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  1. #1 Airport Security isn't for the faint of heart...anymore 
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    I'm both glad and stressed about international flights. I left Jamaica yesterday at 7am and did not get home till 5:30pm. Montego Bay to Miami is a 1 hour, 10 minute flight.

    We went through 4 checkpoints in Customs. Waited on long lines, had to show passports 4 different times, asked about my whereabouts 4 times, only got groped once(and it wasn't bad) and walked for miles at the airport.

    I haven't flown international in a long time, and while I'm glad it's as vigorous as it is...I'm going back to Cruising.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkgirl View Post
    I'm both glad and stressed about international flights. I left Jamaica yesterday at 7am and did not get home till 5:30pm. Montego Bay to Miami is a 1 hour, 10 minute flight.

    We went through 4 checkpoints in Customs. Waited on long lines, had to show passports 4 different times, asked about my whereabouts 4 times, only got groped once(and it wasn't bad) and walked for miles at the airport.

    I haven't flowing international in a long time, and while I'm glad it's as vigorous as it is...I'm going back to Cruising.

    Glad you made it back ok! How was the resort and the trip???
    May the FORCE be with you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkgirl View Post
    ...while I'm glad it's as vigorous as it is...
    Are you? How often liberty has gladly died.
    "The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    Are you? How often liberty has gladly died.




    MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

    Sorry, off topic but I couldn't resist!!!
    May the FORCE be with you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    Are you? How often liberty has gladly died.
    You don't think In bounds from a foreign country should have to show passports ?
    The 21st century. The age of Smart phones and Stupid people.

    It is said that branches draw their life from the vine. Each is separate yet all are one as they share one life giving stem . The Bible tells us we are called to a similar union in life, our lives with the life of God. We are incorporated into him; made sharers in his life. Apart from this union we can do nothing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeus View Post
    You don't think In bounds from a foreign country should have to show passports ?
    After the third time, it kind of gets on your nerves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    Glad you made it back ok! How was the resort and the trip???
    It was great, we had lots of fun, especially my daughter. I had a great view of the ocean and we had great weather. No complaints about the trip itself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    Are you? How often liberty has gladly died.
    I suppose the repeated checks are to prevent the swiss cheese effect..If Number 1, 2 and 3 miss something, maybe number 4 won't. 9/11 changed everything. It just makes traveling a hassle.

    With a cruise, you show all your credentials at port once and you're good for the entire trip and any excursions only require your room card.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkgirl View Post
    It was great, we had lots of fun, especially my daughter. I had a great view of the ocean and we had great weather. No complaints about the trip itself.
    Good to have you back!
    The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
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    Sounds like a fun trip.

    After my last mini vacation to CA and the great weather and beaches I doubt I would spend my money outside of the United States. It was a perfect trip with lots to see and do.

    Very easy trip....
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