Airport Safety Tips

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

POSTED February 28th 2020 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 2020 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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Will Your ID be Valid for Your Next Flight?

POSTED February 10th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Update! Due to the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak, the Mandatory Deadline for Presenting a REAL ID-compliant license is now October 1st, 2021. How the Real ID ACT Will Affect How You Board a Plane Come October 1st, 2020 Will the TSA accept your driver’s license as ID? The Real ID Act is a piece of legislation that imposes much stricter measures on how people can obtain...
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Preventing Theft at Airport Security Checkpoints

POSTED December 10th 2019 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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Airlines With the Most Legroom

POSTED November 8th 2019 BY Travel Writer
You want the best of both worlds from your airline, the most legroom you can get and the best economy airfare available. Both of these become increasingly important, 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...
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How to Travel With Your Pet on a Plane

POSTED September 18th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Traveling with pets on planes is more and more common. According to the 2017-2018, National Pet Owners Survey revealed that about 37% of pet owners travel with their pets, and so are the problems associated with it. So it’s vital that you plan ahead of time as much as possible and make travel decisions that first and foremost keep your pet safe and comfortable. Follow...
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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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