5 insider tips airlines won't tell you

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Five Insider Tips Airlines Won't Tell You

Dealing with the airport can be such a hassle.

Here are five clever ways to beat the system:

1) Mark your luggage as 'Fragile.' Employees will load it on top of others in the airplane cargo, which will make it come out of baggage claim first.

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2) Minimize the feeling of turbulence by booking a seat on the wing of the plane. Bonus tip: if you jiggle a little in your seat while experiencing turbulence, it can trick your body and counter the effects.

3) When picking a line always choose the one farthest to the left. Most people are right-handed and tend to move to their right.

4) Wait until you land to wrap presents. Security will often make you unwrap a package.

5) Pack your electronics horizontally, rather than on top of each other, in your suitcase. This allows the security scanner to register the items clearly, helping you avoid having your bag opened to be examined.

Now you can start relaxing even before you land!

Click through for the must-have travel essentials:

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Glitter-Leather Luggage Tag

Accessorize every piece of luggage with one of these and make sure no one else is accidentally grabbing something that isn't theirs. 

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Belkin Travel Rock Star Mobile Device Battery Charger

Whether you are taking a flight, taking a long car ride or just doing a day trip to visit family, make sure your devices are always charged up.

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Living Proof 'Perfect hair Day' Travel Kit

Just because you are traveling doesn't mean you should have anything less than perfect hair. With shampoo, conditioner and treatment all in one kit, you will wish you were always traveling!

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Longchamp Le Pliage Expandable Travel Bag

This bag can easily be transformed from a carry-on to the perfect weekend bag, which makes it fitting for wherever your holiday travels take you.

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Sedu Travel Style Collection

Bring your glam with you wherever you go with this mini dryer and straightener that will leave you with plenty of extra space in your luggage.

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'Go Clean' Nylon Laundry Travel Pouch

Don't let dirty clothes stink up your whole suitcase. This bag will allow you to separate what is dirty from what is clean. 

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Vera Bradley Travel Companions 

Have all your travel necessities in order with this passport case.

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The Vacationers by Emma Straub

Something everyone needs before heading on a trip is a great book. 'The Vacationers' follows a disjointed family along with their extended family and friends on a celebratory trip to the island of Mallorca in a last-stitch effort to spend quality time together before their youngest daughter leaves for college.

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Moshi 'Vortex Premium' In-Ear Headphones

If there is one thing you really need it is your favorite headphones in case there is ever a point during your travels that you need to tune everyone out. 

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'Caroline' Travel Jewelry Case

Keep all your your favorite jewelry in tip-top shape and still be able to bring them with you without taking up too much space in your suitcase. 

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