Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] U.S. Customs
From: Robert Jagitsch <>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 16:53:38 -0500
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>Has any of the LUGgers here ever actually been questioned about the content of
>their camera bag when entering the U.S.? I have done so several times, both
>when I lived there and since moving to Europe; mostly via JFK or Newark but
>also Orlando on one occasion. None of the customs officers ever expressed any
>interest in anything beyond getting the white form you fill out on the plane.

Never had my bags inspected on any overseas trip except for when I 
visited the Bahamas in a Cessna 421, and came back through West Palm 
Beach. They searched EVERYTHING on that trip. Probably due to the 
drug trade's preference for using private aircraft. :)

But never had one bag inspected when going commercial airlines.

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