By Melanie Lockert, Contributor Airports often mean long lines, big crowds and a looming headache for travelers. While traveling might be a hassle ...
A jacket, blazer, sweater and scarf coming off and on may be fun under other circumstances, but maybe not when you're scrambling with a line of people behind you.
By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Shuttershock We've all done it. After sitting in ...
Microscopic act by microscopic act, whoever we are, whatever we think we think, we can't help but absorb the limits, the directives, the intentions that our ascendant national security state wants to impose on us.
At the check-in line at San Francisco International Airport, we handed over our driver's licenses and waited for the airline ticket agent to find our flight and reservation. Suddenly, she got a funny look on her face. "There's something wrong with the computer," she said. "I need to talk to my supervisor."
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.
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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...