Are you about to have your first Houston airport shuttle experience? Then you might be interested in learning some etiquette tips that will keep both you and the other passengers in your shuttle happy. Here are some of the most important things to think about when you are using a shared-ride:
- Choosing the Right Seat – Since you will be picked up at a designated time that best fits your flight schedule, you should move to the back of the bus to make it easier for each new passenger that is picked up. This helps people avoid having to move up and down the shuttle looking for seats.
- Getting Chatty – While it is okay to talk with the other passengers, and even make new friends, it is essential to remember that everyone travels at their own pace. If someone doesn’t seem like they want to chat with you, don’t take it personally, and respect their choice.
- Limit Strong Smells – Because the shuttle has a limited amount of space, you want to make sure that you aren’t wearing or bringing anything that might fill the cabin up with a strong smell. You should save that meatball sub or heavy perfume for your destination.
- Tip Your Driver – Drivers that do a good job are always appreciative of riders that show their thanks with a tip. The most common tip for a one-way trip to or from the airport is $5, but feel free to give what you think is the most appropriate amount.