While doing research for my Airline Flight Delays and Cancellations post, I came across a lot of references for checked baggage fees, thus I decided to do more research and gather info for the same four U.S. carriers: American, Delta, Southwest, and United. Of course, check with your carrier, as these rules and fees can change without notice, especially right now when they are all being so cheap. (do I sound like an announcer though, lol?)
We travel a lot and I enjoy it mostly, however flying has become less enjoyable every year. There are a few reasons for this, but the main one of course is TSA. I will not go into what a pathetic use of taxpayers’ money this organization is (what’s the point) or how I don’t feel much safer flying. However, this is not what this post is about. It’s about saving time so you don’t have to panic while trying to get through the annoying process.
My husband and I have been traveling for many years and have learned a lot of things about flying, and packing for flights. Some of the things we have learned through our own experience (good and bad). We have also learned by listening to other travelers’ horror stories. While we can’t do anything about airlines delays or issues, we can at least try to be prepared. This all starts with making sure you pack a small carry-on bag, even if it is for a short non-stop flight. Continue reading “Carry-On – 10 Smart Things to Pack in a Carry-On Bag”