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How to Prevent a Missed Flight Out of Phoenix

There’s nothing quite like the stress of wondering if you’re going to make your next flight. Along with getting to your destination later (or not at all), a missed flight comes with several concerns, including the financial repercussions.

Today, we’re going to share some strategies to help ensure you don’t miss your next flight out of Phoenix so you can save yourself this stress.

Book your flight carefully

Certain times of day come with a higher chance of being late for a flight, including dealing with a congested airport or traffic issues. If you have many flight options to choose from, certain times are more strategic than others to help ensure you don’t miss your next flight.

Early morning flights mean you’re less likely to run into the traffic that comes with the morning or evening rush hour.

Not to mention, you’re less likely to experience delays or other issues with these flights.

Consider these insights from Reader’s Digest:

“According to data gathered by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the best time to fly is between 6 and 7 a.m. Flights with scheduled departures in that timeframe arrived just 8.6 minutes late, on average. Meanwhile, flights that take off before 6—or between 7 and 8 in the morning—are fairly punctual, too.”

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Pack strategically

It’s not always possible to only pack a carry-on for your next flight. But whenever possible, this is a helpful strategy for ensuring your next flight isn’t a missed flight!

You’ll also want to pack strategically when it comes to toiletries, electronics, and similar items when you’re going through security. If you haven’t already removed big containers of liquids, haven’t grouped liquids into clear bags, or packed your electronic devices where they’re easy to access, these will all slow down the security process.

Remember, for carry-ons, the liquids, gels, and aerosols you pack in your carry-on must follow the 3-1-1 liquids rule:

  • 3.4 ounces or less per container
  • 1-quart size, clear, plastic, zip-top bag (all liquids must fit in the bag)
  • One bag per passenger

Another helpful tip? Wear shoes that are easy to remove!

(We have a whole post on TSA policies and other things to consider before your next flight. Find it here)

Reserve private transportation in advance

One of the very best things you can do for yourself if you’re concerned about missing a flight is booking transportation to the airport in advance. And no—we don’t mean rideshare services! Instead, rely on a private transportation company’s professional and trustworthy services like All Valley Transportation.

Rideshare services are increasingly unreliable. And when you’re trying to prevent a missed flight, the last thing you want to worry about is whether your ride will show up!

When you book a ride with All Valley Transportation, you’ll give yourself the peace of mind that your driver will be on time to pick you up and get you to the airport. Our drivers also know the best routes to take and will help you manage your luggage, making the entire process of getting to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport that much smoother!

(Visit this post next to learn more about why booking a car service to get to the airport is the way to go)


Book Your Ride Today and Prevent a Missed Flight

So, if you have a flight coming up from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, entrust your airport transportation services to All Valley Transportation. Click here to reserve your ride today!


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