Airport Security and Travel Tips

Airport Security and Travel Tips

Information is reprinted from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) blogOpens link in new tab. The TSA has up-to-date information on all the new security measures for air travelers.

TSA is prepared for winter holiday travelers

New customer service texting capability now available
To provide a higher level of assistance for travelers with questions about airport security screening procedures, airline passengers may now send a text using any mobile device to “AskTSA” (275-872). A virtual assistant is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more complicated questions, AskTSA staff are available daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. Passengers may still reach out to AskTSA (@AskTSA) on Twitter or Facebook Messenger with questions and comments. Read the full press release Opens link in new tab

TSA Contact Center

The Contact Center can be reached at 866-289-9673. Passengers can also reach out to the TSA Contact Center (TCC) with questions about TSA procedures, upcoming travel or to provide feedback or voice concerns.

TSA Cares Helpline

Travelers or families of passengers with disabilities and medical conditions may call the TSA Cares helpline toll free 855-787-2227, prior to traveling with any questions about screening policies, procedures, and what to expect at the security checkpoint.

Double Check Your Bag for Guns & Hazardous Materials

Seriously!!! Our TSA officers find guns every day at checkpoints here in the US. A good percentage of those are loaded. Save yourself the hassle of a bag check, a police interview, and a potential arrest by making sure you leave your gun at home.

Most hazardous materials are forbidden in carry-on and checked baggage. There are a few exceptions for some personal items such as toiletries, medicines, battery-powered electronics, and assistive devices. For detailed information, please visit the PackSafe page on the FAA website Opens link in new tab

TSA on Twitter

For travel tips, blog post announcements, and other useful information. You can find a list of our national and regional Twitter accounts on our website.

National Center for Infectious Diseases (CDC)

Travelers Website: www.cdc.govOpens link in new tab
Health information for specific destinations. What to know before you go. What medicines and vaccinations are recommended and information on travel health warnings and precautions.

Information about links to external websites

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