Air Travel Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip Report A short report: AA to MIA, Delta from FLL (to SFO)

Jump to last reply

This is only the part with the flights, the full report is here:
http://www.fodors.com/community/united-states/how-to-have-good-vacation-in-bad-weather.cfm


Going to Miami on American Airlines was uneventful, took BART to SFO, $20 for checking in our suitcase, on-time flight. No food at all on that 5.5-hour flight, no peanuts, one soft drink service, after that water only. Off the plane at MIA, the carousel was right there, got our luggage after a short wait, into a taxi to South Beach – flat rate $32.


Flying back on Delta 2 hours to Atlanta, 5.5 hours to SFO. On the first leg – peanuts and drinks, second leg a choice of peanuts, pretzels or cookies and drinks. At FLL they accept suitcases only 2 hours prior to the flight. Took one look at the security line – dash to the curbside check-in to get rid of another $15.

Our little discovery: there is an art installation showing the Tarzan tree, and off that tree words are falling in several languages. The best part, there are chairs. In the main area, people were sitting on their suitcases, on the floor, anywhere they could. It looked crazy. And we didn’t see any place to eat. After security, it’s a normal airport.

Arrived SFO at midnight, the restrooms are closed. Downstairs to get the suitcase, opened restrooms, back up to the shuttles. By 2 am we were finally in beds just to wake up at 6 am being still on the Florida time zone.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all Air Travel activity »
  1. 1 Not Re-checking luggage at Port of Entry
  2. 2 airlines recommendation from the USA to Hong Kong
  3. 3 American 757 Economy: Renovated Interiors...?
  4. 4 TSA hand wipe
  5. 5 "Cabin max" backpacks
  6. 6 Trip Report A mini-trip for Global Entry Interview
  7. 7 What to do about Travelguard denied insurance claim? please help
  8. 8 Saddle seats - coming to airbus soon
  9. 9 Avoid Alpha Flight Guru or be stranded somewhere and pay the price!
  10. 10 United flight reservation change
  11. 11 Amst-Spain - enough time to leave the airport?
  12. 12 economy plus seating on United Flights
  13. 13 Codeshares
  14. 14 First point if entry in USA
  15. 15 Help need about onward trabel
  16. 16 Missing middle name in system -- orbitz refuses to refund
  17. 17 Jacob Ng Community
  18. 18 Need Advice: Germany in October Prices
  19. 19 Trip Report Austrian Airlines Business Class "Upgrade" - avoid
  20. 20 Cant get seats on united codeshare
  21. 21 LAX. Terminal 4 to terminal 6
  22. 22 Beware of Bravofly
  23. 23 Connecting in SFO, domestic to international flight
  24. 24 Bravofly is a scam - beware
  25. 25 LAX to Tokoy - How much Lay Over TIme Do I Need
View next 25 » Back to the top