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JNB Johannesburg Intl to Domestic Terminals at Night and Left Luggage

JNB Johannesburg Intl to Domestic Terminals at Night and Left Luggage

Jul 29th, 2006, 10:57 AM
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JNB Johannesburg Intl to Domestic Terminals at Night and Left Luggage

Hi
I arrive late on a Sunday SAA and must connect to a domestic SAA flight. I was considering using left luggage and I was also wondering about how to connect from the Intl terminal to Domestic. I recall from a previous visit that therewere absolutely no helpful information people around and I can imagine the situation would be worse on a Sunday night.
All advice directions help greatly appreciated!
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Jul 29th, 2006, 11:38 AM
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KK, it is actualy quite simple. The two terminals are probably less than 200 metres apart. Load your luggage onto a trolly, push it out through the exit doors of the international terminal onto a sidewalk next to a road, turn left and keep going. The domestic terminal is on your left - you cannot miss it. There will be porters around wanting to assist you - just say "no, thanks" and keep walking.
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Jul 29th, 2006, 11:40 AM
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You will exit to your left. About a block (or less) walk to domestic. Beware of touts trying to help you! Just be aware of everybody...
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Jul 29th, 2006, 11:48 AM
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If you don't want to walk outside take the elevators (either up or down... signs will indicate) from the Intl to Domestic. It's real easy.

 
Jul 29th, 2006, 12:36 PM
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Sandi, can one do that with the building operations going on between the two terminals? I somehow don't think so.
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Jul 29th, 2006, 01:23 PM
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I was just there, and its a very easy airport (and doesn't deserve its negative reputation).

There is a 24-hour left luggage in the basement of the international terminal -- its well-marked and easy to find.

Its a short walk between the two terminals, and unlike many US airports, the luggage carts at JNB are free.
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Jul 29th, 2006, 01:49 PM
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Well, if there's construction going on, I guess not. When we did it, there was no construction. It was offered as an option.
 
Jul 29th, 2006, 06:57 PM
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It's very easy to walk out the exit door and turn to the domestic terminal. Easy!!!

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Jul 29th, 2006, 11:53 PM
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thanks to you all!

i had posted after attempting to find answers on the "official" page and none of the maps made clear which of the international arrivals halls (1 or 2) was where the left luggage was located. the maps only indicated "basement car park" and i was certain i'd take the wrong lift and miss the flight, etc.
i think i could do 200 meters!
thanks very much.

does anyone recall the atm location a/o whether the left luggage will accept credit cards or only cash?

thanks heaps -

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Jul 30th, 2006, 05:52 AM
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There are ATM locations all over the terminals -- you will have no problem finding an ATM.

The left luggate accepts cash and credit cards.
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Jul 30th, 2006, 06:08 AM
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yip-pee!

that's a whole month of fretting you've just saved me! thanks!

kerikeri

anyone for which int'l terminal has the left luggage, 1 or 2?
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Jul 30th, 2006, 07:47 AM
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I didn't realize there were two international terminals -- the left luggage is well-signed; don't worry, you will find it.
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Jul 30th, 2006, 10:53 AM
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Sorry - I phrased that very badly. There are two arrivals halls at the International terminal - one at each end of the building.
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Jul 31st, 2006, 08:01 AM
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At R5 per bag, why not have one of the porters help you? They need the R5 and know where they are going. Most are very helpful and friendly, though as always some are less so.
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Jul 31st, 2006, 10:43 AM
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good idea but i wont have rand with me as i disembark!

thanks to all!
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Jul 31st, 2006, 11:43 AM
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there are ATM's in the airport.
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Jul 31st, 2006, 12:35 PM
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Yes, but you only get large bills from the ATM. The porters are quite aggressive if you are pushing your own trolley. I had one take it out of my hand and take off with it, then was upset when all I had to give him were US dollars.
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