Flights Guide

Minimizing baggage problems

  • Tag your baggage with colourful tags, labels or straps for easy spotting.
  • Label your baggage with your name and contact information. For security reasons, include your business address instead of your home address.
  • Remember to include labels on both the outside and inside of your luggage in case your external tag is removed.
  • Pack important items such as medication, eye glasses and laptops in carry-on luggage.
  • Report missing luggage immediately to the airline.
  • Keep a list of what you packed in your baggage.
  • Check the airline's luggage policy before you leave.

Minimizing health problems

  • Keep medication in your carryon luggage.
  • Make a list of your medications along with the dosage and take it with you on your trip.
  • If you need to travel with medical syringes, it's a good idea to obtain a letter from your family doctor.
  • Take your family doctor contact information with you.
  • Take your policy numbers for any supplementary health care coverage with you on your trip.

Minimizing problems with your flight

  • Make sure all your travel documents such as passports are up to date.
  • Leave home in plenty of time to avoid delays due to traffic accidents and/or road closures.