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how do I check in?
my last trip I had pre check in. do I still have it and how do I find out
when you print out your boarding pass, if you got PreCheck it will say so on the boarding pass.
One way to ensure you (almost) always get it is to enroll in the Trusted Traveler program. You can enroll for PreCheck for $85 for 5 years or for $100 for 5 years you can get Global Entry (which includes PreCheck). If you even think you might be traveling internationally, GE is the way to go and there are several credit cards that will reimburse your GE fee:
1. Platinum Card from American Express
2. Chase Sapphire Reserve
3. Citi Prestige
4. Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard
5. U.S. Bank FlexPerks Gold American Express Card
6. Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card
Check the Best Credit Cards tab above for links if you want to apply for one of these cards.