They can be some of the best times or the worst of times. Packing, planning, and getting there and back tend to be the hardest parts of the trip and can make or break a good time. Knowing what you need to do before you travel can take the frustration out of your vacation.
After 9-11, to improve security, several there have been many changes in airport and boarder security, some of which many of you may not know about. First, when traveling with your children, depending on the airline, you will need to have certain forms of ID a birth certificate and/or shot records. Photo IDs as seen from www.fingerprintamerica.com, www.mcgruff-tid.com, and www.kidsafeid.com may or may not be used as proper forms of identification for the child. To ensure what the airlines require, go to their websites (listed below) or call the airlines to ask that is the acceptable form of ID besides birth certificate or shot records. Finding this information out before heading to the airport can help you avoid the frustration of simply getting your vacation started.
And don’t assume since the information wasn’t requested on the way there, it won’t be on the way back. People are human and things are overlooked. Make sure you contact the airlines or visit their websites so you know exactly what you need and you’ll have time to obtain it without feeling pressured or stressed.
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