Tag Archives: tsa

Ignore the TSA…

Nowadays, airports are destinations in and of themselves. So, ignore the TSAs suggestion of arriving at the airport 90 minutes pre-flight. Arrive much earlier so you can enjoy all the amenities your airport has to offer. Added benefits of arriving this early are less stress and no rushing – two great ways to start any trip!

TSA: Probing Questions

It’s no question the TSA has a huge job on their hands with keeping all of us safe. And, with so many rules for us travelers to follow, sometimes the entire airport shtick can be a little confusing. With the 10th anniversary of September 11th right around the corner, we thought it’d be fitting to […]

The TSAs Hysterical Blog (Seriously!)

Yes, the TSA has a blog.  And, it’s actually a really good blog.  Lest you think it’s nothing but boring rules and complaints from pissed-off, obnoxious travelers – it’s quite hysterical. On December 23, 2010, a very helpful article regarding holiday travel tips was published.  It contains the required tips, rules & regulations.  Surprisingly, though, […]

Tips to Squeeze More in Your 3-1-1 Bag

As a frequent traveler, and one who insists on carry-on only, I’m always looking for ways to squeeze more into that drasted quart-sized 3-1-1 bag.  As a woman, that’s not always easy – I love my special toiletries. These tips, though applicable to everyone who flies, will truly benefit those who fly carry-on only. 1. […]

Packlate Offers Huge Savings on Vacation Rentals, Airport Scanner updates, and News from Raymond in Holland

by Margery Wilson The “Full Body” scanners that are being installed in many airports have created quite a stir, with passengers concerned about their privacy being invaded.  Gailen and Margery talk about a new technology that is entering the airport security arena: a Thermal-Boosted Infrared Detection System that only shows objects and clothing without any […]