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Shorten Your Wait This Summer with TSA Pre✓®

Release Date: May 27, 2016

From TSA.gov

Do you have TSA Pre✓®? The expedited screening program is one way that you can shorten your wait at the security checkpoint this summer. 

But TSA Pre✓® only works if you do! Make sure that you’re getting the benefits. Check it out:

Animated graphic of the TSA Pre✓® Process - Add your Known Traveler Number when booking your airline ticket. Look for the TSA Pre✓® indicator on your printed or mobile boarding pass. At the airport, follow the signs to the TSA Pre✓® security lanes for screening. Keeps shoes, light jackets and belts on. Leave laptops and and approved liquids in carry-on.

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This shows a step-by-step guide on how to shorten your wait using TSA Pre✓®. Watch, and then share it on your social media networks with your fellow travelers.

Don’t have TSA Pre✓®?

Apply today!

For TSA Pre✓® travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. 16 carriers participate in TSA Pre✓®

Last Updated: 11/03/2023
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