A Regular ticket is also called a full fare ticket or a full-priced ticket .It comes directly out of the airline's ticket pool. It is issued by a travel agency using an airline ticket pricing system or directly purchased from the website.
Because airlines cannot sell single ticket on every flight they reserve seta to consolidators a agency or company has a contract with a given airline.
These are tickets are typically much cheaper. Usually, you cannot buy consolidated tickets directly from the airline. It may possible to make reservation with airline first and then buy it from the travel agent. But this may not always work , Since airlines may be overbooked during peek periods ..Come travel agents buy blocks of seats from airlines.
It's always better to pay tickets charge using credit card.
Ask the agent to fax you the itinerary after book your tickets and make sure that there are no mistakes in names, ages, travel date etc. Insist on a computer generated ticket. Airlines may not accept hand written tickets. Don't depend on the agent to confirm your tickets for you, If at all possible call the airline for the confirmation
Save the address and the telephone number to your destination .Understand your itinerary very clearly . An example itinerary is below such as airline code, flight number, starting and ending airports and date /time . Remember all the times reflect local time zones.
AI101 26DEC Mumbai London 0700 Dep 1000 ARR
AI101 26 Dec London Newyork 1200 Dep 1710 ARR
Check flight timing couple of day before your travel. Sometimes flights change after tickets have been booked , If you have connecting flights , there is good possibility that passengers on the cancelled flight will be shifted to an earlier flight to enable the connection, The travel agent is not responsible for alerting you to flight schedule changes .
Please ahead early enough, plan for contingencies. Some agents offer emergency services, so you may want to take their number with you, just in case. If you have printout /fax of your confirmation number take it with on the trip'
Your purpose of travel will determine what you carry in your babbage. Unless you're travelling to the some countries in winter, You shouldn't need pack many winter clothes. it best but winter cloths and jackets in USA itself . Because most of the winter clothes in warm countries are not suitable for snow and ice .
The big baggage's that go through cargo are check in baggage. Hand baggage is the small totes you carry with you all the times. Put a sticker on you check baggage's indication you destination address and telephone number. If you loose language in airport, don't leave the terminal until you file a complaint to the authorities..
Check in baggage:
Most airlines allow total of three pieces of luggage free of charger for each passenger, one carry on bag and two check in . International airports determines luggage allowance and luggage charges (if applicable) based on weight and number of pieces
Generally total linear dimensions of each checked baggage must not exceed 158 cm( 62 inches ) and weight of each bag must not exceed 23kg . How ever dimensions vary with airlines.
You can carry one piece per person. You should have all the important visa documents you carried to embassy because they might need them at immigration port of entry
Each passenger is allowed one piece if carry on luggage plus a brief case, In addition may carry a coat, umbrella, cane or other special items. Check all items you will not need during the flight. Medicine, keys. Important papers and travel documents should be carried by passenger.
Airport in Home country:
Wear comfortable clothing for long flight and be sure to wear shoes because you may feel cold at an intermediate places.
If didn't obtain foreign exchange before arriving you can collect it in airport.
Go the airline counter and show your passport, tickets, tell them of your preference, such as vegetarian food , a window seat.
Questions: Questions regarding journey and purpose
Customs check and Boarding