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Top 10 Unusual Finds By The TSA in 2016

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The TSA has one of the most entertaining Instagram accounts. On the account they primarily post interesting and odd items which are found trying to get through security.

They also share various tips for travelers like what can and can’t be brought on a plane in your carry-on.

I recently wrote how the TSA blocked a giant Teddy bear from flying at LAX. Continue reading Top 10 Unusual Finds By The TSA in 2016

TSA Finds Lucille from The Walking Dead In A Carry On Bag

the walking deadThe TSA finds lots of interesting things in people’s carry on bags at the airport.

Over the summer they found and confiscated a 3-D printed gun.

Some other things that the TSA has found and that I’ve written about are¬†:

If you’re not sure if an item is allowed to be brought in your carry on or even in a checked bag, you can ask the TSA through¬†Facebook Messenger. Continue reading TSA Finds Lucille from The Walking Dead In A Carry On Bag

How Did Kim Get To Fly Without Her ID?

fly without idIn late October, the Michael W Travels family went on a quick trip to Portland, Oregon. This would be the first flight for Theo!

Our day started out very early and before heading over to security at LaGuardia Airport, we stopped by the Amex Centurion Lounge for a quick breakfast.

When we got to security we then encountered a problem. Kim’s NYC ID wasn’t considered a valid form of identification according to the TSA. Continue reading How Did Kim Get To Fly Without Her ID?

TSA Finds 3D Printed Gun in Carry-On, Confiscate It

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image: TSA instagram

The TSA likes to shares the illegal things that they find at airports which are then confiscated. In 2015, the TSA stopped a record number of guns.

The TSA has also found lots of crazy things like:

Continue reading TSA Finds 3D Printed Gun in Carry-On, Confiscate It

Ask the TSA through Facebook Messenger

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There are lots of way to stay in contact or just simply connect with others online. We can use Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and more.

I use Facebook Messengers from time to time to stay in touch with friends over-seas and even some at home. Besides using messenger I can’t say that I’m a frequent visitor to Facebook.

The TSA has decided to start using Facebook Messenger as a way to help flyers out. Continue reading Ask the TSA through Facebook Messenger

$28 Million To Be Spent for More TSA Screeners

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Security lines have been pretty awful causing many to miss their flights. However, the TSA Chief recently said that airport lines were getting shorter.

This could possibly be attributed to some airlines spending money to help out.

American Airlines spent $4 million to speed up airport lines probably thanks to these 70,000 reasons. Delta went $1 million higher, spending $5 million to help speed up security lines. Continue reading $28 Million To Be Spent for More TSA Screeners