Travelers encouraged to plan ahead to avoid delays

Travelers planning to fly out of San Diego International Airport over the holidays were urged Wednesday to plan ahead to avoid long waits at security checkpoints.

Passengers were urged to arrive at least two hours before departure on domestic flights and three hours for international flights, according to the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.

Travelers were reminded not to wrap gifts they are taking on the plane as security officers may have to unwrap them. Passengers should either ship wrapped gifts ahead of time or wait until their destination to wrap them.

The Transportation Security Administration recommends that travelers remember the “3-1-1″ rule to cut down on security wait times.

Containers of liquids, gels and aerosols carried through security checkpoints must not hold more than three ounces and must be placed in a one-quart, clear, plastic zip-top bag. Passengers are limited to one bag.

The Airport Authority has hired checkpoint passenger assistance workers to provide aid to travelers and manage lines through the security checkpoints.

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