Keep Your Boarding Pass Out when Boarding International Carriers
Last Thursday’s tip was about keeping your cruise card ready to go when getting off or returning to the ship. Along the same lines, it’s always helpful to have your boarding pass out and ready to show to the flight attendants when stepping onto the plane.
With US airlines, you don’t have to show your ticket after you go through the gate reader, but on many international airlines, the flight attendants at the cabin door to the plane doublecheck to make sure you’re in the right place. If you keep your boarding pass out for that short time on the jet bridge, you won’t have to fumble for it and hold up the line. And the quicker the boarding process, the faster the plane can leave the gate and get you on your way.
FYI: The photo above is from my recent British Airways flight, which is where I thought of creating this tip!
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