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 ›
You used to think that the eleven-hour flight from LAX to Heathrow was long. That was nothing. Just this month, the new title holder of the longest non-stop flight in the world was announced – Singapore Airlines’ flight from Singapore to New York. The flight covers 9,521 miles and lasts nineteen hours.
The title of “longest … Read More ›
The FIFA World Cup is coming to Russia in June! If you got your tickets to a game or two (or seven) a few months ago, you’ve probably thought of little else since. But here are a few things you should start to wrap your mind around.
First, know that your Fan ID acts as your … Read More ›
Americans have long been under the impression that we carry the most powerful passport in the world. We hate to burst that bubble, but it turns out that several countries, mostly in Europe, have stronger passports than ours.
When you look strictly at the number of countries that we’re able to visit without a visa, the … Read More ›