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  • August 05, 2014 | 26 (# of comments)
    Every day, throughout the country, for a variety of reasons, passengers leave something behind at security checkpoints. You’d be surprised to see what TSA sends to the airport lost and found if officers can’t reunite the item with the passenger...
  • July 22, 2014 | 48 (# of comments)
    Traveling at any time can be stressful, but it can be even more challenging when you’re pregnant. Here’s some information to help you prepare for the checkpoint process:Consult your physician before your visit to the airport.Make sure to give...
  • July 18, 2014 | 71 (# 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...
  • June 26, 2014 | 41 (# of comments)
    Fireworks Discovered by TSA OfficersI know my annual fireworks reminders sound a bit silly, but travelers really do continue to pack them. I guess it’s not too surprising when you think about it. Over 900 firearms (most of them loaded) have been...
  • June 24, 2014 | 57 (# of comments)
    Firearms, ammunition and firearm parts, including firearm frames and receivers, are prohibited in carry-on baggage. Scopes are permitted.Travelers such as target shooters, hunters, collectors, etc., need to travel with their firearms and can do so...
  • June 12, 2014 | 20 (# of comments)
    Have questions about traveling with sporting equipment? Well, add a point to the scoreboard, because you’ve come to the right place.The list on the left contains items you can take on the plane in your carry-on bags. The list on the right contains...
  • May 29, 2014 | 23 (# of comments)
    Memorial Day has come and gone, and no matter what the almanac says, it’s officially summertime to many eager travelers. With so many gearing up for summer travel, we figured it would be helpful to list all of our weekly travel tip posts on one page...
  • May 21, 2014 | 17 (# of comments)
    It was a long and hard winter, but summer is in the air! Memorial Day is just around the corner and before you know it, you’ll be wearing white slacks and funning in the sun. This post provides links to a cornucopia of answers to questions that...
  • May 13, 2014 | 50 (# of comments)
    We are well into the Spring travel period and many are getting ready for some outdoor getaways. If you’re flying to your camping/hiking/fishing destination,this post is for you!Here’s a list of common camping and fishing related items that you can...

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