While some travelers view it as an inconvenience or just another obstacle in the way of their next vacation, airport security is a serious matter.
Before entering security, take a moment to observe which line is moving fastest, then join in. It's smart to avoid queuing up behind large families, as it'll take them a while to move the whole clan through security.
I am a law-abiding American. As a rule follower, I know I have nothing to fear, but still private rooms in airports have always scared me. They seem like places -- at least in the movies -- where you go in, bad things happen to you, and you stay a long time without any family or counsel.
While TSA agents were checking baggage at Fort Lauderdale in 2013, they came across clay pots containing fragments of an actual human skull. The security lines were slowed down tremendously as the area had to be treated as a crime scene.
We have a higher chance of getting sick while traveling than in daily life. That's because shared spaces and tight quarters are germ havens for colds, flus, and worse. So what's an aspiring healthy traveler to do? Know the danger zones, and act quickly to neutralize the threat. Oh, and think twice before touching that hotel remote.
Airlines got a $373 million dollar gift from the government when it eliminated the Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee last year. What with the slide in fuel prices, these 37 U.S. and 71 foreign airlines have to be feeling pretty flush right now.
Thanksgiving is undoubtedly the busiest travel time of the year. This year, let's strive to not get yelled at by TSA officers and not get dirty looks from the people behind us! To get through security as quickly as possible, all you have to do is follow these tips.
Today has been the most amazing day I've ever spent at an airport ever in my life! And I've only been here for 40 minutes. Let's start at the beg...
Hiking DHS's budget would be rewarding abject failure. Instead, the Congress should demand that the department get its act together or be dismembered.
You may find yourself standing in multiple lines and then have your water confiscated at the boarding gate as you try to figure out when you're supposed to board.
I honestly didn't plan to put the airport security system to the test. I was just really tired and didn't notice that the name on the ticket wasn't mi...
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With the summer travel season in full swing, the anticipation of warm waters and far-away sights comes tinged with the less pleasant prospect of long lines at the airport.
Nothing screams jet-setter quite like the dude who blows right by the herd of disheveled, bleary-eyed passengers stumbling off an international flight. Turns out, you can be that dude! And it's not even hard. All you need is Global Entry.
By Barbara S. Peterson, CNTraveler.com With five billion travelers expected to take to the skie...
Airport security is not the place to practice your stand-up comedy routine.