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Travel Regulation Surprise: New Passport Law Changes Don’t Cause Chaos
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Travel Regulation Surprise: New Passport Law Changes Don’t Cause Chaos

Despite predictions of delays and traffic jams, it was business as usual at dozens of border crossings and airports around the country in the days after new passport rules went… Read More…

New Airline Offering $9 Fare Headlines Airline News Roundup
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel News

New Airline Offering $9 Fare Headlines Airline News Roundup

Whether it’s new airline startups or the radical changes in older airlines, PeterGreenberg.com has the air news you can use. A new startup airline called Jet America has announced plans… Read More…

Dispatch from Dubai, Part 1: Getting There
Airlines & Airports / Luxury Travel / Middle East / Passport, Visa & Customs / Stories & Personal Journals

Dispatch from Dubai, Part 1: Getting There

PeterGreenberg.com’s Karen Elowitt recently flew to Dubai for a more in-depth look at the city she once covered in a day.   Often referred to as Disneyland for grown-ups, or… Read More…

Deadline Looms as Passport Applications Drop Amid Travel Declines
Passport, Visa & Customs

Deadline Looms as Passport Applications Drop Amid Travel Declines

With the recession cutting into people’s travel budgets, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the number of passport applications has declined severely over the past year. 25 percent fewer… Read More…

Passport, Visa & Customs

Taking Your Own Passport Photos

By next year travelers will need passports for air, sea and land to go to Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. The $100 passport fee is unavoidable, but now with digital… Read More…

U.S. Extends Visa Waiver Program to 7 More Countries
Passport, Visa & Customs

U.S. Extends Visa Waiver Program to 7 More Countries

President Bush has pleased both his allies and travelers from around the globe by rescinding U.S. visa requirements for visitors from seven countries, including South Korea, the Czech Republic, Hungary,… Read More…

Passport, Visa & Customs

New Passport Cards

Passports will be required to cross the border by land in 2009, but now there are more options for travelers.

Travelers Voting While Abroad: A How-To Guide
Passport, Visa & Customs

Travelers Voting While Abroad: A How-To Guide

The November 4 presidential election is fast approaching. After a soap opera-worthy campaign season of lipstick-slinging candidates and nose-diving stocks, turnout is expected to be high this year. But what… Read More…

Passports Tips: What You Should Know
Passport, Visa & Customs

Passports Tips: What You Should Know

If you want to travel internationally, you probably know you’ve got to have a passport. But if you want that international travel to go smoothly, there are a few things… Read More…

Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel Tips

What to Do If Your Passport Is Lost or Stolen

One of travelers’ biggest fears is losing their passport or having it stolen. Here’s what to do if this happens to you.

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Secure Your Travel Documents Online

Don’t let lost or stolen documents ruin your trip. Instead spend just a little time to secure them safely online. Here’s how.

Getting Past the Passport Crunch
Family/Kids Travel / Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel News / Travel Tools

Getting Past the Passport Crunch

Sweeping rule changes, ruined honeymoons, outraged passengers, embarrassed officials, government vacations…it’s like a soap opera that won’t end. First, The Latest Updates The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) requires passport… Read More…

Passport Nightmare
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Passport Nightmare

A few months ago, I arranged to take my newly retired parents to Merry Old England for a holiday. The realization hit last week that they might not be joining… Read More…

Don’t Get Stuck at the Border This Summer
Passport, Visa & Customs / The Travel Detective® Blog

Don’t Get Stuck at the Border This Summer

May 17, 2007 If you believe current predictions, 10 million Americans are expected to take a foreign vacation this summer. However, it’s now the end of May, and if you… Read More…