It's important to move quickly and efficiently through an airport once you're there, but during the packing process you need to slow down and make sure you have everything you need. Being in a rush when you're packing can lead to forgotten boarding passes, passports, driver's licenses and any other mandatory documentation you need for your trip. Make a checklist you can use every time you fly and follow it closely. If you're flying internationally, make sure you have your passport and an extra copy of your passport just in case. For domestic flights, you'll just need your driver's license. To help identify your baggage in case of loss, take pictures of your luggage and carry either electronic versions or hard copies. Having all of these things in place should make your next trip a breeze.
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