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Old Jul 14, 08, 4:16 pm
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Originally Posted by honmani2 View Post
I'm on a UA flight from HNL-ANC with a layover in Vancouver and changing to a Air Canada codeshare.

When I tried to check in on-line, it asked for my passport information. Why would I need a passport for a three hour layover?
No sterile transit. You'll need to preclear U.S. entry even though you're arriving from the U.S. even if you don't need to clear Canadian entry.
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