Citizen of the world: Ex-Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges holds multiple passports

The plot thickens in the case of a former US Marine who was detained on spying charges in Russia before the New Year. It has emerged that Paul Whelan also holds UK and Irish passports, and maybe a Canadian one. The American was arrested in a posh hotel overlooking the Kremlin in Moscow by Federal […]

How 2019 holidays will change after Brexit: Truth on passports and insurance revealed

Brexit should not put Britons off booking a holiday next year, travel expert Simon Calder explained to ITV audiences on today’s This Morning show. Eamonn Holmes referred to the current worries circulating around Brexit and 2019 travel “project fear” but Calder reassured that the EU has said flights will continue, if if no Brexit deal […]

The row over who should make British passports after Brexit is heading for a legal battle

Conservative Party British passport maker De La Rue has announced it will challenge the government’s decision to manufacture new blue British passports in France. Blue passports were touted by the Home Office as a symbol of Britain’s post-Brexit independence, and the decision to manufacture them abroad was met with outrage by pro-Brexit MPs and Labour. […]

The strongest passports in the world all come from the same region— and it’s an ocean away from the US

Yulia Mayorova/Shutterstock.com Passport strength measures how easy it is to travel for citizens of each country. Countries in Western Europe dominate the list of strongest passports, according to financial consulting company Nomad Capitalist. The US passport allows Americans to travel to many countries, but other factors push it down to 35th place. Passports are your […]

EU plans crowdfunding ‘passports’ to boost fintech

(Reuters) — The European Union’s executive has proposed a draft law to offer crowdfunding platforms bloc-wide access to customers as part of efforts to boost growth in the financial technology sector. Crowdfunding allows start-ups to tap small sums of money from many individuals as an alternative to a bank loan, still the main source of […]

Passports: The ten best in the world and ONE country is close to home

Last month the most powerful passports in the world were revealed and their rankings on the Passport Index. South Korea and Singapore were titled the most powerful passports in the world as they presented the highest Visa-free score.  However, in a recent report by the Nomad Passport Index, ranking passports on their visa-free score alone […]

Taiwan Recalls Passports That Mistakenly Feature Dulles Airport

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What is a group passport and who is allowed to use it? Collective passports explained

A group passport, also known as a collective passport, is a special type of travel document which allows a number of individuals to travel together under one single document.  It is used as a means for a group of young people to travel together to countries in Europe, according to the Gov.uk website.  “A collective […]

THIS is why all passports have the same design around the world

Passports change in colour and style depending on which country they are from, with alll travel documents colours being either red, green, blue or black. Depending on the country, they then come in different shades to distinguish them from one another. Some even have different designs within the pages to show off many of the […]

REVEALED: The most powerful passports in the WORLD – shock news for US citizens

People who hold a US passport will have more global travel restrictions than ever – and it’s all thanks to Trump, say finance firm Arton Capital. American passport holders have less power to travel visa-free compared to countries such as Germany, South Korea and the UK, having dropped down one tier in the Arton Capital […]