Visa & Passport Blog
The Swift Passport blog is where travelers get expert advice, tips and news to make traveling easier.
What country has the most powerful passport in the world? Well, it depends who you ask. Earlier this year we reported that Singapore had moved to the top of the Passport Index list, claiming sole ownership of the most powerful passport in the world. The next several slots were ties, and the USA … Read More ›
The Atlantic recently conducted a fascinating breakdown of data surrounding US passport holders and the states they live in. While the country as a whole has seen a huge surge in passport ownership over the last decade or so, it turns out that the surge has not been uniform. People in certain states are … Read More ›
Matt Schulz recently shared a travel nightmare on Business Insider that you may not have heard before, but it’s a much more common occurrence than you might think.
Matt and his family were at the airport trying to check in for their flight to Spain when they were told that Matt’s son wouldn’t be able … Read More ›
One of the best things about America is that it’s so darn big.
This country has everything from rainforests to mountains to deserts to everglades. We have some of the best cities and some of the most well preserved natural wonders found anywhere in the world. We have oceans and theme parks, farmers markets and skyscrapers, … Read More ›
The woman had no international journey plans when she came to renew her passport at our Chicago office. This wasn’t particularly unusual; at first blush, Amy (not her real name) appeared to be a “careful planner” type.
She handed her current passport to Laurie, our co-founder and CEO. In the photograph was a younger man with … Read More ›