Expect Travel Delays at Local Border Crossings During Memorial Day Weekend

Published 05/21 2014 03:55PM

Updated 05/21 2014 03:57PM

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. - The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is advising travelers to expect travel delays at local border crossings during Memorial Day weekend.

According to a press release, the following may help get through border security faster:
  • Prepare for the inspection process before arriving at the inspection booth. 
  • End all phone conversations, remove sunglasses, have your window rolled down, and have documents ready.
  • Travelers are encouraged to visit the Know Before You Go section of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website. 
  • Allow extra time and check border wait times before leaving.
  • Frequent cross-border travelers are encouraged to enroll in the NEXUS program.
For more information on what to expect at a port of entry, document requirements, and prohibited or restricted items, travelers can visit the Travel section of the CBP.gov website.

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