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stopovers and transit

For more information about Stopovers and Transits, see our Stopover and Transit Tips and Tricks articles.
  1. D

    Singapore transit closed from 23:59 on 23 March

    Notice just issued, that in addition to prohibiting entry into Singapore, transit via Singapore will no longer be allowed - only exclusions for Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term pass holders...
  2. B

    All short-term visitors barred from entering or transiting in Singapore after 23rd March

    Singapore have introduced a 14 day isolation policy on arrivals from Japan. I have a stopover for a few hours. Does anyone know how this situation would play out?
  3. kelvedon

    YVR -LAX transit question

    Friend currently flying on Westjet out of Vancouver transiting at LAX and onto Syd on QF tonight. Says he passed through US immigration in Vancouver but is unsure whether his bags are tagged though or does he have to collect them at LAX and deposit them again ?
  4. J

    JFK Transit times

    Hoping to garner some knowledge from those with experience on the transit time required if arriving Internationally into JFK and connecting to a domestic flight. I can negotiate most airports in the EU and Asia blindfolded but this is my first visit to Trumpland and after any advice or tips. At...
  5. T

    sydney qantas transit bus question

    I'm flying from BNE to LHR via SYD. The BNE - SYD leg is via QF whereasth rest is on EK (all on the one booking). I see QF operate a bus between Syd Dom and Int terminals. would i be eligable for this or is it for those flying international on QF metal? thanks
  6. F

    Etihad 2 Night Free Stopover Abu Dhabi

    I'm currently looking at Etihad as a cheap way to fly Sydney to London and Dublin to Sydney in April. The 2 nights free hotel accommodation seems attractive as I'd like to break the trip and haven't seen Abu Dhabi before. My question is, do you need to book the flights on Etihad website to...
  7. AFF Editor

    Paris (CDG) Stopover Tips

    This thread is a place to share tips and recommendations for stopovers at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris, France. You can discuss things like: How to get from the airport to the city Things to do (both near the airport and in the city) Where to stay/hotel recommendations (both near...
  8. AFF Editor

    Istanbul (IST) Stopover Tips

    This thread is a place to share tips and recommendations for stopovers at Istanbul Airport (IST) in Turkey. You can discuss things like: How to get from the airport to the city Things to do (both near the airport and in the city) Where to stay/hotel recommendations (both near the airport and in...
  9. AFF Editor

    San Francisco (SFO) Stopover Tips

    This thread is a place to share tips and recommendations for stopovers at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). You can discuss things like: How to get from the airport to the city Things to do (both near the airport and in the city) Where to stay/hotel recommendations (both near the...
  10. AFF Editor

    Amsterdam (AMS) Stopover Tips

    This thread is a place to share tips and recommendations for stopovers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) in Amsterdam, Netherlands. You can discuss things like: How to get from the airport to the city Things to do (both near the airport and in the city) Where to stay/hotel recommendations...
  11. AFF Editor

    New York (JFK) Stopover Tips

    This thread is a place to share tips and recommendations for stopovers at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, USA. You can discuss things like: How to get from the airport to the city Things to do (both near the airport and in the city) Where to stay/hotel recommendations...
  12. H

    Suggestions for 7 hour evening transit in SFO

    Next week I have a 7 hour transit in SFO. Unfortunately it is in the evening (17:45 - 00:55). Do you think it is worth taking the BART downtown? Any suggestions on how to spend the time? Eg somewhere to eat and/or be a tourist at that time of day?
  13. R

    AKL Transit QF-FJ

    Wondering what everyone's thoughts are on this QF-FJ connection on separate tickets. Flying in on QF141 landing at 12:50pm and connecting to FJ410 departing at 3:30pm. I know that the MCT for QF-FJ international to international is 1.15h. But any delay to QF141 would mean that I might...
  14. Mattg

    Air China free transit hotel in Beijing

    I recently flew with Air China from Europe to Australia and back, and had long layovers in Beijing in both directions. In case it's useful to somebody in the future, I thought I would post some details about the free transit hotels that Air China provides. Due to the long transit times, Air...
  15. R

    Changing a transit flight between SYD & MEL

    Currently waiting for a call back from the contact centre and awaiting reply from the sms service but i reckon the members on here are probably more knowledgeable... I've got HK-MEL reward booking transiting through SYD i.e. different flight #. I want to find out if I can push my domestic...
  16. B

    Sydney to London stopover suggestions

    Hi there Flying to Scotland next year ( via London) with 5 adults plus 2 1/2 year old and 4 month. That distance requires a stop I reckon, bearing in mind the age of the youngest member of our group. Any suggestions apart from the obvious Asian stops ? I’m trying to breakdown the journey as...
  17. B

    Checked baggage on transit/layover award ticket

    Flying ADL-SYD-SIN on a single award ticket booking with a less than 24 hour overnight layover in Sydney (arrive 9PM depart 5PM next day). Is it possible to check my baggage through to SIN for QF1 on the next day or do I need to collect it and then check in again? I really don't want to collect...
  18. MikeG

    What to do with bags at Narita Japan for overnight stopover

    We will be arriving on BA5 on the Sunday morning, and then departing on JL773 on the Monday morning. We have an overnight stay in a nearby hotel. Does anyone know if JAL allow early checkin of bags or if there are other options for storing bags at Narita International Airport?
  19. B

    Seeking advice: US ESTA for transit

    Hey all! My daughter was denied boarding for her flight this morning departing the UK to Vancouver via Dallas due to not having an ESTA. She applied for one instantly and has been notified that it can take up to 72hrs to be processed although approx 90% of cases are approved within the hr. She...
  20. G

    Question Compensation Air New Zealand

    Booked Air New Zealand Fiji to Perth via Auckland with a 2 hr transit. Weeks later ANZ emailed asking me to ring as Auckland to Perth leg cancelled & I was rebooked the next day. This meant a stay overnight. On ringing I was not offered but had to ask about accomodation which after a very...
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