Staples: Your New Travel Buddy - Surprisingly from the Office Aisle You've probably never thought about swinging by Staples when planning your next adventure. After all, it's where you buy pens, not plane tickets, right?\r\n\r\nWell, think again! Staples is on a mission to become your "first stop of nonstop travel," and it's not as crazy as it sounds. Let's embark on this unexpected journey and explore what's brewing at the office supply giant.\r\n\r\nREAD: \u201c8 Delectable and Heart-Healthy Beetroot Dishes to Satisfy Your Palate\u201d\r\nRegister for TSA PreCheck While Buying Stationery\r\nStaples is not just a place for school supplies anymore; it's your go-to destination for hassle-free travel. You can now register for TSA PreCheck right there in the store! Yes, you read that correctly. Forget about standing in long lines at the airport; you can start your travel experience on a stress-free note while picking up some printer paper.\r\n2.5 Million PreCheck Applications Processed and Counting\r\nOver the last five years, Staples has offered this service in 250 of its stores, and during that time, they've helped process a whopping 2.5 million PreCheck applications. That's a lot of travelers skipping the security line and getting to their gate in record time!\r\nCraig Grayson, the Travel Whisperer\r\nCraig Grayson, Staples' senior vice president of services, had this to say, and we're not making it up: "As the travel landscape has dramatically shifted over the past several years, we want to meet our customers where they need us in order to alleviate the stress commonly associated with travel services.\r\n\r\nWhether you need a passport expedited, want a hassle-free way to sign up for TSA PreCheck, or simply need to snap a few passport photos, we\u2019re here to support both leisure and business travelers in an increasingly major way." Now, isn't that the kind of support we all need when preparing for a journey? After all, who hasn't dreamt of a world where preparing for travel is as easy as buying a new notebook?\r\nStaples Staff: Your Passport to Expedited Travel\r\nStaples has its game face on when it comes to your travel needs. They've even gone as far as having their sales associates credentialed through the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration. That means they can handle your PreCheck applications and, yes, even take your fingerprints. Don't worry; they won't keep them as a souvenir.\r\nCruising Altitude: No Need for Loyalty Points\r\nIf you thought you had to be a frequent flyer to enjoy the perks of TSA PreCheck, think again. This program is available at various non-airport locations across the country. To find the one nearest to you, simply click here. With PreCheck, you can breeze through TSA checkpoints, and the best part? You get to keep your shoes on! Now that's what we call a step in the right direction.\r\n\r\nSo, there you have it, folks. Staples, your friendly neighborhood stationery store, is all set to become your trusty travel companion. With the convenience of TSA PreCheck right alongside the office supplies, your travel plans just got a whole lot smoother. Who would have thought that buying a stapler could be your ticket to a faster airport experience?