According to the recent studies, it has been noticed that many a people in the US has been facing problems due to sudden changes of regulations regarding the passport. There has been numerous instances where people have been send back to their home from the airport because there were defects detected in their passports at the penultimate moment. This has led to numerous heartbreaks as the aspiring first time foreign visitors has had their journeys cancelled at the last moment. To avoid these circumstances, all we need to do is to remember a few things which would help in avoiding the last moment hazards which might even lead to the cancellation of the proposed tours. Continue reading
You might be a knowledgeable person when it comes to awareness regarding attaining a passport. But when it comes to securing a passport for your child, there are certain regulations awareness regarding which might prove to be vital especially for the parents of the new born babies or for that matter the parents who are travelling for the first time with their children. Continue reading
People have been hearing about changes that are to come in the US passport. Since no exact information is available, people are apprehensive about the changes that will come to the little blue book. One thing is for sure that the blue book remains the blue book only. No changes are coming in the looks and appearance of the US passport. Mentioned below are certain things that you must know about the changes in the US passport: Continue reading
Apparently, your passport is just a little more than a booklet hardly the size of a greeting card while actually it’s the most powerful tool that facilitates your movement across different countries. It is a solid proof of your nationality and identity too!
Modern passports have undergone a number of positive changes. Initially, it was a 12×18 inch sheet of paper, but now it is equipped with different kinds of security features – both visible and invisible to layman’s eye. From optically variable inks and holograms to embedded chips enabling facial recognition – with so many high-tech features, today’s passports are highly, technically sophisticated and smart enough to betray the booming smuggling industry selling fake European and U.S. Passports. Continue reading
From fine dining to booking flights, there are lots of ways in which you can save money while traveling. Ultimately why should you pay more than what you actually need for traveling? While you’re planning for a trip, the key to any trip is just being too smart and wise about your money and this need to be planned well before you start hitting the road. It’s vital for you to chalk out how you can save money and plan the trip so that you don’t find yourself running out of money in the middle of the trip. If you have experienced such an awkward and nerve-wracking experience before, it’s high time you educate yourself on some of the best money-saving hacks while traveling. Take a look. Continue reading
As you know, a U.S passport is your ticket to the world. It allows you to travel to over 150 nations. Routine passport service processing time ranges between 4 and 6 weeks from the date of receipt of initial application while the expedite service takes about 2 to 3 weeks against additional payment. But if you want to get your passport in as little as just 24 hours, you will find services such as expedited 24-hours passport service that requires you to pay $60 extra. Continue reading
The US passport being the most powerful passport in the planet goes through a lot of queries and there are even a lot of queries regarding this piece of document which are quite confusing to say the least. As such, in this discourse we are going to put some focus on a few aspects related to the US passport which normally confuses us and we get answers in accordance with the number of people we have spoken to regarding them. The discussion will definitely take us a long way in making us knowledgeable regarding the problem areas that haunt us while discussing the issues related to passport. Continue reading
People nowadays need to travel more than ever before. They need to travel for various reasons ranging from hard-core professional issues to fully customized family issues like travel or a visit to some other family member’s place. Now, with the increase in the amount of travel, the consequent traffic has also grown in number which has led to an increase in newer types of hazards in relation to travel. One of these hazards is definitely the increase in the number of cancelled flights which has been putting a lot of people under a lot of problems from various points of view. Continue reading
Rules and regulations regarding documents, application forms and photos keep on changing for US passports from time to time. And all this is done to enhance the security measures in the country.
The new rule that is implemented regarding getting a new passport in USA is related to the passport photo. From November 01, 2016, the candidate has to remove his glasses while clicking photo for the passport. Infact this rule will also be applicable for people who are looking to renew their passports as photos are needed at the time of passport renewal as well. As per AAA Northeast, without this step, it is becoming difficult to process passports fast. Continue reading
Planning an international vacation with your family to some European destination? Well, it might sound strange but it is true that many European countries will not accept US passports. So before you start the procedure of planning, here is some important information that might be of help to you.
I know a couple who had immaculately planned their European holiday. With the Monaco Grand Prix dates colliding with the holiday dates, they had decided to take a halt in France and enjoy the grand event. This was among the ‘wish list’ that the couple had. But, things didn’t seem as smooth as they had thought. Continue reading