Travel hack: transit Vancouver when travelling to the USA

When planning a trip to the United States, you might be tempted to fly through Los Angeles. After all, there are many direct flights from Australia – and from LAX, you can connect onwards to just about anywhere. But you can also transit through Vancouver, which isn’t the detour it might seem. Yes, you’re flying via Canada to get to the USA. But through the magic of US Preclearance, you’ll complete US passport control on Canadian soil. In fact, you don’t even need to collect and re-check your bag in transit, as happens in LA. When you touch down in…

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