Category Archive: TSA CARES

Nov 24

Thanksgiving Travelers Facing Tougher Security Measures

Even passengers with TSA Pre-Check might be asked to go through standard checks. Remember that TSA and the U.S. State Department and Homeland Security are trying to keep all of us safe. So do you part, be patient and cooperate when asked to do something you would not normally be asked to do for everyone’s …

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Nov 22

Airports – Animal Relief Areas for Dogs

Be sure to locate all the “animal relief areas” at the airports you and your dog will be visiting during your air travels before you travel. I have included a website that is kept updated on the most current information. http://petfriendlytravel.com/airports Animal Relief Area Options: Many airports do not have an “Animal Relief Area” inside the …

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May 10

Ways to Communicate Your Special Needs to a TSA Officer

We are all unique individuals coming from a diverse multicultural society. We have different beliefs, concerns and ways of doing things. Many of us deal with disabilities both visible and invisible. TSA has been working with many organizations, companies and individuals through coalitions to learn how to improve their workforce to respectfully communicate and handle …

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Jan 12

TSA CARES Disability Notification Card

           TSA CARES has an online notification card that can be filled out, printed and handed to TSA officers by passengers with disabilities as a way to discreetly communicate their health conditions as they proceed through the security check points at airports.   http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/notification-card Establishing better ways to communication between disabled passengers and TSA officers is just another way “TSA Cares” is …

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