FAQ Category Archives: Air / Train

Questions and answers related to air or train transportation when traveling with BCT.

Do luggage fees apply to my itinerary, whether by air, train or otherwise? If so, are these fees included in my package price?

In most cases, on most forms of transportation, to most destinations, checked luggage fees apply.  Prices vary by carrier, transportation type and destination.  Once you receive your itinerary, whether by air, train or otherwise, you can contact them directly to see if fees applies.  Unfortunately we are unable to include these fees into our package […]

What If I Need A ESTA

A few for visitors do need a ESTA and the most prominent ESTA application website is a NOT necessarily THE proper government website? The proper site is https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta When visitors are applying for their ESTA, it asks for the hotel address and phone number (visitors usually don’t realise this can actually be skipped if you […]

What is a Land Package? What does Land Package mean?

With ‘Land Package’ You will need to get to the BCT provided hotel on your own. Land Package prices signify that BCT will NOT provide your transportation EXCEPT during the tour. You will be required to arrange your own transportation (be that airfare or train or car) at the beginning and after the tour. If […]

Making Late or Last Minute Changes On A Reservation

Changes made under 90 days before the departure date of the trip could incur significant penalties and fees. Last minute changes on a reservation are very difficult at best. Especially if it concerns roaming, airfare, name changes, upgrades, cancellations, trip changes, and etc. If the airfare has been purchased (even if it has not been […]

Newark Airport AirTrain FAQs

Where can an AirTrain Newark ticket be purchased? A: Customers may purchase a ticket from NJ TRANSIT or Amtrak train stations, ticket offices or ticketing machines and the AirTrain Newark fee will be included —one ticket does it all. Tickets can also be purchased separately at machines located at the Newark Liberty International Airport Station […]

What is considered a major airport?

A major domestic airport, within the United States, in most cases, is an airport that offers non-stop flights to New York.  However, the flight you’re confirmed on, may not be non-stop.  As for an international major airport, it would be an airport with non-stop flights to the United States.  However, as with flights within the […]

When is Airfare Included? When is Airport / Hotel Shuttle Service Included?

The following categories are explained below. 1) When you purchase a Full Package 2) When you Purchase a Land Package 3) If you are attending a Convention and you purchase a Full Package 4) If you are attending a Convention and you purchase a Land Package 1) When you purchase a Full Package: Airfare from Major […]

Why is it important that I give my name as it appears on my passport, passport card or identification Card?

It is important that you give your name as it appears on your passport, passport card or identification Card because to increased travel security around the world, it is now more important than ever that your airline ticket, or train ticket, match your first and last name exactly as it reads in your passport or other […]

Is the airport nearest me a major airport?

BCT gets asked that question a lot from travelers who would like to depart from a airport near them but it’s questionable as to whether or not it’s a major airport in the eyes of BCT and therefore is airfare included from my airport. So if your not sure if you airport is considered a […]

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