Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Request Extra Passport Pages When You Renew

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Request Extra Passport Pages When You Renew Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Lynda C., who built on Tuesday’s tip by saying: “Another item that frequent travelers should be aware of is that when you renew, you can just ask for extra pages. We’ve traveled […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Save Your Blank Passport Pages

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Save Your Blank Passport Pages Immigration procedures vary by country—and so do the sizes of the visas or stamps they’ll add to your passport. If you travel a lot, you may have noticed that some immigration agents will stamp your passport’s valuable blank pages even if they don’t need a whole page. If you’re worried about this happening, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Check Your Passport’s Validity

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Check Your Passport’s Validity If you’re planning to travel out of the country this summer, now is the time to find your passport and make sure it’s valid. Remember that many countries require that your passport be valid for at least six months after your arrival date before they’ll grant entry to their country. It […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Passport Stickers

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Passport Stickers Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Karol H., who says: “I am a retired flight attendant. When traveling with my family of 5, I am ‘in charge’ of the passports. With multiple stops on international flights it’s a pain to keep […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Is Your Passport Really Valid?

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Is Your Passport Really Valid? Many countries require that your passport be valid for at least six months after your arrival date before they’ll grant entry to their country. It doesn’t matter if you’re only going for a day; you could, and probably will, be denied entry. This rule is in place in case a […]

Travel News: Week of September 11, 2013

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Top Travel News Thai Airways tries logo cover-up after A330-300 skids off runway Etihad Airways introduces flying nannies TSA expands Pre-Check program; expedited screening will be at 100 U.S. airports by year’s end New Berlin airport has 66,500 problems Vermont Airport Introduces “Lactation Station” For Mothers Qantas’ New Seats Let Business Class Flyers Recline During […]

Website of the Week: PassportAlert.com

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Here’s a brilliant, simple service that some travelers (especially families) will find super useful. PassportAlert.com provides users with free alerts, either by e-mail or text message, well in advance (16 months) of their passport expiring. You can stop the alerts any time, either through the website or by replying to the text message alerts. I […]

Product of the Week: Passport covers

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Looking for a unique stocking stuffer to give to a loved one (or yourself) who travels a lot? Then check out 11:11’s, a small company based in California, that makes dozens of fun, colorful and thin passport covers by hand. They are just $14.99 and are a fantastic way to cover and protect your passport. […]