Airlines

Will Your ID be Valid for Your Next Flight?

POSTED April 10th 2022 BY Travel Writer
The Mandatory Deadline for Presenting a REAL ID-compliant license to TSA is Now May 3, 2023. Due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security has extended the REAL ID enforcement deadline. The new deadline for REAL ID enforcement is May 3, 2023.  The TSA will accept your driver’s license as an ID to fly now if it is a non...
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Fingerprinting: What You Need To Know Now About TSA Pre✓®

POSTED January 17th 2022 BY Travel Writer
Are you ready for fingerprinting in exchange for a faster experience at the airport? 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 to remove their...
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Preventing Theft at Airport Security Checkpoints

POSTED December 10th 2021 BY Beth Williams
Theft At Airport Screening Stations Theft at security checkpoints continues to be reported at airports around the world. Theft at airport screening stations is most prevalent in foreign countries or domestic airports without stringent TSA screening protocols. And the bigger the crowd and the greater the activity around the security checkpoints the better too. Therefore your valuables and property are at most risk in these...
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On-Board Theft: 10 Tips to Protect Valuables While You Snooze in the Sky

POSTED December 8th 2021 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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Prevent Lost Luggage, Tips from Frequent Flyers

POSTED October 10th 2021 BY Travel Writer
You’ve paid the extra fee to check your bag, losing it would add injury to insult. Do what frequent flyers do to prevent lost luggage and help ensure your checked luggage arrives at your destination with you. 8 Tips to Prevent Lost Luggage  Every year two million bags are lost, damaged, delayed, or pilfered, according to “mishandled baggage” reports made by the largest U.S. airlines...
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Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen?

POSTED July 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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Best TSA Approved Luggage Locks: Select a TSA Lock for Travel

POSTED February 20th 2021 BY Travel Writer
Guide to the Best TSA Approved Luggage Locks – Which Lock to Choose We’ve done the research to find the best TSA approved luggage locks. Many travelers ask, “should I lock my luggage?” Yes, however, you should only travel with a luggage lock that has the dual function of locking your luggage while still allowing for inspection of your bags by the TSA. You may...
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Which Trusted Traveler Program Should You Choose?

POSTED April 14th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Are you a leisure traveler or business traveler that plans on flying within the US or internationally during the next 5 years? Do you dread going through the TSA checkpoint? Decide which trusted traveler program is best to get you through the security line faster. Is it the TSA PreCheck or Global Entry program operated by the Department of Homeland Services (DHS). Both are designed...
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