Global Entry Cards: Your Ticket to Expedited Travel

Available for Interviews:  Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, advocate, and journalist. He writes six weekly columns about customer service, with a special emphasis on travel and technology. His work reaches more than 10 million readers a week. You
have likely read his work in USA Today or Forbes.

What Travel Expert and Consumer Advocate, Christopher Elliot, could say the return of the most coveted travel card:

Global Entry is the gold standard for expedited reentry into the United States. It provides accelerated security and customs clearance to preapproved, low-risk travelers. . . But then the pandemic happened. . . .

In an interview with Christopher Elliott, learn:

The most desirable travel card has returned. Next week, the government reopens its trusted traveler processing centers after a six-month closure. And that means you can get a Global Entry card again.

In my latest Washington Post column, I’ll explain why Global Entry is such a hot card. (Hint: It doesn’t just get you in those extra-fast PreCheck lines at the TSA.) But how long will it take to get your card? I’ll tell you.

Global Entry cards started being available again. Here’s why it’s worth your time.

Suggested questions:

  • What is Global Entry?
  • Who should apply for a Global Entry card?
  • How much does it cost, and is it worth the money?
  • How long will it take to get a Global Entry card or a renewal?

Read Christopher Elliott’s full story here:

Global Entry Processing Centers Are Reopening. Here’s What You Need to Know



Interview: Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott, author of two books which are practical guides that help people make smarter purchases: How To Be The World’s Smartest Traveler (And Save Time, Money and Hassle) (National Geographic) and Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals (Wiley). He founded two nonprofit organizations for consumers. Elliott Advocacy is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers people to solve their problems and helps those who can’t. helps readers through direct advocacy, journalism on an ad-free website and maintaining the largest database of executive contact information on the Internet. He also co-founded Travelers United, a nonprofit organization that works in Washington to help travelers. Elliott also writes six weekly columns that have a combined reach of 10 million readers, including The Washington Post, USA Today, and Forbes, and his articles can be seen in newspapers and magazines across the country.

In addition to being a nationally-recognized expert on customer service, Elliott is an inveterate traveler. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, and scuba diving. His weekly family travel column for USA Today chronicles his never-ending journey around the world with his three children. Elliott is based in Prescott, Arizona.


Jo Allison
Managing Editor
Director of Public Relations
Success In Media, Inc.

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