Are you making plans to plans to book an airplane ticket? Alternatively, are you in search of better methods to make your next flight easier? If yes, you are in the right place. Stick along as this blog reveals some of the easiest hacks you can apply on your airplane flights. Indeed, the congestion, inconveniences, and other setbacks at the airports can range from disastrous to a devastatingly irritating. Endless long queues and canceled flights at the airports are enough to completely ruin your precious journey. Even so, with a few survival tricks of your own, you can comfortably make your way to the next without experiencing any of the above shortcomings.
Below are 10 tips to help you navigate your next flight with the at most ease:
- While passing through the X-ray machine, put small items like jewelry in jacket or bag pockets
For security purposes, passing your luggage through the X-ray machine is mandatory to anyone seeking to travel by air. However, this process can sometimes take ages if you have not organized your luggage properly. To save time and space on the conveyor belt, ensure you place small items like jewelry in the pockets of your bag or jacket. You will avoid removing everything in the bags to retrieve them-after detection by the machine
- Grab a chocolate on your way in
Apparently, flight attendants use chocolates to identify one another when flying private jets. Wouldn’t you want to be given preferential treatment? Of course, we all enjoy being treated nicely. Even if your plan backfires, they will be grateful. This trick has been proven and actually works, trust me!
- Carry a water bottle and save $3 for a drink
Food and water are not allowed when passing through the airport’s security check. This means that if you are the type with huge appetites for water, you will have to buy lots of drinks after the security check. One drink is valued at $3 but if you carry an empty bottle you will fill it with water from the numerous water taps at the airport without paying a cent.
- Pick one of the luggage carts left at the terminal and save money
Securing a luggage cart to carry your belongings requires money. However, you can save yourself a reasonable amount of cash or might even earn you an extra amount. Pick a cart left at the terminal by anyone who had no time to take it back. Use it and return for money.
- Take out batteries from electric toothbrushes
Typically, an electronic appliance will vibrate when passed through airport security checks. To avoid inconveniences, remove batteries from your electric toothbrushes or any other electronic gadgets that would raise an alarm, and thereby slowing down your navigation.
- If you need something desperately ask for the unclaimed items in the lost and found
There is an airport rule stating that if a lost and found item is left unclaimed for more than 30 days, it is up for grabs. So, if for instance, you find yourself in need of a charger, do not shy off from asking for it. If you are honest, they will surely give it to you.
- Call airline’s 800 number if your flight is canceled
If you ever find yourself in a desperate situation whereby your flight has been canceled or overbooked, call airline’s 800 numbers and get immediate help. They will do anything to help you and, therefore, save you from terrifying long lines.
- Ensure you include your flight number on your car-rental reservation to ease your flight
This helps rental agents identify whether your flight is either delayed or not. Further, they will also know when to expect you. It can be devastating if there is confusion and one of you leaves without the knowledge of the other.
- Carry a plug extension
If you have multiple electronic appliances there are chances you might not find enough charging sockets. For this reason, carry a plug extension to ease your flight.
- If you lose something, check it at the lost and found sections
Man is to error and sometimes when you too much on your place, you are bound to lose one or two commodities. Luckily, with the help of transportation security administration at the airports, you can easily retrieve your lost belongings at the lost and found.
There is nothing more fun and enjoyable than the ability to reach your destination with ease. It is my wish that the above tips will significantly work on improving your next flight.