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OK, so there is not one perfect answer to this question, but if you really want to be sure you get the best value for your miles and have pretty specific plans, the answer is that you should get your milage redemption tickets on hold early. To learn all of our tricks, check out our article on milage redemption.
This is one of our favorite questions and often comes with a sense of crisis. But most importantly...it CAN be done! And it is NOT hard to do! Be calm and get all of your ducks in a row and then just sit down at your table and make the call. You will need to show up in person, which might mean that you need to board a plane. So, be prepared for that and think of your trip to get the new passport and an excursions. For the basic detailed instructions on getting a new passport in 24 hours....
The truth is that once you set yourself up with Global Entry, you will say to yourself WHY DIDN'T I DO THIS SOONER!!? This will be the best $100 you have ever spent. Once you go through the prescreening process, you will be issued a Global Entry card and your passport will be electronically set up in the system, so that you can do a self check-out at the passport control line. Again, this is a very simple process, but it might require some travel on your part because it can only be administer at certain US airports. Check out our complete article on bypassing the customs line!
Our team works with clients all over the world and does their best to come up with solutions that enable safe and easy travel. One of our most popular advice columns is our tip line on getting a new passport really quickly. Another really popular article is how to bypass the customs lines and passport control lines when you are entering the US. Our bucket list travel planning experts can definitely make your life easier.