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The TSA PreCheck Rants are Abound!

Over the last couple of days, I’ve seen quite a bit of back and forth between a few prominent travel bloggers and the TSA on Twitter. 442 more words


DHS Achieves Trusted Traveler Program Milestones

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently achieved two major milestones for its trusted traveler programs. The Transportation Security Administration Pre✓ application program, which began in December 2013, has now enrolled more than half a million travelers. 285 more words

Homeland Security

Global Entry Approved....Finally!

I’d been contemplating registering for Global Entry on and off for a few months and finally decided it was worth the $100 bite for five years or enrollment. 695 more words


You can trust us now

The application process was so arduous I thought the airport interview might even be worse. I knew they’d take our fingerprints (all ten of them), and I knew they’d take our pictures, though I didn’t know we’d have to take our glasses off, producing two racoons. 138 more words


Becoming a Trusted Traveler

I’m going to start at the end, here, because I’m completely horrified. I just received my Trusted Traveler card and it has on it, honestly, the worst picture of me ever taken. 760 more words


I Am Dangerous: Crazy

I’m making my travel plans to return to Israel for two or three months.  And I’m taking my Psychiatric Service Dog, Noga, with me.

I could pay an extra sum for Noga to travel under my seat as a pet, as she only weighs just shy of 12 pounds.   818 more words

Mental Illness

ALPA joins Global Business Travel Alliance and A4A in opposing new passenger security fees

This week, ALPA joined the Global Business Travel Alliance and A4A on a letter to Senate leaders opposing an increase in the Airline Passenger Security Fee paid by passengers.  179 more words

Leveling The Playing Field