As summer travel peaks, here are tips for hassle-free journey

Oman Sunday 04/June/2023 19:47 PM
By: Times News Service
As summer travel peaks, here  are tips for hassle-free journey

Muscat: It is that time of the year, when residents and citizens look to escape from the scorching summer. The school vacations will shortly begin and it is time for travel.

The last few days before a trip can be hectic, whether one is heading to his hometown or for a holiday abroad.

To avoid feeling overwhelmed with all the tasks that need to be done and to help avoid last-minute running around, here are a few tips based on the advisories.

First and foremost is to ensure and verify the passport and visa validity. It is always better to reconfirm the bookings 48 hours before travel.

The visa of the destination should be checked before travel and passengers should carry all necessary travel documents.

It is always important to keep the proof of accommodation ready if one wishes to avail visa on arrival facility at the destination.

Pre-book seats, request for a baby bassinet (if required), and meal requests should be made 72 hours prior to the departure.

With the summer rush at the airports, it is advised to reach 4hrs before the departure time of the flight and make sure that the ROP traffic fines, if any, are cleared before the travel.

Passengers should have proof of travel insurance as per destination country norms and it is advisable to carry currency according to the destination. E-visa holders are advised to carry a physical copy of the e-visa while travelling.

One should also be aware of the latest travel regulations of the destination and keep all the necessary documents before leaving for the airport. To avoid last-minute hassles, one should try to weigh luggage at home and can use the web check-in service of airlines.