We’ve all been there, late for the plane and stuck in the TSA line behind the world’s most annoying traveler. From fumbling with shoes to hogging multiple bins, this is the last person you want to meet on your way to your destination.
Know the rules. As simple as it sounds, making sure your liquids are less than 3 ounces and all fit into a clear zip-lock bag makes a big difference in getting through security. Pack this bag in an easily accessible place to avoid fumbling for it when you’re in line — the last thing you need is to have clothes flying everywhere as you search for your zip-lock bag.
Dress right. Empty your pockets of change before arriving at the airport and, if possible, wear pants that do not require a belt. As you wait in line, untie your shoes and remove outerwear. Better yet, wear slip-on shoes and minimal outerwear.
Keep your patience in check. No one wants to be pulled away for extra screenings but, if the time comes, do yourself and everyone around you a favor by playing it cool and remaining levelheaded. Now is not the time for a meltdown.
By following these simple tips, you’ll ensure you won’t be ‘that guy’ on your next trip to the airport.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
The Charles Darwin Foundation celebrates its 60th anniversary as a non-profit this year, making it the perfect time to head to the Galapagos Islands.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.