Passports – Important Emergency Information

Important Passport Security Tips

POSTED December 30th 2020 BY kevin4371
How to Keep Your Passport Safe – Tips for Travel Your passport is your key to proving citizenship and is the document that the US and other countries use to recognize you and to let you enter the country, therefore you must safeguard this critical document.  Always take measures to keep your passport safe Anyone traveling abroad, especially for the first time, should take a...
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Should I Carry my Passport at all Times or Use the Hotel Safe?

POSTED February 26th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Detective Kevin Coffey, our founder, offered advice on protecting your passport on Rudy Maxa World Travel, America’s # 1 Travel Radio Show. You can hear the short segment here: Following is a summary of the tips he offered the listeners. What is best? Using the hotel safe or carrying your passport on your person. 1. Use the hotel safe. There’s a greater chance you’ll lose...
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Your Passport is Lost or Stolen – What to Do

POSTED January 21st 2019 BY Beth Williams
In case your passport is lost or stolen in a foreign country, the need to act quickly is urgent. You need to report your lost passport soon as possible to the US Consulate or Embassy nearest you. They will then assist you in getting a replacement passport.  Also, you need to know what you have to do next. There are crucial steps you need to...
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Create an “Emergency Passport Kit”

POSTED June 8th 2017 BY Beth Williams
It is a traveler’s worst nightmare: you can’t find your passport and you’re a foreign country. Is it lost, or was it stolen? Either way, you and your trip could be in a world of hurt.  In order to help deal with this gut-wrenching situation,  you need to create an “Emergency Passport Kit” before you go on your next international trip. While the actual procedures for getting...
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Emergency Assistance: Get Help At a U.S. Embassy or Consulate

POSTED March 31st 2017 BY Travel Writer
U.S. embassies and consulates are located in countries around the world which have diplomatic relations with the United States. Those who work in the American embassy or consulate are official representatives of the U.S. and its interest. They act as liaisons between the U.S. government and the host country. Most US embassies and consulates are located in the country’s capital city.  Working with the Department of State,...
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Passport Replacement Tips – FAQs an Emergency Abroad

POSTED October 8th 2016 BY Beth Williams
What Should a U.S. Citizens Do if Their Passport is Lost or Stolen Abroad? The first thing you should if you lost your passport when abroad is contact the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate for assistance. Phone numbers for U.S. embassies and consulates are also available here  Country Specific Information and Key Officers handbook. You will need to speak to the American Citizens Services unit of...
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No Passport? No Problem!

POSTED June 22nd 2016 BY Travel Writer
No passport? No problem that is if you are starting your travel from a US location and want to visit a tropical destination that is a US territory. Consider Guam, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands as your next getaway destination. Besides not needing a passport which can be expensive to get  ($165 per traveler) additional benefits of visiting any of these locations is...
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