How to buy tickets at the airport

Written by james bisson
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
How to buy tickets at the airport
Last-minute travellers can buy tickets at the airport. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Not all air travellers have the luxury of buying their tickets in advance. Most major airlines offer ticket sales at the airport, giving people who haven't bought their seat an opportunity to do so at the last possible moment.

Other People Are Reading

Function

Customers can find ticket counters throughout the airport. Once a traveller finds the airline of his choice, he approaches the ticket agent, provides the relevant information (destination, date of return flight, proper identification) and is issued with a ticket. Ticket counters accept most major credit and debit cards.

Benefits

By purchasing a ticket at the airport, a traveller can take care of everything in one place. Most ticket agents are able to process a traveller's identification, issue a boarding pass and pass along any checked luggage at the same booth.

Drawbacks

Tickets bought at the airport are often more expensive than ones purchased online, or through a travel agency. Additionally, customers who wait to buy a ticket at the airport won't have many seats to choose from, since the majority of seats have already been filled through online or travel agent purchases.

Don't Miss

Filter:
  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
Sort:
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the eHow.co.uk site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.