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Taking a trip can be a nerve-wrecking experience, whether you’re taking a last minute trip, or your trip is something that you’ve planned out weeks or even months in advance. This is because as you are anticipating the destination on the other end of your flight, you’re constantly wondering what you’ll need, what they’ll already have for you, what you can’t leave at home and what you can’t leave there. This means you are usually running around in circles at the last minute making sure you’ve packed your tooth brush, contact solution, passport, extra batteries, and chewing gum for the flight, and anything else that is vital to you. Now add in the flight security restrictions you must take into consideration when you arrive at the airport and you’re sure to lose your mind. But while it can be worrisome trying to get everything together, I can assure you, traveling doesn’t have to be the end of the world if you do a little planning and follow these easy travel tips. Read on!
Plan While Packing
This is probably the most important part of your trip – not simply because you might leave something behind that you will desperately need later. But also because when you get to the airport you will have to follow certain procedures that will leave you rustling through your items and trying to make last minute arrangements with little time to spare.
One of the cardinal travel tips (rules) of this day and age is that flight security will not let you take liquids past the security checkpoint. This not only includes beverages, but toothpaste, liquid deodorant, lotion, lip gloss, aerosols, and much more. Of course, many people are used to packing these items in their carry-on bag and don’t even consider the fact that they’re not allowed. But that reality will be realized when you’re passing your items through the x-ray machine only to have a security officer take your bag, rifle through it, and confiscate your precious Country Apple Bath and Body Works lotion you just got for Christmas – and they’re not giving it back!
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