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How much cancer medicine can I bring to Canada for a 2-week visit?

I’m a person with health issues and need to take medication daily. I am traveling to Canada for two weeks and need to bring my cancer meds. Plus I take calcium tablets everyday. My injection ...
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In a mixed-cabin scenario, do benefits apply on other legs?

For an Air Canada itinerary "mixed cabin" scenario, where the 1st and 2nd legs are in Economy but the third leg is in premium economy, do the premium economy checkin benefits apply when ...
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Percentage of flight cancellations with Air Canada

Is there a source to look up the percentage of flight cancellations with Air Canada? I am interested to compare this data with my own experience: On a long-distance trip with four Air Canada flights ...
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my passport has ink mark on the 3rd page, and i need to apply for my canadian study permit, will it be accepted by embassy or not? [duplicate]

my passport has an ink mark on the 3rd page, and I need to apply for my Canadian study permit, will the embassy accept it or not?
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How early can you arrive for a international (trans-border) flight from Vancouver YVR?

If I'll be in Vancouver, Canada at about 10am, and my Air Canada flight to San Diego doesn't leave until about 8:45pm, would I typically be allowed to check in (with luggage) and clear security in ...
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Will Air Canada let me check 10 bags as long as I pay the fee?

As far as I can tell, Air Canada has no specific limits for checked-in bags as long as you pay the $225 fee per bag for excess bags. My question is if in practice I would be rejected at the airport if ...
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Transit at Frankfurt Airport

I am travelling to Toronto, Canada on Tourist Visa from India. My routing is from Delhi to Frankfurt on Air India and from Frankfurt to Toronto on Air Canada and returns YYZ to FRA on Air Canada and ...
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What to do in case of Lost/Delayed baggage

Here is what happened Flying from Atlanta, US to Amman, Jordan through Air Canada Having an extra bag, Air Canada charged me $100 for the extra bag in the way to the airplane they asked if they can ...
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Is 3 hours enough for a connection Swiss to Air Canada at London-Heathrow?

Are 3 hours enough time to change planes at London-Heathrow? Will I have to go through security again? My first leg is Zurich to London-Heathrow (with Swiss) and my second leg is London-Heathrow to ...
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Transiting through Heathrow on separate tickets

I will be travelling from Belgrade (BEG) to London (LHR) on Air Serbia and then from LHR to Toronto (YYZ) on Air Canada on separate tickets. Both of the flights arrive at/leave from the same terminal (...
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Does anyone know if I would be allowed to bring my power bank of 30,000mAH in my carry-on bag for all 3 three of these airlines?

I'm traveling to Instanbul, Turkey from the United States using 2-3 different airlines (United, Air Canada, and Turkish Airlines) to get there. Does anyone know if I would be allowed to bring my power ...
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Flying from Toronto to Mumbai via Newark [closed]

Has anyone recently flown from Toronto to Mumbai via Newark on an itinerary sold by Air Canada during covid (United operates the leg from Newark to Mumbai and air Canada code shares that leg)? Does ...
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I have a flight from Istanbul to Vancouver with overnight layover at Montreal. Where do I need to do my quarantine if I decide to spend night at hotel

I have a flight from Istanbul to Vancouver with long overnight layover at Montreal. Where do I need to do my quarantine if I decide to spend night at hotel? Or can I stay at the airport for a night to ...
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Do I need to recheck my baggage when transiting YYC-YYZ-DXB?

I am so confused right now. So I have a flight from Calgary (YYC) to Dubai (DXB), with a connection at Toronto (YYZ) for 15 hours. I finished the first leg (Air Canada) and left the plane. Followed ...
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What to do after Air Canada cancelled flight home

A friend of mine is currently in Cuba and was due to return to the UK on 2 April travelling Holguin> Montreal with Air Canada, and onwards to London Gatwick with BA (single PNR, booking made direct ...
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Air Canada only giving partial refund on canceled ticket within 24 hours of booking?

I'm trying to cancel a flight that was booked less than 24 hours ago, I'm seeing that Air Canada does not want to refund the full ticket amount, but their policy appears that they should refund the ...
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Canada Transit Visa

Could someone please help me how to contact Canada Embassy regarding my transit visa? Its been more than 21 days since I applied for the transit visa for which I have not received any update yet.
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Air Canada or Delta? Which has better Bag Policy?

