Days You Should Avoid To Travel To The United States, According To The TSA

The United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing to serve a record number of travelers this Thanksgiving or Thanksgiving season. If you plan to travel to our neighboring country, avoid the following days at all costs, if you do not want to meet crowds and long lines at the airport.

According to the TSA, 26.8 million passengers are expected to pass through the security filters of US airports between November 22 and December 2. This figure will come after having had the busiest summer ever, as reported.

The busiest days will be Wednesday, November 27, with 2.7 million travelers, and Sunday, December 1, with 2.8 million; that is, one day before and three days after Thanksgiving, which is celebrated on the last Thursday of November. On a regular week day, the TSA serves 2.1 million passengers.


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If you plan to travel to the United States, it is better to avoid those days. Unless, of course, you want to know the Thanksgiving tradition or shop for Black Friday, a day later. In that case, you better prepare to make long lines at the airport.

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The TSA gave some recommendations to facilitate the passage through the United States airports during those days. Between them:

-As always, it is forbidden to transport liquids that exceed 100 milliliters, regardless of whether they are drinks related to the holiday season. On the contrary, it is allowed to pass baked goods (this rule is constant throughout the year).

-You can download MyTSA app on your smartphone to know details about what you can or cannot carry.