When packing, put items that contain liquids inside sealed plastic bags, and then pack them in the center of the luggage. You also might consider putting underwear or other clothing in a sealed plastic bag. When you close the bag, squeeze as much air out as possible before you seal the bag. This will save space and allow denser packing in your luggage.
Leave your valuables at home. Otherwise put them in your carry-on. Keep a careful eye on your bag and promptly collect it after screening.
1. For domestic flight, a valid photo ID (driver’s license)
2. For international flight, passport valid more than 6 months beyond the departure date and a valid visa if required
3. Publish your trip with the TripCompanion app
– Tentative travel plan or flight itinerary
– Languages spoken and other preferences
– Services needed
When your parents are planning for air travel, you should also assess their mobility situation. Many seniors are no longer as agile as in their younger days. Airports are getting larger, with multiple terminals and long walks to and from the boarding gate, which the seniors may find tiring. If possible, using smaller airports would reduce the amount of walking needed within the terminal. Knowing the layout of the airport, you should assess the appropriate level of support for them and learn what sorts of assistance may be needed.
Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday commemorating a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621. It is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. While the Canadians celebrate their Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October. For many of us, Thanksgiving is about a 4-day holiday that includes a family get-together, extensive dinner and not forgetting ‘Black Friday’ the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season. Let’s look at the history behind Thanksgiving.
Besides packing basic things like a first-aid kit, tickets and passports, you can also add some things that can help traveling with kids:
1. Ear plugs or cotton balls
2. Comic books, story books
3. Battery-operated video games or small toys/dolls
4. Travel pillow