There are multiple methods that can by used by customs to determine the value of the goods being imported. There is a Valuation Page of CBSA that describes all the possible scenarios that can happen but the short list is:
Transaction value method - Section 48 of the Act
Transaction value of identical goods method - Section 49 of the Act
On the itinerary you've outlined, you would enter Canada and go through its customs and immigration processes. You will then enter the United States through a land border crossing, of which there are more than 100 between the US and its northern neighbor. The one you select depends on your route and destination.
Lawful Permanent Residents of the U.S. ...
Security screening at Toronto Pearson is conducted by CATSA. It occurs immediately after US preclearance and baggage drop.
CATSA recommends people with prostheses containing metal to inform a security screener and receive an alternate search, but if he has a prosthesis without metal he can just walk through the metal detector.
If you need assistance, ...
The UP Express Train will take you from downtown Toronto (Union Station) to Pearson International Airport "in 25 minutes". Currently, a one-way adult ticket is $12 CAD.
Some lesser-known, but good-value fares are:
"Meeter and Greeter Return" ($12 CAD)
Guests meeting travellers at the airport may purchase this return ticket at a reduced fare.
You have a number of choices:
Take the TTC. For example, subway to Kipling (west end of line 2, transfer from line 1 at St George), then "rocket" bus line 192 to the airport. It will cost you $3.00. You may not enjoy dealing with your luggage and you may have to change a bit, eg streetcar to subway, change subway at Yonge/Bloor, then subway to bus.
Take the ...
Just 7 days ago from the time of posting this @TorontoPearson tweeted:
Customs open at 3:30 am and counters are open 3 hours prior to scheduled flight times. Hope this helps. Regards.
Therefore, the hours you listed are out of date.
Technically, yes, they want the baggie of freedom. They have a supply of them right before security, so you could transfer your liquids into one at the airport.
In practice, my liquids usually go through in a washing bag with one clear side that stays in my bag. This has never caused me any problems and I have not been asked to move my liquids into a baggie....
Your best source of information on this is the airline, who wouldn't sell you the ticket if they thought you couldn't make the connection. But some extra information to reassure you:
you do not have to change terminals
you may not have to go through customs at all - for some flights you can stay airside and go through a much simpler process
you may or may ...
I found a picture of the cart dispensers. It says all rights reserved so I'll just link to it. It clearly shows that they take
I don't see any indication of change-giving although it's possible that is below the frame of the picture. Next to the coins slot someone has taped up a diagram of what coins are ok and they appear to be ...
The airport web site suggests you may be some other sort of priority traveler:
A priority lane will be available for Nexus cardholders and airline guests with priority designations.
NEXUS cardholders and airline guests with priority access may enter the U.S. Customs hall directly at any time by showing their boarding pass and/or valid Nexus card and U.S. ...
You can pay by cash, travellers' cheque, Visa, American Express or MasterCard. The CBSA also accepts debit cards at most offices.
Only Canadian dollars are valid currency in Canada. There is no reason to expect customs to expect other money.
Deferred refers to the goods not ...
I live in Calgary, and quite frequently travel to/from Europe on Air Canada (or StarAlliance-affiliated airlines), so have done exactly this transfer-from-international-to-domestic-Air-Canada-in-Toronto operation many times.
Your mother's baggage will be tagged in Warszawa through to Winnipeg, however as you correctly understand, she will need to collect it ...
She will need to clear customs, with her bags, in Toronto. Then she will need to drop her luggage off so that it goes to Winnipeg. There are a lot of signs and a lot of uniformed staff to help you through this process. The YYZ airport has a guide to help you through this.
If, as I expect, LOT have tagged the bag as Winnipeg via Toronto, she literally just ...
First, being a gift is irrelevant. If you are bringing an item into Canada and it is staying in Canada, you declare it.
Second, if you recently bought it, determining the value is simple: look on the receipt, perform a currency conversion, and you're done.
Third, if you declare the item and, if asked, provide a reasonable value for it, that it probably an ...
According to Delta's current timetable, Delta's early-evening flight from YYZ to JFK is currently operated by Endeavor Air, under the number 4126.1 It is scheduled to depart YYZ at 6:15 PM, and arrive at 8:11 PM.