I'm between Air Canada and Delta (from San Jose, USA, to Vancouver, Canada) The only thing that matters here for me, is the Bag Policy. I have: 1 small luggage (less than 23kg) 1 big luggage (about ...
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luggage allowance on multi-city bookings

How does luggage allowance work on each leg of multi-city bookings (in order to force a stopover), vs. the same booking done as a one-way trip? For example Air Canada has a very generous luggage ...
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I can't check in for tomorrow's flight without a Canada transit visa

I am an Indian citizen, traveling to India tomorrow from the USA. I have a valid US work visa. My flight is United (operated by Air Canada), with a connection at Toronto with 1 hour layover. I was ...
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Can I transfer through Vancouver airport without Canada visa? Air Canada and Turkish Citizen [duplicate]

I'm a Turkish citizen living in USA (temporary resident on a H-1B) and I just bought a flight that transfers through Vancouver Airport. The itinerary is as follows: Air Canada 8090 -> Seattle, ...
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Connecting in Toronto on different airlines

I am about to order a flight to San Jose, Costa Rica from Tel Aviv. I am concerned that the connection in Toronto is too short. I have a 1:25 hour connection, arriving with Lufthansa and departing ...
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where are my seats on Air Canada 789

I have seats 6A and B where on the plane are they on Air Canada 789. Not sure where these seats are, as they were booked for me, does anyone know where they might be.
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Clearing US custom at Toronto Pearson YYZ at 5am?

According to here the US Customs service at Toronto Pearson YYZ only opens at 6 am. Nevertheless, Air Canada has flights at 6+ am to New York. In that case, how could you clear the border and board ...
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Do I have to pick up my luggage at Seoul Incheon and how many bags am I able to check?

I am flying to Singapore from Toronto. My route is Toronto to Seoul - Air Canada and then codeshare Asiana Airlines from Seoul to Singapore- all booked on the same ticket. I have looked online and ...
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Travelling fro Cebu, Philippines to Toronto, Canada via Narita/Haneda, Japan with 2 check-in luggage

I will be traveling with 2 check-in luggage from Cebu Philippines to Toronto Canada via Narita / Haneda Japan with only 4 hours layover between Narita and Haneda transfer and Haneda/Toronto departure. ...
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What would airline do if I miss a connection & I don't have visa for the country I am stuck in?

Due to a recent air force dog fight between India & Pakistan few weeks back, Swiss Air has been avoiding the Pakistani airspace & that has been causing delays for both arrivals & ...
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Air Canada personal item sizer size?

The Air Canada rules only permit a 16cm wide bag which is not a lot. of storage allowance. RyanAir gives 20cm, United gives 22cm... how big is the sizer for Air Canada?
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Rigid boxes for snowboard and ski for air travel [closed]

I'll be flying with Air Canada this winter (domestic flight in Canada) for a ski trip. From their website, we can see Snowboards must be packed in a rigid and/or hard-shell case specifically ...
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Can I leave the Toronto airport during an 11 hour layover?

I'm Portuguese and am going to Lima on AIR Canada. On my way back home I have a layover of 11 hours in Toronto. Can I leave the airport to visit the city? What happens to my luggage? Do I have to pass ...
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flying over the united state [duplicate]

Does the Air Canada flight from Ottawa, Ontario to London, England fly over the United States of America? Is there any City in Europe that Air Canada flies to from Ottawa without flying over the ...
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Do I have to recheck my luggage, pass security and get a visa for a connection flight in London?

I'm traveling from Toronto, Canada to India via Connections in London Heathrow & Kuwait in an Indian Passport. Canada to London (Terminal 2) 6.55 hr layover - Air Canada London(Terminal 4) to ...
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Air Canada luggage allowance when flying from Europe to USA

I'm having a very hard time understanding the luggage policy of Air Canada as it applies to my journey. I read on its site that, according to some parameters (miles, airports, fidelity...) you have ...
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Recheck luggage in Toronto when flying from BWI to Heathrow via Toronto on Air Canada?

