If your wallet’s been stolen, you’ve lost your travel documents or left your smartphone at home, that doesn’t necessarily mean you need to put your travel plans on hold. Check out these great tips on how to avoid being grounded, courtesy of USA Today’s Road Warriors.
Gadgets aren’t just for police inspectors in Disney movies anymore. Low-tech or high, they’ll make your travel experience more convenient, comfortable and fun. Since planners often are jet-setters, we thought you might enjoy this list of some of Mondial Assistance’s favorite travel products: Leather Passport Case – It doesn’t just protect your passport, it adds […]
Beginning Jan. 12, 2009, a new online registration system will replace paper forms some foreign visitors are required to fill out upon arrival at U.S. airports and seaports…
Now is a good time to apply for a passport. The State Department is predicting no delays this year, crediting the new passport law, the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), for a decision to hire more employees and add passport agencies in Dallas, Detroit and Minneapolis to handle special requests. The final rule for the […]
Attendees traveling to Mexico, Canada, Bermuda or the Caribbean will needs forms of ID to re-enter the U.S. under the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.
If you or your attendees are still waiting on passports, you’re not alone. But the Department of State has instituted relaxed travel guidelines, effective through Sept. 30, and are offering refunds to travelers who paid to have passport applications expedited, but did not receive them in time.
All passengers traveling by air must have a passport to enter or re-enter the United States. The new regulations went into effect on Jan. 8, 2007.
The National Foreign Trade Council estimates the United States has lost $31 billion in international business between 2002 and 2004 due to tightened entry regulations that went into effect post-9/11. Bloomberg News predicts new U.S. visa requirements will mean even bigger losses as companies abroad choose to meet in countries that are easier to enter. […]
OK, you have a bit more time to get your passport if you’re traveling by air between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico or Bermuda. The official deadline was moved back to Jan. 23, 2007 (originally set for Jan. 1, then moved to Jan. 8).
The U.S. House and Senate have approved a measure to postpone the 2007 deadline requiring travelers entering the county by land or by sea to show a passport or other official documentation.