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Re-clearing security at YUL

Old Jul 3, 18, 7:32 am
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Re-clearing security at YUL

So my group of 4 (wife, 2 kids, me) are flying back from France in a few weeks. We are dropping off the kids in YUL, as the grandparents are picking them up from there. My wife plans on clearing customs at YUL while I continue to YTZ with the luggage. She hands off the kids and goes back through security for a later flight to YTZ. At least that's the plan.

Are there any problems with this strategy? She's on one ticket (NCE-ZRH-YUL-YTZ). It's an Aeroplan award flight, if that matters.

Thanks.
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Old Jul 3, 18, 7:48 am
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Just put luggage on your name.otherwise have fun!
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Old Jul 3, 18, 8:03 am
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Originally Posted by cooleddie View Post
Just put luggage on your name.otherwise have fun!
That was part of the plan. Thanks...looking forward to trying Swiss J.
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Old Jul 3, 18, 8:19 am
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As this is more a Canada Customs & security question than an Air Canada query this thread has been relocated to the Canada forum for further discussion.

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Old Jul 3, 18, 4:29 pm
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Originally Posted by grandgourmand View Post
That was part of the plan. Thanks...looking forward to trying Swiss J.
If you're flying LX86 ZRH-YUL you will need to pick up you luggage and recheck with the AC connections counter and then proceed through CATSA anyways as LX is not an ITD carrier.
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Old Jul 6, 18, 4:56 am
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As the grandparents may be aware, the Arrivals hall in YUL is a bit of a zoo. Checked luggage can take + 20 min. I walk out of the secure area and make a bee line for the up escalator for my cnx. Note that is how you "go back through security". My advice would be to pick a nicer place for the rendezvous. Grandparents may walk to park @ the Sheraton and take the shuttle over? Porter's last departure is at 21:15 i.e. there is little risk of a misconnect!
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Old Jul 30, 18, 6:26 am
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FYI, it all went well. Just cleared customs as a family, I re-checked my bags. Walked out, grandparents were there. No problems...except for my wife. She had booked a 3 hour layover, just in case. Proved completely unnecessary.

Thanks for the help everyone.
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