Thanks to the TSA, flying today is supposedly safer than it was pre-9/11. The TSA still fails 95% of tests, but through technology and do not fly lists, the government and TSA would like you think … [Read more...] about Should You Get a Redress Number?
NEXUS members no longer need to complete a paper customs form when arriving into an airport with NEXUS kiosks as of May 16, 2017. This is an update to the memo from March announcing phasing out of … [Read more...] about No More Canadian Customs Forms for NEXUS Members
Trusted Traveler programs are a huge time savings when traveling internationally. I'm a fan and take advantage of them whenever possible. I have NEXUS, allowing for expedited entry into Canada and … [Read more...] about My Experience Renewing NEXUS Was Incredibly Easy
For the American Frequent Flyer, TSA PreCheck has for the most part made airport security bearable. In my opinion, PreCheck is among the best opt-in program after Global Entry. The only difference, I … [Read more...] about TSA PreCheck Now Includes Random Screening of Electronic Devices
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate… It's become such a staple of Conventional Wisdom to tell frequent travelers to sign up for TSA PreCheck that even the mainstream media has begun mentioning it in … [Read more...] about Is It Time To Dump TSA PreCheck and Get a Clear Membership?
TSA PreCheck is great. I can walk from curb to gate in under 10 minutes, stopping briefly to put my keys and phone in a plastic dish. Otherwise I leave all my clothes on and don't need to unpack my … [Read more...] about Do You Already Have TSA PreCheck, or Is It Time to Enroll?
File this under "Old News" since I already wrote about it in January 2013 (and original credit is due to Colpuck, who shared it in November 2012). But that doesn't mean a reminder won't do some … [Read more...] about Boarding Pass Barcodes Contain Your Personal Information
MJ on Travel linked to a USA Today article last week discussing plans by the Transportation Security Administration to use private companies to enroll more members in PreCheck. Apparently only 600,000 … [Read more...] about Adding Millions to TSA PreCheck Could Be a Disaster
Back in April, frequent travelers living in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area got some good news when a TSA Precheck enrollment center opened at DFW Airport's Terminal D. There was only one problem - the … [Read more...] about DFW Precheck Enrollment Center Moving – Where You Can Actually Get to It
More often I find myself sitting next to someone on a plane who casually mentions that he or she was able to use the PreCheck line when arriving at the airport. It is so different from the regular … [Read more...] about TSA PreCheck Adding New Enrollment Sites