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  1. #1
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    Default Thursday arrival...how busy? 99% sure on taking timair to CSA

    Are the immigration and customs lines shorter mid-week? We arrive and depart on Thursday. We have family members that rave about timair...12 minutes to Negril!! Can't beat that.. only $225 for 2 of us. We will take the shuttle from CSA back to Sangster...trying to prolong our 2nd trip to PARADISE... THANKS TO ANY PREVIOUS MID-WEEK TRTAVELLERS

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottalan View Post
    Are the immigration and customs lines shorter mid-week? We arrive and depart on Thursday. We have family members that rave about timair...12 minutes to Negril!! Can't beat that.. only $225 for 2 of us. We will take the shuttle from CSA back to Sangster...trying to prolong our 2nd trip to PARADISE... THANKS TO ANY PREVIOUS MID-WEEK TRTAVELLERS
    We have been arriving on Mondays and the immigration/customs lines are not crowded at all.

    Imho taking Timair flight does not save anytime vs the shuttle. The transfer time takes too long from the Couples lounge to Timair terminal and check in to the flight

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    They tend to be shorter during the week. It really also depends on how many other flights are landing around the time yours will be. Up to 3 days in advance you can check arrival times for an airport using the link I provided below.

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    We have always arrived on Thursday and usually the wait thru customs is minimal. Less than a half hour.

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    We always travel on Thursday (8 day stay, Thursday-Friday). That gives us a weekend at home to wrap our heads around going
    back to )))work(((. We have found the customs lines to be very managable on Thursday. We also take TimAir. We love that...it is part of our adventure. But be forwarned - you don't always save a bunch of time. Last time we went to CN, there was a delay at TimAir (they were waiting on a pilot or a plane). While we were checking in at the CN reception desk the shuttle arrived 10 or 15 minutes after us, carrying the people we saw in the CN MoBay lounge.
    Last edited by Bert; February 7th, 2013 at 10:09 AM.

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    Yes, we always fly midweek on USAirways, usually Monday or Tuesday. The lines are never very long, our past trip in September it only took 10 minutes for our full plane to get through immigration. So fast that we had to wait 20+ minutes for our bags to arrive.

    Same on departure, Saturday and Sunday can be a real mess at the airport

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    Love TimAir or Interlink, they are both great.

    We normally travel on Thursday's, and normally the lines are short and we get through very quickly. This past summer we were delayed in arriving, the lines for immigration weren't bad, but we waited forever for our luggage (it was the first time that we wished that we had carrierd on). It took us two hours to clear immigration and customs.
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    we flew in & out on Thursday this past December and the lines were not too bad, just depends on how many other flights come in at the same time. We had a late flight leaving Sangsters so the lines were a little longer but we were through within 45 minutes or so.

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    we have came in on thrusdays and never had to wait.

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    I usually fly in and out on Tuesdays. The lines have been very short. I have been told that Tuesday/Wednesday are the quieter days.

    This year I am flying in and out of CN. Can't wait, coming home in 21 days

    Jenni

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richli2 View Post
    We have been arriving on Mondays and the immigration/customs lines are not crowded at all.

    Imho taking Timair flight does not save anytime vs the shuttle. The transfer time takes too long from the Couples lounge to Timair terminal and check in to the flight
    How do you get from Sangster to TimAir and from TimAir to CN? Also, How long does it take til you`re actually at CN from Sangster including transfers and flight?
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