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Why I Really Do Love Virgin

As I mentioned earlier this week, my family traveled on Virgin America from SFO to JFK and back last weekend for a family wedding.  My daughter had the chance to tell Sir Richard Branson himself aboard this flight: “I love Virgin!”  And sure enough, I’m happy to report that we do indeed love Virgin after …

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Do I Need ID for My Child?

International Travel If you are traveling internationally, this is a simple question.  Yes!  You need a passport for your little one, even if you are just going to Mexico or Canada.  Many parents who haven’t traveled frequently may be unaware of the law changes in 2007 (requiring those entering the US by air to have …

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At the Airport: Coping with TSA

Like many frequent travelers, I’ve found clearing airport security to be a bit of a challenge with a little one in tow.  Most of the hassles do not come from my toddler, however.  They come from the TSA — the oh-so-bright folks who create the maze of contradictory, unenforced, overinforced, and misenforced rules that govern …

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