What is TSA Pre✓® and Global Entry?
Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 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.TSA Pre✓® is an expedited security screening program connecting travelers departing from the United States with smarter security and a better air travel experience.
Passengers considered low-risk who qualify for the program can receive expedited screening either as a member of the program or another specific trusted traveler group.
As a member you will not be required to remove:
- 3-1-1 liquids
- Light jackets
Related: Travel Insurance. In addition to a smoother security check, be sure you’ve considered how you’ll get home if you have an emergency situation pop up!
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How to Get TSA Pre✓® and Global Entry for FREE
TSA Pre✓® costs $85 and is valid for five years. Global Entry costs $100 every five years.
However, membership (if you qualify) is included with several credit cards and loyalty programs in the membership cost. Here are some of the best options:
The Platinum Card® from American Express ($550 annual fee)
Chase Sapphire Reserve ($450 annual fee)
Citi Prestige Card ($450 annual fee)
U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite Card ($400 annual fee)