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  • July 10, 2018 | 66 (# of comments)
    You may have seen a story in the news recently about a traveler finding his mother’s cremains spilled in his checked bag at LAX. We understand how painful losing a loved one is, and we express our sincere condolences. It’s terrible that he had to...
  • June 28, 2017 | 101 (# of comments)
    Do you have to remove books from your carry-on bags prior to sending your bag through the X-ray?Short answer: NoLonger answer (but still pretty short): You know us… We’re always testing procedures to help stay ahead of our adversaries. We were...
  • May 13, 2015 | 52 (# of comments)
    Earlier this year, when a Transportation Security Officer noticed something did not seem right with the passenger screening process at an airport checkpoint in Denver, supervisors were notified and an investigation was initiated. At the time, I...
  • November 06, 2014 | 38 (# of comments)
    As of close of business Tuesday night, a record breaking 1,855 firearms had been discovered in carry-on bags at TSA checkpoints nationwide. Of those, 1,471 (79%) were loaded.In a statement yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said...
  • July 18, 2014 | 70 (# of comments)
    I hate to admit it, but I’m a bit of product junkie. When it comes to traveling, I don’t like to skimp on my favorite personal care products in exchange for travel sized brands.While I know I can stuff my checked bag full of products, my frugal side...
  • July 08, 2014 | 59 (# of comments)
    This week’s travel tip is for passengers traveling out of overseas airports. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson recently directed TSA to implement enhanced security measures at certain overseas airports with direct flights to the United...
  • January 07, 2014 | 100 (# of comments)
    Whether travelers are taking them on the road, or bringing them back from their adventures, alcoholic beverages are item that travelers often pack in their baggage. This is fine as long as a few guidelines are followed when packing.Carry-on...
  • August 20, 2013 | 69 (# of comments)
    These are aerosol items that were surrendered to TSA at the checkpoint.Tuesday’s TSA Travel Tip has to do with toiletries in aerosol containers.Traveling to weddings, birthdays, job interviews, vacations and other special occasions often...
  • July 09, 2013 | 52 (# of comments)
    Deodorant regularly shows up in our top 10 list of search keywords that brought people to our blog. Why wouldn’t it? Many use it and you definitely need it when you travel. There have been times that I’ve been on a hot stuffy plane where the person...
  • April 02, 2013 | 71 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of WillmarThis is the first installment of “TSA Travel Tips Tuesday.” Every Tuesday, I plan to share tips for convenient travel and other useful customer information on my blog. If you have your own tips to add, please feel free to...

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