Monthly Archives: July 2015

10 Useful Facts about Your Passport

Some little known but useful facts about your passport

Your passport is the official travel document issued by the US Government to US citizens for international travel. It certifies the holder’s identity and US citizenship. US passports are issued by the Department of State by Passport Services, a part of the Bureau of Consular Affairs.

US citizens must have a passport or passport card to enter or exit the United States. By law, a valid US passport or passport card is proof of US citizenship.

Here are some little known facts about the passport application process, passport use and concerns related to US passports.

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7 Reasons Why YOU Need Travel Medical Insurance

An accident in another country is not the time to find out if your health insurance works there

Most people think they don’t need travel medical insurance when they travel. The usual reasons are: they’re healthy, they’re always careful, they think their US health insurance will cover everything or they can pay for any medical care out-of-pocket.

WRONG! Even if you are a safe driver you still get car insurance because you never know when something bad might happen, regardless of whether it is your fault or not. You buy it “just in case”. The same is true about travel medical insurance.

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