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I am travelling with my family from Calgary to Honolulu with a 90 min layover in Vancouver. is 90 mins enough time to get through the airport and clear customs?
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I arrive in Vancouver from Toronto and have 45 minutes until my departing flight to Seattle on Alaska Airlines. Do I have to pass through customs/immigration prior to boarding my Alaska Airlines flight? Are there any other issues I should be concerned about?
Yes, in Vancouver you will have to go to US Immigration and Customs Preclearance to complete procedures there. That is pretty difficult.
I am arriving at YVR from Kelowna soon and then catching another flight to Brisbane 7 hours later. Im wondering how far it is to get to the international departures from the domestic arrivals as ill have a lot of luggage to walk with. Also is there anything I can do or leave my bags while i wait a long time? I wont be able to check in until 4 hours before flight i presume. Flying with Air Canada. Thank you!
If both flights are on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your luggage in Vancouver. Vancouver only has one terminal.
There not on the same reservation so I have to collect my bags then get there
Are both flights on Air Canada? Then you should be able to have your bags checked through in Kelowna by showing the second reservation.
Unfortunately not I'm flying with westjet to Vancouver. I'll just have to download lots of movies to watch before I can check in!
I will be arriving in Vancouver from Hong Kong for connecting flight to Toronto. Do I need to go through Canadian Customs? Do i need to collect my bags from the baggage carousel and recheck them at the transfer desk, or do they go straight through to Toronto.And is 2 hours enough time for all of this?
Yes, in Vancouver you will go through Canadian immigration and Customs. Ask the Border Canada agent if you need to claim your bags. You have enough time.
Thank you for your quick response
I will be arriving in Vancouver from NY City for a connecting flight to Sydney. Do I need to clear customs ? And is 2 hours enough time for all this?
Thanks very much
If both flights are on the same reservation, you just have to go through Canadian Passport Control and then to your departure gate. 2 Hours is plenty of time.
We are flying from Toronto on Westjet to Vancouver and connecting on Air New Zealand to Auckland. Westjet can check bags through but apparently can not issue Air NZ boarding passes in Toronto. On arrival in Vancouverdo we. Proceed In Transit to International Departures or go the scenic route to regular check in for Air NZ?
You can do either - the Air New Zealand gate should be able to issue your boarding passes.
But normally the gate is only open 1 hour prior to departure
Then if you arrive plenty of time early, go to the regular ANZ check-in desk.
I have a scheduled arrival at 1910 from Saskoon into Vancouver and an onward departure to London at 2110. is 2 hours ok? Hand baggage only. Business class to London?

Thanks. I do not have a through ticket and don't want to wait a further 24 hours if I can help it.
Yes, that should be plenty of time.
Will be flying in Aug 2017 and transiting through YVR from YYZ to Australia. My flight AC33 departs YYZ at 2015 and scheduled to arrive YVR at 2210 to connect through Brisbane, Australia at 2345. I require wheelchair assistance, Will I be able to make a timely transit through YVR?
Yes, that is plenty of time. If both flights are on the same reservation all you have to do in Vancouver is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi ..... flying out from Toronto, connecting to vegas through YVR.... is 55 mins enough time? I will have no checked in bags? Only a small carry on I don't mind running with lol
Are both flights on the same reservation? You will have to go through US Immigration and Customs preclearance in Vancouver. it should be enough time.
I will fly to vancouver on June 30, next year from Teipei. Arriving time is 19.40 ,Eva Air. Can I connect flight to Calgary , Air canada at 22.30? I have to go through customs, pick up luggage and re check in at Domestic counter and go through security check. Can it be done in 2 hrs 50 min, provided with separate tickets ?
I think that's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Thank you.