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  • Baggage claim, connecting flights
    Apr 3, 2016
    I'm flying from Halifax to St.Maarten(Caribbean). I have a connecting flight in Toronto. Any idea if my luggage will be transferred over to my final destination? or do I have to take my bags out and recheck them in again?


    Forgot to mention I'm flying westjet


    Yes, your bags will be transferred for you. You just have to go to your departure gate.


    Sep 10, 2016
    Flying Air Canada, Halifax to Orlando with connection at Pearson. Do I have to claim my baggage before proceeding to US Customs? If so, is the baggage claim for US connections located in the same are as domestic Baggage claims?


    Your baggage will be waiting for you at the US Immigration and Customs preclearance area. It will not be in the regular domestic baggage claim.


    I'm flying from Nigeria to Saskatoon. Flight with Turkish airlines goes from Nigeria to Toronto with connecting flight on air Canada from Toronto to Saskatoon. Do I need to claim my bags at Toronto and go through customs? Or will my bags be transferred to air Canada aircraft without claiming them?


  • Customs with a tight connection time
    Apr 2, 2016
    I am flying out of Halifax to West Palm Beach with Air Canada and I have a connecting flight in Toronto, also Air Canada.. I have one hour and 20 mins layover. Is this enough time to go through customs and make my flight to West Palm Beach?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Is there a bus connecting D1-12 to E68-81 gates in Terminal 1?
    Mar 29, 2016
    On the Terminal 1 map of the Toronto Pearson Airport website ther are two bus bays, one next to gate D6, the other next to gate E69. Is there such a connecting bus? How often does it run>


    It appears that those bus bays are for transporting passengers to remotely parked aircraft and that there is not a shuttle between them. Nor is there a need for one, it's not a difficult walk.


  • eTA necessity
    Mar 25, 2016
    I will fly from Dublin to Toronto with Air Canada Rouge, and seven hours later from Toronto to San Frfancisco with again Canada Rouge. Is it in this instance still necessary to get an eTA?


    Unless you are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, yes it is.


  • Transit visa needed?
    Mar 19, 2016
    One of my friend is travelling from Mexico City to Paris on 24th May 2016. His nationality is Mexican . The itineary is following. 1. From Mexico City to Toronto by Air Canada (arrival at Toronto 18:40) 2. Toronto to Paris by Lufthansa (departure from Toronto 19:40) Both to/from from Terminal 1. Is there any requirement for him to apply for Transit visa? Currently he is in Germany, so if he needs to apply for visa he needs to apply from here.


    Note that the Toronto to Paris flight will also be operated by Air Canada. As a Mexican citizen, he can transit Canada with only electronic travel authorization if he has held a Canadian visa within the last 10 years or if he holds a US Visa. If he holds neither, then he needs a Canadian Transit Visa.


    Thank you ZAP for your answer. Yes he holds a US visa for 10 years. But for eTA, the government website http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp mentions that for a Mexican citizen you need to be "a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. and have an alien registration card (Green Card)". Does the 10 year US visa qualify as a permanent resident of the US?


    Yes, that would imply that he needs to apply for a Canadian Transit Visa. I'm saying what I read on Wikipedia. I suggest he contact a Canadian consulate or embassy.


  • Is 50 mins enough to catch a connecting flight ?
    Apr 26, 2016
    I'm travelling from Ottawa to varadero(Cuba). I have a connecting flight of 50 mins in Toronto. Would that be enough and do have have to check my bags again in Toronto ?


    No, you don't have to do anything with your bags in Toronto if both flights are on the same reservation. That should be enough time.


    Did you make it on time. I have a similar réservation and à little worried.


  • YUL to Turks
    Mar 18, 2016
    Hello Going from montreal to turks and caicos via YYZ, do we need to collect bags and re-check them in YYZ to got to Turks after ?


    No, as long as both tickets are on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your bags in YYZ on your way to Turks & Caicos.


  • DFW to Halifax with connecting flight in Toronto
    Mar 16, 2016
    I am flying from dfw to Halifax with a connecting flight in Toronto, all on Air Canada. I have 1.5 hours to make the connection. Is that sufficient time, and will I need to collect bags in Toronto for customs.


    Yes, you will go through Canadian Immigration, claim your bags, go through customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security. You should have enough time.


  • Connecting flight
    Mar 15, 2016
    Hello. I'm flying from Dublin, Ireland to Nassau, Bahamas with Aircanada rouge. The connecting flight is in YYZ. From landing in Toronto until the departure of the next flight I will have 1 hour 30 minutes. Should I enough time? Also will I have to pick up my luggage in Toronto and re check it? Thank you for help.


    You do not have to claim your bags, you just have to go through Canadian passport control, security and to your gate.


  • Enough time? Please Respond
    Mar 14, 2016
    Hi there, I will be landing in YYZ at 7:30am next Tuesday from NL. From there, I will be connecting to fly to Vegas. My flight time from YYZ to Vegas is 9:10am. Both at terminal 1. Will this be enough time (if no plane delays) to land in YYZ, get through security etc and make my flight to Vegas. Thanks


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Connection time from YYZ to YYC
    Mar 15, 2016
    i am flying from YYZ to YYC with Air Canada on 28 March, have 2:45 mins connection time from 20:10 to 22:55 , is that enough time to make all Custom checks ?? please advice , thanks


    Where are you flying from YYZ to?




  • Flying from London to LA via Toronto
    Mar 14, 2016
    We are flying from london heathrow to LA via YYZ on good friday, flight gets into Toronto at 19:20 and our connection is at 20:45 giving us 1hour 25 mins for the connection. Both flights are with Air Canada. We are both UK citizens. Should I be worried that we will miss our connection?


    That should be enough time. YYZ Terminal 1 allows very simple connection procedure for US->International connections, requiring just Canadian passport control.


  • Enough connection time for 1st time landing process for immigrants
    Mar 12, 2016
    Hi, we are arriving pearson tronto terminal 1 at 7:00 from cairo on Egyptair. Then we are flying on aircanada to montreal at 9:00 , do we have enough time to finalize our landing process in Cbsa? What is the walking distance from T1 arrival to the aircanada boarding counter?


    That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • international connecting flight
    Mar 11, 2016
    We are arriving from Amsterdame on KLM and transfering to WestJet to Calgary. They have given us 1 hour and 20 minutes to do this. Do we have enough time to make the connection and do we have to pick up our luggage


    Yes, you will have to pick up your baggage to go through Canadian customs. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


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