Travel Tips

Information from the CDC:

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)   

TSA

  • TSA Guidelines suggest travelers arrive at the airport at least 2 hours prior to departure time

  • A government-issued ID (federal, state or local) is required. Be prepared to show this ID at various locations, such as the ticket counter, TSA security checkpoint and gate

  • Refer to the TSA permitted and prohibited items checklist:  http://www.tsa.gov/ 

  • Refrain from gift wrapping packages in checked and carry-on baggage. All wrapped packages are subject to opening by the TSA

  • Equipment used for screening checked baggage will damage your undeveloped film. Never place film in your checked baggage. Place film in your carry-on baggage or request a hand inspection

If you would like to contact the TSA directly, call 866-289-9673, or visit their web site at http://www.tsa.gov/

PARKING

  • Parking is available in the Premium, Short Term and Long Term Parking garages and the Economy Lot. The Economy Lot provides frequent shuttle service to and from the arrival and departure levels. Visit out PARKING page for additional details

  • Vehicles are strictly prohibited from stopping or being unattended at curbside departure and arrival areas

  • Those travelers requiring assistance should contact their airline and advise the airline of their need in advance

  • Ensure your SunPass account is opted in for Airport Parking; the SunPass website is www.sunpass.com

  • Take a photo of where you park your vehicle (space, floor, elevator bank)

  • Lock vehicle doors and close all windows

  • Avoid leaving valuables in your car, if you must, please make sure they are locked out of sight

  • Make sure to take your car keys with you

GENERAL

  • Check with your airline to see any last minute flight schedule adjustments

  • Always have your driver’s license or government issued identification

  • Know the TSA rules on what you can bring to the airport; the TSA travel tips website is  www.tsa.gov/travel/travel-tips

  • Wait for arriving guests at the PBI Travel Plaza, in the cell phone waiting lot, located at 2050 Belvedere Road

  • After you go through the security checkpoint, double check to make sure you have collected all of your items

  • Airport Lost and Found information is at http://www.pbia.org/guide/lost-and-found

BAGGAGE

  • On most airlines, the number of carry-on bags is limited to one personal item such as a purse or briefcase and one bag (size to fit in overhead bin or under seat).  Verify details with your airline.

  • FAA Regulations require that your name appear on all checked baggage

  • Carry medication, keys and valuables with you, not in checked luggage

  • To report lost and/or damaged luggage, take your claim check to the Airline Baggage Services office located in Baggage Claim, Level One.

TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN

  • Children 2 years old and older require a ticket for travel, contact your airline for specific information on their policies.

  • If your child is traveling alone, alert the airline and provide the name, address and telephone number of the person meeting your child at the destination. A responsible adult must accompany the child until boarding. The responsible adult should remain at the airport and confirm the child's flight is in the air before leaving and then monitor the flight's arrival at the destination.  There are age restrictions on children traveling alone, please check with your airline for specific information on their policies.