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Old 03-11-2019, 07:05 PM
 
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Today most of us typically print our own boarding passes and concert tickets at home, but an inconvenient side effect of this is that our tickets and boarding passes now look like every other sheet of 8x11 paper that we have.

For an upcoming trip I was wondering if anybody sells boarding pass card stock. In the past, I've used electronic copies on my phone as well as folded up 8x11 sheets of paper, but I've always thought a good old fashioned oblong piece of cardboard would be better than either of those, especially when I'm rummaging in my backpack for it, or my wife is doing the same in her purse.
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Old 03-11-2019, 07:18 PM
 
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Print a boarding pass? I haven’t done that in years. It goes into my Apple Wallet on my iPhone. The only time I have a paper boarding pass is if the gate agent changes my seat.
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Old 03-11-2019, 07:25 PM
 
Location: Western Washington
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Print a boarding pass? I haven’t done that in years. It goes into my Apple Wallet on my iPhone. The only time I have a paper boarding pass is if the gate agent changes my seat.
+1. But if you really want the paper, any office supply store sells a variety of grades of paper. Purchase a colored card stock and print on that. It won’t necessarily be the same size as the airline boarding pass, but that doesn’t matter.
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Old 03-11-2019, 07:38 PM
 
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I also haven't printed out a boarding pass in years. But like fishbrains said, just get card stock from any Staples/Office Depot/etc. and you can cut it down to size. If you go to the copy center, they might be willing to sell you a few pieces rather than having to buy an entire ream.
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Old 03-11-2019, 09:18 PM
 
Location: Wasilla, AK
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My Alaska Airlines app allows me to pull up a boarding pass. No need for paper or card stock.
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Old 03-12-2019, 04:34 AM
 
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I agree. Put it on your phone and be done with it.

I’ve been doing that for years and it’s so much bette than paper
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Old 03-12-2019, 05:13 AM
 
Location: Niceville, FL
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I’ve had technical issues with both my phone and on the airline’s end with electronic boarding passes so still always print a paper one as a back up. Some airlines will also still ask you to mail in the paper one if there is an issue with frequent flyer miles crediting correctly for a ticket so the paper one remains crumpled in my purse until the miles post
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Old 03-12-2019, 05:18 AM
 
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Why doesn't the OP simply do early check-in before going to the airport and then at the airport use one of self-service kiosks to print out their boarding pass?
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Old 03-12-2019, 05:43 AM
 
Location: North State (California)
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Yes, use the check in kiosk or have the airline clerk print it. I pay enough for my seat without having to buy some fancy paper. I use my phone for concert tickets.
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Old 03-12-2019, 07:06 AM
 
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Today most of us typically print our own boarding passes and concert tickets at home, but an inconvenient side effect of this is that our tickets and boarding passes now look like every other sheet of 8x11 paper that we have.

For an upcoming trip I was wondering if anybody sells boarding pass card stock. In the past, I've used electronic copies on my phone as well as folded up 8x11 sheets of paper, but I've always thought a good old fashioned oblong piece of cardboard would be better than either of those, especially when I'm rummaging in my backpack for it, or my wife is doing the same in her purse.
Just decide what sort and whatever card stock you want *and* your printer can handle, go on eBay, to Staples, or wherever and buy. Then you can print till your hearts content.


https://blog.thepapermillstore.com/u...is-card-stock/


You may even want to download a template to print your boarding passes. And you *might* need a paper cutter if printing on 8"x11" paper. This or if you like that kind of busy work a pair of scissors will work as well.
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