Canada Border Services Agency

Canada Border Services Agency

November 24, 2010 08:01 ET

Cross-Border Travel Tips

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2010) - Editors' note: A photo and a video are associated with this press release.

To facilitate your travels to and from Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) offers you the following tips:

- Plan your return to Canada and check border wait times on the CBSA Web site at: www.cbsa.gc.ca. Border wait times are also available on Twitter.

- Have proper identification for yourself and children travelling with you.

- Declare all purchases made, have receipts readily available and declare all currency equal to or over $10,000.

- Know your personal exemptions and your alcohol and tobacco limits.

- Certain goods are prohibited or restricted from entering Canada. Find out more about this by consulting the I Declare brochure, available on our Web site.

The CBSA wishes you happy travels and a safe return to Canada.

About the CBSA

The Canada Border Services Agency ensures the security and prosperity of Canada by managing the access of people and goods to and from Canada.

We work with vigilance at the border, within Canada and abroad, providing the services necessary to help keep our nation safe and prosperous. Born of the rich history that is our legacy, we are proud to protect and serve Canadians and we are confident in our ability to meet new challenges. We are united in our resolve to carry out our diverse mandate and enforce the laws of Canada with impartiality and fairness. As leaders and innovators in border management, we value our strong domestic and international partnerships and are dedicated to working together on critical safety, security and trade issues. We rise to the challenges we face each day, and take pride in knowing that the work we do makes a difference in the lives of Canadians while contributing to global security and commerce.

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