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Names on tickets

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Names on tickets

My grandchildren have a hyphenated surname but this appears as one name on their e-tickets. Is this going to be a problem? In their passports the names are hyphenated. We're taking them to Florida next month - how fussy is US security about this sort of thing?

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1. Re: Names on tickets

Shouldn't be a problem, hyphens and spaces get lost in airline systems which were never designed to hold them.

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2. Re: Names on tickets

US security won't be seeing you until you are traveling inside the US and then and only then will you encounter the TSA. I presume your grand kids live in the UK and are flying from a UK airport then It is UK security or UK agents of the airline who will check passports

As far as US immigration goes a missing hyphen should not cause an issue

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