Are most people really prepared when it is time to go. Some things to help you stay prepared is a checklist and just knowing what is needed when you travel.

  • Correct documentation- If it is for a domestic flight, you will need a government issued photo ID. If you are traveling internationally, you will need to have a valid US passport. Also make sure that you passport is valid for your entire trip. Remember having the correct documentation is your responsibility.
  • Flight confirmation- Call or check the carriers website to find the most up to date information.
  • Airport check in- Make sure for domestic flights, you get to the airport 2 hours in advance. For international flights, get there 3 hours in advance.
  • Baggage- Most carriers allow you to bring one piece of luggage per passenger and one carry on. Also check with the carriers weight & height requirements. Most carriers give have a 50 pound weight limit. Most carriers charge a fee for baggage.
  • Seat assignments- If applicable complimentary seats are assigned at time of booking. If not they will be assigned by the carrier during airport check in or at the gate.
  • Car rentals- Require a credit card (debit cards are not permitted), also subject to a minimum age requirement.
  • Travel protection- While you never anticipate interruption to your trip, a trip can change or cancel