Airports can be havens of stress, time management and repeated annoyances, especially for frequent travelers. However, there are a few ways to make it more quickly through all the obstacles that stand in your way between the airport doors and your gate.
TSA’s Pre-Check has become a sensation for travelers across the country. Available in more than 130 airports, the program allows travelers to register online, become pre-screened for security and seamlessly pass through the security line at the airport.
If you actually have to wait in line at the security checkpoint, use this time to think about what you will need to organize into bins: your laptop and other electronics, liquids and possibly shoes. Prepare the items as much as possible before you arrive at the conveyer belt so you can unpack and repack them quickly.
Download the app for the airline you are flying. That way, you receive alerts and notifications of schedule changes like delays or gate changes. You can also check in online or with the app to save time once you arrive at the airport.
Keep all your essential documents together and easily accessible. As you pass through security, the duty-free shop and then your gate, you will be asked to show identification and your boarding pass. If you have them all in one wallet or document holder, it will be easier to whip them out when needed.
Not to be confused with the similarly named event featuring our four-legged friends, the Idiotarod features humans doing what we do best — acting like idiots in public. The grueling team event features groups of five “idiots” showcasing their combined nerve and stupidity by barreling through city streets while piled on top of shopping carts. Sound fun? That’s because it kind of is.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Barcelona has seen a recent influx of craft cocktails bars within the past five years or so, and Sant Antoni seems to be one of the city’s epicenters of such swanky watering holes. Amid the crisscross streets, organic grocery stores and the soon-to-open, recently renovated Sant Antoni market is Bitter, an inconspicuous cocktail bar where there’s more than meets the eye.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.
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.