Air travel has gotten increasingly complex in recent years, so planning ahead of time for a trip to the airport is essential these days. Preparation will make the entire experience considerably more pleasurable; if you've prepared for airport security, have the necessary travel papers, and know what to anticipate, you'll feel less stress, arrive at your gate sooner, and begin your vacation with joy.
After you purchase your flight, you will receive an email with your booking confirmation and ticket. It is one of the few travel documents you should have on hand before traveling to the airport. Some low-cost airlines, primarily in Europe, will demand you print this out before checking in (with a hefty fee if you don't), but this is thankfully uncommon.
Getting a nice seat on a short trip isn't necessary, but it may make flying more comfortable. However, the correct heart may cause a long journey to New Zealand much more bearable. Choose a seat as soon as possible (when purchasing your ticket if you're prone to forget), such as an aisle seat for stretching or a window seat for sleeping with your head against a wall.
Airport regulations have changed significantly. Today, you must remove your shoes to pass through airport security; believe it or not, you used to be able to arrive at the airport with seconds to spare and run aboard a flight with only a ticket in hand, which may or may not have been checked.
Pack a modest overnight pack with amenities to let you refresh up before the travel. Maybe I'll bring my toothbrush and a tiny container of toothpaste with me. You can also carry a face spray, a small jar of moisturizer, and a hairbrush with you.