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Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen?

POSTED April 28th 2021 BY Beth Williams
 The short answer to “Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen” is yes, but read on. It’s a panic moment, you’re leaving for the airport and you can’t find a government photo ID like a driver’s license, passport, or military ID. It is lost or stolen. The good news is that if you’re 18 years of age or...
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Will Your ID be Valid for Your Next Flight?

POSTED February 10th 2021 BY Travel Writer
The Mandatory Deadline for Presenting a REAL ID-compliant license to TSA is now October 1st, 2021. The Real ID ACT – It Affects How You Board a Plane Come October 1st, 2021 Will the TSA accept your current driver’s license as ID? If you haven’t traveled in a while checking on your driver’s license now is timely. If you have to get a Real ID...
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Portable Door Locks for Travel

POSTED January 12th 2021 BY Travel Writer
Which Portable Door Lock / Alarm is Best for Your Travel Needs?  A sense of security at home or while traveling is important. If you live in a rental property the landlord has access to your place and even former tenants might if they still have a key.  If you have roommates, being able to lock the bedroom door can provide an added feeling of...
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Six Seconds with a Coat Hanger to Break into Your Garage

POSTED December 7th 2020 BY Beth Williams
How Thieves Break Into Locked Garages with Just a Coat Hanger It is relatively easy for thieves to break into your home by the garage door. It only takes a few seconds, and with a little practice, you could do it too. Once you see how easy it is to break into a closed garage door, you should be inspired to take away the break-in...
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Top 6 Hotel and Resort Safety Tips

POSTED November 15th 2020 BY Travel Writer
You need to be vigilant about your safety and security even in top hotels and resorts. While most properties do have security programs in place to protect their guests, you still need to know how to protect yourself and your family in case of an emergency as well as when just undergoing ordinary activities such as staying in and leaving your room. These are the...
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Hotel Room Safes: May Not Be as Safe as You Think

POSTED September 1st 2020 BY Beth Williams
You know not to leave your valuables out in plain view when you leave your hotel room and to use the hotel room safe to secure them. Thefts of valuables from hotel room safes, while not rampant, are a real problem, even in the best of hotels. Master keys, master key cards, and override codes in the wrong hands make it easy to open a...
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