Free Use of TSA PreCheck To Disappear

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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 …

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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 …

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Money Belts

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In preparation for “The Adventure,” I’m spending a lot of time reading the websites of others who are already on such a journey. Most, I’ll admit, are written by people young enough to be my own kids. Most are traveling …

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TSA Expands Pre-Check Program

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The TSA has announced it will add 6o additional airports offering Pre-Check expedited security clearance by the end of the year. That will bring the total number of airports to 100. The program is currently only available to members of …

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13 Things TSA Security Won’t Tell You

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The August edition of Reader’s Digest has an article titled 13 Things TSA Security Won’t Tell You. Most are items you probably already know but there were a few I found interesting: –even if a TSA officer thinks a rule …

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TSA to offer Pre-Check to everyone

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TSA’s popular Pre-Check program, allowing approved flyers to utilize special lines, keep shoes, belts and light jackets on, and laptops in cases, has only been available to members of certain frequent flyer programs. Later this year, however, the program will …

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TSA Wants To “Randomize” Security Lines

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Have you ever started to go through airport security and have a TSA worker point you to a specific line? Did you feel discriminated against? Did you worry you were being singled out?   Well, if you did, no worries, …

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Gear Review: Pacsafe Venturesafe 200

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In my never ending quest to find the perfect day bag, I picked up a Pacsafe Venturesafe 200 GII when it was on sale at Ebags. It was smaller than my other bags, had extra security features, and seemed like …

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