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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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Eight Things Not To Keep In Your Wallet or Purse, Ever!

POSTED February 14th 2020 BY Beth Williams
Identity theft can turn your world upside down. Make yourself a tough target and never keep these items in your wallet or purse. Minimizing the chances of being a victim is your responsibility and just plain smart. Here is what the experts say about what not to keep in your wallet or purse. Think that designer handbags are more attractive to thieves? Think again when...
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Theft at the Beach-Thieves Caught on Video Plus How to Keep Valuables Safe

POSTED February 11th 2020 BY Travel Writer
I’m sure you’ve wondered what is the best way to keep valuables safe at the beach or pool. Have you ever gone to the beach and wondered what should I do with my phone, camera, keys or other valuables while I’m in the water? You’re not alone and thefts are common, especially at popular and crowded beaches favored by tourists. Keeping Valuables Safe While at...
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What’s the Difference Between a Travel Charger and an Adapter

POSTED February 10th 2020 BY Travel Writer
The difference between a travel charger and an adapter is rooted in their function. Travel Chargers or Converter A travel charger is also known as a converter. Typically a travel charger or converter converts, that is steps down, the local electricity to a lower voltage. The US and Canada use lower voltage electricity than most parts of the world. The problem is if you plug...
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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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