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I believe I may have dropped my cell phone, just ouside the airport when I arrived yesterday at 5:00 am when I was dropped by a Blaack Top taxi. It was a samsung mobile phone with a blue cae.
is there any work station that is a bit quieter with plugs where you can work in international departures without paying for a lounge
Hi, Have a good day! im k1/k2 visa holder. my flight is manila-vancouver-JFK by Philippine airlines and i have 2hrs layover. my questions are do i have to get transit visa? can i stay in plane while waiting for the Next flight coz its the same plane going to JFK? and how about my checkin luggage? and also my port of entry is in Vancouver or in JFK?
hope to hear your reply. thanks a lot!

I will be getting wheelchair assistance through the airport, and I know I will be last off the plane because of this. I'm not a frequent flyer and have never got wheelchair help before. How long will it take to get through the airport after having got off last and what exactly happens when I do. I'm having major anxiety over not knowing exactly what is going to happen when I land
Are you on a domestic or international flight?
Sorry it is an international flight
I arrive into Vancouver and am flying on to Victoria BC, I know I will have to go through customs do I need to re check my bags and can I leave the airport
Where are you coming from?
I'm flying in from uk
Yes, you can leave the airport in Vancouver if you like. Once you clear Canadian immigration and customs in Vancouver you will be in Canada and free to go where you want.
I arrive into Vancouver and am flying on to Victoria BC, I know I will have to go through customs do I need to re check my bags and can I leave the airport
I'm looking at flights from DFW to ICN in October and I see some with a 1 hour 5 minute layover in Vancouver at YVR through air Canada. Is a 1 hour and 5 minute layover too short in Vancouver? Can I make it on time to the flight to Seoul with just a little over an hour to connect?
That is really pushing it, but it is possible.
We are flying from Vancouver to Aruba, transiting in Toronto. Do we go through the International or Canada Departure areas? As a rule of thumb, does one use the end destination or transit point to check in at Vancouver airport?
You go to the Canada departure area.
Hi, I am a Chinese citizen with a valid US F1 visa. I will fly to China from US and transit for 2 hours in YVR. I will take United Airlines to YVR and take Air China to China.
Do I have to apply for a transit visa? How long will it take? If the time is not enough to get a transit visa, are there other solutions?
Thanks a lot for your help!!
Since you are not arriving on an approved carrier, you are ineligible for the China Transit Program. Your options are to try to go anyway and hope they let you transit Canada. Or call United and ask if they can change your ticket to a nonstop to China or a connection in the US (I don't know where you're flying from in the US).
Thank you for your help
I am flying from Orlando to Vancouver in March, with a 3 hour layover in Toronto. Will I need to go through Customs after landing in Toronto before boarding flight to Vancouver? And if I do go through Customs in Toronto, does that mean I will not need to once I arrive in Vancouver?
Yes, in Toronto you will go through Canadian Immigration and Customs. Right, in Vancouver, all you have to do is claim your bags (if you have checked bags) and leave the airport.