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Expect airports to be at their busiest time of the year, so arrive 90 minutes before your flight is scheduled. Use the extra time to relax and make sure your journey will be as trouble free as possible.

Review the contents of carry-on bags for possible problems during check in. An example is toting water or other liquids. Containers must be emptied before going through TSA checkpoints. Carry-on liquids, gels, aerosols, creams and pastes must be 3.4 oz or less, and all containers must fit inside a single quart-size plastic bag.

With ever-more tough screening required, you may have to show electronic items larger than cell phones, like a tablet or kindle, and remove from carry-on baggage for closer inspection by TSA If you take your time and know the rules, summer airline experiences will be less hectic, and maybe a bit more enjoyable.

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