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Arrival #277128
03/04/2022 01:26 PM
03/04/2022 01:26 PM
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Poconos PA
SusanD Offline OP
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I have a question for the group. What is the easiest way to pick someone up at the airport? Our niece will be joining us for part of our stay. We have not visited since 2016. Not sure about the set up of the new airport. Looking for advice since she is not a well seasoned traveler.
Thanks

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Re: Arrival [Re: SusanD] #277129
03/04/2022 01:38 PM
03/04/2022 01:38 PM
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If it was me, Iā€™d suggest she follow the crowd off the plane and do all the paperwork and procedural processes inside the terminal entry area, claim her bags if checking any, and then tell her to exit the terminal area where the rental car people stand and Iā€™d meet her there snd walk her to my parked car.


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Re: Arrival [Re: pat] #277130
03/04/2022 01:50 PM
03/04/2022 01:50 PM
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Auburn, WA
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Originally Posted by pat
If it was me, Iā€™d suggest she follow the crowd off the plane and do all the paperwork and procedural processes inside the terminal entry area, claim her bags if checking any, and then tell her to exit the terminal area where the rental car people stand and Iā€™d meet her there snd walk her to my parked car.

Exactly

Re: Arrival [Re: SXMScubaman] #277132
03/04/2022 02:11 PM
03/04/2022 02:11 PM
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Central Florida!
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Agreed.

And for a fun thing, since the car rental guys often hold up a sign with someone's name, make a sign with her name on it!! smile She'll probably get a kick out it!


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Re: Arrival [Re: SusanD] #277160
03/04/2022 07:55 PM
03/04/2022 07:55 PM
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Poconos PA
SusanD Offline OP
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Thanks for the info

Re: Arrival [Re: SusanD] #277175
03/05/2022 07:33 AM
03/05/2022 07:33 AM
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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FYI we went to the airport twice this week to pick up friends. Did exactly as suggested. The parking lot was free. I think their machinery is broken so the gates are always up.

Re: Arrival [Re: SusanD] #277176
03/05/2022 07:51 AM
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I think when the gate is working and your car is parked less then an hour or so its like $1 or something crazy cheap. Was exact change only.

Re: Arrival [Re: erb923] #277178
03/05/2022 08:29 AM
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Peaceful Eastern North Carolin...
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It used to be $2 for the first hour, and $1 per hour after that.

Re: Arrival [Re: Leagle49] #277179
03/05/2022 08:35 AM
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Yup...gates have been broken for months so park for free and meet your friend

Re: Arrival [Re: boucharda] #277182
03/05/2022 09:05 AM
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Central Florida!
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That's typical SXM--probably cost $50 to fix the gate.. duh


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Re: Arrival [Re: Carol_Hill] #277186
03/05/2022 09:14 AM
03/05/2022 09:14 AM
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Iowa
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We made the arrival sign for our grandkids. They missed their flight in Atlanta due to deicing in Iowa and had to overnight in Atlanta. Very unhappy travelers but when they saw their sign the smiles were priceless! šŸ˜šŸ˜šŸ˜

Re: Arrival [Re: bbeach] #277192
03/05/2022 09:26 AM
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Hope you had a camera ready to capture those smiles!!!


Carol Hill
Re: Arrival [Re: SusanD] #277195
03/05/2022 09:34 AM
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2022 parking lot rates.

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Re: Arrival [Re: SusanD] #277237
03/06/2022 06:37 AM
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Westchester /NYC
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When we pick up friends, I always have a few "cold ones" ready for there welcome "home"!!!


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