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I'll be traveling from Osaka to YVR and then on to ORD. Do I need to collect my baggage and go through customs/immigration in YVR or will they be checked through to ORD?
Your bags will be waiting for you at US Immigration and Customs preclearance in Vancouver if everything is on the same reservation.
Leaving Vancouver to Koh Samui, Thailand. Will be having a 3 hr layover in Hong Kong. Will I be clearing customs in Hong Kong or just an Airport Transfer then Clearing in Koh Samui?
Flying from London Gatwick to Toronto with a layover in Vancouver for 8 hours. Will I need to claim my check-in bags during my 8 hours layover? And if I do does that mean I have to lug them around with me for 8 hours before the check-in desk re-opens for my 2nd leg?
We are flying from Denver to Calgary to Vancouver. Where will we go through customs (US citizens)? How much time will we need? Our flight to Vancouver is to get in at 1:10pm, and we need to be at our cruise line before 3pm. Will this be enough time?
You will go through Canadian Immigration and Customs in Calgary. As long as your flight from Calgary is on-time you should be OK with your cruise.
We are flying from YVR to Heathrow, UK. Do we fly International or Domestic? Also, from Heathrow we then fly to Copenhagen. Do we claim our baggage in Heathrow or does it go right thru to Copenhagen?
You go to the International side of the terminal. If both tickets are on the same reservation then you don't have to claim your bags in London.
I'm traveling from Europe to Vancouver via Montreal. Where will I clear customs? Only have 1h 15 min layover in Montreal.
In Montreal 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 just enough time if your flight from Europe is on-time.
Flying Victoria to Vancouver and Vancouver to San Fransico on AC. They are only allowing 30 minutes to connect in the Main terminal of YVR. Do we go through customs in San Francisco? Is this enough time to connect? Are the boarding areas close?
That's too short. You will have to pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. Contact whoever booked that ticket and have them change it.
I will be arriving from the philippines 8:50 pm, and my connecting flight going to Montreal will be at 1:50 pm the next day. Will i be bringing my liggage with me if i get out of the airport?
Yes, due to the length of your connection you will have to take your bags and re-check them the next day.
I am transferring between two international flights (from Seoul and to Seattle) in Vancouver and traveling with my cat. Will I need to go through quarantine/customs with her in Vancouver, or just go directly to my flight to the US? Thank you!
You will go directly to US Immigration/Customs Preclearance.
We're leaving YVR for a 6:05 am flight to LAX on the first Monday morning of the new year. How much time should we allow to get through all checkpoints and to the gate? We're a family of 4 US citizens. Thanks.