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6 Ways the TSA App Can Improve your Group Trip

my tsa logoTrip leaders and parent chaperones often admit that the most worrisome aspect of traveling with students is getting everyone through airport security efficiently.  But the truth is that airports can be easily maneuvered, as long as everyone in the group is on the same page with packing. 


Luckily, the TSA offers a free app to provide airline passengers with 24/7 access to the most frequently requested airport security information on any mobile device.  Learn more about how the" MyTSA" app can help your students pack and prepare for your trip. (Our  favorite feature? Definitely the searchable database of items that can and can't go in checked or carry-on bags.


With “MyTSA” app, travelers can:

  1. Quickly search which items you can bring with you through the checkpoint onto the airplane.

  2. Check the delay information and current weather conditions at your favorite airports nationwide.

  3. Check how busy the airport is likely to be on your specific day and time of travel based on historical data.

  4. Consult the TSA Guide on how to prepare for and get through the security checkpoint quickly.

  5. Discover which airports and airlines support TSA Pre®, and learn how to sign-up.

  6. Request live assistance from TSA through the AskTSA social media integration.

Student Trip Airport SecurityRead more about how the MyTSA app can help your students and their families prepare for their group trip here.


And remember to also learn more about the changes coming to all airports by October 1st, 2020.


Ready to start planning your group trip to Washington, D.C., NYC, Colonial Williamsburg, or the Historic East Coast?  Check out our sample itineraries or reach out to one of our experiened travel consultants today.  



Topics: Travel Safety, Airport Travel, Planning Student Travel

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