On Your Side: Security Shortcuts

Cut down on wait times at the airport with one of these three programs, or use them all to your advantage.

 TSA Pre-Check allows a number of low-risk travelers (and their children of 12 years and younger) to go through a more efficient and expedited screening process. Since its inception in 2011, over 55 million travelers have been able to use TSA Pre-Check. It costs $85 for 5 years. You can sign up here. 

 

Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. Members enter the United States through automatic kiosks at select airports.  This comes with TSA pre-check included and costs $100 and also last for 5 years. You can sign up here.

 

CLEAR speeds you through the long line for ID check, and guides you to the screening line. Enrolled in Pre-Check? We’ll provide you with fast access to Pre-Check screening for eligible flights. CLEAR is $175 a year but with the promo code SUMMER17 you can try it for 4 months for just $15.  You can sign up here. 


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