Air Travel Tips to Know Before Your Fly
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At Tortuga, our mission is to make travel easier. Our advice and recommendations are based on years of travel experience. We only recommend products that we use on our own travels.
Which Airport to Fly Into by Destination
The most popular destinations in the world usually have more than one airport to choose from. Check out our guides to help you find the best airports to fly into for your next trip to these top cities.
- Guide to Airports in Bangkok
- Guide to Airports in Chicago
- Guide to Airports in Los Angeles
- Guide to Airports in New York City
- Guide to Airports in Paris
- Guide to Airports in San Francisco
- Guide to Airports in Washington DC
Air Travel Tips
Have you ever sat in an airport watching other travelers walk by? You’ll notice some people make air travel look easy while the majority are rushing through the airport looking stressed. Here are the tips and tricks we’ve learned that make flying a whole lot easier and enjoyable.
- Get Airport Lounge Access
- Get Upgraded to First Class
- Guide to Europe Budget Airlines
- How to Sleep on a Plane
- Airplane Travel Pillows
- Airport Outfits to Wear
- How to Pack for Your Long Haul Flight
- How to Choose Travel Insurance
- Cheapest Rides to the Airport
Backpacks by Traveler Type
The right luggage for you depends on who you are and how you travel. Here are a few luggage guides for common types of travelers.
- Digital Nomad Travel Backpacks
- One Bag Travel Backpacks
- Commuter Backpacks
- Business Travel Backpacks – Guide to Choosing a Business Backpack
- Women’s Travel Backpacks – Guide to Women Finding the Perfect Fit
- Men’s Travel Backpacks – Guide to Choosing a Travel Backpack
- What is the Best Size for a Travel Backpack?
- What’s the Best Backpack Suitcase Combo?
Luggage Tips for Air Travel
Having the right type of luggage for your travels can make packing, boarding planes, and heading off on your next adventure easier and less stressful. The best way to travel is with carry-on-only backpacks. Check out all our resources to help you make the transition to carry-on-only travel.
How to Transition From Checked to
Carry On Only
- Go From Two Checked Bags to Only One
- Check a Smaller Bag and Use a Carry On Backpack
- Use a Carry On Backpack and Personal Item
Carry On Travel Backpacks
- Shop Carry On Luggage
- Guide to Carry On Weight Limits
- Guide to Carry On Luggage Size
- Ultimate Carry On Packing List
- Is a Backpack a Carry On?
- How to Pack Two Carry On Bags and Get Away With It
- Carry Ons vs. Personal Items
- How to Travel With a Laptop in Your Carry On