Sponsor Message:
Travel Polls & Prefs Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
YVR Connection Time: EWR-YVR-PVG  
User currently offlineretrolivery From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 205 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3499 times:

I'm currently booked on Air Canada from Newark to Shanghai via Vancouver (AC 549 --> AC 025) for this coming October - the reservation currently allows for a 1hr and 1min connection time in YVR. Has anyone been successful with a connection time this short at YVR including clearing Canadian customs and allowing for any possible delays?

Luggage is another concern of mine - I've had short connection times in Canadian airports before (mostly YUL - Europe from the US) and have had my bags miss the connection.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated!


A3, AA, AC, AI, AK, AM, AP, AZ, B6, BA, CO, DL, EK, EY, FL, FI, FR, KL, KM, LH, MA, MH, MS, OA, OK, OS, SR, TA, TG, U2,
3 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 22932 posts, RR: 20
Reply 1, posted (2 years 2 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 3472 times:

Quoting retrolivery (Thread starter):
Has anyone been successful with a connection time this short at YVR including clearing
Canadian customs and allowing for any possible delays?

Can't you transfer at YVR from transborder to international without clearing customs?



I can't decide whether I miss the tulip or the bowling shoe more
User currently offlinelonghauler From Canada, joined Mar 2004, 4935 posts, RR: 43
Reply 2, posted (2 years 2 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 3442 times:

Your baggage will be transferred and you do not have to clear them through customs. You can check with the YVR website, but if I am not mistaken you also do not have to clear "full" Canadian Customs.

You still fill out a Customs declaration, and you have a cursory passport check, then you go right to the secure international area of the airport.

Understand though, this is not the same for the reverse trip PVG-YVR-EWR.

Also, if Air Canada booked this, then they accept it as a reasonable time. If there are delays en-route, (barring weather) then basically AC takes responsibility for you. And trust me, they know you are there.



Never gonna grow up, never gonna slow down .... Barefoot Blue Jean Night
User currently offlineretrolivery From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 205 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 2 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3426 times:

Quoting longhauler (Reply 2):
Your baggage will be transferred and you do not have to clear them through customs. You can check with the YVR website, but if I am not mistaken you also do not have to clear "full" Canadian Customs.

You still fill out a Customs declaration, and you have a cursory passport check, then you go right to the secure international area of the airport.

Understand though, this is not the same for the reverse trip PVG-YVR-EWR.

Also, if Air Canada booked this, then they accept it as a reasonable time. If there are delays en-route, (barring weather) then basically AC takes responsibility for you. And trust me, they know you are there.

Super useful reply, thanks longhauler!

It's been awhile since I've transferred to an international destination via Canada from the US, so I'm a little rusty on the protocol. Thanks for your insight!



A3, AA, AC, AI, AK, AM, AP, AZ, B6, BA, CO, DL, EK, EY, FL, FI, FR, KL, KM, LH, MA, MH, MS, OA, OK, OS, SR, TA, TG, U2,
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Minimum Connection Time In ORD (Intl.) posted Mon Oct 24 2011 09:42:34 by EBGflyer
Minimum ATL Connection Time posted Tue Aug 9 2011 09:50:08 by packcheer
Enough Connection Time At SFO? posted Wed Jun 1 2011 13:21:52 by TWA757
Connection Time In AMS For Bags posted Thu Mar 31 2011 19:52:27 by DTWLAX
Connection Time At PHX posted Sun Jan 9 2011 22:35:28 by Icarus75
Minimum Connection Time In Guangzhou posted Sat Dec 11 2010 06:21:45 by EBGflyer
LAX Connection Time: Will I Be OK? posted Thu Jul 15 2010 05:34:41 by AlnessW
Minimum Connection Time In Oslo Torp? posted Mon May 24 2010 11:35:37 by aivisavia
45min Connection At EWR - Doable? posted Tue Apr 6 2010 10:47:16 by AmricanShamrok
45 Min. Connection Time Enough At DFW? posted Thu Jul 30 2009 10:56:46 by Stl1326