Global Terror Threat Not Scaring Off Philadelphia Area Travelers

CBS Philly

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By Syma Chowdhry, Pat Loeb, Kelly Hessedal

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A world-wide terror alert is in effect, prompting the closure of over 20 embassies and consulates. Despite the possible terror plot linked to Al-Qaeda, many Americans are still traveling overseas.

Even though the global travel advisory is in effect, passengers are unlikely to see any signs of additional security. In fact, travel in and out of Philadelphia International Airport is unaffected.

Airport police have increased the number of random searches they do on vehicles entering and leaving the airport since this latest travel alert was issued. Passengers are certainly aware of this latest warning and say they’re going to be extra careful.

“It is quite concerning, but we have our travel plans made. We’re going to continue with them. We’re not going to let terrorism get in the way of our vacation,” said traveler Barb…

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