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Forum: Mexico
Aug 15, 19, 7:42 am
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Section 107

I find some of the most interesting architecture...

I find some of the most interesting architecture (reminiscent of Miami) is in the Sante Fe neighborhood on the west side of town and higher in elevation so it overlooks the city. It has been a long...
Aug 12, 19, 7:50 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,845
Posted By Section 107

In a related situation: some years ago my dad...

In a related situation: some years ago my dad went to Hong Kong and brought back three fake Rolex watches as gag gifts (with the exchange rate I think he said he paid about $20 total). Until he...
Forum: Mexico
Jul 25, 19, 8:52 am
Replies: 20
Views: 13,456
Posted By Section 107

I have never seen beer in a duty free shop... ...

I have never seen beer in a duty free shop... has anyone else?

Mexico seems to tax imported alcohol based on the cost of the alcohol (which is different from the US which taxes the amount of...
Forum: Mexico
Jul 24, 19, 8:03 am
Replies: 20
Views: 13,456
Posted By Section 107

When arriving at MEX I have only seen duty-free...

When arriving at MEX I have only seen duty-free on arrival in T1 and not in T2. However, it has been about 4 years since I last arrived in T2 - does it now have Duty-Free accessible on arrival?
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jul 22, 19, 6:58 am
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By Section 107

BWI has lower enplanement fee than DCA or IAD so...

BWI has lower enplanement fee than DCA or IAD so frequently tickets are cheaper BUT, without traffic, it's a good 40-45 minutes from Arlingtron - with traffic- eh, who knows, which generally negates...
Jul 15, 19, 1:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,871
Posted By Section 107

In addition, there are (almost) no restrictions...

In addition, there are (almost) no restrictions on private entities capturing and storing such information (such as casinos, stadiums, amusement parks, concert venues, etc). In a similar way, many...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jul 9, 19, 1:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By Section 107

So I was on a WN flight that was delayed due to...

So I was on a WN flight that was delayed due to the new birthday party arrangements. Then it was delayed yet again for wx, then cxld due to wx so we were re-routed through MDW and that flt to DCA ...
Forum: South America
Jul 9, 19, 10:13 am
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By Section 107

My family was on this boat for a week in 2016...

My family was on this boat for a week in 2016 with Overseas Adventure Travel (we have always been more than satisfied with the arrangements made by OAT).

It is nice, very comfortable, nothing...
Forum: Mexico
Jul 9, 19, 9:37 am
Replies: 20
Views: 6,799
Posted By Section 107

This area is one of the relatively few places...

This area is one of the relatively few places designated a Pueblo Magico in Mexico. It should be a must-see for any visitor to Mexico - it is absolutely beautiful! After reading about it here on FT...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,507
Posted By Section 107

Yes, see my last two sentences - I completely...

Yes, see my last two sentences - I completely agree that area is sometimes referred to as a/the "sterile" area/corridor.

Regardless of how a civilian agency (GAO) colloquially refers to the area,...
Jul 8, 19, 10:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,507
Posted By Section 107

That is accurate but the highlighted term is not...

That is accurate but the highlighted term is not used quite correctly. The "sterile" area is where passengers access aircraft after having gone through TSA controlled/supervised screening. So a pax...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,619
Posted By Section 107

the bag is always source of annoyance for me -...

the bag is always source of annoyance for me - the wording should be "might not inflate." Also, critically important on most systems is ensuring the lanyard is pulled so that the unit is activated -...
Jun 21, 19, 12:27 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 6,555
Posted By Section 107

[bolding added] I am confused - are you...

[bolding added]

I am confused - are you saying you can't see it in the Ag Act or you can't see it in the CSA (which you quote and state that's what it says)? It is certainly explicit in the CSA....
Jun 21, 19, 10:38 am
Replies: 50
Views: 6,555
Posted By Section 107

I suspect there is something in section 297 of...

I suspect there is something in section 297 of the Ag act that relates/refers to working with the Attorney General in carrying out the AG's duties similar to or even in conjunction with the...
Jun 19, 19, 7:53 am
Replies: 259
Views: 147,327
Posted By Section 107

Secondary every time? Maybe, probably not. She...

Secondary every time? Maybe, probably not. She will be in the system forever. it might prevent her from accepted into "global entry" or a similar trusted traveller program.

will not impact...
Jun 18, 19, 9:37 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By Section 107

it is more difficult than it was but still not...

it is more difficult than it was but still not terribly difficult to spoof a BP for entry through the checkpoints. The TD/ID check point is also another opportunity for a bad actor to get tripped...
Jun 17, 19, 10:36 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,919
Posted By Section 107

You have two sets of laws/rules to be figured...

You have two sets of laws/rules to be figured out: 1) rules for exporting the coins from Germany and 2) rules for importing the coins into the US.

I have no idea about Germany's laws/rules. You...
Jun 17, 19, 7:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,636
Posted By Section 107

The real reason could have been exactly what they...

The real reason could have been exactly what they said - a problem reading the chip - or not. Perhaps your name is similar to someone else they are interested in. Only they will know.

Recourse?...
Jun 12, 19, 2:40 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 9,112
Posted By Section 107

All very true and I am not defending abusive LEOs...

All very true and I am not defending abusive LEOs - all too many of whom bring to the job a bully-like "respect mah authoritay" attitude. But a lot of interactions with LE go bad because...
Jun 11, 19, 10:00 am
Replies: 58
Views: 9,112
Posted By Section 107

Currency over $10k - what can you tell us? I...

Currency over $10k - what can you tell us?

I would like to know how officers approach currency situations: broadly, what are the procedures and considerations when a pax
1. has declared/filed...
Jun 11, 19, 8:44 am
Replies: 16
Views: 5,685
Posted By Section 107

Welcome back, Sai, glad to hear/read your voice...

Welcome back, Sai, glad to hear/read your voice of sanity.....
Jun 11, 19, 8:32 am
Replies: 1,381
Views: 510,565
Posted By Section 107

the question is: "What kind of body scanner will...

the question is: "What kind of body scanner will I find at LED? For health reasons I don't want x Ray ... Thanks"

LED is Pulkovo/Dostoyevski airport in St. Petersburg (known as Leningrad in the...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jun 6, 19, 8:36 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,429
Posted By Section 107

The Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage has daily,...

The Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage has daily, free shows of world-class talent at 6pm. You are then just steps from fabulous food options and the G'town waterfront scene.

all great comments...
Forum: Mexico
Jun 6, 19, 8:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By Section 107

sounds like a plan - I havent been to Campeche at...

sounds like a plan - I havent been to Campeche at all, will have to get my in-laws (Metepec) to schedule it for me next time I am there - hopefully for Xmas.
Forum: Mexico
Jun 6, 19, 8:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By Section 107

I disagree - I believe that honor belongs to...

I disagree - I believe that honor belongs to Metepec, birthplace of topes and leading exporter of them around the world.... :)
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