Visa & Passport Blog
The Swift Passport blog is where travelers get expert advice, tips and news to make traveling easier.
No matter how well you plan your trip, you may end up needing to exchange money while you’re overseas. Exchanging money abroad can typically be done at several places, although some options are better than others. The best options are those that offer the lowest fees and highest levels of trust.
ATM Machines in … Read More ›
If you need to apply for a passport, you should act sooner than later. The passport execution fee is going up to $35 as of April 2, 2018, thanks to a new rule out of the Department of State. The rule was originally proposed last year and went through a 60-day period of public comment. … Read More ›
Some folks travel mainly for the sights and sounds, while others go abroad for the food. It’s not tough to spot a foodie traveler, as they may come equipped with just as many menus as maps. Their souvenirs often include a lineup of tasty treats, and their favorite tourist stops are street fairs, … Read More ›
Earlier this month, the State Department rolled out a revamped travel advisory system. Every country is rated on a scale of one to four. A level one rating is the lowest level of risk and means that travelers should “exercise normal precautions.” Level four is the highest level, and the State Department recommends that … Read More ›
Have you been dreaming of lounging on a beach in Copacabana or eating your fill at an authentic churrascaria? If so, we have good news for you – as of January 25, getting a visa to visit Brazil just got easier for U.S. citizens.
U.S. citizens applying for a tourist visa to Brazil now … Read More ›