Travel Tips and Passport Information

Do You Need a Passport Before Making Flight Reservations?

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A passport is required to travel outside of the country, but do you need to have one before making flight reservations or to get your airline tickets?

Most international airlines will ask for your passport number when you make a reservation for an international flight. You may be able to book your airline ticket without your passport number. However, you must have a valid passport in hand before you arrive to the airport.

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How To Apply For A New Passport Card

The passport card is a valid federal ID primarily for travelers that visit Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean by land and sea. It is the size and shape of a driver’s license, and conveniently fits in your wallet.

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Do You Need a Passport to Go to Canada?

Do you need a passport to go to Canada? Yes, a passport is now required for all international travel. However, there are some exceptions for minors and certain cruises. While there may be some circumstances where a passport is not required, the smart and safe traveler will carry a valid passport for all travel outside the country.

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Passport Photos: Where to Get Them

The passport photo is the number one reason for applications to be denied.  It’s important you take the perfect passport photo to avoid costly delays. Routine passport processing takes 6-8 weeks or longer.

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Can You Smile For A Passport Photo?

Did you know you can’t wear eyeglasses for a passport photo anymore? Did you know you shouldn’t smile in your passport photo? The passport photo is the number one reason passport applications are denied, rejected, or suspended.

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