Airline Travel Tips for Newbies

One of the most imperative air travel tips, the one that will help a person to make up for any other problems along the way, is to reach the airport before time. Most airports do not let a person get a boarding pass unless he turns up at least 30 minutes prior to his flight. He has to go through the security checkpoint. Most people who fly propose arriving at least two hours earlier to the flight’s departure time.

If you are traveling with small children, there are some tips to follow to try and make your airline travel as hassle free as possible. There are rules and regulations concerning what is allowed in your carry on luggage, and the limit for liquids is two ounces. For formula and expressed breast milk, this limit does not apply and you can carry enough of these in your carry on bag to last for the duration of the flight.

As for packing for your flight, you will want to make sure that your children's bag are packed and properly. Not only will you want to make sure that they have all needed supplies for your vacation, but you will also want to make sure that they have items for the airplane ride as well. Each person gets to have one carry-on bag. You will want to make sure that each of your kids have one.

Cram a year’s worth of travel into one vacation. There’s no better excuse to travel than for the holidays. You can cut back on your carbon footprint, and probably score some cheap flights, if you piggyback a personal vacation onto your holiday travel. Spend a few days with the fam then meet up with some friends for a ski trip in the Rockies before heading home.

Search the Internet. It is the best place to search for cheap air travel to Europe. Try it yourself: do a research on all major and minor airlines traveling from the United States to Europe. Check all their prices. Now search on the Internet. You will be surprised how much difference the plane tickets are.

Packing light saves time and energy. One tip for packing lighter is to ship your gifts to your destination ahead of time. If you choose not to send your gifts ahead, then do not wrap them before the flight. With safety a priority for all airlines, security personnel will need access to all items.

If the delayed flight is because of weather... well, you're all pretty much at the mercy of the weather including the airline. These situations are out of their control. They will try to get you on your way as best they can, but you won't be compensated for these types of delays.


Samual said…
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