Longer ground delays for airlines. Media is asking to scrap TSA because of security failures. Airbnb.com is growing by leaps and bounds.
Expedia moves into rail in a deal with Silverrail, TSA says, “No soupy pies,” JetBlue/Amazon deal allows streaming of movies and TV.
Another cruise passenger goes overboard without new safety precautions. TSA makes a mistake, then humiliates the suspect and finally apologizes. Mondays are the worst day to fly.
This is a cautionary tale. My Lenovo ThinkPad computer is old—at least old in laptop computer terms—plus, it’s big, heavy, and clunky. But, it disappeared from a TSA checkpoint. Partially, thanks to TSA, of course.
The European keycard power conundrum If you have ever traveled in Europe and some parts of Canada, you have come across this issue. The key card that lets visitors into their room must be slid into a slot to provide power to the room. For anyone who thought they had plugged a computer in to […]
A look at the best of TravelersUnited.org and ConsumerTraveler.com. These stories cover everything from Congressional shenanigans with fees and taxes to TSA practices and bogus hotel actions.
A coalition of organizations representing the travel, tourism, airport and airline industries as well as the travelers, is urging Congress to not divert fees collected for aviation security, to pay for the highways or any other purposes.
Can a less militaristic, intimidating presence at the airport mean better security and a better traveler experience? All without less security?
I’ve been traveling constantly throughout the last month, spending time in Europe and Africa. During that time, I’ve passed through a number of airports and came in contact with airport security procedures and security officials considerably unlike those which we find in the US at TSA (Transportation Security Administration) checkpoints. For years I’ve heard complaints […]
US citizens and residents generally use their state driver’s licenses or state issued non-drivers IDs to board US domestic commercial airline flights. Looming in the near future for air travelers is the Real ID Act of 2005. The law sets requirements for ID cards accepted by the federal government for “official purposes,” including state driver’s […]