Shelly Clements and her husband recently headed to the airport to take off on their long-awaited trip to Paris. There was just one problem. In all the planning, she had neglected to check the passport requirements for travel — and the news wasn’t good at the check-in counter.
Jorge Taborda and his wife decide to take a trip with their children to Venezuela to visit extended family. But now that they’ve taken a closer look at the current economic and political situation there, they would like to cancel their tickets and receive a refund. Can they?
Heather Gorawski says she never lied about her nationality when she visited Nicaragua recently. But she didn’t go out of her way to reveal she was American, either.
When the name on Robert Hofman’s airline reservation does not match his passport, Expedia dismisses his request for a correction. He is worried he will be denied boarding. Will this really be a problem?
Randall Roy was on his way to Mexico when an American Airlines agent in Philadelphia foiled his travel plans. Claiming that Roy’s passport was damaged, the agent refused to allow him to board the flight.
In the confusion that followed the horrific terrorist attacks against Paris, friends and family were desperate to communicate with loved ones visiting Paris. It was an important reminder of a little-known but useful State Department program that tracks Americans overseas. I’ve used it and it works.
Donald Lessard did a double take when he saw the name on his airline ticket: “Donald Jeffries.”
When is the best time to apply for a passport? How about a passport renewal? Here’s the answer.
Here we go again.
Karlin Lissa and her family planned to return to Sudan for the first time in more than a decade. But their plans were foiled when the State Department issued a travel warning in October, advising US citizens to defer all travel.
Less than one-third of Americans have passports, compared with more than half of Canadians. And if you’ve ever wondered why, then it’s probably been a few years since you tried to get one. I applied for three passports yesterday, and I’m here to tell you the real reason why most Americans lack a passport.
When it comes to travel, forbidden is in. Cuba, Iran and North Korea — long off-limits to most American visitors — might be added to the “allowed” list under an Obama administration. Other destinations that were considered too dangerous or hostile to Americans are becoming fashionable again as travelers jettison boring “staycations” for something more exotic.