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Travelling With Pets
Posted date : Dec 06, 2010.
Travelling With Pets - Dear Bird Talk:Re: Travel with petsI found, to my chagrin, that WestJet, the company I prefer to use, will not take an animal between May and October.....   Read more...

Taking Pets Across the Border
Posted date : Sep 17, 2010.
Taking Pets Across the Border - Dear Bird Talk,My wife and I are recently retired; we are seriously considering becoming snowbirds. We are wondering if we can take our pets acros....   Read more...

How long can we stay in the USA?
Posted date : Jul 20, 2010.
How long can we stay in the USA? - I would like some clarification on how long we can stay in the United States. I live in Ontario. Some people tell me six months, while others say ....   Read more...

Declaring Fruit at the Border
Posted date : May 27, 2010.
Declaring Fruit at the Border - Dear Bird Talk,Just a reminder to not have any fruit in the car when crossing the border. If asked about fruit, and one does not declare ....   Read more...

How long can we stay in the USA?
Posted date : May 27, 2010.
How long can we stay in the USA? - How many months are we allowed to stay in the U.S. coming from Ontario? I have heard six and seven months. Thanks, C. Edmonds Milton....   Read more...

Prescription Drugs For Longer Visits
Posted date : May 27, 2010.
Prescription Drugs For Longer Visits - Dear Bird Talk,Re: the comment submitted by SE Leslie regarding medications over 90 days.I have never had a problem getting 4.5 months of prescrip....   Read more...

Prolonged Stays in the USA/Homeland Security/Income Taxes
Posted date : May 27, 2010.
Prolonged Stays in the USA/Homeland Security/Income Taxes - I am not sure that the advice you gave William in B.C. is correct regarding prolonged stays in the U.S. with respect to consequences from the U.S. gov....   Read more...

Welcome Back to Canada
Posted date : Dec 12, 2009.
Welcome Back to Canada - Dear Bird Talk,On some occasions when returning home after spending the winter months in Texas, we have been greeted by Canadian customs officers at t....   Read more...

Cuban Cigars
Posted date : Dec 12, 2009.
Cuban Cigars - Dear Bird Talk,We have been members of the CSA for years and you have been very informative, interesting and helpful to us.Thought some members would ....   Read more...

More than the 183 days in the US
Posted date : Dec 12, 2009.
More than the 183 days in the US - Dear Bird Talk,I would like to know how it affects us Canadians if we stay down in the USA for more than the 183 days.William in BC backgr....   Read more...

Driving to Myrtle Beach
Posted date : Apr 30, 2009.
Driving to Myrtle Beach - Dear Bird Talk,Having used Medipac Insurance for the past six years for our trips to Myrtle Beach, I received a complimentary issue of your Wi....   Read more...

BC Ferries
Posted date : Sep 19, 2008.
BC Ferries - Dear Bird Talk,Recently, we travelled to the province of British Columbia to go over to Victoria. When we stopped at the visitor centre in Bri....   Read more...

Windsor/Detroit Border Crossing!
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Windsor/Detroit Border Crossing! - Making reference to your reply to the letter in issue 66 of CSANews re: Florida Driver’s Licence, I would like to tell you about our experience and,....   Read more...

Non-Residents Driver’s Licence
Posted date : May 24, 2008.
Non-Residents Driver’s Licence - Dear Bird Talk,At the Detroit border crossing on Oct. 26, 2007, we were unfortunate to get a very officious U.S. border agent by the name of Sanchez. ....   Read more...

Mobile Home Parks
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
Mobile Home Parks - Dear Bird Talk,With reference to Arthur Duncan’s query regarding info for mobile home parks in Arizona, he should write for a list to the Arizona Wi....   Read more...

Medications Crossing the Border
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
Medications Crossing the Border - Dear Bird Talk, I thought that you would be interested in printing the enclosed information and, by finding out whether other seniors have experienced....   Read more...

Motel Security
Posted date : May 23, 2007.
Motel Security - Dear Bird Talk, On my drive home from Florida last spring I made it a point to stop overnight, before dark, at a large well-lit center. I was given....   Read more...

Reputable Gas Stations
Posted date : May 10, 2007.
Reputable Gas Stations - Dear Sir or Madam; Coming home to Canada from Florida this spring, I had a bad experience. I stopped for gas as we came along Highway 10, between I....   Read more...

Nexus Lane
Posted date : May 02, 2007.
Nexus Lane - Dear Bird Talk, Further to my discussions with your office about whether to use the Nexus Lane or not, I have taken your advice and talked to 2 dif....   Read more...

Vehicle Insurance and Licensing
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Vehicle Insurance and Licensing - Dear Bird Talk, I spend four winter months in Florida and am getting tired of the return drive. I'd like to fly and buy a car in Florida to keep th....   Read more...

Border Crossing with Children
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Border Crossing with Children - Dear Bird Talk, We are planning a short trip across the border to visit with our daughter and her family. We intend to bring along our great-grands....   Read more...

Bringing Meat Across the Border
Posted date : Apr 15, 2007.
Bringing Meat Across the Border - Dear Bird Talk, We returned to Canada on April 7 after our winter in Arizona, crossing at the Coutts, Alberta/Sweetgrass, Montana border station. W....   Read more...

Coming Back Across the Border, AGRRR!
Posted date : Apr 05, 2007.
Coming Back Across the Border, AGRRR! - Dear Bird Talk,Up to now, we have been reluctant to join your group, preferring to stay on the sidelines, but our recent return to Canada has forced a....   Read more...

CANPASS Clarification
Posted date : Apr 03, 2007.
CANPASS Clarification - Paul Jenkins, CSA's vice-president, advised us that there has been some misunderstanding of the CANPASS program.CANPASS is a photo identification card....   Read more...

Speed Traps
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Speed Traps - Dear Bird Talk:Thank you for your warning of speed traps in Florida.You may want to advise your readers that the province of New Brunswick has embarke....   Read more...

Savings in Arizona
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
Savings in Arizona - Dear Bird Talk, We hope you pass these savings along to our fellow snowbirds.For those planning to winter in Arizona, may we suggest you visit our par....   Read more...

LOVELACE AUTO SERVICE
Posted date : Mar 02, 2007.
LOVELACE AUTO SERVICE - Dear Bird Talk, On April 13/99, as we were returning home from Florida, we had a medical emergency while stopped at the CITGO gas station, LOVELACE....   Read more...