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    The Advantages of Luggage Assistance

    Last updated 3 hours 18 minutes ago

    As you prepare to travel from one city to another, you'll have plenty of things to manage with booking your flight, packing your suitcases, and arranging your accommodations. On the day of travel, you’ll need to focus on ensuring you have everything you need and getting to your gate on time. To help make things easier as you embark on your trip, consider services like airport parking and luggage assistance. This will help ensure that you have a smooth time when you get to the airport—after all, there's nothing worse than having to haul big, heavy suitcases by yourself as you run to make your flight.

    At Newark Liberty International Airport and Westchester County Airport, your suitcase-hauling needs can be handled with Park Plus Airport Parking's luggage assistance services. Our staff members are fully trained and eager to assist in hauling luggage of all weights and sizes. For more information about our luggage assistance, airport parking, accessibility assistance, or carwash services, call us at (914) 840-2200.

    Space Saving Tips for Packing a Suitcase

    Last updated 3 days ago

    When embarking on a trip for a week or more, it's often tempting to pack your whole wardrobe. However, along with making your luggage heavy and burdensome, big loads can leave you with little room for souvenirs on your return flight. Before you arrange for airport parking and accommodations, consider these tips for efficient packing.

    Know What to Bring
    Start with packing a clean set of basic undergarments for each day of your visit, plus one extra. Beyond that, pack one shirt for each day, and then one item of other wardrobe staples—sweaters and pants or skirts—for every two days of your trip. Be sure to also pack a jacket or coat. Bring three pairs of shoes at most—preferably two casual pairs and one formal pair for vacations, and vice versa for business trips. With toiletries, choose travel-size bottles and pack them according to TSA regulations.

    Roll It or Fold It
    When it comes to maximizing luggage space, the way you pack clothing is equally important as the amount you pack. Rolled clothes take up less space than folded items, but the latter method is less likely to cause wrinkles. Tightly roll any wrinkle-proof knits and wools, and fold items that are more likely to wrinkle, such as button-up shirts.

    Pack Things in Order
    Stuff your shoes with as many balled-up pairs of socks and underwear as will fit, and then place your shoes and toiletries at the bottom of your suitcase. For the next layer, pack all of your heavier rolled garments, such as sweaters and jeans. Above that, place lighter rolled items, like t-shirts. The top layer should be your folded garments, such as dress slacks, shirts, and blouses. Additional items like belts, ties, bras, and hosiery can be placed along the edges of your clothes, as well as in the side pockets of the suitcase.

    Once your flight is booked and your suitcases are packed, let Park Plus Airport Parking provide you with safe and secure parking. We offer airport parking, luggage service, and a whole lot more to fliers at Newark Liberty International Airport and Westchester County Airport. Call us at (914) 840-2200 to learn more about our services.

    "Great experience. Quick and easy in and out."-5 Star Review for Park Plus Airport Parking

    Last updated 4 days ago

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    • Great experience. Quick and easy in and out. We walked out of baggage and our shuttle was right there waiting for us! We didn’t even need to wait. That was a huge plus traveling with two small children. Our car was waiting for us when we got there. Everyone was friendly and courteous.  very happy with the service

      Stephanie Pustola

    An Essential Guide to Planning Your Holiday Travel

    Last updated 11 days ago

    In the world of air travel, the holidays are the busiest time of the year. However, with a few precautions, you can help ensure that your holiday trip is hassle-free. The following tips will help you handle luggage lines, travel delays, and lengthy flights.

    Pack Your Luggage Light
    Try to limit what you pack to the basic essentials, such as toiletries, medications, and a planned wardrobe. That way, you can take your luggage as a carry-on and skip the conveyer belts once your flight lands. If you must check baggage, pack a change of clothes and any irreplaceable items in your carry-on bag, just in case the airline misplaces your suitcase.

    Consider Gifting Alternatives
    Don't wrap any carry-on gifts before you arrive at your destination, as airport inspectors might have to unwrap them to check their contents. To avoid this risk altogether, consider shipping the gifts to their destination ahead of your flight. As another alternative, you can simply buy gift cards for your loved ones.

    Travel During Off-Peak Times
    Avoid traveling during the busiest times of the holiday rush. The day right before a holiday is often the most crowded, and flights scheduled for afternoons are prone to delays. As long as it doesn't cut too close, considering booking your flight early on the same day as your family get-together. In general, early-morning and late-evening flights are the most reliable for timely arrivals.

    Keep Essentials on Hand
    When getting ready for a flight that will take several hours, be sure you have food and relaxation aids on hand. Munchies, of course, are essential for staving off hunger during your trip, as you can never predict traffic or flight delays. With earplugs, you can have peace and quiet during your travel, regardless of noise, chatter, or screaming kids. If lengthy air travel bores you, an eye mask could help you get some sleep during your flight.

    Are you getting ready for holiday travel? Park Plus Airport Parking makes travel easier for fliers at Newark Liberty International Airport and Westchester County Airport. For information about our long-term airport parking and other services, call us at (914) 840-2200.

    Getting the Most Out of Your Layover

    Last updated 16 days ago

    With all of the fun to be had at modern airports, layovers can be a breeze. For starters, you can shop for souvenirs, books, and more at an airport's various stores. You can also sip wine and socialize at the airport bar, where you might even make new professional and personal contacts. Many airport cafes now have Wi-Fi, so with your laptop or tablet, you can go online, send emails to your friends and loved ones, and even catch up on work. Some airports also have beauty salons, where you can pamper yourself with a blowout or manicure. Learn more about getting the most out of your layovers by watching this video clip.

    Park Plus Airport Parking serves travelers flying out of Newark Liberty International Airport and Westchester County Airport. Call (914) 840-2200 to learn about our airport parking, luggage assistance, and other helpful services.

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