Travel security

My experience traveling with breast milk

Last week was my first trip away from home since I had my baby. One of my big concerns was traveling with breast milk. The TSA rules are pretty straightforward, but I’ve heard that in practice they are not super consistent (shocker right?). The rules from the TSA website are: Breast milk is exempt from…

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Answering Readers’ Questions: Knitting needles on flights

I recently received a question from Reader M: Like you, I’m a knitter. Is TSA allowing knitting items through now? Great question! After 9-11, there was some pushback about carrying knitting needles onto planes. However, a few years ago the regulations relaxed and knitters are once again allowed to work on their projects while flying.…

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What happened in September 2011 and 2010?

Hard to believe it’s already been a year! Talk about time flying. This time last year I was planning a trip to Manila and getting ready for Blog World. Fun times! One year ago: I shared my Top Five Travel Necessities for Airplanes, Hotels, and Grooming. A friend reminded people how important it is to…

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