It has become more difficult to make your way through airport security scanners. On these days traveling requires long lines and long waits to get through lengthy security checks.
Particularly in busier travel times finding the way through
can be really difficult. However,
if you give your trip to security a little bit of planning you will be
able to be on the way to your flight without stress.
suggested to keep clear of very loose and baggy clothing. Additionally,
you want to be sure that you do not choose to wear anything that might
set off the metal detector. Jewelry, belts, even some under wire bras
could set off metal detectors so be careful in what you choose to wear
on your travel days.
When you go through security your luggage and personal items are going to be checked for any weapons or any other dangerous element like flammable liquids. As you approach the security check point you will need to get your items prepared for scanning. This means that you will need to place them into the plastic bins that security supplies. Generally you are able to simply place your bags into the bins for scanning, but with specific items will probably need to remove them from your bags and place them individually into a plastic bin. Additionally, you are going to be required to remove your shoes and any jackets or sweaters that you are wearing so that they can be scanned.
In order to avoid a complication with airport security you may want to do just a bit of planning at home. The first thing that you should do is check your airline for specific baggage requirements. Airlines will provide you with the size and also weight limits on both checked and carry on luggage and knowing this will help you to pack effectively. Additionally, you will want to pay attention to the limits on gels and liquids that you are able to take onboard the plane with you.
Though it may sound silly you also want to take care to ensure that you look appropriate when you pass through security.
Finally, you want to be sure that you are courteous and have the identification that you need on hand for the airport security officers. Generally this means that you need to have your photo identification out and ready to display when asked. If you are traveling internationally, for example to Punta Cana, you will need to have your passport on hand.