TAPinto Travels Local Affiliate Closes School Due to Security Threat

February 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Bomb Unit have finished investigating a security concern.  As a precaution, the school was canceled on Friday after a video was posted to Instagram that suggested a possible threat to schools. Dr. Julie Glazer, Nutley Superintendent of Schools, made the decision late Thursday night to close ...

Passport History to Amaze Your Travel Friends

TAPintoTravels - Check out these fun facts about passport history to impress your friends at your next cocktail party.

The modern US passport is a far leap from the passports of yore. Passports (or passport-like documents) have been used in some capacity for thousands of years around the world, and they’re regularly changing to suit the times. Check out these fun facts about ...

Travels Tips and Tricks - Passport Fees Are Going Up So Plan Ahead

TAPintoTravels - All U.S. citizens should be aware that passport fees are set to increase this spring.

The U.S. Department of State is raising the Passport Execution Fee from $25.00 to $35.00 on April 2. The fee is mandated by the Department of State. It applies to passport applications that are submitted to an authorized agent, including a US Post Office, County Clerk or ...

Travel Tips and Tricks - United Offers Boarding Passes for Partner Airlines via Mobile App

TAPintoTravels - When traveling internationally, have you ever been delayed when you have to stop at the transfer desk to print up a second ticket?  Well, United Airlines has an app for that annoying situation.

Customers using the United APP on their smartphones will now be able to receive boarding passes for 19 partner airlines on their smartphones. The feature ...

Traveling Tips and Tricks: Keep Foods Safe When Traveling

WASHINGTON, DC — Regardless of the time of year, it's always important to ensure the food you prepare is safe and won't be remembered for the wrong reason — food poisoning.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service offers the following food safety tips.

Clean your hands for 20 seconds with soapy water. Always ...

Planning a Trip? Make Sure Your Passport is Travel-Ready

TAPintoTravels - If an overseas trip is in your spring travel plans, now is the best time to make sure your passport is in order, according to the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office.

“It’s time to apply for or renew your passport, if you are planning spring travel out of the country. Many countries require six months' validity on a U.S. passport, so it is critical to check ...

Alaska Airlines receives single operating certificate from FAA

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines received a single operating certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Thursday for Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, marking another significant milestone in the integration of the two airlines. Alaska closed its purchase of Virgin America in December 2016. 

In late April, travelers can expect a more ...

United Airlines Offers Customers Two Free Checked Bags on Travel To/From China and Hong Kong

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines has eliminated charges for customers' second checked bag on all routes from North America to China and Hong Kong including those originating at Newark Liberty Airport. 

"We are responding to valuable feedback from customers who are seeking added benefits when they travel to China and Hong Kong, ...

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