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  • YOW thru YYZ to FCO (Rome)
    Mar 27, 2017
    Flying from YOW thru YYZ w/ 2 hr layover to FCO (Rome) all on AC. Will we have to claim luggage & clear customs at Pearson or will luggage be routed directly onto 2nd flight and clear customs in Rome? Will we have to be at Ottawa airport 3 hrs in advance of first flight as we are travelling internationally?


    There is no Canadian customs when leaving Canada. All you have to do in Toronto is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. No, you don't have to get to the Ottawa airport 3 hours ahead of your flight.


    Thank you very much ZAP. So the luggage won't have to be picked up and rechecked in Toronto ~ it will go straight to Rome? Appreciate your help.


    That is correct.


  • YVR - YYZ - EZE
    Mar 24, 2017
    Hi! I'm travelling from YVR to EZE (argentina) with a connection at YYZ, changing planes. Where do I clear customs? At YVR or al YYZ? 90 minutes enough time? Thank you!


    There is no Canadian customs when leaving Canada. All you have to do in Toronto on the way to Buenos Aires is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You go through Argentine Immigration and Customs in Buenos Aires.


  • YYZ
    Mar 22, 2017
    I am traveling from Georgetown, Guyana to Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada (YMM) However, I have a 13 hour layover at YYZ before my connecting flight to YMM. Will I be required to claim my luggage at YYZ to go through customs? And would I be required to pay another baggage policy for my connecting flight? P.S my flights are all on one reservation


    Is your layover during the day or overnight?


  • JAX to MUC with YYZ Layover
    Mar 22, 2017
    Flying Air Canada from Jacksonville to Munich with a 1 hour layover in Toronto. Will this be enough time to get through passport control and to the connecting flight to Munich?


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Connect at YYZ
    Mar 20, 2017
    I fly on air Canada from DTW to HND, has 2 hours for connection at YYZ, enough time for me? How can I check which terminal I'm going to ahead to?


    If both flights are on Air Canada they will both be in Terminal 1. You have enough time.


  • 50 minutes connection time
    Mar 18, 2017
    I am travelling from Montreal to Nassau on Westjet with a plane change in Toronto. We have a 55 minute connection time in Toronto. Is that enough time?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • London gatwick to montreal
    Mar 16, 2017
    I am travelling on Westjet from London Gatwick to Montreal. I have a 1hr 15minute lay over in Toronto which seems very short, can I make this transfer?


    It's possible, barely, if the first flight is on-time, but it leaves no time to spare and Westjet's transatlantic flights are often delayed.


  • Is 1 hour connection on T3 doable ?
    Mar 14, 2017
    Hello, Flying from YYC to YYZ T-3 via Westjet at 1610 and connecting to AMS on KLM, at 17:15 from T-3 as well. We will only have carry on bags. How tight it might be assuming the flights are on time ? Any ideas please ?


    If you can check in online for your KLM flight you should have enough time if the Westjet flight is on-time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thanks Zap. 👍🏼


  • MSP to YYZ to PLS with overnight 13.5h layover
    Mar 12, 2017
    I am traveling on Canadian Air from MSP to YYZ arriving 7PM and then overnight layover leaving at 8:30 am for PLS. Will I need to go through Canadian Customs due to the long layover? I was thinking of bringing carry on luggage only.


    There is no airline called "Canadian Air". Do you mean "Air Canada"? Yes, you will have to go through Canadian Immigration and Customs.


  • Westjet - London Gatwick - Toronto - Detroit
    Mar 10, 2017
    Hi, I'm travelling on seperate resevations - London Gatwick - Toronto on Westjet then Toronto - Detroit on a Westjet / Delta codeshare. I have 2 hours 15 mins between landing and departing both in Terminal 3. Will this be enough time between flights?


    Considering the Westjet transatlantic flights are VERY frequently delayed, I think that's very risky. However, if it isn't delayed, I think it should just be possible if you don't have checked bags. If you do have checked bags, show your Detroit confirmation to the Westjet agent in London and ask if they can check your bags through to Detroit.


  • Brussels to San Jose (Costa Rica) with transfer in Toronto
    Mar 9, 2017
    Hello, I am flight with Air Canada with a 1 year old from Brussels to Costa Rica. The first flight is operated by Brussels Airlines and I was wondering if I need to take my luggage in Toronto or if it goes directly to the final destination. Do you know if we get the stroller at the gate or does it also go to our final destination? is 2 hours and 30 minutes enough time? Thanks


    Your bags should go straight to your destination. If both flights are on the same reservation you should just go through Canadian passport control and to your departure gate. You can request when you check the stroller that it be brought up the gate in Toronto rather than sent to San Jose. You should have enough time.


  • Immigration and Customs- Where?
    Mar 8, 2017
    We are flying Air Canada Pittsburgh through Toronto changing flights to Vancouver, also Air Canada. Do we go through customs and immigration in Toronto or Vancouver? If toronto, is two hours enough time?


    It will be in Toronto and yes, that is enough time.


    We will have checked luggage thru to Vancouver. Will we have to claim the luggage to go through customs and immigration and recheck?


    Call to Air Canada indicates that unless there is a random check or something suspicious in the bag via xray then we will not have to pick up the bags, assuming they are checked through to Vancouver


  • Connecting flight HKG to YYZ to MIA
    Mar 10, 2017
    I am arriving on Cathy Pacific from Hong Kong at 1355 at Toronto and have a connecting flight American Airline to Miami in 2 hrs, will it be enough time for immigration, baggage claim, then re check baggage, security screening and US custom. I am neither a permanent resident of Canada nor US.


    If both tickets are on the same reservation all you have to to in Toronto is proceed directly to US Immigration and Customs Preclearance. That should be enough time.




  • Going from Saskatoon to Boston with a layover in Toronto...
    Mar 6, 2017
    We're flying on Air Canada and I'm wondering if our checked in luggage needs to be picked up in Toronto and re-checked or do we just go through US customers and to the departure gate?


    You will have to ask the USCIS agents at Pre-Clearance in Toronto. From what I hear it is now a more automated process.


  • connecting flight from toronto airport to vancouver
    Mar 5, 2017
    i am arriving on air canada flight from delhi at 5am at toronto and have a connecting flight to vancouver in 2hrs will it be enough for immigration, baggage claim then again re check the baggage and security screening my vancouver flight is also air canada and i am a permanent resident of canada


    That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.




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