Whether you’re departing or returning home, waiting in a long security line isn’t a fun way to pass time. While going through security screening is an important safety measure for all travelers, there are several tricks that will get you through a little quicker.
Enroll in Global Entry
Plan ahead and enroll in Global Entry, which expedites the customs and immigration process. The application fee costs $100 and includes TSA PreCheck, which normally costs $85 on its own and speeds up security. Membership is good for five years. With PreCheck you won’t need to remove your shoes, laptop, belt or approved liquids at the dedicated security line.
Use Mobile Passport
Mobile Passport allows you to submit your passport and custom information within the app to save even more time while traveling. The free app, authorized by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, doesn’t require a background check or in-person interview. The app isn’t accepted at all U.S. airports, so check availability before you travel.
Pack and Dress Appropriately
Whether or not you have TSA PreCheck, make sure you don’t pack anything in your bag that will be flagged at security. Accidentally packing items like scissors or a corkscrew can hold you up and require additional screening. Don’t wear excessive jewelry. Empty your pockets and avoid wearing anything difficult to remove.
Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.
Netflix has always been stingy when it comes to content. License agreements prevent it from showing its entire catalogue here in the United States. That just means you get new options when you travel overseas. Check out these great shows next time you’re out of the country.
Apple is one of the most popular brands in the world, coming out with high-end products year after year. One of its popular items is the Apple Watch, now on its fifth generation. You can get the watch in Space Black, Gold, Silver and Space Gray. You can also purchase it in two different sizes.
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People need a “chance to get some well-needed rest, relaxation and fresh air.” This is a sentiment we all likely share, as does the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union. The EC included that phrase when it released its plan to help reopen Europe following the COVID-19 global pandemic. While most EU borders remain closed to international travel until at least mid-June, the EC’s plan starts with inter-Europe travel, and are non-binding recommendations and guidelines. European countries still have the final decision, so travelers are advised to check the restrictions of the countries they plan to visit. According to the EC, “blanket restrictions of free movement are replaced by targeted measures.”