7 Free Holiday Travel Apps You Need This Year

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It's the most wonderful time of the year—unless you're stranded at the airport or stuck in record traffic. Download these must-have apps to make your holiday trip a success!



Can you pack a pocketknife, disposable lighter, or blueberry pie in your carry-on? Which airports use TSA PreCheck? What is TSA PreCheck? Download the Transportation Security Administration's award-winning My TSA app and you'll never wonder about the vagaries of the 3-1-1 rule again.

Additionally, the app provides general information found on the TSA's website, including your airport's on-time performance, its weather, and whether it is experiencing any general delays.

Available for free on Android and Apple.

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