Travel Tips & Trip Ideas Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Canada restricts carry-on luggage on flights to US!

Jump to last reply

Just coz someone was able to pass through security checks with explosives in his underwear, Canada Transport has banned carry-ons altogether on all flights to U.S.! I was flying in to New York from Toronto—just a 90 minute flight for which I had to wait 5 hours at the airport undergoing innumerable delays and security checks. In the end, I was just happy I was able to carry my 10K camera and accessories on-flight. I don’t mind checking in all my baggage – in fact, a good turnout from all of this could result in less delays at security checkpoints since there would be less luggage to check. But the airlines should have some system in place for tracking our check-in luggage so that it doesn’t get lost or robbed! I’ve had too many bad experiences on this count. I’m all for air safety and the bare essentials carry-on rules, but I want a fool-proof system for check-in luggage, or be given full compensation from airlines. What do you guys think?

3 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Travel Tips & Trip Ideas activity »
  1. 1 Need suggestions for solo trip (2-3 weeks, next May)
  2. 2 French gastronomy
  3. 3 two months away and mold problems.
  4. 4 Barclaycard Arrival MC chip & pin useless in Italy
  5. 5 Noise Cancelling Headphones
  6. 6 Travel Tote/Bag (women) for carrying on plane
  7. 7 Looking for a hat to wear in the rainforest
  8. 8 $950,000 travel insurance mistake
  9. 9 Need packing tips: 24 days in Japan
  10. 10 NEED URGENT DESTINATION ADVICE!
  11. 11 What's stopping you from traveling more?
  12. 12 10-14 days BKK, Udon Thani & Beach with kids
  13. 13 Hotel bidding site recommendations.
  14. 14 Winter Roadside Emergency Kit
  15. 15 Phone service
  16. 16 Does anyone have the Sparrow bag I read about in Sunday's LA Times?
  17. 17 10 Days of travel help!
  18. 18 Trip Report Travel Agency Review for Trip to Spain
  19. 19 Group Tours for 30 somethings
  20. 20 Thailand, Laos, Cambodia
  21. 21 Re-checking bag after a layover.
  22. 22 Best places to start...
  23. 23 25th wedding anniv travel
  24. 24 Where in the World Should We Go?
  25. 25 Friends Seeking Advice
View next 25 » Back to the top