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Old Dec 21st 2009, 4:28 pm
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In November I went over the border to Canada car was searched going in and a lot of questions of why I was going, anyway on way back American side where waiting for me another barrage of questions plus car search secondary inspection. anyway my question is would I be stupid to go over again so soon, thinking of going over the day after christmas to do some shopping.

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In November I went over the boarder to Canada...
Where? I usually get asked quite a few questions at the Ambassador Bridge (Detroit/Windsor) crossing, but rarely have a problem crossing at Hill Island (east of Kingston).


... would I be stupid to go over again so soon, thinking of going over the day after christmas to do some shopping.
The worst that can happen is you get refused entry. But, since there's probably some great Boxing Day sales on... I'd do it.

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Where? I usually get asked quite a few questions at the Ambassador Bridge (Detroit/Windsor) crossing, but rarely have a problem crossing at Hill Island (east of Kingston).



The worst that can happen is you get refused entry. But, since there's probably some great Boxing Day sales on... I'd do it.

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With a bit of luck they won't let her back in
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Where? I usually get asked quite a few questions at the Ambassador Bridge (Detroit/Windsor) crossing, but rarely have a problem crossing at Hill Island (east of Kingston).



The worst that can happen is you get refused entry. But, since there's probably some great Boxing Day sales on... I'd do it.

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yep thats what I am going for

Crossing at lake of the woods MN area. think my big problem last time was I had a case of beer in trunk which I forgot about and also the car was not in my name when they ran the plates..

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With a bit of luck they won't let her back in
says her who is sat in UK and has to go through Imm. on return

I wont have anything in trunk that I dont tell them about this time....
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In November I went over the boarder to Canada car was searched going in and a lot of questions of why I was going, anyway on way back American side where waiting for me another barrage of questions plus car search secondary inspection. anyway my question is would I be stupid to go over again so soon, thinking of going over the day after christmas to do some shopping.
I'd advise leaving the boarder at home next time.
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I'd advise leaving the boarder at home next time.
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I had a case of bear in trunk which I forgot about
Is the export of "big game" prohibited?
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Is the export of "big game" prohibited?

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says her who is sat in UK and has to go through Imm. on return

I wont have anything in trunk that I dont tell them about this time....
Yes but in all fairness you had no idea what you old man had put in the trunk.

Oh and Immigration don't have to worry about me I have nothing to hide, I know exactly what I carry in and outta the country and I am the blonde.

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Originally Posted by ian-mstm View Post
Where? I usually get asked quite a few questions at the Ambassador Bridge (Detroit/Windsor) crossing, but rarely have a problem crossing at Hill Island (east of Kingston).
Interesting that you get many questions at the Ambassador Bridge. It used to be something like this ... "What brings you to Canada tonight?" "We're going out for dinner." "Oh, really? There's a great place on such and such street. Have a great time!"

Of course that was around 1994.
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In November I went over the border to Canada car was searched going in and a lot of questions of why I was going, anyway on way back American side where waiting for me another barrage of questions plus car search secondary inspection. anyway my question is would I be stupid to go over again so soon, thinking of going over the day after christmas to do some shopping.
Why would you go to Canada to shop...it's more expensive there?

We go to Canada regularly and have never had the car searched or been asked questioned by IOs in either country. Now I've said that guess what will happen to us on Thursday?
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I have passed many times due to my location so close to NY. Sometimes they ask me to turn off my car and check my trunk. Other times they have asked me if I am the registered owner of my car! And that is after showing them my NEXUS card too! Sometimes it is easier, while other times it can be more detailed. Nothing to worry too much about. If you have nothing to hide, it really is nothing more than a small disruption.
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I'd advise leaving the boarder at home next time.
Why? He might be into water sports...
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Why? He might be into water sports...
Like Roger the Lodger?
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