Going through airports can be a hassle, but traveling internationally and going through customs can take an inordinate amount of time. Depending upon the airport and the country, immigration lines can take hours. The problem is compounded for business travelers that must often travel internationally.
Well for those travelers belonging to APEC member nations, there exists the APEC business travel card. Card holders, have access to special lanes at member nations' airports that they have access to expedite the immigration process. Often these lanes are marked for diplomats and VIPs.
APEC business card have recently become available for Americans, after a prolonged process that required various businesspeople and American diplomats making sure American nationals could also get access to the travel card. To date, there are an estimated 10,000 Americans with these cards.
The US government estimates that the card can save up to 43 minutes per trip. If you travel frequently these minutes can quickly add up. The APEC travel card could be the ultimate travel accessory.