Worth-Celebrating

No Inbound Covid Test Requirement

Here’s some news worth celebrating!  Hopefully you heard, the CDC announced they will be rescinding the global testing order for travelers as of 12:00 AM ET on Sunday, June 12th, 2022. What does this mean? Travelers will no longer be required to present proof of a negative Covid-19 test upon entering or return to the United States. This is exciting news as travelers no longer have to worry about being stranded, unable to re-entry the country, and it makes opening...

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TSA Security

Global Entry vs TSA PreCheck

Global Entry vs TSA PreCheck Time flies when you’re having fun traveling. Later this year it will be amongst five years since I applied and received my Global Entry. I’ve received notification that it is time to renew my Trusted Travel Program (TTP) which has replaced the Global Entry Online Enrollment System (GOES). I realize that this is something I need to act on due to the significant increase in application volume. Fortunately, they are extending the grace period from six...

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Baggage-Claim

Travel Pet Peeves: Baggage Claim

Travel Pet Peeves! I love to travel! Fortunately, I have a job that has provided me the opportunity to grow that love since I travel to travel industry and advisor events quite often. I’ve often enjoyed the opportunity to observe those around me—people watching to pass the time. I like to imagine a story behind what I see, the interactions of people with each other and even those that are traveling alone as I am. As I write this I am...

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Welcome to 1Papaya Store

1Papaya Store - Your Travel Accessories Store! 1Papaya Store is your trusted source for travel bags, RFID bags & wallets, luggage, packing organizers and in-flight and travel accessories. Our extensive line of travel bags adhere to the demanding requirements of travel. With our high quality and durable luggage, our unique travel accessories and our wide range of RFID blocking security items, we help you travel safely and in style. Shop 1Papaya Store Today!

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Shop Securely Online

Shop Safely Online

Online shopping is a great way to compare prices, find bargains and save money from anywhere with an internet or mobile data connection. From the convenience of making purchases at your fingertips and next-day delivery to getting great deals and an the endless catalogue of purchasable items, online shopping has only grown in popularity. But as its popularity has increased, so have the risks, with more and more people trying to scam you out of your money or steal your...

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Carry-ons

Travel Pet Peeves: Carrying-On with Consideration

Travel Pet Peeves!  I’ve been traveling more and have run into another experience that makes me want to share some thoughts on considering those around you when planning a trip. I am quite certain this would not be the practice of anyone in the travel industry but many of us might experience it as nearby passengers. Most airlines allow two carry-ons, including one personal bag. In my mind that means that what I’m bringing on board must fit into those bags....

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