9 Airport Problems We’ve All Had Before

Ahh… the airport. Everyone is excited, people are traveling to and from exotic places — and yet there’s definitely a hint of tension in the air. There are numerous problems to be expected at the airport that most of us have been unlucky enough to experience already. Whether your luggage is overweight or oversized, check-in is only the first hurdle.

Give this list a read to help avoid any of these common airport errors – or at least commiserate about them.

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1. Overweight Luggage

We’ve all done it and we’ve all pitied the other people we’ve seen doing it too – reshuffling bags at the check-in counter because our luggage is overweight. The shampoo is always the first to go, then a few unnecessary layers of clothing are added and somehow we’re usually able to scrape by. Weighing at home is a way to avoid this mess I suppose, but some of us prefer to live more dangerously.