When flying, all sorts of things can, and often do, go wrong. It’s best to think smartly and craftily at every turn and preparation is crucial. These travel hacks will cut down on the often-inevitable hassle encountered before, during, and after flights. Take a trip with us as we unpack the Top 7 Hacks for Air Travel.
#1 Contact Lense Case Hack for Makeup and Skincare Products
We recently discovered this hack that allows you to conserve space. Anyone who flies knows how important it is to conserve space when packing.
You probably don’t use a whole bottle of any makeup or skincare products on your trips, do you? Save space with this brilliant hack and put small amounts of product into used contact lens cases.
#2 Choose Your Seat Carefully Hack
When flying, no one likes it when they end up with a seat next to a high-traffic area like the restroom. But it’s equally distressing when your seat doesn’t function right.
You can perhaps avoid a lot of this hassle by checking your seat via seatmap websites like SeatGuru or seatmaps.com. These sites can show you maps of the seating on your plane, so you’ll know ahead of time the observable age and condition of your plane. They can also warn you of seats with possible issues, like recline malfunction or a misaligned window shutter.
#3 Personalized Amenity Kit Trick for Long Flights
It’s great to get free amenity kits when flying first class or business. However, that’s not always possible. A clever hack that can still leave you feeling “first class” is to pack your own personalized amenity kit.
I mean, who knows you better than you? Include items like a toothbrush and toothpaste, deodorant, sheet masks, moisturizer, hand cream, eye masks, lip balm, and socks.
#4 Alternate Destination Tip
If your departure or destination isn’t a main hub, try to change to a bigger city and then add a departing (or drive) out of that city. This can save you money and maybe even add mileage points.
#5 Download a Universal Translator
There is nothing more frustrating than being in a hurry and running into a language barrier. Download a translator app such as Google Translate or iTranslate and avoid those hangups.
#6 Pricing Error Hack
Remember, if it seems too good to be true, it often is. So, be aware that there will be errors on airline or third-party sites that offer unbelievably low rates.
You can catch these amazing prices before the site fixes the issue by signing up and paying attention to these sites. But remember, you gotta move quickly, for they rarely take long to fix the mistake. Keep an eye on these sites:
#7 Using Credit Card Offers & Points Tip
Perhaps the greatest if not the oldest all-time travel hack would have to be credit cards and points. Find a credit card that offers a sign-on bonus and use that to transfer the points to an airline for a pricey international flight.
However, if you don’t pay the bill on time that may very well come back to haunt you. Stay up to speed on all the hot spots and sweet destinations in Florida.
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