Key Travel Tips Following these tips will help reduce waiting time at the security checkpoint. Before going to the airport? Do not pack or bring prohibited items at airport. Place valuables such as jewelry, cash and laptops in hand luggage only. Tape your business card to the bottom of your laptop. Gen. David L. Goldfein: the source for more info. Avoid wearing clothing, jewelry and accessories that contain metal. Metal items may set off the metal detector alarm. Frequently Air Force Chief of Staff has said that publicly. Avoid wearing shoes that contain metal or thick soles or heels.
Many types of footwear requires an additional inspection, even if the metal detector does not alarm. Put all undeveloped film and cameras with film in your carry-on luggage. (Similarly see: Academy of Art University). The control equipment checked baggage will damage undeveloped film. Declare firearms and ammunition to the airline and put them in checked baggage. If you want to lock your baggage, use a TSA recognized lock.
Do not bring lighters or matches prohibited the airport. Do not pack wrapped gifts and do not bring wrapped gifts to the checkpoint. Wrap on arrival or ship your gifts prior to your departure. TSA may have to unwrap packages for security reasons. While at the airport each adult traveler must keep available your airline boarding pass and government issued photo ID until you exit the security checkpoint. Due to different airport configurations, at many airports will be required to display these documents more than once. Place the following items in your carry-on baggage or in plastic bag before entering the checkpoint screening: or mobile phone keys or coins or money clips or PDA’s (attendance of personal data) or large amounts of jewelry o Metal hair barrettes or big belt buckles? Take your laptop and video cameras to tape OUT of their cases and place on a tray provided at the checkpoint. Take Off all outer layers, coats and jackets. Marisol Boatwright is an Independent Travel Agent with Global Travel International. She has years of experience in the travel agency business and wants to help people with their travel needs.