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What’s the Difference Between Carry on and Checked Baggage?

You have made a lot of decisions already: you decided to fly, you picked a destination, you found an airline, you booked your tickets…but now you have to decide what size of luggage to bring. Below are some definitions and things to consider to ensure that you have the right bag for your flight and your trip: What is considered to be a carry-on? …

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These 5 Things Make Flying on an Airplane the Safest Way to Travel

Maintaining commercial airplanes is serious business. Airlines go to unbelievably great lengths to ensure that their airplanes are in optimum condition and always safe for flying. Here a just a few things that you may not have known about airplanes and the rigorous checks and maintenance they go through to make sure planes are always the safest way to travel. After reading these, it …

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What Emotional Support Animals are Allowed on Planes?

As more and more people keep animals for emotional support, more people will be bringing support animals on airplanes when they travel. While dogs are the most common, they certainly aren’t the only animals people are trying to bring on airplanes. If you’re trying to find out what emotional support animals are allowed on planes, then you may get different answers for different airlines. …

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What Causes Turbulence on an Airplane when Flying? – Everything You Need to Know

For many first time flyers, simply the thought of being thousands of feet from the ground will make them nervous. On top of that, throw a little turbulence into the mix and you’ve got a recipe for an anxiety attack. Knowing what causes turbulence on an airplane will help alleviate some concerns for anyone. Additionally, according to pilots, cabin crew, and frequent flyers, turbulence …

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How to Get a Gate Pass at the Airport [Through Security]

There may come a time when you need to get through security at an airport, but are not actually flying anywhere. There are a variety of reasons why you might need or want to do this, such as being at a gate to welcome family or to bring your spouse something they forgot before they board the plane. Whatever the reason, this article will …

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Carry-on Baggage Size Guide

If you’re like me then you probably want to avoid checking bags and just get everything in your carry-on if you can. Saves money, saves time, saves the potential for lost luggage. Each airline may have slightly varying policies regarding carry-on baggage size and allowance. I have listed the top 11 United States airlines along with their carry-on and personal item weight and size …

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How Does it Feel to Fly on an Airplane for the First Time?

It’s hard to answer the question “how does it feel to fly on an airplane?” because it’s really something that you have to experience for yourself. It reminds me of a famous quote.. Unfortunately, no one can be told what The Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. –Morpheus Flying for the first time is similar and as I said, you kinda …

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