With the onset of school vacations, Bradley International Airport is gearing up for a busy spring break travel period.
Between now and mid-April, more than 125,000 travelers are expected to depart the airport for their final destination, with the busiest times anticipated during the early morning flight departures.
Passengers traveling are advised to plan ahead and arrive to the airport early and prepared. Those traveling domestically are advised to allow themselves at least 90 minutes for check-in with their respective airlines and processing through TSA screening. Those traveling internationally should give themselves three hours.
Additionally, to help navigate the journey quickly and smoothly, travelers are encouraged to follow these tips:
Confirm Your Flight
Travelers who need assistance from an airline are advised to arrive at the ticket counter at least 90 minutes prior to their flight’s departure – or three hours if they are traveling internationally.
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Plan For Parking
Bradley Airport offers several parking options within a short distance from the terminal. Free shuttle service is provided from the surface lots. Automated easy access and departure through the cashier-less lanes is available. Visit the airport’s parking website ahead of your arrival for the latest information on parking options and follow directional signage at the airport to guide you to open lots.
Follow TSA Screening Guidelines and Speed up the Process
Have your identification documents ready and pack properly to help speed-up your screening process. Information on prohibited items and how to prepare for the TSA screening, can be found on the TSA’s website or by contacting the agency by phone, online, or on social media.
Try Mobile Food Ordering
Take your planning to the next level and skip the wait. Mobile food ordering at BDL is simple and does not require the download of an app. To browse menus, order, and pay, simply log on to www.BDLMarket.com or scan one of the many QR codes on display throughout the airport. Once an order is placed, you’ll receive updates on your mobile device, letting you know when your order is ready for pick-up.
For more information about nonstop flights, services, and travel tips, visit www.bradleyairport.com.
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