A Day On The Town?
December 4, 2006 11:58 AM Subscribe
My fiancee and I will be flying from New York to Sri Lanka later this month through Heathrow. We're trying to figure out what if anything we can do with the several hours we'll need to kill between flights. As you can imagine, there's
posted by JaredSeth to travel & transportation (14 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Variations of our questions
have been asked before
but usually during periods of heightened security or so long ago that I wonder how valid the advice is anymore, so we're looking for more up to date answers.
Our flight from New York lands around 6 in the morning and we're not flying out until just after 9 that evening. I'm guessing we'll need to be back at the airport with a few hours to spare.
Questions (assuming I can squeeze in more than one):
Is this even enough time to see anything in London or are we likely to just wind up having to turn around and go back to the airport?
Does anyone know if this would mean carting our luggage around with us or would we be able to check it straight through despite the long layover?
Finally, are Heathrow security measures as strict as they were over the summer? At the time I think the rules were no cellphones or laptops other than in checked bags and only a small clear plastic bag of your essentials as a carry-on.