CLEAR and Visa Offer Expedited Travel for Visa Signature Account Holders
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Signature account holders can now speed through airport security thanks to Visa's (NYSE: V) new relationship with CLEAR, the leading biometric identity service used in airport security. Visa Signature account holders can enroll to receive discounted pricing on CLEAR membership with a six-month free trial plus $60 off the annual renewal rate of $179. CLEAR's rapid identity technology brings speed, predictability and service back to travel.
"Visa understands how important it is for account holders to travel smartly and efficiently," said Caryn Seidman-Becker, Chairman and CEO of CLEAR. "CLEAR's secure identity platform accelerates travel in the same way that Visa has transformed payments, making it fast, seamless and secure. By working together with Visa to provide this membership, we are giving more travelers the opportunity to have a seamless travel experience. This relationship helps to further our goals of expanding our airport footprint and exploring additional opportunities for CLEAR'S platform in the future."
CLEAR members experience fast and predictable travel as well as personalized customer service throughout CLEAR's growing airport network. CLEAR's kiosks and lanes are currently operational in San Francisco, Dallas-Fort Worth, Orlando, Denver, and Westchester County. Passengers access members-only lanes at security checkpoints where they verify their identity using biometrics, fingerprint or iris image. CLEAR is working closely with airports across the country to bring its expedited security service to more business and leisure travelers across the US.
"Visa account holders are seeking relevant solutions to enhance their travel experiences," said Nick Talwar, head of North America Consumer Credit, Visa Inc. "We know that Visa Signature account holders are frequent travelers, and they expect a superior set of travel rewards and benefits with their account. CLEAR's platform aligns well with our goals to provide a rewarding and hassle-free travel experience."
To learn more about how to take advantage of this special CLEAR membership pricing, Visa Signature account holders can visit visa.clearme.com/signature.
CLEAR's technology is modernizing the airport security experience and changing the way people work, travel and live. Today, CLEAR operates in major US airports, leveraging biometrics (fingerprint or iris image) to accelerate the identification process at the security checkpoint, effectively eliminating lines and unpredictability. Already, over one million travelers have sped through security with just the touch of a finger. CLEAR is to airports what the ATM is to banks: a quick, seamless, and predictable experience. For more information, visit www.clearme.com.
About Visa Inc.
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. We operate one of the world's most advanced processing networks—VisaNet—that is capable of handling more than 24,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for consumers and assured payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa's innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. For more information, visit corporate.visa.com.
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