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Passing through GRU on the way to/from EZE (AC90/91, AC96/97)

Passing through GRU on the way to/from EZE (AC90/91, AC96/97)

Old Apr 30, 22, 12:29 pm
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Originally Posted by bennyg2 View Post
Ok fellow travelers, lend me your wisdom.

I am about to return from a quick hop to EZE back to YTZ and I am not sure if I can purchase duty free.

Iím on Air Canada flights the entire way. EZE to GRU to YUL to YTZ.

When we arrive at GRU, are we subject to security screening again where we would have to give up liquids?
You cannot take liquids. This was explicitly told to me on my YYZ-(GRU)-EZE flight. It was the same aircraft for the GRU-EZE flight and the SD came to me and asked if I had any duty free I would like stored in the closet for that purpose.

The security process on the return is the same.

So no, donít try to take alcohol through. It will be taken away.
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Old May 1, 22, 5:39 pm
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Originally Posted by WaytoomuchEurope View Post
You cannot take liquids. This was explicitly told to me on my YYZ-(GRU)-EZE flight. It was the same aircraft for the GRU-EZE flight and the SD came to me and asked if I had any duty free I would like stored in the closet for that purpose.

The security process on the return is the same.

So no, don’t try to take alcohol through. It will be taken away.
I just returned from my trip this am and can concur - each time you get off a flight you will pass through security (not customs) and no liquids are allowed. Even coming through YUL today, the person in front of me had to give up a bottle he bought, while going through transit area screening.

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Old May 1, 22, 9:29 pm
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Originally Posted by WaytoomuchEurope View Post
You cannot take liquids. This was explicitly told to me on my YYZ-(GRU)-EZE flight. It was the same aircraft for the GRU-EZE flight and the SD came to me and asked if I had any duty free I would like stored in the closet for that purpose.

The security process on the return is the same.

So no, donít try to take alcohol through. It will be taken away.
EZE transit security had a clear bin of shame at the checkpoint: everyone else's duty free liquor (still in security sealed bags/bottles). The other passengers had to forfeit these items to pass through. Some very expensive bottles, not run of the mill college liquor.

I remember thinking to myself: clever idea: this must be how EZE duty free restocks their shelves.

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Old Aug 6, 22, 9:52 am
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Originally Posted by WaytoomuchEurope View Post
You cannot take liquids. This was explicitly told to me on my YYZ-(GRU)-EZE flight. It was the same aircraft for the GRU-EZE flight and the SD came to me and asked if I had any duty free I would like stored in the closet for that purpose.

The security process on the return is the same.

So no, donít try to take alcohol through. It will be taken away.

So in GRU you have to deplane but do you get your luggage and recheck in? I am planning to deplane in GRU and get my luggage and not continue on to EZE.
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Old Aug 6, 22, 10:25 am
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Originally Posted by djjaguar64 View Post
So in GRU you have to deplane but do you get your luggage and recheck in?
No, as is detailed in a bunch of posts upthread.

I am planning to deplane in GRU and get my luggage and not continue on to EZE.
You're going to have to ask to short-check your luggage. Whether AC will want to do that, who knows.
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Old Aug 6, 22, 8:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith View Post
No, as is detailed in a bunch of posts upthread.



You're going to have to ask to short-check your luggage. Whether AC will want to do that, who knows.

They will not since the final dest is EZE. Ok thanks
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Old Aug 7, 22, 3:00 pm
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Finally booked YYZ-BOG(AC)-GRU(AV) all in business for $1500 each way.

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