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2 Etihad apartments?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Mongolianhippo, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. Mongolianhippo

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    How hard is it to book 2 Etihad apartments from JFK? Has anyone ever done it, and how far out did you have to look?
     
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    David W Well-Known Member

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    I've done it from AUH about 10 months out
     
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  3. Mongolianhippo

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    Awesome, how was it? Did the U.S. preclearance affect the time you were able to spend in the lounge at AUH?
     
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    David W Well-Known Member

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    I thought it was pretty good. Pre clearance moved pretty quickly for me. The friend I was traveling with was unlucky and got SSSS on his BP but even that didnt take too long. I think we're told to "enter the US" about 2 hours before the flight. Probably because there are a bunch of US bound flights around 3am. The US pre clearance lounge is kinda crappy and i felt like i spent too much time there.
     
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    We just booked Etihad apartments AUH-JFK for next May, and the flight leaves AUH 9:55am. Between getting up, checking out of the hotel, and that pre-clearance 2 hours prior, I'm not sure there will be much time to enjoy the spa and all that unless we get up at 4am. Oh well, I guess.
     
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