Frequent travelers know that having TSA PreCheck or Global Entry makes your airport experience significantly more pleasant, especially during peak travel times. Nobody likes waiting in crowded security and customs lines, even more so now with travel delays and backlogs affecting many airports.
With a TSA PreCheck membership, you’ll have access to an expedited security screening line, and you won’t have to take off your shoes, belt, or jacket. You can also leave your laptop and liquids in your carry-on bag, which speeds up the security screening process.
Global Entry members can get faster customs screening when they return to the US from abroad. Instead of waiting in a long line, you can enter your details at a Global Entry kiosk without having to fill out paperwork. The kiosk prints out a slip that allows you to bypass the long lines and get on your way faster.
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