Important News & Travel Updates

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  • Rhode Island REAL ID

    Rhode Island REAL ID Updates

    Beginning early December, locals will have the option to upgrade their driver’s licenses to Rhode Island REAL ID cards to meet federal requirements.   Residents interested in obtaining REAL ID cards can inquire at their local DMV for more information. AAA members can also obtain their new ID cards...
  • Holiday travel packing tips

    Holiday Travel Packing Tips

    As enjoyable as the holiday season is, planning and packing before you settle down with your closest family and friends can feel like an uphill battle. If you’re the type who hates feeling like they’re leaving things behind, you’ll love these holiday travel packing tips that will help you keep...
  • How to keep your passport safe while traveling

    How to Keep Your Passport Safe While Traveling

    Losing your passport while traveling can easily ruin a great vacation, especially when it’s time to head home! Luckily there are steps you can take to keep your personal documents safe while you’re away. Learn more about how to keep your passport safe while traveling here.
  • thanksgiving travel 2018

    Thanksgiving Travel 2018 Expected To Reach All Time High

    Thanksgiving is one of the busiest holidays for travel, and 2018 is set to reach an all-time high as families are planning to spend time with relatives and close friends. Travel won’t be the only thing on the rise this year, as gas prices soar higher than they have...
  • Alaska REAL ID

    Alaska REAL ID Updates

    The Alaska DMV is rolling out new driver’s licenses with a brand new look and upgraded security, making them less likely to be fraudulently copied. Currently, the Alaska REAL ID plan will set the state up to be REAL ID compliant by January of 2019. You can find the...
  • Biometric IDs

    Biometric IDs and the Future of Identification

    Exciting changes are on the horizon with respect to personal identification, as airlines and airports are beginning to set the groundwork to replace paper passports with biometric IDs instead. Biometric technology is not completely new, and is already being used to power facial and iris scanners, for example. An...
  • holiday travel tickets

    Why You Should Buy Holiday Travel Tickets Now

    If you’re already dreading buying holiday travel tickets, we don’t blame you! Traveling during the holidays and choosing the right time to book flights can be a nightmare, but the good news is it doesn’t have to be.   The general rule for buying holiday travel tickets is to...
  • NJ REAL ID extension

    Updates on the NJ REAL ID Extension

    The original NJ REAL ID deadline of October 10th, 2018 has been changed. This month the Garden State received an extension for REAL ID compliance, meaning you can continue to use your driver’s license as an ID at the airport for now.   The NJ REAL ID extension date...