We ran across an interesting blog. Nick and Dariece run a site called “Goats on the Road” and they put together a sites that shares information for living a financially independent and lifestyle that is independent of location.
TexasTower processes a large number of passports and visas to China and their article for visiting China struck a chord. It’s true, when you mention the beauty of China, people will often give you a puzzling look. The first thought someone who hasn’t experienced China is that the country is very crowded and polluted from stem to stern. When in reality, China is filled with beautiful and exotic destinations to see. Check out the Goats on the Road top 4 reasons to visit China.
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We work with passports and travel documents every single day. Sometimes when you’re immersed in a niche market you don’t really consider the nuances that make that realm truly unique.
Thrillist has put together a list of really cool facts about passports you may have never heard before. Such as if you were Mike Tyson and you upgraded your face to have tattoos, you also had to get a new passport. Facial surgery in your future? Same outcome – you need to get a new passport to reflect the most current and accurate image of you.
Another fact many people don’t know is until November 2016, you could wear glasses for your passport photo, but not a uniform.
According to a study conducted by Airlines for America, an industry group that represents the largest U.S. carriers, this summer will be the busiest summer in the history of U.S. air travel. Between June 1st through August 31st, a record 222 million travelers are expected to fly.
The previous largest travel season on record was in 2007 with 217 million travelers. Source: USA Today
What does this mean for travelers? Double check your travel documents
This means it’s more important than ever to get your passport in process if you’re getting your first one. Renew passports and add extra pages if you have less than 2 in your current passport. If you’re a frequent traveler, look into the benefits of owning a second passport.
Leave a little earlier
Also, give yourself extra time to get through check-in. If the airport you usually fly out of is slow processing travelers through check points, make sure to show up a little earlier than usual to make sure there are no delays.
TexasTower.net is registered, but not affiliated, with the US Government for obtaining travel documents. Our service charges an additional fee to expedite your passport in 24 hours to 12 days. If you do not wish to use our services, you can obtain your passport directly from the U.S. Department of State in 4-7 weeks.