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Over the past few months, numerous travelers have reported being sent to the TSA PreCheck security lines even though they had never applied to the program or paid any fees. That’s about to change. According to the TSA, the PreCheck …

Ed says:
Definitely; go with Global Entry. Ed more
gafer says:
Thanks for the heads up Frank. Time to sign up for Global Entry –... more
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To lock, or not to lock, that is the question. I now what you’re thinking. We onebaggers don’t check  luggage.  They never leave our sight. Or do they? When was the last time you had to gate check your bag? …

hamster says:
I don’t bother with locks on bags. Why?... more
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I’m very honored to announce that I have been nominated as one of the top 10 business travel bloggers by 10Best, a division of USA Today Travel. This was a big surprise as I had no idea I was being …

Frank@OBOW says:
I thank all of you for voting. The strange thing is…they requested a... more
elizabeth says:
Come on, Team Frank!! As Paula said, if you have a home computer and also a... more

A little over a week ago, Tom Bihn came out with a slew of new items that included the Aeronaut 30,  the Night Flight Travel Duffel and the Travel Laundry Stuff Sack. The Travel Laundry Stuff Sack is basically two …

Laundry stuff sacks... says:
[…] The Laundry Stuff Sacks were designed to go into the end pockets of... more
elizabeth says:
I don’t know…as much as I love Tom Bihn… and I just used my Aeronaut... more

Gear Review: Eagle Creek Activate Wheeled Backpack 21

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Ever since this website started some seven years ago, we have mostly discussed non-wheeled bags as that was the lightest form of  travel except for not having a bag at all. But I’ve heard from many of you who want …

 

Space Bins

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Boeing has announced that new, redesigned overhead bins, called “Space Bins,” will be available on new 737 aircraft beginning in 2015. Unlike the old bins that tapered in the back and could only hold four wheeled bags to be placed …

 

European Union Lowers Cellphone Roaming Charges

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The European Union this week lowered the maximum rate its carriers can charge while roaming in the EU. This chart will show you the list of changes in regards to phone calls, texts and data. They only apply to those …

 

TSA Raising Security Fee

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Beginning July 21, The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) will raise security fees on all airline tickets. Roundtrip tickets will go from $5 to $11.20. One way tickets will go from $2.50 to $5.60. Even bigger news is the removal of …

 

Eagle Creek Announces New Products

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Every July 1, Eagle Creek announces new products. Today was no exception. While most are geared for outdoors/adventure/heavy packers, there were a few items that might be of interest to onebaggers.     There is a new line of Specter …

 

Gear Review: Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30

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First came Mr. Roarke and Tattoo.         Then, Dr Evil and Mini-Me.         And now, the Tom Bihn Aeronaut 45 and the Aeronaut 30. (Click on the image to see it in its entirety.) …