Can You Bring a Turkey on a Plane? And Other TSA Questions Answered. — Holiday Travel

Every family has their own Thanksgiving customs, but there is one tradition that unites us all: standing in line at airport security. The TSA is as much a part of the holiday as pumpkin pie. It is beautiful, in a way. America may be more divided than ever, and yet all of us must stand together, forever, holding our quart-sized plastic bags.

In celebration of this great American tradition, we chatted with TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein to get answers to our most pressing Thanksgiving travel questions. Does pumpkin pie filling count as a gel? Can you BYOSP (bring your own sweet potatoes)? And what happens if you give your TSA agent a present?

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