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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:29 pm 
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We're staying 7 days at one address and 5 days at another. I can only list one address on the form. Anybody know what to do about the second address?

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:44 pm 
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Nothing.

So far, after my own experiences and with reports from others with on line and on plane ED stuff I've learned that the importance of this application is way over blown.
Put your first week's lodging down for both weeks and call it a day.
No one is ever going to know or care.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:44 am 
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Correct, they barely look at them anymore.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:20 am 
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I filled out the card on the plane this year rather than online....the guy at the airport just reached out, got the card, glanced down and we both said "thank you" and that was that.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:54 am 
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For the first time since they started using it (I go four times a year), they asked to see a copy of my ED form, when I went a month ago.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:14 pm 
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Always take a copy....you never know if they're going to ask to see it.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:54 pm 
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May I ask, when did they start on line? This is news to me
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:57 am 
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Bella wrote:
May I ask, when did they start on line? This is news to me
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A few years ago, I think three or four years. You fill it in online, but have to print it out and bring a print with you.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:24 am 
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dutchdushi wrote:
Bella wrote:
May I ask, when did they start on line? This is news to me
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A few years ago, I think three or four years. You fill it in online, but have to print it out and bring a print with you.


I did this once, then the frugal Yankee in me said save your paper and ink and use the free card they give you on the plane. It takes just about a minute to do.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:52 am 
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The bottom line is either fill it out online, print and put with passport and it is done and over with.

Otherwise, fill it out on the plane - have a pen handy, your passport and flight # available and hope they have enough forms to pass out on the plane to begin with. I see people all the time asking to borrow a pen, getting out of their seats to the overhead to pull out passports that have been safely tucked away etc.

Overall I just find it easier to do in advance and forget about it.

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Last April I went to Curacao. It was suggested that I do the ED as it would save time. Having seen it not make any difference when entering Aruba as many of you say I was hasitant but did it.

Well I am here to say that Curacao uses it like we do Global Entry. They have a separate line for ED only that was for both entering and leaving Curacao. I hopped on the ED line while looked like 90% went on the Customs line. Took me maybe 30 seconds.

Aruba wants ED to work then do what Curacao did.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:38 am 
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My Delta flight this year had no forms on the plane. If you did not do it online, you had to fill one out before you could go through the line.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:04 am 
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arubajoey wrote:
Last April I went to Curacao. It was suggested that I do the ED as it would save time. Having seen it not make any difference when entering Aruba as many of you say I was hasitant but did it.

Well I am here to say that Curacao uses it like we do Global Entry. They have a separate line for ED only that was for both entering and leaving Curacao. I hopped on the ED line while looked like 90% went on the Customs line. Took me maybe 30 seconds.

Aruba wants ED to work then do what Curacao did.


Same with Punta Cana in the DR.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:50 am 
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The original question centered on what to put down on the ED form with two different lodgings while on Aruba.

And...............

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:42 am 
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Since it is not uncommon for threads to morph into additional "helpful" info being supplied...I agree....just enter the first address of where you are staying.

(Some may think the ED process is overrated but I am all for saving time....doing it at home and not last minute on the plane works best for me.)

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