Most Canadian Snowbirds are used to the drill at U.S. Customs when entering the states. But if you’re new to travelling south, or aren’t sure about the expectations, then here’s a starter course for you.

Top 10 Responses That Will Definitely Delay (or kill) Your Visit

Old Dude would recommend answering officials’ questions succinctly and promptly, and not to offer additional (unsolicited) information. When driving to the U.S., here is my top ten list of things not to say to customs officials:

  1. We don’t know how long we’re staying.
  2. What’s the matter, wake up on the wrong side of the bed?

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