Category: Travel Extras – Trip Essentials

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TSA Approved Travel Accessories – The MagShoe (what is this??)

Recently, I was cruising sites for some interesting travel news, and stumbled across this little gem on Budget Travel’s blog about the MagShoe. Here’s how it works:

Passengers simply step up on the portable device with their shoes on, and after a quick scan, they get a green or red light.

Taking off your shoes in the security line is a huge line-slower, in addition to being a huge pain, especially if you are traveling with small children and managing your carry-on luggage.

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TSA Approved Luggage Locks

TSA approved locks are locks which the TSA can unlock by using a master key for the purpose of inspecting baggage. Some of these locks include an indicator so that when the lock has been opened for inspection, it releases the presence of a red dot to notify you that your bag has been opened.