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Montreal Suggestions

Post by Colin » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:35 pm

On Saturday, 14 Sep I will be landing for the first time in Quebec.

Looks like Signature at the main airport is the easiest thing to do. The fuel is half the price that it is at Mirabel, balanced out by the more expensive parking ($85 per night compared to $50 per night). The Lyft into town will be half an hour shorter, so the big airport is clearly the way to go.

Is there anything I should know? Brush up on? Short field technique?

Thanks.
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Re: Montreal Suggestions

Post by Pascal » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:23 am

You could also go through customs in Dorval and then park for free at CYJN for a few days and I'll drive you to town for free.
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Re: Montreal Suggestions

Post by Colin » Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:16 am

An extremely kind and generous offer. The parking fees are being paid by our hosts, so I figure that's okay. I would not park there if it were my own money and I was staying for more than a night.
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Re: Montreal Suggestions

Post by Rich » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:14 am

Remember it's not quite as expensive as it looks. It's Canadian dollars :D
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