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inbound flights from Buffalo

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inbound flights from Buffalo

am i crazy?

30.6 fly from Newark airport to Buffalo 10:30 am.

driving to Canadian side and travel around till the evening .

can sleep there or have a hotel near Buffaloo airport.

1.7, 7:30 AM fly ditect from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale International

we boarding the same day to our cruise leaving Fort Lauderdale on 16:00

what do you think? am i too risky?

thanks

Nimrod

Edited: 03 December 2017, 22:46
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1. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

forgot to say that we will rent a car from the airport

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2. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

You should stay near the airport and turn in the car the night before you leave.

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3. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

It is always risky to fly into the city the cruise starts on the same day it leaves. On paper this looks OK - but any number of things can happen and is you miss departure you have to catch up at your own cost.

And is 4 pm the time you are allowed to start boarding - or is it the time that the boat actually sails - this makes a HUGE difference!

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4. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

its 14:00 . you must check in the port till 14:00. on 16:00 the cruise depart.

i took the 7:30 am flight and there is an other flight on 8:30 am if someting goes wrong.

thanks anyway. we will sleep at the airport.

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5. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

If you can get on the next flight at the last minute

If there is no storm that is delaying all flights (summer T'storms can do this)

Just understand the risk you are taking - and have a plan if there is a problem.

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6. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

It is probably easier if you drive to the falls and park on the US side. Walk across the bridge into Canada. Customs/immigration in either direction in a car can be time consuming.

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7. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

Bear in mind that 1 July is Canada Day, and you are also near the 4th of July Independence Day holiday in the US, so the border crossings will be especially busy that weekend.

What time is your flight scheduled to arrive in Fort Lauderdale, and how are you getting from the airport to the cruise terminal?

I think the plan is doable but you should find out what happens if you miss the cruise departure and purchase appropriate insurance. Personally, I would go on the cruise then fly to Niagara Falls/Buffalo since you won't be on such a tight deadline then.

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8. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

Niagara falls will be next time.

we will fly from Newark to FL.

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9. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

This is Buffalo, you DEFINITELY need to plan for a possible snow storm or any weather delays.

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10. Re: inbound flights from Buffalo

Hi jmhallmark;

I would suggest that you re-read reply #8. The OP stated "Niagara falls will be next time."

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