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Airline gate agents share 8 of their favorite travel hacks

Business Insider Logo By Rachel Gillett of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 9: <p>Airline customer service reps know a thing or two about travel. </p><p> From the moment you step into the airport to when you finally board your flight, it's these airport workers' job to help you successfully navigate getting from point A to point B.</p><p> What's more, with the perks that come along with working for an airline, like free or discounted flights, many of these agents have quite a bit of travel experience themselves. </p><p> So, who better to turn to for travel tips and tricks than the people with extensive knowledge on the matter?</p><p> We asked airline gate agents, ticket agents, and other airport customer service reps to share their best travel hacks with us, and scoured the internet for more.</p><p> Here are eight things that could help make your next trip easier and more enjoyable:</p>

Airline customer service reps know a thing or two about travel.

From the moment you step into the airport to when you finally board your flight, it's these airport workers' job to help you successfully navigate getting from point A to point B.

What's more, with the perks that come along with working for an airline, like free or discounted flights, many of these agents have quite a bit of travel experience themselves.

So, who better to turn to for travel tips and tricks than the people with extensive knowledge on the matter?

We asked airline gate agents, ticket agents, and other airport customer service reps to share their best travel hacks with us, and scoured the internet for more.

Here are eight things that could help make your next trip easier and more enjoyable:

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