You’ve got your ticket, and you’re ready to go. But wait – here’s a few things to remember before you head out the door: some great tips that will save you time and money.
Follow these tips – and bon voyage!
You’ll save time at the airport, and maybe a little frustration as well.
You know you’re not supposed to carry more than a 3oz. container of liquid in your carry-on, so why even try?
Sometimes, a flight will be listed as delayed for two hours – but if the airline fixes the problem in one hour, that plane will depart – with you or without you. Don’t take chances, show up for the scheduled departure time – and if you’re waiting on a delayed flight in the gate area, don’t wander too far.
Many flights are delayed, but some leave on the dot and some leave a few minutes early- if your ticket says you must be in the gate area 15 minutes (or half an hour) before departure, be there.
Many airlines now charge for checked bags – see our Domestic Airline Fee Chart to find out what “extras” you’ll be charged for.
Airlines are cracking down on the size of carry-on bags – see our Carry-on Size Chart to learn the precise bag dimensions allowed by each airline (and weight restrictions).