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reader-travel-tip2Late Night Connections at Boston Logan
Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Stephen T., who says:

“Please warn your readers about late night connections in Boston’s Logan Airport. On a recent return flight from Japan, I landed at Logan Airport in Boston at 1 am and had a connection at 5 am. As soon as we landed I headed to my next gate but was stopped by an airport worker and told I had to leave the airport! Evidently, Logan closes all the secure areas and doesn’t reopen until TSA reopens around 3:30-4:30 am. I ended up in baggage claim, where one of the United people directed me to a hallway near TSA to wait with the other airport ‘refugees.’

I couldn’t believe we were being treated like this and after having already traveled a long way, I was really annoyed.”

Good to know if you’re ever connecting in Boston. Thanks, Stephen!



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2 Comments On "Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Late Night Connections at Boston Logan"
  1. Debra|

    LaGuardia does the same type of herding after the last flight takes off. Our afternoon flight was cancelled due to weather, so we were on standby for the 6 am flight. We were herded like cattle by bus to an unsecured terminal. We couldn’t even find a comfortable chair, much less a place to put our heads. We ended up sitting in straight metal chairs until we caught our 5:00 am shuttle back to the Delta terminal. Crazy!

  2. Ian Livingston
    Ian Livingston|

    From reader Phyl B.: “I have encountered this problem in a lot of BIG CITY airports not just small ones. JFK as an example. I had to sit in a telephone booth for 4 hours awaiting the ‘re-opening’ of the ‘real side’ of the airport. This is a wee hour of the morning problem at many airports, where is the suggestion box when you need it!!”

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