Airport security accepts Costco cards


( - Sometimes getting on a plane these days can feel like you’re entering Fort Knox.

Belts off, shoes off, computers out –oh, and don’t forget the multiple ID checks.

But one writer at Map Happy, a website that gives travelers tips and information, recently discovered that a trip to the airport without a government-issued ID doesn’t always spell disaster.

Erica Ho writes how she lost her ID right before a flight, and instead of missing her departure altogether, she decided roll the dice and go to the airport with her Costco card, which just so happens to have her picture on it.