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Trusted Traveler Programs: Are You Enrolled?

July 30th, 2013

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Southwest Airline Flight Personnel Need Passport by End of 2013

July 24th, 2013

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is planning to begin providing international service. They expect to offer the new service in 2014. The airline doesn’t currently fly to destinations outside of the United States. To prepare for this international phase of the airline’s history, Southwest

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Guide to Tipping in Top Destinations for US Travelers

July 23rd, 2013

As part of your preparations for traveling internationally, it is always best to learn about the specific tipping customs in your destination countries.

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4 Great Apps for International Travel

July 16th, 2013

If you want to make your international adventure even better, don’t forget to pack your smartphone. Looking for flight updates? There’s an app for that. Looking for a good restaurant, an easy way to figure out the local currency exchange, a GPS walking map or some help with language translation?

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Passport Photo Tips & Common Mistakes to Avoid

July 10th, 2013

Unlike other photos you have taken, your passport photo won’t be about finding your good side or taking the shot from the most flattering angle. Your passport will have to adhere to a very strict set of government regulations to make sure that it will be approved by the State Department.

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What Should You Do If Your Passport Is Lost or Stolen While Traveling Abroad?

July 2nd, 2013

Traveling to a foreign country should be a wonderful experience, but if your passport is lost or stolen while you are abroad, it will be anything but fun. Not only does it create concerns about identity theft, but without your passport you won’t be able to leave a foreign country to return home.

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Sharing Your Summer Vacation Photos

June 28th, 2013

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Travel Alert: Measles Outbreak in Pakistan May Lead to International Travel Ban

June 3rd, 2013

An uncontrolled measles outbreak is taking its toll on Pakistan. A report released last month stated that less than four months into the new year, there have already been 25,401 reported cases of measles in Pakistan, and 146 children have already died as a result of this disease.

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2013 Record International Travel Predicted

June 1st, 2013

International travel will hit record highs this year, at least that’s the prediction from Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for leading U.S. airlines.

In its annual forecast, A4A predicts that this year U.S. airlines will carry close to 209 million global passengers

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Are Expedited Passport Services Worth the Money?

May 23rd, 2013

Traveling in a hurry? There are several ways to get an expedited passport.

According to State Department spokesman Peter Velasco, the Department of State has 26 passport agencies across the nation that can assist U.S. travelers who need their travel documents immediately. The Department of

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