Global Entry is a trusted-traveler program that allows you to breeze through immigration and customs when entering the United States. I previously wrote about my family’s experience in “Global Entry With Kids: What You Need To Know.” For us, it has been a real game changer.
Obtaining Global Entry is a multi-step process. It begins with filling out a fairly lengthy application — including every country you’ve visited in the past five years — and then having an in-person interview with a Customs and Border Patrol officer. None of it is particularly difficult, it just takes time. And money. As in $100.
Unless you win this giveaway. Then it’ll just take some time to fill out the application as I’ll be sending you a Global Entry fee payment code that will make your application FREE.
How Does This Work?
The Global Entry free payment code is issued as a one-time-use credit card number. You simply enter it in the payment field, and, voila, your Global Entry application fee is paid for. The only catch is that the code expires on July 31st, so you need to make the payment by then.
When the contest is over, Ben will do his magic and select one winner. I’ll send an email with the code shortly thereafter. Then you’ll have until the end of July to use it.
How Do I Enter?
You just need to leave a comment on this post stating your preferred domestic mainline carrier. That’s it.
Yep, you heard me, this here contest is between the Fords, the GMs, and the Chryslers of the American skies. We’re leveling the playing field by keeping the Singapores, the Lufthansas, the Cathays, the ME3s, and everyone else on the sidelines. This is blue collar baby.
No caviar. No Dom. No Krug.
Just a seat. A Miller Lite. And some food. Edible food? Perhaps, perhaps not.
So tell me who you side with here at One Mile at a Time when it comes to your preferred domestic airline:
Are you part of the oneworld bubble with Ben and Tiffany on American?
Or do you drink the Kool-Aid that Nick’s been passing around and think that Delta is the best?
Or are you stuck flying United with me?
What If I Just Want To Vote?
If you don’t want the Global Entry code, but want to vote for your favorite airline anyway, just state that along with your preference. If you win, we’ll select somebody else. But your vote will still count. I have no idea what it will count for, but it will count.
Can I Vote More Than Once?
Of course. Stuff the ballot box. I don’t care. Unless you’re a Kansas City Royals fan. In that case, you only get 35 votes per email address.
And as Tiffany described in her giveaway earlier this week, you have to use Ben’s Rafflecopter widget if you want your entry to count, and can earn some bonus entries by sharing on social media, so make sure to hit the “+1″ buttons so your entry gets tracked.
(Am I the only one that read that and thought Ben got a drone?)
You have until 11:59PM Pacific time on Saturday to enter.