As you may have noticed, our new tag line at Swift is “We’ve been there.” Just this year our globe-trotting staff has traveled to Spain, Iceland, Costa Rica, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, Canada, Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia. And we also know that our jet-setting clients are hitting every corner of the globe as well.
To celebrate ... Read More ›
When you think of the most relaxing places to vacation in the world, a few options may immediately come to mind. These may include a yoga retreat, a secluded beach, or a cabin that’s pretty much as far away from civilization as you get. Can’t decide which one sounds the most relaxing? Neither ... Read More ›
On the latest season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfeld tells the story of how he got the first black American Express card.
He tells John Mulaney that there was a rumor going around that there were three black American Express cards in the world. Being as crazy rich as he is, Seinfeld called ... Read More ›
Your legs are cramped. Your armrest is already taken. You feel as if you’re crammed in a box with barely enough room to breathe. Yep, you’re stuck on a long flight in economy and about ready to lose your mind – and the plane hasn’t even taken off yet!
Don’t fret; Swift has got ... Read More ›
If you’re scrambling to renew your passport or get your first passport before a big international trip, we’re going to save you a lot of time searching the internet:
You can’t apply for a passport entirely online. The US government doesn’t currently allow it.
I know, it’s a bummer, right? Don’t get sucked into websites promising an ... Read More ›
Today, more than 136 million Americans carry a passport. That’s the most ever, far eclipsing pre-9/11 numbers. And that means another record is sure to follow: The number of passports reported lost or stolen.
Losing such an important document while in transit or traveling abroad is a horrifying experience. After all, it’s virtually ... Read More ›
You’re traveling abroad, enjoying a much-needed vacation or getting that last contract signed by your client overseas. But a moment of sheer terror sets in the instant you return to your hotel and realize your U.S. issued passport is gone.
It’s a traveler’s worst nightmare, but if it happens to you, there’s no reason to panic. ... Read More ›
A few months ago, we posted an article about the new centralized website for the Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, and Free and Secure Trade programs. Now, instead of each of these programs having their own website – which opens up a lot of possible security concerns – they are all maintained under one website run ... Read More ›
If you’re the type of traveler that likes to have everything set, confirmed, and neatly in place before you head off to foreign lands, then a Vietnamese visa on arrival is not for you. A visa on arrival, or VOA, is a visa option that allows you to obtain a Vietnamese visa when ... Read More ›