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    Sep 4, 2016
    British person flying from MEX to LGW I have 1hr 56 in IAD and 2hr 39 in YYZ All sold through united but operated: United - MESA - WestJet Upon entering the states will I have to re-check bags after immigration? Will I have to got through immigration and re-check bags when entering Canada also? Do I have enough time to achieve all of this? Cheers


    Yes, in IAD you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. in Canada you will go through Canadian Immigration, claim your bags, take the Train to T2, re-check your bags with WestJet, and go through security.


  • yul-yyz-mbj
    Sep 4, 2016
    we're landing from montreal leaving to montego bay with 50 mins on the ground. how does this work? do we just head to the other gate? if someone can shed some light on this it would be greatly appreciated. thanks


    Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate if both flights are on the same reservation.


  • Can I go into terminal?
    Sep 2, 2016
    I arrive into YYZ from LHR then I have a connecting flight to Edmonton. When I arrive YYZ can I go into the terminal arrival area to meet family who has gifts for me? Then go back into my connecting gate area? I have 2 hours if my LHR flight arrives on time.


    I don't think 2 hours is enough time to meet someone.


    But is it allowed to go into terminal and then back into my connecting flight area? I am only collecting a book from someone.


    it's allowed, but I don't think you have time to do it.


  • Customs Clearance from Amsterdam connecting onto the US
    Aug 30, 2016
    I will be arriving from Amsterdam in route to the US (my home) and assume I will need to go through Customs. I am not changing terminals for this connection. Will I experience any issues as I did not have ample time for a Canadian Visa but I am a US Citizen. Also, I have 2 hrs in between flights


    US Citizens do not have to have a visa to visit or enter Canada. Also, you won't even enter Canada. You will go straight from your arrival gate to US Immigration and Customs Preclearance. You have enough time.


  • YVR > YYZ > LGW
    Aug 30, 2016
    I will be flying to London from YVR and have a 50 minute layover in Toronto but am wondering if this will be long enough and if I'll have to claim and recheck my bags at all if both are with the same airline?


    That should be enough time. You don't have to do anything with your bags.


  • Westjet connection to Punta
    Aug 31, 2016
    hi. does anyone know if I have to go through customs when connecting at pearson to go to Punta Cana.... I am worried about transfer time of only 50 minutes.....


    No, there is no Canadian Customs when leaving Canada. If you are connecting from another point in Canada, all you have to do in Toronto is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Do you know if flying from punta cana to toronto with a connection in montreal where i will cross customs?


  • AC to United (EWR) 1hr 16 min
    Aug 23, 2016
    Arriving AC with checked bags and wheelchair service, departing United Express to EWR. Can it be done?


    Yes, that is enough time.


  • Checked bags
    Aug 23, 2016
    I'm flying from Ottawa to Toronto, Toronto to Los Angeles, Los Angeles to Auckland, all on one connecting flight. If my bags are checked through will I have to collect them in Toronto? Or just in lax?


    If this is all on one reservation, you will not retrieve your bags until you land in Auckland, as you will go through US Preclearance in Toronto.


    You will actually claim them in Toronto to go through US Immigration and customs. You will not claim them in LAX.


  • Connections domestic to international air canada yyz
    Aug 16, 2016
    I'm flying from halifax to Korea via Toronto. When I go from terminal 1 domestic to terminal 1 international will I go through security again? I have lots of time, 4 hours for the connection. Wondering what to expect.


    No, you won't have to go through security again.


  • Baggage through custom
    Aug 16, 2016
    I'm flying from Seattle to Atthens with connection in Toronto and Montreal. Do I need to pick up me luggages at Toronto through custom because my next connection will be Montreal before Athens?


    No, You will have to ask the agents, your connection is a bit unusual because you are connecting to a domestic flight in Canada and THEN leaving the cuntry.


    sorry, country.


  • Connecting from Laguardia to Halifax
    Aug 16, 2016
    I am flying from LaGuardia to Toronto Pearson 3 on WestJet, then taking a connecting WestJet flight from Terminal 3 to Halifax. I will have checked luggage. Is 1.5 hrs enough time to allow to making the connection? Will I have to recheck bags?


    Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, I believe in T3 you still have to claim and re-check your bags, although the photo bag identification system they have in T1 may be installed by now.


  • overlap off travel
    Aug 12, 2016
    We're flying from New York into Pearson airport Toronto terminal 1 and land at 6.30pm flying with Air Canada. However we then need to get to terminal 3 same airport to catch flight back to Gatwick Airport UK at 10.05pm. But gates close at 9.05pm. Will we have enough time to make the flight from terminal 3 taking into account getting off the plane, collecting bags and getting to terminal 3 from terminal 1..


    That should be enough time if your flight from New York is on-time.


  • Customs and connecting fligjts
    Aug 12, 2016
    I am traveling luguardia to Toronto and Toronto to St. John's. I'm flying all on westjet.I do not have a checked bag just a carry on. Will 90 minutes be enough time to get through customs and to my next flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Air Canada LAX-YYZ connecting to MAN
    Aug 16, 2016
    hello, i'm taking an Air Canada flight out of LAX to Toronto, then connecting to Manchester UK on Air Canada Rouge. i know i need to go thru border patrol, but will I have to re-claim and re-check my bag? i have a 2 hour layover. thank you!


    No, you don't have to do anything with your bags. You have plenty of time.


    excellent, thank you! i've been finding mixed answers online so i figured i'd ask.


    I checked my bag flyin into Toronto but my hotel meeting is at the Sheraton Gateway Terminal 3. How do I get my luggage?


  • addendum to my last comment
    Aug 7, 2016
    I'll be traveling on Air Canada if that makes a difference


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