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sunwing return flight to toronto

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sunwing return flight to toronto

can anyone tell us what time the buses leave playa blanca resort for the return trip to toronto

thanks jwrauroraontario

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1. Re: sunwing return flight to toronto

The bus trip takes two hours, and the airport line up needs about 90 minutes. The security check is manual inspection. So usally the first bus departs around 4 hours before the scheduled departure time.

However, the departure time depends on the arrival time from Toronto, so if the plane was late departing Toronto, it will be late departing Panama. If you have internet then if you check www.gtaa.com you can find out if the plane departed the gate on time or not. However, you cannot tell if it was de-iced or not. A plane can show as departing the gate on time, but it doesn't show the length of time spent in the de-icing line if any.

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2. Re: sunwing return flight to toronto

If you are travelling with Sunwing, your bus will leave 3 hours prior to your flight however the SW rep will ensure the flight has left Canada before they board the buses for the airport.

This avoids endless hours of waiting at the airport when you can stay at the resort.

Enjoy your trip to Panama

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3. Re: sunwing return flight to toronto

There is a Sunwing binder at the reception lobby, all times are posted there. During our stay, there were 2 flights: Toronto and Montreal. Toronto flight was at 20h30, since the check-in at the airport is 3 hours prior, and bus takes 2 hours.... you do the math: you need to depart the resort 5 hours before the flight, that would be at around 15h30.

Note for next year's season: All international flights are into Panama Tocumen International on the east outskirts of the city. Some Canadian charters are considering flying into Marcos A. Gelabert airport, which is on the west side of the city. This would reduce the transfer to your hotel in Playa Blanca to about 45 minutes, and also ease off the city traffic congestion. (Source: Sunwing)

Panama authorities have also started a runway expansion project to accomodate larger Boeing 737 and 727 at the David Enrique Malek airport, which services the west region of Panama (Source: Focus Panama, Vol 33.)

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