Passport Agencies Closed for President's Day

President's Day is an American holiday that started off as a celebration of George Washington, the official first U.S. President. President's Day lands on Monday, February 15th 2016. President's Day also means time off for many workers across the U.S. and that extends to government offices too.

What Happens If Your Passport Comes Back With An Error?

What's the first thing you should do when you get your U.S. Passport? Always check the information on your passport to ensure that it is accurate and without any errors. Spelling errors and incorrect dates may cause future travel nightmares if you are prevented from traveling due to a passport error. Sometimes an applicant will receive their passport back from the U.S.

Fastport Passport Office Open on MLK Jr Day

Most state and federal offices will be closed on January 18th, 2016 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr Day. The Federal Holiday is celebrated on the third Monday of January, falling near Martin Luther King Jr's birthday of January 15. He would have been 87 years old this year.

How to Get a Child Passport in 2016

child passport in 2016The child passport is required for all US citizens ages 15 and under that plan to travel outside of the US, including Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The child passport application process for 2016 is still the same. Passports for children are only valid for 5 years, and the child passport cannot be renewed.

How to Make Sure Your Passport is Valid

This post is in response to the recent heart-breaking story of a travel editor that was denied entry because of an invalid passport. Make sure this never happens to you!

Passport Appointments in Albuquerque New Mexico

If you are located in the Albuquerque area, then you've probably heard the news about Albuquerque post office passport services and applications. . Currently, passport acceptance facilities in the Albuquerque area are telling applicants that there are no appointments available until January.

Passport Agencies Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

The U.S. Department of State Passport Agencies will be closed on November 11th, 2015 in observance of Veterans Day. Our offices at Fastport Passport will be open in order to receive your expedited documents and help U.S. travelers coordinate their expedited passport applications. Expect delays any time the U.S Passport Agencies are closed.

Pope's US Visit May Impact Shipping Times

FedEx, UPS, and the U.S. Postal Service have put up advisories on their sites and email lists. The advisories warn customers to expect service delays and disruptions during the visit of Pope Francis to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Working While Traveling - 5 Tips To Make It Work

You plan to have a vacation because you want to clear all the stress in your life, or simply to enjoy life. However, there are times you need to bring your work with you. You want to forget about it for a while but you can’t. Or maybe you work remotely while traveling.. So how can you deal with it?

Must Have Gadgets for Business Travels

In this century of advanced and modern technology, business travel gadgets are now a must-have whenever you travel, either for leisure, business or something else.

Government Passport Offices Closed on Friday July 3rd

The U.S. Department of State Passport Agencies will be closed on Friday, July 3rd. This will impact passport processing times, so please plan accordingly. Fastport Passport will still be open on Friday, July 3rd, however our expedited processing times are based on when the government offices are open and operating.


How To Find The Best Flight Rates

Cheap air travel is what everyone wants. For frequent travelers, this is even more important. With the  increasing air rates these days, it’s tough to save money every day to afford a ticket.

How to Make Friends When Traveling Solo

Some people think that traveling alone is a weird thing and they find it intimidating. But every once in a while, it’s not bad to travel alone because it gives you the chance to know yourself more and to know other people outside your comfort zone.