tourist visa extension and my case is still pending. Can I travel domestically the US with my expired visa?
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Do I need passport for US domestic flights, due to the 2019 REAL ID requirements?

I am a resident of Pennsylvania (I have a PA drivers license) and I do not have my passport. I am taking a flight from Ohio to California in March. Do I need my passport for this flight? (Or for the ...
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How quickly can I get an ID that will allow me to fly within the US?

I need to fly across the US in about two weeks. Currently, the only ID that I have is a passport, which will be expired then. Is it possible for me to either get a new passport or California ID, that ...
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50 Minute Domestic Delta Layover in LAX

I am flying from CMH (in Columbus) to San Francisco (SFO) using Delta. I will not have any checked bags, only a carry-on. However, I have a 50 minute layover at LAX. Will this be enough time? (All ...
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What forms of ID do I need to fly domestically from Massachusetts after October, 2018?

I am planning to fly to Texas in a few weeks, but I do not have a Real ID. I have a standard Massachusetts license and a passport, and the passport is going to expire within 6 months. To fly ...
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How many airports around the world have border control for incoming domestic flights? [closed]

I've flown to various airports around the world and whilst international flights can have complicated rules around whether you have to go through border control (eg if the country is part of Schengen ...
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flight rescheduling charges for Indigo?

In Indigo there is a Flex option which I don't know what it stands for ? Apparently it stands so that one can reschedule the flights as well. But I was told at the gate that full fare would be needed ...
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Should I notify the airline (or anyone) if I know I will be delayed picking up my checked luggage

I frequently end up spending more time inside security after landing (on domestic US flights). Usually it's because I want to hit a specific coffee shop that is in the secure area; in a few months I ...
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Can I travel on a domestic flight if my booking is not the same as my id?

By mistake, I booked my flight using initials for my first and middle names. On my id, both names are written in full; the last name is the same. Can I travel on a domestic flight with this mistake?
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Does Indigo have manual check-in to get boarding pass?

I have booked a domestic flight using go.indigo.com . Flight is from Pune to Kochi and back. Now they are asking to do web check-in in which you have to choose a seat which ranges anywhere from INR ...
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I am travelling to India from the US: do I need a valid visa? [duplicate]

I am currently living in the US on a 24-month STEM OPT. I am travelling to India for visa renewal. My itinerary is Dallas/Fort Worth-Washington/Dulles-Newark-Bombay. Do I need a valid US visa or a ...
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Can I check in at a desk (JFK) from inside security?

I have a flight out of JFK (to London). I want to fly to JFK from ATL (on a different ticket) and arrive a few hours prior. I am not checking any bags, so there are no issues there. My main question:...
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Customs on Domestic Flights [duplicate]

I am flying to Dallas from Australia then will connect to New York with a domestic airplanes do I go through customs in New York again
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Can I travel within the US with reinstated I-20 and valid F-1 visa? [closed]

I have an F-1 international student visa which is still valid, and my passport is still valid, my I-20 is reinstated and my case is in the process. Can I still fly within the US? Will TSA agent ask ...
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What ID can be used for children on domestic flights in Australia?

Children in Australia usually don’t have a photo ID to travel on domestic flights. What IDs other than a passport can be used for identification?
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After arriving at JFK on an international flight, what happens with my through-checked baggage? [duplicate]

I have booked a flight from Athens to Raleigh-Durham. I have to change airplanes 3 times. The first two flights are with Qatar Airways and the third with American Airlines. My final destination is ...
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Traveling within US with pending Visa U [duplicate]

Can I travel from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale with pending Visa U?
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Do you need to actually be flying somewhere in order to buy alcohol duty free at the airport?

I live in Sydney. I was wondering if it would be possible to take a trip to the airport and buy a whole bunch of Johnnie Walker duty free. Do you actually have to be boarding a flight, or can you just ...
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Is that initial compulsory in a ticket for domestic travel?

I have booked a ticket from Delhi to Chennai and my full name as per ID is V Vimalkumar but while booking I have entered only Vimalkumar. Will this create a problem?
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Concerns with long-distance driving

I am planning on taking my mid-life vehicle (~100,000 miles) on a long distance drive (~1,200 miles) over the course of a couple of days. I don't have much experience with car mechanics or long-...
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Using a non-US passport to travel domestically for a US citizen, as my US passport has expired

I am a US-(another country) dual citizen currently living in the States. The only forms of ID I have right now are the US and non-US passports. Naturally, the latter has no US visa in it. I need to ...
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Why do countries build domestic airport and international airport apart?

This is the one that makes me wonder for a while. Big countries' capitals often have two airports - one mostly for domestic flights, one for international flights. Tokyo has HND and NRT, Tehran has ...
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For a domestic-to-international flight, will I need to claim luggage?

