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Travel Tips

GENERAL TRAVEL TIPS

Reservations
Book as early as you can and avoid rush reservations this will also save a lot of your hard earned money as promo fares are still available at earlier time. Advise complete details: routing, airline, booking class and other necessary information on your accommodations for immediate processing.

Please ask for your confirmation and/or flight itinerary. If there are any changes, be able to advise as soon as possible.

Take note of your record locator/reservation number/itinerary.
Advise any special requests or any special handling you might need for the flight as early as possible.
Always leave proper contact information so we may advise you of any important information or unexpected flight disruptions.

Always ask for the complete contact details of your travel agent in cases of emergency or assistance.

Purchasing
If you are traveling with a child or infant, advise the ticketing agent of the date of birth of child/infant so you may avail of the discounted fare.

In purchasing airline tickets for an elderly passenger or a minor who will not be accompanied on the flight, please advise your ticketing agent to ensure that they are assisted on board.

Unaccompanied Minors from ages 4 to 12 years must be escorted to the airport until time of departure. Please ask your airline on this matter.

Some airlines request the following passengers to present a medical certificate fit for air travel: Expectant Mothers, passengers with a medical condition or ailment.

Please advise if you will require special assistance such as wheelchair or oxygen.

 

Before Leaving Home/Departure
Try to check-in 3 hours before your flight. If you have not checked-in before the required allowable time, your confirmed reservation shall be released to waitlisted passengers.

Check for the airline baggage allowance. Avoid too much baggage, bring only the necessary things that you need.
Know what’s inside your baggage for your own protection.

Do not forget to put your name and your destination in your luggage. In case of lost the finder can return it immediately. It is also a good thing to have padlocks in your suitcase to avoid lost.

Have your passport photocopied, if you are traveling overseas, and pack it in a different place than the original. It the passport is lost or stolen, the photocopy may serve as proof that you have a valid passport.

At the airport, be alert and listen to the boarding announcements.

Prepare your boarding pass and always keep your ticket.

Rest well the day before your flight; Have a light meal; Avoid liquor /alcohol to help your body cope with pressure changes; Make sure you are not suffering from a cold to avoid ear pain;

Do not bring large amounts of money with you. As much as possible, bring only the minimum amount you need and the credit card(s) you use.

If you are on tour or vacation, it is good to have a travel book, brochures or leaflets while you travel. You can use them to know the cheapest hotels, restaurants and best food about your destination.

Pay attention to the safety announcements on board.

Before deplaning, check your seat pockets, you don’t want to leave anything behind.

 

On Your Arrival
If you checked-in your baggage, prepare your claim tags and proceed to the Baggage Claim Area.
Present baggage and claim tags to the authorities upon exit.

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