When it’s time to travel, so you’ve done many times, you never know what to expect to happen from the moment you arrive at the airport. There are many questions like for example, whether you seated promptly when presenting the documents, if the flight is on time or any inconvenience at the airport security checkpoint. While you can not guarantee a smooth journey since reaching the airport, in this article we can help a little to know what to expect.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has made significant changes in the security check at airports worldwide, including the introduction of full-body scanners and enhanced searches, where the image of a person’s body is recreated including areas of the chest and groin, for which you can order this caching privately and with a security officer of the same sex.
As for the luggage to carry on the journey, it has become more difficult in recent years. The TSA requires to carry in your hand luggage toothpaste, shampoo and other liquid and gel, and aerosol that can preserve in containers 3.4 ounces or less . All this must be placed in a plastic bag and clear color. If you want to take more things would have to put in checked baggage, and it will take an additional cost.
For the time of registration, you must be at the airport at least two hours before your flight if they are domestic flights. Know that most airports have self-service kiosks, which allows registration process faster.
On the other hand, you can use the website of the airline you have chosen for the trip, to make registration faster, check in online and print your boarding pass up to 24 hours before your flight, this means savings time and a better selection of seats.
In case you have already paid for your flight, an airline can cancel your reservation if you’re not in the gate on time, so the seat can be given to another passenger.