Not sure what to pack for that first business trip? I had a passport as a backup which let me go through quickly. Until then, Illinois will continue to make improvements to meet the immediate needs for technology upgrades and the challenges of ensuring card security. Follow Road Warriorette on , , and! After the accident off Long Island the government reluctantly required it out of security concerns for an accident that probably was not terrorism related. Didn't actually expect a response from them. Look the other way, and maybe it will go away? I was flying to Vegas once and my license was expired. I completely get the tears, I probably would have done the same.
Then he would have been able to fly as me. Check with your airline to be sure. If it gets rejected ask for a supervisor. Either will also speed your way through airports and make travel more hassle-free. At one point the agent cared more about that I looked like on my photo than that the license was expired , so she asked me to remove my cap. Right after hitting submit, it seemed wrong so I quickly changed it.
She is flying by herself in a week domestic. All the airlines wanted it but none wanted to be the first out of fear of losing customers. The problem is proving that you are under 18, eh? Merchant Mariner Credential Suggested Aticle: In Summary Flying can be stressful, so anything that makes the process easier is welcome. They have also answered a number of Frequently Asked Questions regarding travel and required identification at the airport here:. However, I had a very similar problem recently.
Travelzoo will update our readers when there are updates to these new policies and. By the time I got to the car rental counter it was almost 1am Texas time, I was exhausted, and I had completely forgotten about my expired license. Have a travel question or suggestion? But companies like car rental agencies seem to prefer receiving faxed docs rather than email. The paper copy should be fine as long as you have supporting documentation, i. Nonetheless, because the guy at the counter was not at all accommodating and the people at from the customer service department were clueless, I ended up calling the toll-free reservation department once I had the car and extended my rental car through the 12th. Regarding the quickness of West's reply, it took two days, which may be understandable, but he ignored many other comments.
It just seems like a waste of resources. Now, I might not have thought of this myself late at night. This happened between February 23rd 2015 and March 12th 2015. The tsa agent gave me a hard time because i was his first of the day according to his buddy and he told me I'd have a hard time getting back he told my girlfriend at the time that watch, he's gonna screw with him. Can you help me with with question. We also strongly recommend travelers consider either or with a preference for Global Entry if you plan to travel internationally. It's not any different from getting in your car and driving to another state - you still need your license.
I bet a nice car rental agent would have been more than happy to print that out for you once you took care of it online. In the event you arrive at the airport without valid identification, because it is lost or at home, you may still be allowed to fly. On top of that we recently moved and I cant find her passport or birth cert to use as a substitute. How To Prepare for a Flight The deadline had been set for mid-January, but the Department of Homeland Security hasn't set firm guidelines in place, it's expected that travelers will have at least four months notice before the changes go into effect. However any travel companions will need acceptable identification.
Because, if it had, you would have gotten your car that night and driven to your hotel feeling very relieved and pretty damn smug for using your tech to get out of a tight spot. I had the paper one in my wallet just in case. But I think the expired license, accompanied by proof of currency renewal will get you where you want to go. After countless phone calls we talked to someone who said a birth certificate was required to board! You can share docs with anyone, one at a time or entire folders. Can our government agencies get their acts together please? If your identity is confirmed, you will be allowed to enter the screening checkpoint.
I dont want to pay for the flight ticket then find out that I cant use it will they refund your money in this case 2 employees have contradicted this upthread already. So be prepared to know all sorts of information like your former addresses. If you have a non-expired license, even if it is a paper document, that's a good backup. A weapon permit is not an acceptable form of identification. Below is a list of that will grant you access.
If you live in one of these states, what can you do? The printed copy you gave them was almost certainly scanned and entered into this system, so a digital copy just gives them exactly what they need. Note: This information was accurate as of Jan. I guess earning a penny on every dollar gambled is a greater threat to national security than riding on an airplane. No hassles for me, but the rest of the cattle were annoying. If you are going to have a deadline, might as well go with the one printed on the document.