Blog Entries on Canada travel

5 Reasons to Get an Express Passport and Visit Canada

If you’d like to visit another country without going too far from home,  consider going to Canada this summer.  Canada is an exciting vacation destination, with enough different activities to appeal to almost anyone. Let’s take a look at the top 5 reasons to visit Canada this summer:

  • Fishing– Canada is an excellent destination for sport fishermen. This post on Destinations for Leisure highlights the best lakes to fish in Canada, especially for the delicious northern walleye pike.
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New Passport Office Inaugurated In Detroit

American citizens in Michigan now have a passport office nearby.  On Monday, Ambassador Janice L. Jacobs, Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, inaugurated a Regional Passport Agency office downtown at 211 West Fort Street.

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One Month Until New Passport Regulations Go Into Effect

Today is May 1st, which means that in exactly one month, new passport regulations will go into effect as part of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. We’ve written about the WHTI pretty extensively, but since it’s about to become reality, here’s  a quick review of the upcoming changes:

  • Passports are already required for air travel to Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. 
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