Airport Safety Tips

Secrets from Frequent Flyers: Tips and Tools You’ll Love

POSTED February 20th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Frequent flyers are always prepared when they travel. They’re on the right lists, they know the layout of airports, they own anti-theft travel gear, they use the best travel tools, and they always pack the right travel products. FREQUENT FLYERS REGISTER FOR TSA PRECHECK AND GLOBAL ENTRY Frequent flyers join both TSA Precheck and Global Entry because they know the trusted traveler programs save time for...
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Smart Luggage Not So Smart: Four Airlines Ban Smart Bags

POSTED February 13th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Smart luggage is posing more of a headache for travelers than expected. In January 2018, four airlines banned smart bags that do NOT have removable lithium-ion batteries. Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines have banned smart bags as a carry-on and checked piece of luggage if the bags don’t have removable lithium-ion batteries. The warning from the airlines are all similar: Due...
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Do You Know Where The Most Germs Live in Airports and on Airlines? It’s Not Where You Think

POSTED February 6th 2018 BY Travel Writer
If you travel on the airlines for business or pleasure, you’re going to meet hidden germs along the way from the airport to the airplane. If you know where the most germs are hiding in the airports and on the airlines, it could mean the difference in keeping you healthy on your next trip. Good health is everything when you travel because you want to...
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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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Travel Tips: Speed through TSA Airport Lines with These Hacks

POSTED May 18th 2017 BY Travel Writer
The amount of travelers is up and so are the wait times to get through the TSA security lines. If you don’t leave enough time to get through security checkpoints you stand a good chance of missing flights and in some cases sleeping overnight in the airport. Recent news headlines are full of record numbers of passengers in the U.S., coupled with a 10% reduction...
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