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We know that the long airport security line is stressful. There are so many rules and regulations to keep you safe, but we’ve got the rest covered to keep you sane from X-ray all the way to TSA.

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What Does It Mean When You See “SSSS” on Your Boarding Pass?

What's that mysterious "SSSS" on your boarding pass? Find out what those four letters mean and how to navigate this airport security situation.

Traveling Through These 10 U.S. Airports? Better Arrive Extra Early

Long lines may be in your future. These are the U.S. airports with the worst security wait times.


You’ll Be Able to Reserve a Spot in the Security Line at These Airports

You can skip unexpected waits in airport security. Clear's Reserve will let you reserve a spot in a security line...


These Are the Airports with the Longest Wait Times in 2023

Knowing these wait times can help you make sure you never miss a flight!


5 Best Cat Carrier Backpacks for Hands-Free Adventuring with Your Feline

These affordable cat carrier backpacks make traveling with your pet a positive experience for everyone. They're super cute, too!

This Is the Best Airport in the World

This Asian airport was named number one for the 12th time, according to the World Airport Awards.


7 Best Cat Carriers for Safely Transporting Your Kitty (That Aren’t Impossible to Get Your Cat...

These carriers keep your cat comfortable and safe while traveling or visiting the vet, and most are airline approved!

You Can Use This Code to Avoid Extra Airport Security Screenings

For travelers who feel they've been incorrectly added to security watch lists, the redress number can remove obstacles to travel.


The TSA Just Confirmed This Pantry Staple Is a Liquid

The next time you fly, make sure not to carry more than 3.4 oz. of this popular spread.


How to Get Through a TSA Security Line With Your Pet

It might seem confusing, but there are a few guidelines to follow that will make it easier.


These Will Be the Busiest Airports in 2023

Can you guess which airports are the busiest of the year?

What Is a Real ID? What to Know About Real ID Enforcement Being Delayed Until 2025

Real IDs have been delayed for a third time. Here's what you need to know.


Face Scanning Could Be Coming to All Major U.S Airports: Here’s What to Know

The TSA has been using facial recognition software at 16 airports—here's what you need to know about how it works...


What Are the TSA Carry-On Rules You Need to Follow?

If you want to speed through airport security, brush up on these TSA carry-on rules about what you can...


20 Things to Buy Duty-Free at the Airport

It's nearly impossible to board an international flight without passing by the duty-free shops at the airport. You can find...


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Why You Shouldn’t Throw Out Your Boarding Pass

Be careful where you leave that printout.

Here’s What Your Passport Color Really Means

There's a significant reason behind the four standard colors found on passports—but there are some unusual shades, too.


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15 Items That Can Be over 3.4 Ounces and Still Go in Your Carry-On

Finally, some good aviation news! Find out about these little-known loopholes in the TSA’s liquid limit rule.


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What Do Airport Body Scanners Really See?

Sure, airport body scanners are looking for threats, but here’s what else these security devices might reveal in the process


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The 13 Strangest Things Allowed Through Airport Security

The Transportation Security Administration's "What Can I Bring?" list has a few weird items on it that make you wonder...


Can You Leave the Airport During a Layover?

A long layover is an opportunity to get a glimpse of a new city, but it can be a gamble....


10 Common Hand Gestures That Are Rude in Other Countries

Just as slang words, table manners, and other common customs vary greatly from nation to nation, so do rude gestures....


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I Was a TSA Agent for 2 Years—and This Is Why You’re Getting Stopped at Security

There are so many rumors swirling around the TSA: Did they flag me because they wanted to do the full-body...


The Real Reason Walt Disney World Scans Your Fingerprint

Before you write this security measure off as creepy, find out what it's really there to do.


This Is What a TSA Agent First Notices About You

While it's nice to be noticed, this isn't the kind of attention you want. Here's what to avoid if you...

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17 Things That Could Get Your Checked Luggage Flagged by the TSA

No one wants a TSA agent rifling through their bags. So we're sharing the prohibited items in checked baggage to...


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What REALLY Happens to Those Airplane Blankets and Pillows?

Comfort has a price—and it could be at the expense of your health.


What Happens to Items Confiscated by the TSA—and How to Get Them Back

Say goodbye to your bottle of wine, but there may be hope for other TSA-confiscated items


13 Things That Totally Annoy TSA Agents—and What to Do Instead

Wish you could get through the airport security line faster and easier? You can, and here’s how to do it.


18 Craziest Things Left Behind at Airports

Expensive paintings, a block of cheese, and a riveting journal are just some of the craziest things left behind at...


Global Entry vs. TSA PreCheck: Which Prescreen Will Get You Through Airport Security the Fastest?

Speed through the airport’s bureaucratic mazes with Global Entry, TSA PreCheck or one of the other security prescreens you...