Confused Over TSA ID Guidelines? Travelers United Chairman Explains

Published: Friday, January 6, 2017 - 4:13pm
Updated: Friday, January 6, 2017 - 4:28pm

If you’re not in the right frame of mind, air travel can be a little bumpy, while you’re still on the ground. Take your shoes off, slide personal belongings down a conveyor belt, wait at the gate for a lengthy stretch if your flight is delayed.

And now added confusion may be part of the mix, as the TSA has put up notices informing travelers about the need to comply with the REAL ID Act by 2018. But in Arizona, driver’s licenses and IDs are supposed to be valid until 2020.

To help figure it out, we spoke with Charlie Leocha. He’s chairman and founder of Travelers United.

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