Children are the most precious of cargo that anyone will ever fly with. Yet the process used on today’s aircraft is woefully inadequate. Some time back a company called Kids Fly Safe came out with this product. It was new and while nicely advertised needed to...
There has been a dramatic rise in the frequency of use of electronic technology to read the information from the radio frequencies on the chip cards (RFID) that have the norm on credit cards. Scanning devices used by thieves can easily retrieve information from a...
You may have heard different information about whether or not the new Canadian passports can be scanned by electronic devices. These new scanners seem to be on the rise and are being used by ‘thieves’ to steal people’s information from credit cards and siimilar items,...
TSA Luggage locks. I received a question from a Canadian reader about locking luggage,one of many I receive on a fairly frequent basis. I understand there are some kinds of locks that airport security can open, the questioner wrote, without having to chop them off....
Motion sickness is a condition that affects many people when they fly. Many are interested in taking any of the drugs that cause that awful drowsiness feeling and wonder if there is anything that they can take or can do to help alleviate the impact that even...
Let’s face it. Travelling with children can be difficult at times. They need to be comfortable en route. They need a place they feel is truly theirs, where they can store their goodies and most precious take along possessions. And whatever they take on-board has to...
There is not much more frustrating than schlepping your bags to the airport only to find that the agent tells you “You’re overweight and that will cost you $50”. There was a time when a few kilograms or pounds over and the airline would give you a free pass. Not...
Put the name Tilley in front of it and a hat as a special occasion gift takes on an entirely new meaning. And while Tilley Endurable hats in their many versions are now known worldwide, often they are perceived as a chapeau worn mostly by men. Not anymore! Over the...
Let someone try using packing cubes on one trip and they will never travel any other way. While there are a number of choices available in the marketplace the best series I have found fall under the Eagle Creek brand. These are the people who make some of the best...
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