USA Flag

Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Transportation Security Administration

Travel Tips

  • November 21, 2017 | 9 (# of comments)
    In the Thanksgiving spirit of giving, we’d like to offer travelers a cornucopia of news, links and travel tips. With our tips, you’ll be as good as gravy (packed in your checked bag) when you travel. As we approach the busy holiday travel season,...
  • October 05, 2017 | 19 (# of comments)
    TSA recognizes that passengers traveling with cancer may have concerns about security screening when flying. After an unfortunate experience at a security checkpoint late last year, breast cancer survivor and advocate, Denise Albert, co-host of The...
  • August 31, 2017 | 7 (# of comments)
    As we mark the end of summer with Labor Day celebrations, we must not forget the families affected by Hurricane Harvey. Those in south Texas and Louisiana are just beginning to recover from an incredibly destructive storm, one that halted air and...
  • May 25, 2017 | 15 (# of comments)
    It’s almost time to take the skies for those long awaited summer vacations. Below are tips and links to information on some of the most common travel-related questions. It’s best to be prepared before arriving at the checkpoint and makes things far...
  • March 08, 2017 | 5 (# of comments)
    It’s almost time to spring forward and people are already taking to the sky for their spring break destinations. Below are tips and links to information on some of the most common travel-related questions. It’s best to be prepared before arriving at...
  • November 17, 2016 | 10 (# of comments)
    The busiest travel time of the year is approaching, so in the Thanksgiving spirit of sharing, we’d like to share a cornucopia of news, links and travel tips with you so you’ll be as good as gravy when you travel. According to Airlines for America,...
  • July 22, 2016 | 7 (# of comments)
    If you’re currently at Comic-Con International in San Diego, you may want to take a couple of minutes to read this post if you’re traveling home via commercial aircraft.Our officers have been screening outgoing Comic-Con travelers at the San Diego...
  • June 28, 2016 | 21 (# of comments)
    Fireworks and firecrackers are explosive and flammable, so in an effort to keep the skies safe, fireworks are prohibited from being transported in both carry-on and checked bags. TSA is responsible for enforcing this FAA rule by intercepting these...
  • June 01, 2016 | 70 (# of comments)
    Cross-posted from DHS.GOV Taking leave this summer? Even when traveling for personal time, military and DoD civilian members qualify for TSA Pre✓® –without any extra effort.Lately, longer than usual lines at the airport have been in the news as the...
  • May 25, 2016 | 33 (# of comments)
    While Memorial Day is seen by many as the official start of summer, there is more to the day than pool openings and cookouts. Having fun with your families and friends is important, but of equal importance is taking a moment to reflect on those who...

Pages

Subscribe to Travel Tips