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Re: U.S. plans big increase in "pre-clearance" sites

DrFumblefinger ·
If you've ever used one of the foreign country based US customs clearances, you know that this is easy to do. So this is a wonderful idea and will help improve tourism to the USA>
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Re: U.S. plans big increase in "pre-clearance" sites

PHeymont ·
That’s especially true for high-volume areas like Heathrow…I’d far rather use my waiting time there to be cleared than have to spend extra time waiting AFTER my flight at JFK!
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TSA hits the million mark for Pre-check

PHeymont ·
TSA's Pre-check program has enrolled a million "trusted travelers" in its program, designed to speed up processing at airport security.
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TSA Pre-Check: Less access if you're not signed up

PHeymont ·
TSA's Pre-Check, which allows travelers to pass through airport security without having to remove shoes, unpack laptops and generally move faster, will focus on passengers directly enrolled in the program, or in other government "Trusted Traveler"...
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In the Cotswolds: Buscot Park

PortMoresby ·
After a visit to William Morris’s Kelmscott Manor, PortMoresby crosses the River Thames to visit Buscot Park, with a stunning room dedicated to a Pre-Raphaelite painter and, unexpectedly, warriors in the garden.
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U.S. plans big increase in "pre-clearance" sites

PHeymont ·
If you've ever flown into the U.S. from overseas and missed a connection because of a long line at Customs, or had to collect and re-check your bags, you'll be cheering at the announcement that U.S. Customs and Border Protection is negotiating to add...
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Customs Pre-Clearance to add 12 cities; Stockholm is next

PHeymont ·
Stockholm is next city to allow travelers to go through U.S. border before boarding the plane, and 11 more are in talks to follow.
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New security changes to make travel harder and easier

PHeymont ·
At the same time that the U.S. is imposing new restrictions on the visa waiver program, it's also taking steps to provide more overseas pre-clearance to speed up arrival in the U.S. The visa waiver program—which allows residents of 38 cooperating countries, many in Europe, to visit the U.S. without having to go through time-consuming applications—is getting limts that require visas for anyone who has visited Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan within the past 5 years. Exceptions may be...
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Re: In the Cotswolds: Buscot Park

PortMoresby ·
For the first time, Edward Burne-Jones Briar Rose paintings will leave Buscot Park, the house for which they were painted, to join others of the artists works at the Tate Britain gallery, London, from October until February 2019. Read the whole story here .
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Re: New security changes to make travel harder and easier

Travel Rob ·
I've been through pre clearance in Canada and it does save time when entering the States.
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Re: New security changes to make travel harder and easier

DrFumblefinger ·
Most every Canadian city has this pre-clearance, which really is formal immigration and customs inspection. Once through, you're in the USA, even though still in Canada. The lines move quickly and it certainly beats the zoo you find on arrival at immigration and customs at major US airports.
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Re: New security changes to make travel harder and easier

GarryRF ·
Is driving from Canada into the US a problem for Brits ? Last time I was held up for some time having to go into the office and complete forms. I was in the US 48 hours earlier but they had do it all again.
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Re: New security changes to make travel harder and easier

DrFumblefinger ·
Don't know if it's a problem for Brits, Garry. But it is not a problems for Canadians and Americans, some of whom cross the border every day. Perhaps it was your dry sense of British humor?!?......which I like, but which a border guard might not.
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Re: New security changes to make travel harder and easier

GarryRF ·
Perhaps he didn't enjoy being reminded that our Queen Elizabeth II still owns Canada ! We had to complete another Visa Waiver Form. But they were extremely polite.
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Re: In the Cotswolds: Buscot Park

DrFumblefinger ·
Another great home and gardens, great story and great photos to wrap it all together! You have an unusual gift for sharing your love of these elegant places, PortMoresby. Thanks again!
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Re: In the Cotswolds: Buscot Park

PortMoresby ·
Thanks for saying so, DrF. Stay tuned, one of my all-time favorites next Saturday.
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