(NC) Are you a senior who, like Santa, is
hitting the skies in December with a bag full of gifts? To make sure you
and your gifts get to your destination, there are some things to know
before you take off.
Unlike Santa, your luggage must pass through security screening. That
means if you’re flying with gifts for the kids and grandkids, those
presents should be unwrapped in case the screening officers need a
Fortunately, some airports have gift-wrapping services after security so these “elves” can do some of the work for you.
It also matters where you pack things. Items like snow globes, bath salts and replica weapons have to go in checked luggage.
Find more tips and info, including a page dedicated to seniors, at
catsa-acsta.gc.ca, or by downloading CATSA’s free mobile app. You can
also follow them on Facebook and Twitter for daily tips and to ask