From Arrivals to Departures: Airport Workers Give Their Real Tips to Making It to Your Gate

By: Emily Maggrett

Image: Unsplash by Ethan McArthur

About This Article

So, be honest — do you actually enjoy going to the airport? If you're anything like most of us, your answer is, "No. Nope. No way!" Yet sooner or later, you'll probably need to fly somewhere. So why not make that experience as painless as possible? If you like that idea, you'll like this gallery, which is designed with just that in mind. 

To make your next flight more enjoyable, we've collected some amazing flying tips and tricks from real airport personnel. From getting to the airport to checking your bags to navigating security, these flying hacks tackle it all! You'll learn how to chill at the airport like a VIP, keep your valuables safe, avoid stressful crowds and even get free flight upgrades. These workers know airports in and out, which means they're sharing knowledge that can take years for even frequent flyers to pick up. 

So, are you ready to find out how to tame airport stress and fly like a total pro? Do you want to know how to make flying a calmer experience ... and maybe even fun? Then don't hesitate another minute! Start your journey to airport success by clicking through our gallery of killer airport hacks!

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