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As a co-branded Delta American Express cardholder, you can get $100 off the cost of a CLEAR membership, letting you get through airport security lines much faster. Not a cardholder? No problem! You'll still get $80 off the yearly membership simply by being a member in the Delta SkyMiles program. The discount is no surprise given the investment in CLEAR earlier this year by Delta.
This offer is available if you have any of the following cards:
- Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express
- Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express
- Delta Reserve® Credit Card from American Express
- Gold Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express
- Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express
- Delta Reserve for Business Credit Card
What is CLEAR?
Similar to TSA Pre✓, CLEAR is a program designed to allow you to bypass the line at airport security — it is sort of like a security concierge that helps chauffeur you through TSA screening in an expedited manner. You need to sign up for CLEAR online, then finishing the registration process in person to verify your identity, complete a retinal scan, and have your fingerprints digitally captured.
What is the cost of a CLEAR Membership?
If you're a SkyMiles Diamond Medallion member, you can enroll in CLEAR free of charge. The membership is $79 per year for cardholders of a Delta Amex and Platinum, Gold, and Silver Medallion members. General SkyMiles members can sign up for CLEAR for $99 per year.
Where is CLEAR Available?
CLEAR is currently available at 25 airports:
|Airports with CLEAR Kiosks|
|Dallas (DAL & DFW)|
|Fort Lauderdale (FLL)|
|Houston (HOU & IAH)|
|Las Vegas (LAS)|
|Los Angeles (LAX)|
|New York (HPN, LGA, JFK)|
|Salt Lake City (SLC)|
|San Antonio (SAT)|
|San Francisco (SFO)|
|San Jose (SJC)|
|Washington DC (DCA & IAD)|
Are you a cardholder of a Delta Amex that travels often? Does the idea of getting held up in airport security lines make you want to groan? If so, signing up for a CLEAR membership could be well worth your time. With that said, if you've already got TSA Pre✓ or Global Entry unless you're a Delta Diamond Medallion, you should think before investing in CLEAR. It was around previously and failed — who knows what the future holds for the program.
Have you enrolled in CLEAR? Let us know in the comments below!
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