I have an Air Canada ticket from BWI to Heathrow via Toronto Pearson. Do I need to recheck my bags and must I go through Customs in Toronto? If so, will 1.5 hour suffice?
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Are electric hair straighteners allowed on flights?

My friend is travelling on Air Canada tomorrow from Toronto to Alberta. She is also travelling on Air Canada from Toronto to Los Angeles (California) next month. She was wondering if electric hair ...
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How long does it take Air Canada to refund a ticket cancelled within 24 hours of booking?

I cancelled a return flight 40 minutes after booking when I realized I made a mistake. Currently it has been ~36 hours and still no money is showing up in my account, even though the money left the ...
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Online boarding passes for Star Alliance connecting flights

I booked a trip from Canada to India. I started on Air Canada and transferred to Lufthansa. A day before I left I selected my seats, checked in online and obtained my boarding passes, all through Air ...
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If we miss a connection in Toronto what should we expect the airline to do?

We're travelling from the UK to Jamaica via Toronto with Air Canada transatlantic and Air Canada Rouge for the trip to the Caribbean. We have a somewhat tight 60-minute transfer on the way there (Air ...
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I have an eTA but my passport is in another embassy. Can I still travel to Canada with a copy of my passport?

I applied for an eTA to travel to Canada, and I already have it, but then I've sent my passport to the UK embassy for a tourist visa and I didn't get my passport back yet. I have a flight to Canada in ...
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Do I have too short a layover for customs in Toronto?

I'm flying from Saint Louis, MO to Montreal by way of Toronto: STL -> YYZ -> YUL. That will be YUL -> YYZ -> STL on the return. All flights were booked as one trip with Air Canada. I have a roughly ...
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Transit visa to Canada with multiple layovers from the US

I'm planning to go to Hong Kong (actually to Shenzhen, but I'll go from HG to SZ by train) from the US (I'm on an F1 visa in the US) by this route: EWR (Newark) - YYC (Calgary) - YVR (Vancouver) - ...
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Laptop in checked baggage

In April I'll be taking a domestic trip from where I live in Vancouver to Toronto via Air Canada. While in Toronto I'm probably going to be purchasing a new laptop at one of the stores there. I'll ...
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Entering Canada on a visitor visa: is there just one airport I can go to?

Is there a specific airport as a point of entry for a visitor visa to enter Canada? I am planning a vacation in Canada and planning to land in Calgary Airport. My friend told me that I need to get a ...
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Transferring luggage. Transit visa

I am flying from Manila to Tokyo, Narita with Philippine Airlines. Then onward to Calgary, Canada with Air Canada. When transferring in Tokyo, do I need to collect my baggage and clear immigration and ...
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Which airline’s carry-on size limits apply when one airline sells ticket but flight is operated by another? [duplicate]

I am taking a flight purchased from United for Seattle (SEA) to Casablanca (CMN). Some segments are operated by other carriers but in United’s name. The ticket says: United 4688 Operated by trans ...
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How do Connecting flights from international destinations to US destinations work at Toronto Pearson?

We're flying from Manchester (MAN) to New York La Guardia (LGA). However, to get cheap flights we have a transfer in Toronto Pearson International (YYZ). The tickets were booked at the same time, ...
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Do I have any options for getting a delayed bag back from behind customs in Montreal?

I flew into Montreal yesterday from the US, and Air Canada neglected to put my bag on the plane. They put it on the first flight today, which landed about six hours ago, and as far as I know the whole ...
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Do I need to claim my baggage while connecting in Chicago?

I am going to Korea with Asiana Airlines. My initiary is from Montreal, Canada (Air Canada) --> Chicago -> Incheon, KOR (Asiana). I will need to take an ATS to transfer terminals while connecting in ...
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Help for Air Canada Fare Calculation Example

Could you please help to explain how the below air ticket fare break down? I see the XT tax $130.55, the fare calculation shows the break down, but it does not really match. As far as I know that ...
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Do I need ETA or transit visa if I have a 5 hr transit by air at Toronto airport? [duplicate]

I am citizen of India (Indian passport holder) with a valid F-1 visa and work permit (EAD card) with me. I have an Air Canada flight from Delhi to LA via Toronto so I have a 5 hr transit at the ...
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