According to the FlightAware history for this flight, here are the arrival times that have been recorded for this flight over the past two ...
Is it possible your connecting flight's boarding time was near? I've been sent to priority customs/passport/security lines when I had a tight connection - both airlines and airports have strong motivations to ensure everyone boards on time because missing passengers can cause very costly delays.
Very few airlines issue paper tickets these days. You can walk up to the counter with wad of money and get one, but that's really not wallet friendly.
You can easily book online and get a confirmation number and an e-ticket number as your receipt. Doing this at least a week or two ahead of flying will increase the chances of getting a cheap ticket. On ...
This flight was cancelled.
Over the past few days, thousands and thousands of flights have been canceled across North American, especially in the area around Toronto, due to storms and temperatures reaching well below freezing.
These conditions have affected everything from the ability to takeoff and land, as well as to prepare the aircraft. For example, ...
They did not mention a specific named type, but they provided the exact sizes for the allowed 1-litre plastic bags along with the required features, from catsa.gc.ca (linked in the official Pearson website):
Containers of liquids, food and personal items in your carry-on must be 100 ml/100 grams (3.4 oz) or less. All containers must fit in one clear, ...
There is no Terminal 2. Terminals are assigned by airline, not by destination. There are divisions within each terminal for destination, but you start at the desk for your airline. Transat uses Terminal 3.
You can get this information for any airline from the YYZ web site.
If you are being driven to the airport by a paid professional (taxi, shuttle bus ...
You are doing preclearance at YYZ and then connect at JFK to an international flight. This makes it a domestic-to-international connection. For that, the relevant Minimum Connection Time is
DL-DL DI .45 CANADA - ALL
DL-DL DI .50 TRM 2 - 4
So the computer will happily say, hey, 51 minutes, I can sell you this ticket and you can ...
Your first choice should be the check-in desk at the airport where you board the flight TO Toronto.
These days, airlines that interline at all usually interline enough to be able to print boarding passes for connecting flights, so chances are excellent that Delta will be able to print a boarding pass for Azores. (This all assumes both flights are on a ...
Assuming you have booked a single ticket (as chx suggests in comments, you can enter the booking reference on aircanada.com to confirm this if there is any question), you can follow the "Connecting Guide" steps helpfully provided on the Toronto Pearson website by selecting "Arriving from International," "Departing to USA," and "Air Canada" for both the ...
Air Canada's published minimum connection time from Canada to the US via Toronto Pearson is 1 hour 10 minutes. This may vary slightly for other airlines, but not by much. Quite a bit of that is the fact that you have a really long walk from your arrival gate to the transit corridor or to immigration.
With a three hour connection, you've got more than enough ...
The processing times for Canadian temporary resident visas (of which the transit visa is one type) applied in the USA is currently 19 days. It's very unlikely that you would be able to receive this visa before tomorrow.
You should contact your ticketing carrier immediately to change your flight itinerary to transit through another country.
A Canadian transit visa allows entry for up to 48 hours each entry. You are allowed to leave the airport. (And there is no fee for the transit visa, but you may have to pay a VFS service charge.)
Details are here. As of 27 February 2017:
If you need a visa to visit Canada, then you need a transit visa to
travel through Canada without stopping or ...
I called CBSA at Pearson today to get an authoritative answer - it was surprisingly easy to reach a real person (I reached someone in Terminal 1 but he assured me that the information applies equally to both terminals).
Here's what he told me:
They prefer not to accept US dollars, but will accept them if there's no other payment option
It is perfectly ok ...
I can only offer the page from the manufacturer of the cart management system
Accept credit cards (PCI-DSS Compliant)
Display multilingual instructions
Offer the option to provide a reward to customers when they return carts
Unfortunately I could not find anyone taking a picture of the CMU at Pearson to verify the ...
Yes. You need to apply for a Canadian Transit Visa. From the Immigration and Citizenship Canada's website
You need a transit visa if you are from a visa-required country and:
your international flight stops at a Canadian airport on its way to another country
you will be connecting between two international flights at a Canadian ...