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Can a us citizen purchase a one way tickt to jamaica

in getting married in jamaica and i like evening flights i cant get one when i attempt to book here so what i want to know is can i book a one way ticket to jamaica and then buy a returning ticket when i get there?

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??? vanitee of vanitees ???
Yes you can.

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stingjam
I DID IT. ITS POSSIBLE (SORT OF):
i bought a one way ticket to jamaica from Ft. lauderdale via Air Jamaica. it cost me about $320. It wasn't just expensive, it was downright abusively priced. With planning i could have bought a round trip ticket for that price or less. But i am a Jamaican Citizen.

The airline will generally NOT want to sell you a one-way that ticket. i had to buy it through a travel agent who explained (to air J) that i would be flying into miami on private plane and back on air jamaica. They also explained that i am a jamaican citizen.

YOUR ANSWER:
its possible, but not cheaper or smarter. To be reserved for times when cheaper isnt the goal (special business etc).

THE CATCH:
Also remember that immigration (on both the USA and Jamaican side) do not like one-way tickets. If you are a 'non-resident' you don't have an absolute right to enter either country even IF you have a return ticket.

As far as i know, to enter Jamaica (or USA) on a one-way ticket as a visitor would require a special circumstance. Immigrations policy is generally against it.

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Tara Bara
Yes you can! Just be sure to have your passport!

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Bob D
The answers that you CAN get a one way ticket MIGHT be correct ( you should check on that to be sure ), but when you arrive in Jamaica & go though customs/immigration, they will want to see a return ticket. As a non resident, your only allowed to stay 180 days...or 6 months....so you must prove to them that your a returning resident or you have a ticket to leave the country on a specific date.

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Back For Round 2
sure, y not?

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pomegranatepants
Yes, of course you can.

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i lovee youu143
Yes you can hun.

Congratulations on the engagement lol.

But you can go to www.expedia.com

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Mikey L
ya u can but why buy a one way tickt

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Thomas M
Sure, just make sure you have your passport or you can't get back into the U.S.

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Me Mee
yes you can but they only give u three months in the country so buy the ticket before three months pass.

it may howvever pose a problem with the jamaican immigration... because you have to show proof of returning to your country,..... ask the airline first just to be safe

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BuBBles
yes

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Lael Smith
yeah but you have to get a passport inorder to leave us territory other wise you ahve to pay big money

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MysticCat
Most likely be cheaper to get an open return ticket

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snowflake
Actually,the answer is no,you can't buy a one-way ticket to Jamaica! The Jamaican government does not allow it! I know because I tried,and the customer agent at Air Jamaica told me it is not allowed! You can try,but I was told it was against policy in their country! Anyway,it is more expensive! Just buy a round-trip ticket,and you can always change it(the fee will be $100,but will still come out cheaper than the other way around)! Good luck on your wedding!

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Erin
i cant even get a one way ticket to the us from canada and i have dual citizenship i don't think you can do it to Jamaica even if you get a ticket that is flexible when you return

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inyoung.minwooe
Yes you can

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Jammin G
YES!! It's done all the time. It's actually cheaper to do it that way.

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billy
Yes only if you have a pasport actualy it is cheaper that way


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