Rush My Passport
There is a new passport courier service that may serve you time when ordering your passport. RushMyPassport can expedite the delivery of your passport from 1-18 days for a fee. It’s even authorized by the US Customs and Border Protection. Got a trip departure and just noticed your passport is due to expire? Learn more at Rush My Passport.
Gatwick Airport in UK is installing permanent facial-recognition for all passengers in addition to passport checks. The tech is supposed to lead to easier traveling, less stress, and faster boarding, and due to roll out in 2022.
Sustainable Travel News
Norwegian becomes the first major cruise line to eliminate plastic bottles!
American Airlines has become the first airline to introduce the Google Assistant’s Interpreter Mode technology in its airport lounges, namely its Admirals Club lounges at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The tech translates 29 languages, including Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Amsterdam is now on the growing list of cities increasing their city taxes. From Jan 1, Amsterdam now asks for an additional 3 euros per person per night, on top for the current 7% tourist tax.
The Eurail Pass has added even more countries! As of Jan 2, 2020, the ongoing list of countries now includes Estonia and Latvia. There’s never been a better time to explore Riga and Tallinn! You can also save up on 50% on international ferries such as between Riga and Stockholm, or Tallinn and Helsinki. No seat reservations required! WIT Agents issue various Eurail Passes for your trip to Europe. Ask your agent the details.
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