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Travelling tips this holiday season

Girl at airport - travelling tips this holiday seasonAirports are extremely busy this time of year with families travelling to celebrate the holidays or heading to sunny destinations.

Toronto’s Pearson Airport shares some tips to ensure smooth journey.

  • Check in online from the comfort of your home before you leave for the airport.
  • Ensure all travel documents and tickets are in hand before you reach your counter or kiosk.
  • Be aware of weight and size restrictions for checked baggage and ensure that all checked and carry-on luggage has your name and address on it before arriving at the airport.
  • Before leaving home, verify that your baggage does not contain any restricted items. For a complete up-to-date list of restricted items please visit
  • If you have oversized items to stow, such as strollers and car seats, let your airline know.
  • Talk to your kids about the airport experience before you leave home so they know what to do if you become separated.
  • Keep an eye out for our family washrooms.
  • If you happen to be in the airport during Christmas or New Year’s Eve, check for any special events happening at the airport.
  • Give yourself lots of time to get to the airport in case you run into traffic on your way there.

Pearson winter infographic - travelling tips this holiday season

a man carrying two children

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