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Skipping those long lines at the airport

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Skipping those long lines at the airport

Well, that's the theory. "Coming soon" - see http://www.viajeroconfiable.inm.gob.mx/Homeen Basically it should fast-track Global Entry members into Mexico as well as into the U.S.

Edited: 27 August 2013, 09:23
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1. Re: Skipping those long lines at the airport

Hi Steve,

Thanks for the link. My wife and I are Global Entry members and it sure helps with the travel times at airports. Good investment for those that travel more than once a year.

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2. Re: Skipping those long lines at the airport

I suppose that will make the lines shorter for everyone else which is a plus. Doesn't look like it is something Canadians can do?

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3. Re: Skipping those long lines at the airport

There are some Canadian Airports on the list..

http://globalentry.gov/locations.html

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4. Re: Skipping those long lines at the airport

Coming soon ~ as in tomorrow? That wold work for me ;-)

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5. Re: Skipping those long lines at the airport

Thanks...will look into it further. Maybe through Nexus or something.

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6. Re: Skipping those long lines at the airport

If you have Nexus, you are automatically enrolled in Trusted Traveller Global Entry. Would love to have it in Cancun.

But how would we get those silly white cards if you enter that way?

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7. Re: Skipping those long lines at the airport

This program is separate from Global Entry, though it's very similar and for non-Mexican citizens Global Entry membership is a prerequisite. The Viajero Confiable program has its own application, fee, and requirement of an in-person interview at the D.F., Cancun, or San Jose del Cabo airports before one is accepted in the program and able to use it.

The website does currently only specify US citizens, even though Canadians (and Dutch and Korean) citizens can belong to Global Entry, too.

What "silly white cards"?

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8. Re: Skipping those long lines at the airport

Looks like you can only go through the interview in Mex City, Cancun, or Cabos before getting a card and the application still isn't active.

Edited: 27 November 2013, 03:07
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9. Re: Skipping those long lines at the airport

Yeah, "Coming soon... 2013" is increasingly unconvincing, isn't it?

I don't know if the Mexican program involves getting a card. Global Entry does give you a card, but it's good for exactly nothing at all, so Mexico may just code your passport and fingerprints to a database (which is how Global Entry works as well) and forego the useless card.

If it happens, it'll happen when it happens.

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