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Orlando international airport

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Orlando international airport


We are flying into International Airport for the first time this year, we usually fly into Sanford.

Having had a look a the airport guide, it just seems so big in comparison to Sanford.

How long does it usually take to clear customs and get your baggage etc? We are travelling I 14th June. I see that you have to get a monorail from the terminal to the baggage claim. Does anyone know what happens when travelling with a baby? We are travelling with a 16mo old,I will check the buggy in and they take it at the gate, but don't normally get it back till the baggage claim, is it far to walk between these points?


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1. Re: Orlando international airport

When I travelled with Virgin Atlantic last October the buggy was at the baggage reclaim area.

I suppose it depends on your airline

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We went with our then 12 month old. We had expected to get the buggy back at the aircraft door but discovered it was at baggage reclaim. You have to walk from the plane to the immigration hall - maybe 5-10 mins, go through immigration, then the baggage hall is right there. It was a bit of a hassle but not horrendous (when we flew with US airways we got the buggy at the aircraft door). I carried the hand luggage & DH had DD. If your 16mo is walking s/he might be ok if you have reins so he can wander to an extent and stretch legs whilst your queuing.

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How long customs and getting luggage takes depends to a large extent on how many planes land when your does-it can take 90 minutes or more if a few thousand people all deplane at the same time.Count on at least an hour.Usually when you gate check a stroller,you get it back on the jetway leading from the plane so you have it right away. It is a pretty short walk from the plane to the monorail;once you are in the terminal, it can be a pretty long walk from baggage to your car depending on who you are renting from. MCO is a very large and busy terminal but you can always sit down and rest with the baby.

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We flew with United and US Airways (separate trips) and got the buggy back at the plane door. I always thought if you took it to the gate when boarding you got it back at the door? I thought it only went on the carousel if you check it in along with cases?

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We arrive about 2.30 in the afternoon, so I am expecting it to be busy and it taking at least an hour to get through.

Baby can walk, but at that age, everything that they see need to be examined, or touched etc lol, so that could take awhile letting her walk, plus it being so busy people might not see her and get bashed with cases etc.

I'm hoping we get it at the plane, but previously we've had to get the buggy at baggage.

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I guess depends day from day but last year took about 35 mins

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