News Release, AAA

TOWSON, MD (Thursday, August 1, 2019) – Maryland frequent flyers can obtain the coveted Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Pre-Check screening approval with ease at AAA this summer. The IdentoGo TSA Pre?®  Mobile RV will make a stop at AAA’s Annapolis Car Care Center, 2054 Somerville Road, from August 5- August 9. Registration is open and spaces are still available.

“TSA Pre?® is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience,” said Ragina C. Ali, Public and Government Affairs Manager at AAA Mid-Atlantic. “AAA is pleased to partner with the TSA to help provide this valuable service for AAA members and the general public,” Ali added.

For TSA Pre?® travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. Today, TSA Pre?® has more than 450 lanes at 200+ U.S. airports.

During the event, AAA Annapolis will offer the following discounts and specials:

  • $50 off repair service of $150 or greater
  • $20 off the purchase of a car battery
  • Free check engine light code scan
  • Save up to $35 off fluid services ($10 on one service, $20 on two or $35 on three)
  • Save 15% on luggage & bags, travel accessories and more during our special event
  • Explore the many event specials and savings during AAA Annapolis’ weeklong TSA Pre-check event, including discounted passport photos for $5 during the time of the event. See the store for details.

In addition, at AAA Annapolis, the following services will have representatives available:

  • Monday, August 5, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
  • Tuesday, August 6:
    • 9:30 a.m. arrival: Carnival Cruise Lines
    • 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.: Dos & Don’ts For How To Pack A Suitcase: Whether you’re traveling for a long weekend to Boston or a two-week vacation to the Caribbean, it helps to plan ahead and to pack well. Our seasoned travelers have a few packing tips and tricks that will make your trip so much easier- and they’re not what you’d expect.
    • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Disney  
    • 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Hertz Car Rental: AAA members save up to 20%. Members receive incomparable savings and benefits through an exclusive package of discounts, rates, and benefits from Hertz. 
  • Wednesday, August 7:           
    • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Member Choice Vacations
    • 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Travel Impressions
  • Thursday, August 8:
    • Throughout the day: Rise Up Coffee
    • 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.: Dos & Don’ts For How To Pack A Suitcase: Whether you’re traveling for a long weekend to Boston or a two-week vacation to the Caribbean, it helps to plan ahead and to pack well. Our seasoned travelers have a few packing tips and tricks that will make your trip so much easier- and they’re not what you’d expect.
    • 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Sprint Cellular: Get your AAA Classic Membership Renewal on Sprint! Plus, as a AAA member, you receive exclusive member-only pricing, 25% off most accessories and FREE Safe & Found on up to 5 phones.

AAA Members and non-members must register in advance for enrollment at the IdentoGoTSA Pre?®  Mobile RV. Click here to access AAA’s website for more details about the Annapolis event, as well as other upcoming TSA Pre?® events.

Follow these steps to pre-enroll. Be sure to schedule an appointment online and bring your proof of U.S. Citizenship with you to your appointment!

  1. Click here to access the application page
  2. Click “Start Application Now”, then click “New Enrollment ”
  3. Fill out Steps and choose “Next” at the bottom of each screen
  4. Type in your location at Zipcode/City/Airport Code box – search
  5. Choose the AAA location near you and click “Next”
  6. Select your desired appointment time (Please be sure to make note of your appointment time, no reminders will be sent out.)

Mobile IdentoGO agents will process TSA Pre?® applications on-site. Appointments are limited and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis so register as soon as possible. To complete the application process, you will need to bring documentation proving identity and citizenship status. Your name on the documents must match exactly. If they do not, bring an original or certified copy of a court ordered name change document (to include marriage certificates and divorce decrees). If you have a valid U.S. passport, that is all you need for ID.    

You will finish the process onsite by providing your fingerprints for a background check. The application fee is $85 and can be paid by credit card, money order, company check, or certified/cashier’s check. Cash and personal checks are not accepted.

“With the busy summer travel season in full swing, having the TSA Pre?® Mobile RV onsite at AAA will help make the process much easier for travelers to avoid long lines at the airport,” said Ali. In addition, children ages 12 and younger may use the TSA Pre?® lane when traveling with a parent or guardian who has the indicator on their boarding pass. Travelers 13 years of age and older without a TSA Pre?® boarding pass must go through standard security lanes. 

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