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Old Feb 10, 18, 5:01 am
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: London
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Originally Posted by THEOBCMAN View Post
Can I ask when doing these TP runs for example OTP-PHX, entering the USA when the customs officer asks ‘What are you doing here ?” Has anyone had issues with the TP/ mileage running explanations ? Anyone been pulled in for extra checks ?

Not that there’s anything to hide - just asking.
Be upfront and honest about it. I got the same questions doing a HNL run last year and explained to an incredulous officer how I had come all this way , doing multiple segments just for 2 days in Hawaii. May be worth being prepared to explain the cost and benefits of status . I was cheerily waved through in just over 3 mins- didn't need to show any paperwork though I was prepared to if needed.
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