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  • December 03, 2013 | 23 (# of comments)
    Here’s your travel tip for this week: Enjoying the benefits of TSA Pre✓® just got a little easier with the rollout of the new application process.Starting tomorrow (Dec. 4), interested travelers may enroll directly into TSA Pre✓® for expedited...
  • November 26, 2013 | 26 (# of comments)
    With the busiest travel time of the year upon us, I thought it might be a good idea to offer a few reminders and tips for today’s post.First off, if you haven’t already, plan ahead and read our Thanksgiving Travel Tips post. It’s chocked full o’...
  • November 19, 2013 | 73 (# of comments)
    Along with books and electronic gadgets, knitting is a very popular soother and a great way to pass the time. With the holiday travel season right around the corner, I’m sure some of you are wondering if you can travel with knitting needles.Well,...
  • November 15, 2013 | 12 (# of comments)
    As in past years, I have again put together a list of helpful travel tips and links to make your holiday travel a little easier.TSA Pre✓® and other Risk Based Expedited Screening: TSA continues to expand TSA Pre✓®, anprescreening initiative designed...
  • October 29, 2013 | 47 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of qa.shpnc.nc.govSome travelers, by policy, are not required to remove their shoes, but if their shoes alarm during the screening process, or if they require secondary screening for another reason, they might be askedto remove them....
  • September 24, 2013 | 76 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of NIHOne of the more popular questions we get from travelers is: “Can I travel with my medication.” The answer is yes, with some qualifiers. Here are a few tips that you might find helpful.You can bring your medication in pill or...
  • September 10, 2013 | 22 (# of comments)
    All of the Grenades Pictured Were Discovered This Year (2013)After reading the title of this post, your first thought probably was, “That’s obvious.” Not always so. Year to date, our officers have discovered:43 grenades in carry-on baggage40...
  • August 27, 2013 | 36 (# of comments)
    MyTSA ScreenshotsToday’s travel tip is to consider downloading the MyTSA App. Why? Why not? It is extremely helpful and it is free.So why did TSA create an app? Here are several factors that convinced us that it would be a good idea:Many travelers...
  • August 20, 2013 | 61 (# 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...
  • August 13, 2013 | 8 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of Siberian TigerLabor Day is quickly approaching, and that means many students will soon be on their way to college! When returning to school, people have a tendency to cram as much “stuff” as they can into their bags. It’s...

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