I will be traveling abroad by myself this summer and I was wondering if anyone can help answer some of my questions. I will be departing from TPA to JFK, then JFK to Istanbul, and Istanbul to ...
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What do I need to be able to take my nephew on a UK domestic flight?

I'm planning on taking my 6 year old nephew on a domestic flight (Leeds to Cornwall) this summer. I understand that if we were going abroad, I would need a letter of parental/guardian consent. Is ...
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Laptop in checked baggage

In April I'll be taking a domestic trip from where I live in Vancouver to Toronto via Air Canada. While in Toronto I'm probably going to be purchasing a new laptop at one of the stores there. I'll ...
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Security for US domestic flights conections

This is my first time traveling by myself. I'm aware that I have to go through Immigration the moment I set foot in the United States, but the State I arrive in is just a stop. Do I have to go through ...
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Do I need my Tourist Card in Chile for domestic flights?

I'm in Chile for another two weeks, but I lost my tourist card (PDI). This shouldn't be much of a problem because I can get a new one at the international police office. However, tomorrow I have a ...
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United Airlines joined my first name and middle name on boarding pass. How to correct this?

I am traveling within the US, but my boarding pass shows my first name and middle name joined as such: Firstmiddle instead of First Middle. How do I correct this, or is this something that shouldn't ...
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Does United Airlines have a smart suitcase ban that also bans those with removable batteries? [closed]

I have a Raden A22 carry on bag, and I'm flying on United. The Raden site says it is TSA-approved, and it has a removable battery. Have there been any new rules besides the ones affecting suitcases ...
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Can I use my driver's license for domestic travel within Mexico if I arrived in Mexico with my passport?

I am a UK citizen. I hold valid UK and Nigerian passports, and valid UK and California driver's licenses. I am flying from LA to Mexico City to renew my US work visa, and the embassy will take my ...
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Domestic flights for foreigner in Colombia

I will be traveling to Cartagena, Colombia at the end of January. I will be there for 8 days. I want to go to Bogota. I am having trouble finding out how to go about it. I want to fly, not take a bus. ...
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Traveling Basic Economy on American Airlines, will I actually get to fly?

I see cheap rates on this category American Airlines Basic Economy. But it says "No flight changes or refunds" and "Board in last group". Has anyone tried this option? Is there a chance you will not ...
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Walking away from my connecting flight on a domestic [US] return journey. What are the consequences? [duplicate]

Onward trip: PIT -> PHX -> SLC (AA) Return trip: SLC -> JFK/NYC -> PIT. (Delta) Can I just skip my NYC to PIT flight as I plan to be in NYC for the holidays? I don't care about being refunded for that ...
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Domestic or international check in at Beijing? Flying PEK-XMN-MNL on one ticket

This is my first time not on a direct flight to my final destination. I'm flying from Beijing to Manila with a stop in Xiamen. When I check in at Beijing, does the first flight count as a domestic or ...
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What, if any, immigration controls can be expected on a domestic flight within the UK?

I'm a person who has overstayed their UK visa and wants to visit a solicitor to attempt to regularize my status in the country. Given that the solicitor is located in Scotland and I'm living in London,...
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Lost license out of state need to fly soon

So I have a trip planned to Seattle, WA from Rochester, NY this weekend. However, today I went to buy pseudoephedrine and discovered that I have lost my license somewhere. I have retraced all of my ...
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When will a passport be required to fly domestically within the US?

Under what circumstances, and as of what date, might I be required to hold a US passport in order to fly domestically within the United States?
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Find destinations or routes where JAL flies its aircrafts other than Boeing 7XY-Z

I want to find out all flight routes or domestic destinations where Japan Airlines (JAL) uses smaller aircraft (anything except Boeing 7XYZ), especially from Tokyo (both Narita NRT and Haneda HND). ...
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Is missing later flight in connecting flight possible? [duplicate]

Has anyone traveled with connecting flights and skipped the other flight will there be any issues. for instance: my ticket is from: Bangalore -> Mumbai -> Delhi (no return ticket) and what if I skip ...
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How do I cheaply carry a separate extra check-in bag in domestic flights in India? [duplicate]

I have booked a (return) ticket from Boston to New Delhi. In this flight, I'll be carrying two 23 kg bags. However, My destination is Kolkata. So, I'll be buying another (return) ticket from New Delhi ...
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I want to travel the US with ESTA a lot of times [duplicate]

I arrived in the states in July. I got admitted. Now I want to fly from NY to LA in Sept. I will have problems at entering again back to the country if my passport ( Hungarian ) is stamped till ...
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Can I travel within the US with expired I-20 and valid F-1 visa?

I have an F-1 international student visa which is still valid, and my passport is still valid, I just graduated and my I-20 expired 4 days ago. Can I still fly within the US? Will TSA agent ask about ...