4 Tips for Navigating Customs Like a Pro

When it comes to international travel, knowing what to expect when you go through customs will help ensure you get to where you’re goin (and back) without any hiccups.    1. Have Your Required Documents  The Bureau of Consular Affairs recommends that you make two copies of all travel documents. Leave a copy at home […]

Does TSA PreCheck live up to the hype? 

TSA calls TSA PreCheck® a game changer. But is it really worth it? Here we take a look at TSA perks and cost, as well as an alternative for international travelers, so you can decide what’s right for you.  What is TSA PreCheck®? TSA PreCheck® is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Trusted Traveler program […]

5 Tips for Getting Through Security Faster 

They say there are no guarantees in life, and when it comes to getting through TSA swiftly? Well, there are no guarantees there either. However, there are steps you can take to minimize your wait time at airport screening.    1. Be prepared.  Even if you pack with intention, dress appropriately, and have your liquids […]

Top 5 Mistakes When Taking a Long Flight

Just how long is long when it comes to flying? It most likely depends on who you ask. For some, it’s a 6-hour coast-to-coast trek across America. For others, it may be that transatlantic flight to destinations that seem worlds apart. Ask someone traveling with young children and it could be much shorter.  So, if […]

Checking Bags? Here are 10 Things Not to Check.

There are definitely benefits to checking your baggage at the airport. In addition to having more room for your stuff—and any purchases you make before your trip home, you also don’t have to worry about condensing all of your toiletry items and liquids to a quart-size bag. Checking bags also means one less thing to […]