Check Out @AskTSA
Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Susan J., who says:
“I subscribe to weekly updates from @AskTSA (a small team of TSA professionals from various agency offices who answer TSA-related questions from the traveling public that are sent via Twitter). You can read more about the program in this recent USA Today article. The information is very interesting and helpful. For example, I just learned that I can take scissors that are less than four inches in my carry-on bag.”
A great source of information. Thanks, Susan!
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While the TSA allows you to travel with small scissors, other countries don’t. I had a manicure set in my carry on for a few trips. However, when transferring planes in Hong Kong, both the manicure scissors and nail file were confiscated while going through their security.