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Guide to Applying for U.S. Passports

Guide to Applying for U.S. Passports

Not having a passport can be a roadblock to getaways ranging from the ideal family vacation to a critical business trips. But having a valid U.S. passport can open doors, expose you to new cultures, and perhaps most importantly, eliminate the stress of not having a valid passport.

Depending on a host of factors, applying for a passport can be a long, tedious process for reasons ranging from national security concerns to the sheer demand for these important travel documents. But once you have it in hand, passports are valid anywhere from five years for minors to 10 years for those 16 years and older.

As you’ll find out, the best time to get a passport ...

All You Need Is Your Passport - Part 1


We have been locked down a little over two years and the world is opening back up! If you are like us you are ready to travel and to see the world. BUT wait! You do not have a passport, you say? We here at JTravelUp recommend you start the process of getting your passport ASAP if you are planning International Travel any time soon. Passports can be a big hassle - the money needed, photo requirements, trying to find an appointment and let’s not forget about the application. But they are all necessary if you want to get up and go see the world.

  • DId You know: Only 38% of Americans have ever left the country!

The Department of State says, there are about 121,512,341 (and counting) pa...

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