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VIA Rail no longer sells bike boxes. The baggage staff at Toronto Union Station has confirmed to me orally that VIA Rail has stopped to sell bike boxes. Travellers who wish to take their bicycle as checked luggage do not need to pack their bicycle in any way. Greyhound does still sell bike boxes at 10$ each, to travellers or non-travellers. Dimensions ...


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This is very much a matter of judgement on the part of the border officer. There is no magic number. I have seen (on Border Security) a person with $8 and no bank account allowed in because the people he was staying with assured the officer they would cover all his food and expenses while he stayed with them. I've seen an American coming in near Vancouver ...


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As pointed out by @mkennedy, Canada Post has a service called International Reply Coupon, which, as per their web-site, appears to be a one-size-fits-all that's valid in 191 countries (except for Taiwan), bearing a cost of 6,00 CAD. https://www.canadapost.ca/cpo/mc/business/productsservices/atoz/irc.jsf However, the problem comes from the fact that, as its ...


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If you plan to leave the ship then you need a visa. If you stay on the ship, you may not need one. But best to ask the cruise line, as they may require all passengers to have documentation to visit all ports of call even if you don't plan on going ashore.


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Via Rail baggage policy lists "Bicycle box (for non-travellers)" for $20 "available in certain stations only". Also, https://greyhound.ca/en/ticketsandtravel/baggageinformation.aspx Bicycle boxes are available from Greyhound Courier Express at selected terminals for $10 each (plus GST). Perhaps the Greyhound box is large enough too.


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Your plans will be fine. As long as there are less than 90 days between your first arrival in the US, and last departure from the US, then there will be no problem. The VWP 90-day clock keeps ticking for the days you are in Canada, but that's not an issue for you.


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According to http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp, Vietnamese citizens need a visa and a biometric passport to transit in Canada:


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Yes, you need to apply for a Canadian visa. The length of the stay does not matter. Do I need a Canadian visa if I have a United States visa? Yes, you will still need a Canadian visa (temporary resident visa) to enter Canada. A visa from the United States does not permit entry to Canada. If you are a permanent resident of the United States ...


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There doesn't seem to be an issue with you taking a car from Vancouver and returning it in the US. Just did a search on Kayak picking up in Vancouver Airport and dropping off in SeaTac airport and the major rental companies are happy to oblige even though it's getting a bit pricey.


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You must get your luggage at Vancouver as this is your first port of entry into Canada. You also must go through immigration first. Sources: http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/travel-voyage/ivc-rnc-eng.html and personal experience of landing, oh, I do not know, perhaps a billion times in Vancouver :)


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This depends on the airport, in your case airports. You will be told when you check in but you could always call ahead to find out. In may cases, it will be tagged to your final destination and your bags will be labelled I2I which means International-to-International. If they are not, you will have to move them yourself. Since your final leg is domestic, it ...



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