Airport Safety Tips

Best Luggage Locks: Selecting a TSA Lock

POSTED August 10th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Guide to TSA Luggage Locks – Which Lock to Choose 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 need to upgrade your luggage lock to a TSA approved lock, here’s why. The Transportation Security Administration...
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Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen?

POSTED June 28th 2019 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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Is Premium Economy Worth the Extra Money?

POSTED June 21st 2019 BY Travel Writer
What is Premium Economy? Relatively new, premium economy class is a class of service between economy and business or first class. The premise of premium economy is to offer more than economy class and less than business class for only slightly money than the cost of economy class. The price jump from economy class to business class is often more than the price of another...
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Sexual Assaults on Airplanes – Stop In-Flight Attacks

POSTED March 17th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Being sexually assaulted in-flight on an airplane is the last thing any traveler would think about. Yet sexual assaults in flight is a crime on the rise. The reporting of sexual assault in the sky has seen an increase in reporting over the last several years. The FBI has recently reported that in-flight sexual assaults have increased by 45% in 2016, over the prior year....
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How to Prevent Theft at Airport Screening

POSTED December 10th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Theft At Airport Screening Stations – This is a Must Read! Theft at airport security checkpoints continues to be reported at airports around the world.  Theft at screening stations is most prevalent in foreign countries or domestic airports without stringent TSA screening protocols. While this is not a very common type of theft, it can be devastating because it typically includes the theft of passports,...
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Which Airlines Offer the Most Legroom

POSTED November 8th 2018 BY Travel Writer
You want the best of both worlds, economy airfare and the maximum of legroom you can get, particularly if you’re flying a long distance.  Most airlines offer various levels of seating and service on their aircraft, this is particularly true for longer flights. When booking your next flight be sure to understand the various levels of service and seating available. A little history and a couple...
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New TSA rule for carry-on and powders

POSTED June 27th 2018 BY Travel Writer
The smart traveler should now allow for even more time to move through the TSA security screen process. Along with liquids powders are now being regulated as to how much you can have in your carry-on when you board a plane. If you have more than is allowed, you’ll be forced to throw it out. The TSA now says that more than 12 ounces of powder will...
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What You Can and Cannot Take on Airplanes

POSTED May 25th 2018 BY Beth Williams
To breeze through the TSA process proper planning and packing will expedite the screening process. Know what you can pack in your carry on bag and checked baggage before arriving at the airport by reviewing the lists below. Even if an item is generally permitted, it may be subject to additional screening or not allowed through the checkpoint if it triggers an alarm during the...
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