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Winter storm snarls travel plans

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Well, it's happening again, and some forecasters are predicting this one will be the worst of the season. You've probably seen the video from Atlanta last week, Charlotte North Carolina this week. Those storms are moving up the Eastern Seaboard and will snarl airline traffic in most major airports in that part of the country. Even if you are not flying in or out one of those airports, your travel plans could be affected because of connections with other airports. So it's even more important than usual that you check with your airline or travel agent before going to the airport.

Many flights to and from Ireland pass through Boston, or Newark airports, and those are heavily affected by these storms. For example, United Airlines is offering accommodations for travelers whose plans are affected by cancellations or delays. British Airways is also advising passengers of cancellations and disruptions and US Airways has issued travel advisories. These three airlines cover most of the Denver to Ireland travel routes. Click the name of the airline above to find out more about that specific airline's problems and policies for dealing with them. Otherwise, check with your airline or travel agent.

You can go to the airport in hopes that some flights will get out or airlines will book alternatives onsite, but there's also a risk of longer term cancellations, which would mean hanging around the airport much longer than you'd like. And there will be lots of people there who missed connections and have not yet been able to get out. Most of the major airlines have apps that can tell you the flight status, and you can also check with Denver International Airport for updates.Get as much information as possible before starting your trek to the airport, so you don't wind up stranded with everybody else.

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