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Lost Passport Statistics: Could It Happen To You?

Worried about losing your passport? Most Americans don’t give the possibility a second thought, according to a new survey released by Mandala Research.

The group surveyed 1,000 Americans to gauge their concerns about lost or stolen passports. Here are the results:

  • 87 percent of respondents said they were “confident in their ability to protect their passport during travel.”
  • Only 2 percent of respondents had experienced a lost or stolen passport

In a press release, Laura Mandala, managing director of Mandala Research, said:

“Americans love to travel, but when it comes to matters of personal security and identity theft, these are hot button issues that raise concerns.

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Help…I Lost My Passport!

A lost passport is always a hassle, especially if you are planning to leave the country any time in the near future.  Don’t panic…follow this 4-step action plan and you’ll be good to go:

Step 1: Look One More Time

How many times have you called the bank to report a missing credit card, only to find it the very next day?

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Serendipity and a Lost Passport

Would you buy someone else’s long-expired passport? What if the passport showed that, many years ago, the person lived in the same place where you live now?

For Nuno Fonseca, a Portuguese medical student studying in Paris, the pull of the mystery represented by a 60-year-old passport he found at a flea market was too strong to resist.

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Man Replaces Lost Passport with iPad (Maybe)

It was the travel story of the week:  a 33-year-old Canadian man named  Martin Reisch left on a road trip for the US without his passport, but managed to convince Customs to let him across the border by showing them a scanned copy of the document on his iPad.

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What to Do If You Lost Your Passport

If you lost your passport, what would you do? How would you protect your personal information while ensuring that your travel plans are not interrupted? Make sure you know what to do if you lost your passport.

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