Before you leave for the Airport – Check List

Some of the Items and Points on our Before you Leave Check List may seem Obvious .

However they are worth Mentioning as in our Experience while acting Under time constraints and dealing with the Stress of Packing luggage Clients can forget to do these things or take these important items 🙂

Before you book your Flight

  1. Do you need a Visa to travel, if so ensure you have one in Place
    Check if you need a visa to travel by visiting this link –
  2. Ensure your Passport is still valid
  3. Book a Car or Taxi With EcoCars 😉 Online or Over the phone.
    1. Please Ensure you book the correct size of vehicle for your passenger and Luggage needs 🙂
    2. Consult our Journey Time Guide * Book Taxi so it Arrives at the  airport at Least 2 Hours Before the departure time.
  4. Get Personal Insurance Cover .
    Compare Prices here –
  5. Ensure you have Valid Home Insurance and Contents Cover
  6. Buy a new suitcase if required
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  7. Buy locks for suitcases

Before Leaving for the Airport

  • Take Asprin to prevent D.V.T (Deep Vein Thrombosis) (ALWAYS Consult Doctor First)
  • Check the Flight Departure time and that the flight is not Delayed (click here)
  • Check Weight of Luggage
    Click here to see all Airlines Baggage Allowances –
  • Ensure you have a Passport for you and other parties travelling with you
  • Valid Visa
  • Credit or Debit Card
  • Flight Tickets – Both Ways
  • Travelers Cheque
  • Local Currency
  • ToothBrush/Tooth Paste
  • Slippers
  • Towels
  • Travel Pillow
  • Ear Plugs
  • Shampoo / Soap
  • Cloths/Towels/ slippers
  • Earplugs / Headphones
  • Sort Handlugage so it meets requirments for liquids
  • Medicines
  • Put phone on charge so it lasts during the Journey
  • Fully charge Laptop / Tablet
  • Take Mobile Telephone and Charger / Simcard
  • Call Mobile Phone Operator and request roaming charges and ask for different roaming settings
  • Laptop and Charger
  • fit locks to suitcases
  • Set House Alarm
  • Backup all Date on Harddrives onto an external Hard Drive this can be done Using Tuxboot Download it here
  • Backup Phone contacts and calender
  • Enable Find my Phone type App so you can Track your phone if it gets lost or stolen
  • If your taking a large amount of Cash Abroad ensure you have Proof of where the money came from i.e where you work and also what bank you withdrew it from or your money may be seized

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