Airlines

Fingerprinting: What You Need To Know Now About TSA Pre✓®

POSTED January 17th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Are you ready for fingerprinting in exchange for a faster experience at the airport? It’s true that there’s nothing worse than waiting in a long line at the airport. You’re already running late but your line isn’t moving. Out of the corner of your eye, you see an alternative shorter line moving much faster than your line. You also notice that those passengers don’t need...
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On-Board Theft – 10 Tips to Protect Valuables While You Snooze in the Sky

POSTED December 8th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Are Your Valuables Safe In Your Carry-On Bag? With all the other worries associated with air travel, the last thing you want to think about is theft on board airplanes. The people who steal from travelers’ carry-on bags are both airline employees (usually flight attendants) and fellow travelers. Unfortunately, theft from sleeping and unknowing passengers has been going on for years – while not extremely common, it only...
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New TSA Screening Rules Are in Effect, Will You be Subject to an Interview Before Boarding?

POSTED October 26th 2017 BY Travel Writer
In a press release from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) more stringent screening procedures for all incoming flights to the United States take effect today (10/26/17). The TSA is under the Department of Homeland Security. All passengers, both foreign and American citizens could face security interviews a U.S. government official said. “The security measures affect all individuals, international passengers and U.S. citizens, traveling to the United...
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Which Trusted Traveler Program Should You Choose?

POSTED October 11th 2017 BY Travel Writer
There are four separate Trusted Traveler programs operated by the Department of Homeland Services (DHS). They are designed to get pre-approved travelers faster and more efficiently through airport security. (Read avoiding the long lines of TSA checkpoints) Each program has a different travel security focus depending on where you tend to travel to the most. They all have a fee associated with them but the...
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Know Your Flight Rights

POSTED October 11th 2017 BY Travel Writer
It’s extremely valuable for passengers to be aware of their rights and the aviation laws in the United States. We’ve broken down the rules and regulations step-by-step, but you can find detailed information from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings. From fees to delays to baggage rules, these are the air consumer’s bill of rights that can make or break...
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33 Easy Tricks to Make Trip Planning a Breeze

POSTED October 4th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Learn what to do before you plan your next trip to make traveling as organized, stress-free, and cost-effective as possible. From prepping and packing to getting through airport security with ease, a few easy guidelines and pre-travel preparation can help cut down on travel delays and on-the-go mishaps. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced traveler, these 33 easy tricks are sure to help make planning...
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