There will be FEWER passengers flying this year at Tampa International Airport, according to Channel 8. But the airport tonight says them still suggest you get to the airport at least 2 hours in advance for domestic flights. And there are two things specifically you can do to make your travel day go smoother.

Book Parking Online
Instead of winging it and driving around looking for a spot, airport officials suggest you pay for your parking in advance. There are a lot of off-airport parking options that can save you a lot of money if you’re going to be gone for more than a couple days. The cheapest parking at TPA is $12 per day for Economy.

Use the new Entry Points

If you’re not checking in luggage, you can avoid a lot of the crowds by using the Blue Express entry points. That way you can get to your gate faster. They just opened a few weeks ago so you may not be familiar with them so keep an eye out for signs. It’s available if you’re flying American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Copa Airlines, Cayman Airways and Swift Air.

Travel Hacks To Make Your Journey Easier This Thanksgiving

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