May 12th, 2013
Frequent vacationers, business travelers and those who may find themselves in foreign airports anywhere on the planet would do well to learn more about how they can more effectively navigate their environment. From parking to finding a meal before your flight, knowing how to make your way around any airport more efficiently can do much to ease the stress of travel. Even in regions and countries where you may not be able to speak the language, educating yourself on the more universal tips and tricks that can improve your air-travel experience could make a big difference.Didnâ€™t catch that? This
Minimizing the time, stress and confusion that frequently makes air-travel such a hassle can be greatly rewarding. Being able to find your way around any terminal like a pro will ensure that you are less likely to miss your flight, suffer through lengthy delays or fail to reach your destination with a minimum of stress can improve any trip or vacation. Knowing where to find the best parking, how to navigate airport security and being able to find any of the resources or opportunities you may require, either before or after a flight, will ensure that you are able to travel more comfortably and easily.
March 23rd, 2013
When you go to the airport, you're probably going to need some type of transportation service to take you from the airport to your hotel. It can sometimes be confusing as to how or where to go for this type of service. The first thing you'll want to do is to do research before it is actually time to go on your flight. You may want to book a rental car so that it is ready for you the minute you leave the airport. You can also find out about taxi services early on so that you get the best deal.
If you've left your transportation service for last minute, you can always find help inside the airport itself. As a worker about taxi services or rental car companies that are right next to the airport. If you are having trouble with that, you can also contact a roadside assistance service that you might have that will be able to match you with taxi services in the area. In general, it is best if you do research before going on your trip because this will save you a lot of time and headache, as well as save you a lot of money.
May 27th, 2012
Security at the airport is no picnic for anyone but there are a few things you can do to make it easier for yourself and everyone around you. After you've set the ADT and left the house but before you get on the plane you've got a few things to keep in mind:
Wear Removable Shoes - This should go without saying but DON'T wear shoes that take forever to lace up or flip flops that will leave you barefootedknow you're going to have to take your shoes off and plan accordingly!
Get a Wallet - Get a piece of equipment that makes transporting your passport, your ID and your boarding pass easy and all in one place - it should fit in your pocket or at least in your purse and be hard to lose.
Get Your Liquids Ready - You know the rule - 3oz! Put your liquids in a quart-sized Ziploc bag and put them out! Don't ask the TSA agents to unpack your bag, make everything transparent so you won't have any reason to be questioned about what you're carrying.
December 2nd, 2011
With the increased amount of security measures put in place at major airports worldwide, it is more important than ever to make sure you are prepared. By taking a few simple steps, you will be able to reduce the amount of time it takes to go through security check points.
First, dress for success. If at all possible, avoid wearing metal belt buckles, jewelry or any other items that will set off the metal detector. Taking these items off before entering the metal detector adds up to major time lost. Instead, forego the cufflinks altogether and opt for a metal-free wardrobe on the day of a flight. Many screeners require you to remove your shoes now. Wearing shoes that are lace less or easy to remove will save you time and frustration should the need for shoe removal arise.
Secondly, plan ahead. Make sure all your pertinent identification documents are on hand before you get to the head of the security line. This will ensure the quickest service by the security professionals. Don't waste time trying to find your ticket or driver's license. Having these items in hand will save you precious moments.
Taking these simple steps will add up to more time for you to prepare for your flight and less frustration while trying to get through security.
December 1st, 2011
Not everyone can afford the luxury of buying a first class ticket to their flight destination. Some people like to save money and are willing to be flexible. Flying on the red eye or stopping several times on the route will often result in a ticket that is much cheaper. Multiple stop flights can also add a sense of adventure and with a little planning most travelers find them enjoyable and are thankful to be able to fly and save some money at the same time. Here are some tricks that should be considered and they will make the journey a lot easier:
Don't check luggage unless it is absolutely necessary. Many times when there are multiple stops, the luggage doesn't get switched and it arrives several hour after you do. By traveling light, you not only save the money by not checking a bag, you know for sure your luggage will be there when you arrive.
If you fly on the same carrier the whole time, the connecting flights will be in the same terminal. It makes it easy to get to the gate and even if one of the flights is a little late, there is usually enough time to make the connection.Want to know more? Go ahead: Air Niugini Baggage & Carry on Allowances