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Waiting time at Airport????? Cant be true???

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Waiting time at Airport????? Cant be true???

Can anyone tell me if five hours is how long it takes to get through customs etc at Margarita Airport?? Seems a bit extreme?

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1. Re: Waiting time at Airport????? Cant be true???

God I hope not! Going 20th May and dont want that.

Devon
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2. Re: Waiting time at Airport????? Cant be true???

One to two hours is quite normal at Porlamar.

The baggage handler is an arthritic octogenarian called Juan. He goes to the aircraft and picks up two bags, walks to the terminal, and stacks them NEXT to the carousel entrance. Not on it mind you. When he had made 50 or 60 trips, he loads these bags onto the carousel for reclaiming. Then he starts on the next load.

If there is more than one plane in, they do let Diego, Juans' father help him out with the carrying.

I admit that the above story is untrue, it just seems like it is!

The one to two hours is true however!

Hull, East...
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3. Re: Waiting time at Airport????? Cant be true???

Very funny!!!!!

I can just about cope with one or two hours thank god!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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Last week I spent just over 1 1/2 hours checking in with Air Transat (Canadian airline) and then going through customs. Not bad considering I arrived at the airport 2 hrs before departure.

Last week prior to the Toronto flight there were 3 other jets waiting to go. They were bound for Germany, Montreal, and Prague. I suspect those people had a longer wait to deal with just because of their numbers. Luckily this doesn't happen too often.

Owen Sound, Canada
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Hi there

We just came home yesterday and we had no delays. In airport 2 1/2 hours before we took off. They are searching every 30 peoples bags we never got searched at all. Had a great time !!!

Gateshead, England
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7. Re: Waiting time at Airport????? Cant be true???

it took about 1 - 1/2 hours for our luggage just arrived back but its worth the wait

London, Ontario
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Yup... about 3 hours round trip or less? Less as I walked past customs my first time and later went back to get my passport stamp. Newbee in MI....

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Took us about an hour the last week in January

Wicklow
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10. Re: Waiting time at Airport????? Cant be true???

We were there last June and waited 20 minutes or so for our baggage. That was coming from an internal flight from Caracas.

Maybe international flights take longer.

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