United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 HP@Password Reset CONTACT ☎1800:681:7208 HPTec*h
  2. 2 Recommend an ATV Tour in UT, AZ or CO
  3. 3 Driving from San Fran to Seattle
  4. 4 Best Vegas hotel with 12 & 15 year olds
  5. 5 San Francisco, Yosemite, Carmel
  6. 6 Dining & Things to Do - North Bennington
  7. 7 Roadtrippin on Route 66
  8. 8 Key West Hidden Gem Hotels?
  9. 9 2-day romantic couple getaway in CO mountains?
  10. 10 Child safe Hawaii beaches in late October
  11. 11 San Diego/La Jolla?
  12. 12 Oahu condo-Ilikai
  13. 13 transportation from JFK to Newark airport 1 way
  14. 14 road trip
  15. 15 Thoughts on these 3 spots for Estes Park lodging?
  16. 16 Sept trip: San Diego, Disneyland and...?
  17. 17 Day hikes in Yosemite for family of 4 (2 teens)
  18. 18 Florida in October
  19. 19 Where to stay - Yosemite, Sequoia, Zion - late July
  20. 20 Yosemite traffic worth it for 2-3 days?
  21. 21 Hilton Waikoloa Village - Yay or Nay?
  22. 22 FLL to Key West
  23. 23 Driving south from Washington DC, but where??
  24. 24 Bringing gift box abroad as carry on?
  25. 25 Road Trip to ND, SD, Nebraska, and Iowas
View next 25 » Back to the top

How to make a connection in 1,5 hr in Dulles, coming from overseas?

Jump to last reply

My wife will be travelling from Sao Paulo to Boston the day after tomorrow (July 11th) and she doesn't speak English at all.

Her flight lands in Washington's Dulles at 6:37 and her connecting flight to Boston leaves at 8:10 am. These flights are all UA's flights under the same reservation.

Because we used miles to buy her tickets I have having trouble to change the domestic flight to a later one (around 12:30 pm) and I am really concerned about the fact that she may not make it in time to the domestic flight.

- Everything indicates that this flight from Sao Paulo (UA-860) will park at concourse C and her domestic flight UA-1477 will also depart from the same terminal.

Besides the immigration and customs procedures that I have already instructed her about, I am worried what she should do next because this airport is really huge and it seems very confusing to me from a distance.

So my questions to those experienced with Dulles are:

1. After she gets her luggage, what is the next step? Does she have to go upstairs to the Departure level to recheck her luggage or she can do it somewhere else near the customs? I believe she will have her domestic boarding pass in hands when she leaves Sao Paulo.

2. After she rechecks the luggage, where is the security clearance? Any particular instruction I should giver her?

Thanks for any help you can give me.

Ricardo

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement