21 Essential Tips for Flying Alone for the First Time

Flying solo for the first time? No sweat. This story is packed with my top tips for flying alone for the first time.

Being mentally prepared for your airport and flight experience helps you manage anxiety and handle travel disruptions more effectively.

This one is a good tip for everybody…consider booking the very first flight out in the morning. 

Take the first flight of the day

Navigating a new city can be challenging, and you’ll find your way around more easily with daylight.

Avoid arriving at your destination after dark

Download your airline’s app before heading to the airport. It’s a digital central hub designed to help you throughout your trip.

Use your airline’s app

Packing well can make your first solo flight more comfortable and less stressful.

Packing tips

Every airline has specific carry-on restrictions related to the size and weight of your luggage.

Follow your airline’s carry-on policies

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