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clearing customs at ATL arriving from YVR BC

Old Nov 26, 2018, 4:40 pm
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Originally Posted by LBJ
US CBP at YVR is open until 10:30PM -- US Customs and Border Protection YVR
There's a Plaza Premium lounge in the US pre-clearance area that takes Priority Pass -- https://www.prioritypass.com/lounges...usa-departures
Don't know how busy it is at that time, but I'd probably get there 2 - 2.5 hours prior to flight (depending on whether you are checking luggage) if you want to avoid any hassles.
According to you link, it closes at 8:30, not 10:30.

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Old Nov 26, 2018, 5:00 pm
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Originally Posted by longing4piedmont
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you will clear customs @YVR if you get there early enough...
wut

you can't just get there early and pre-clear. That would mean there's a mix of pre-cleared and uncleared passengers on the same plane. It should be obvious why this isn't allowed.
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Old Nov 26, 2018, 5:24 pm
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Originally Posted by pvn
wut

you can't just get there early and pre-clear. That would mean there's a mix of pre-cleared and uncleared passengers on the same plane. It should be obvious why this isn't allowed.
Logic is irrelevant.

When you get to ATL you will go left off the jetway if you had preclearance in YVR, right if you didn't. Honor system my friend, works every time. Delta will mark your bag as such so they know where to put it.

Unless you ate the lettuce... oops wrong thread.

I am pretty sure other than for causing deja vu (thanks to merge?), this thread is not very helpful, so much conflicting information, twice.
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Old Nov 26, 2018, 6:08 pm
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Assuming not the later flight.... assume leaving YVR on Delta mid day.

The SkyTeam Lounge is in international terminal, not US preclearance terminal right? Can you get into international gates with your boarding pass, then get to US customs without going through security again?
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Old Nov 27, 2018, 3:34 am
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Originally Posted by defrosted
Assuming not the later flight.... assume leaving YVR on Delta mid day.

The SkyTeam Lounge is in international terminal, not US preclearance terminal right? Can you get into international gates with your boarding pass, then get to US customs without going through security again?
Yes. YVR has a setup to allow this. However it is a pain. Unless you're on the ATL non-preclearance flight It's just not worth it.
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Old Nov 27, 2018, 3:36 am
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Originally Posted by SJC ORD LDR
According to you like, it closes at 8:30, not 10:30.
Posted earlier. The link says 2030. Commoningly gets confused as 1030 by those not use to 24hr time.
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Old Nov 27, 2018, 5:04 am
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Originally Posted by defrosted
Logic is irrelevant.

When you get to ATL you will go left off the jetway if you had preclearance in YVR, right if you didn't. Honor system my friend, works every time. Delta will mark your bag as such so they know where to put it.

Unless you ate the lettuce... oops wrong thread.

I am pretty sure other than for causing deja vu (thanks to merge?), this thread is not very helpful, so much conflicting information, twice.
Honor system? The flight would leave from international portion of the terminal, and all pax clear at ATL.

Originally Posted by flyerCO
Yes. YVR has a setup to allow this. However it is a pain. Unless you're on the ATL non-preclearance flight It's just not worth it.
​​​​​​Actually, you will be asked to clear security where your flight departs. You can't go to the international area when your flight departs from the transborder section.
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Old Nov 27, 2018, 8:02 am
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Originally Posted by Repooc17
Honor system? The flight would leave from international portion of the terminal, and all pax clear at ATL.
It's cleary a joking post.

​​​​​​Actually, you will be asked to clear security where your flight departs. You can't go to the international area when your flight departs from the transborder section.
I've gone through security at the international/domestic portion before. Couple of times they were suggesting some passengers go that route due to delay at the transborder security checkpoint. Regardless of if they allow it that day or not, it's a waste of time and a pain unless there's a problem at normal checkpoint.
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Old Nov 27, 2018, 9:57 am
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Originally Posted by flyerCO
Posted earlier. The link says 2030. Commonly gets confused as 1030 by those not use to 24hr time.
I think the other post said 8:00, which is still not in line with the link.
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