How to Get Passport Photos for Kids

Tweet Last week I told you how to get a passport for kids.  Probably the hardest part of getting passports for kids is getting the passport photos.  My two youngest children had passport photos taken at just 4 or 5 days old in order for them to travel internationally by air. It can be difficult […]

How to Get a Passport for Kids

Tweet Applying for infant passports or a passport for kids is not uncommon with the number of families who travel now.  All passengers traveling by air internationally are required to carry their own passports – yes, even newborns and infants.  Kids may be little, but they need their own passport. All of our children have […]

Is Random Security Screening Really Effective?

Tweet I passed through three security checkpoints on this trip. I was fortunate enough to be ‘randomly’ selected for a security screening. I was passing through the metal detector and made it through safely without any notice from the machine. The security person yelled, “Security check, no alarm,” and I was directed to a separate […]

Stress-Free Tips for Airport Security With Children

Tweet After packing for your family vacation, you are ready to go to the airport. When you get there, you realize that the craziness is not over yet.  You still have to make it through airport security with your children. Passing through airport security with children is an adventure all of its own.  It suddenly […]

‘Clear’ Lanes are No Longer Available in U.S.

Tweet Clear was an initiative that allowed the traveling public to enroll in a program that expedited their transit through security.  The clear program has just announced it will ceased to operate (effective immediately). Here is their statement below or can be read online here: Clear Lanes Are No Longer Available. At 11:00 p.m. PST […]