Travelling by air for the first time can be a challenge for many people. Dealing with the airport authorities can be very stressful, but with these easy tips your airport experience will turn out to be smooth and relaxed! Here are some tips from frequent air travellers to make your first trip easy!
Planning handling delays
Make sure to have a backup plan ready. At times your connecting flight gets delayed or cancelled. Instead of stressing, have an agent’s number ready who can book you another connecting flight.
Packing the essentials
Pack smart. Make sure to keep your most important things handy like your passport, ID card, credit card and boarding pass. Always pack your hand baggage liquid free. Your luggage should not exceed the allotted weight.
Be prepared for any eventuality
Travelling by air can be very tricky. Things can go unexpectedly against your plan, flight delay, you could get stuck at the airport or in worse scenario, you could lose your luggage. It is smart to pack at least one outfit in your hand baggage.
Especially for you girls, don’t think airport as a place to show off your Jimmy Choo heels, don’t forget you have to walk and at times stand in long queues for immigration check. So dress up appropriately, wear decent clothes and shoes which are comfortable.
Charge your devices
Whatever you prefer to do to pass your time in flight or while waiting, it can be reading from Kindle or listening to music from your mobile phone or you wish to watch a movie or favourite TV series, make sure it’s preloaded. Also, don’t forget to charge your devices before your travel.
Enquire about pre-check options
Nowadays, many airlines have started the facility of pre-check through their website. If you don’t like to wait in long queues get yourself pre-checked. This will save your time.
Jet lag is for real
If you are travelling to another country, make sure you utilize the maximum flight time taking rest. The time difference will turn you upside down. It’s good to rest than be tired when you land.