Here’s a great reason to splurge on an express passport-American Airlines is offering free flights for a companion when you purchase a vacation package to the island of Barbados.  What better way to celebrate the end of summer than hanging out on Barbados’ famous beaches with someone special?

Depending on where you stay, packages vary in price. They start at $1070 for two people, however, including airfare from New York’s JFK Airport and a 4 night stay at the Amaryllis Hotel.  You must book the package by September 30th to qualify, and you must travel between September 1st and December 15th.

If you’d like travel within the next month, you will need to obtain an express passport if you don’t already have one.  The easiest way to do this is to use a private passport expediting company like

When you apply for a passport directly from the government, you can request regular passport processing or expedited passport processing. However, with the government’s expedited passport processing, you’ll still wait at least 3 weeks for your passport to arrive. A private passport expediting company will hand-deliver your express passport application to the Department of State, so it can be processed in as little as 24 hours.

Ready to head to Barbados? Order your express passport today!