Airport Tips And Tricks From A Frequent Flyer

25 June 2017 0 Comments

More often than not, airport procedures are a hassle. But it doesn’t have to be that way, here’s my top tips to help drive away those airport blues.

Category: Guide & FAQ

Whoever said the journey is more enjoyable than the destination? It may hold true for a road trip but on most occasions, it definitely doesn’t apply for a flight, especially not with a budget airline!

Choose your seat before flying

Selecting your seat can make your trip more comfortable, especially if you are planning for a long flight. If you think you’ll be sleeping, request a window seat to avoid being disturbed. If you like to get up a lot or want to stretch your legs, choose an aisle seat. Try to avoid seats near toilets and for a quick exit, choose a seat closer to the front door. Whichever your preference, ask at the check-in desk.

Make your luggage stand out

Suitcases and luggage all tend to look the same when they’re winding around the carousel at the other side. Make your luggage stand out, to avoid the disappointment when you realise that the twentieth black case that’s passed is still not yours. Wrap something on the handle, add a sticker or anything to identify it right away.

Dress right

Wear comfortable clothing for your flight and dress for your destinations climate. To save a lot of time at security, start setting aside your liquids, electronic devices and travel documents before you reach the conveyor.  Put your shoes on the conveyor belt first so whilst the scanners are trying to figure out if your bag is safe, you can put your shoes back on.

Look out for the business and first-class line

According to research, majority of people are righties and pick a queue on the right. Some airports also have a hidden security line, away from the rest and often faster than all the rest. So, you should take the line on the left. Taking the left line is additionally the correct decision since it's typically the nearest to the business and first-class one. Being by and large less occupied, the operators in charge of these lines occasionally let individuals on economy check-in with them to save time.

These are some simple and effective tips to save your time at the airport. So, make sure that you try these out the next time you fly. Also make sure that you have travel insurance as it can safeguard you against any unforeseen incidents during your trip.

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