stopovers and transit

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  1. MH_fan

    Transit through an airport in a city/state lockdown

    Sorry if this has been asked before but I can't seem to find the answer anywhere: Are domestic passengers allowed to transit through an airport in a city or state that is in lockdown? Sometimes there are no direct flights from point A to point B and one may have to transit through an airport...
  2. Ron Calls

    BNE to CHC via SYD? Transit rules.

    Hi all, I currently have a booking in J from BNE - SYD - CHC return in mid October. With the bubble on pause and NSW covid numbers out of control at the moment, does anyone have any first hand knowledge of transit rules? Can you transit through SYD airport without having to quarantine or...
  3. B

    Perth to Hobart transit via Melborne

    I booked a Virgin flight from Perth to Hobart this coming September transiting through Melbourne for 2 hours, this is my first domestic flight since the start of this pandemic I did however travel from Perth to C.I but that was relatively straight forward. Assuming this Covid drama haven't been...
  4. R

    QF/AA SYD Transit Times

    Quick question to the brains trust on transit times. My wife and I are relocating to the USA in a few weeks, and have had tickets booked by my employer when our travel exemption and vaccinations were finalised. (What a ride that process was!) We find ourselves on a MEL->SYD->LAX->SEA flight...
  5. S

    SYD International Transit Experience

    Hi. Anyone know what the transit process is for SYD international? Do i need to do a two week quarantine in SYD? If not, is there a limit on how long i can stay in the airport? I’m looking to book travel from POM-SYD-DXB.
  6. S

    Brisbane international transit experience.

    Can anyone speak to the transit experience in Brisbane for international travel. I am arriving in Brisbane from PNG, then taking a flight to Dubai. I have a layover of 12 hours, which is outside the 8 hours I am allowed to remain in the departure lounges. Apparently, I need to therefore...
  7. wandering_fred

    Any news on transit restrictions in ADL

    Any news on transit restrictions in ADL when going to ASP? Qantas reservations was no help (Contact government). The NT government 1800 number is not accessible from WA. The Adelaide airport has no transit information (that I found). SO - If we transit ADL, what are the current NT restrictions...
  8. MikeG

    Transit in Brisbane airport - can I stay at a hotel?

    Does Brisbane have hotels setup for transit use only? Or are people expected to sleep on the seats in the airport? Considering a status run.
  9. 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...
  10. 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?
  11. 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 ?
  12. 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...
  13. 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
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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?
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