According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
“Global Entry is a program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.”
Basically, Global Entry is the U.S’s version of Disney’s fast past lane.
If only entering the U.S had the promise of childhood bliss like Disney rides do.
Can you guess which photo is the airport?
With Global Entry, all you need to enter the country is
- Your passport or U.S. permanent resident card
- Your fingerprint
- A customs declaration
To my surprise, you do not need to be a U.S citizen to be accepted. However, it is an intense process to be accepted. You can check out here the list of eligibility requirements for Global Entry. The fee to apply is $100.
Global Entry is great for frequent international travelers, individuals with dual citizenship, or individuals studying abroad.
You can learn more of the benefits, and tips for Global Entry at Thepointsguy.com
If you are an avid international traveler, it might be in your best interest to check out Global Entry. It expedites your process through the airport. Especially for females traveling alone, the last thing you want is to spend hours waiting at the airport. When you’re flying back in from an international trip alone, you want to get back home as soon as possible, so you can plan your next trip.