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  • March 25, 2014 | 83 (# of comments)
    CVG Application CenterWould you like to apply for TSA Pre✓®, but you’re not quite sure how to get the proverbial ball rolling?You need to visit a TSA Pre✓® Application Center. You can do this in one of two ways.Pre-enroll online and make an...
  • March 20, 2014 | 38 (# of comments)
    More and more credit card knives being discovered at airport checkpoints. A credit card knife fits in a wallet just as a credit card would, hence the name. They’re slightly thicker than a credit card and one unfolds into a knife, while other types...
  • March 11, 2014 | 44 (# of comments)
    Today’s tip is about the “Can I Bring My____?” tool, one of the many great features of the My TSA App.The app’s “Can I Bring my _________?” feature enables you to type in a certain item to see if it’s permitted by TSA. It has more than 3,500 items...
  • March 10, 2014 | 30 (# of comments)
    TSA Pre✓®, an expedited screening program now available at 117 airports nationwide has many recognized benefits. To get these benefits, however, it is important to correctly enter and double-check your known traveler number (KTN) when booking a...
  • March 04, 2014 | 33 (# of comments)
    Tips for Non TSA Pre✓® Lanes: One of the biggest causes for delays in the checkpoint lanes are bag checks. When a bag must be searched, the X-ray belt must stop until an officer can retrieve the bag for a secondary search. When the belt stops, the...
  • February 25, 2014 | 45 (# of comments)
    Insulin Pump (Photo Courtesy of Energy.gov)Many travelers rely on personal medical electronic devices (PMEDs) (pacemakers, neurostimulators, implantable cardio defibrillators, insulin pumps, blood glucose monitors, etc.), so it’s understandable that...
  • February 18, 2014 | 180 (# of comments)
    While it’s understandable that travelers want to lock their baggage to protect their personal belongings, it’s also important to understand that TSA officers must be able to inspect baggage and contents when the need arises. That’s where TSA...
  • February 11, 2014 | 34 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of Polk County IowaTune in to the news and you will hear about the spate of cold weather in the U.S. and other parts of the world. If you are planning on being outdoors as part of your travels, a hand warmer might be on your list of...
  • February 04, 2014 | 24 (# of comments)
    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so I thought it would be a good idea to dedicate this week’s travel tips to Valentine’s Day related items. Here are some common items we see around this time of year.Chocolates - Regular and cream/liquid...
  • January 28, 2014 | 17 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of www.goodyearaz.govWith masses of people expected to travel to and from the New York area for Super Bowl XLVIII, I thought that a few tips on getting in and out of the area as conveniently as possible would help.Thousands of...

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