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The Transportation Security Administration has provided the following travel tips for the holiday season.  The number of passengers expected to fly this Thanksgiving holiday is predicted to be record-breaking, with more than 26.8 million passengers and crew members traveling through security screening checkpoints nationwide from Nov. 22 through Dec. 2.  

  1. Get to the airport early—two hours prior to a domestic flight and three hours before an international flight. Only a turkey gets to the airport in the last minute during the Thanksgiving travel period. Don’t be a turkey!

  2. Know which foods can travel in your carry-on bag. Pies, cakes, stuffing mix, casseroles, are all good in a carry-on bag because they are solid food items.

  3. Know which foods should go into a checked bag. Gravy, cranberry sauce, wine, jam, preserves, should all go into a checked bag. Why? They are not solids. Basically if you can spill it, spray it, spread it, pump it or pour it, (say that three times fast) then it’s not a solid and should be packed in a checked bag.

  4. Wear slip-on shoes. Shoe laces and zip-up boots take extra time to remove and put back on. Wearing slip-ons just saves you time. But admittedly, it’s fun to watch someone else hop around on one foot as they try to remove a boot.

  5. Place your electronic carving knife (or your non-electric knife) in your checked bag. Should be a no-brainer, wouldn’t you think?

  6. Pack smart. Don’t bring along any prohibited items. If you are not sure if an item should go in a carry-on bag, checked bag, either or neither, don’t be shy, just tweet your question to @AskTSA or ask via Facebook Messenger.


  7. Download the free MyTSA app. The best thing about it is the “Can I bring” feature. Type in an item and it lets you know immediately if you should pack it in a checked or carry-on bag. It also can let you know if there is an airport delay and whether TSA Precheck lanes are available. Super helpful. And if you get bored during the holiday, you can use it to play a game with your relatives by asking them to guess if an item should be packed in a checked or carry-on bag and using the app to provide the correct answer.

  8. Use your time in the checkpoint line wisely. It’s the perfect time to take items out of your pockets and place them in your carry-on bag and to get your ID and boarding pass ready to hand to the TSA officer.

  9. Enroll in TSA Precheck--if not before Thanksgiving, then before your next trip. It allows you to leave on your shoes, lightweight jacket and belt when you go through the checkpoint. Plus, you can leave your electronics and your one-quart-size liquids bag in your carry-on bag instead of removing it at the checkpoint. It’s like driving in the fast lane.

  10. Pay attention to the guidance that the TSA officers are providing at the checkpoint. They may be directing you to a shorter line or guiding you around someone who is moving slowly. And they may be giving you some advice that will lessen the likelihood that you’ll need a pat-down.

  • Refer-A-Friend - $50!

    Want to help a friend join the Credit Union movement?

    The Compass Federal Credit Union Refer-A-Friend program is back in 2020, and it is better than ever!  Now through March 31, refer a friend to join Compass Federal Credit Union and you each will earn $50! Read more ...
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    OSWEGO, NY (January 24, 2020) – Compass Federal Credit Union is looking forward to partnering with two local speedways for the 2020 racing season.

    When the green flag drops this spring, Compass will be part of the racing program at both Fulton Speedway and Oswego Speedway.Read more ...
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    OSWEGO, NY (January 23, 2020) – Tickets are now on sale for Compass Federal Credit Union’s 54th Annual Meeting, which will take place on Wednesday, March 25 at the Oswego Elks Lodge, beginning at 6 p.m.Read more ...
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    Compass Federal Credit Union is again eager to give back to the community by way of scholarships, with $14,000 set to be distributed to help support members' higher education.Read more ...
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    Interested in being on the Compass Federal Credit Union Board of Directors?

    The Credit Union Nominating Committee is accepting names to participate in the selection of candidates for the Board of Directors.  Members of the Board make a three-year term commitment to serve the members of the Credit Union. Read more ...
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