No matter if you’re a seasoned pro or first-time traveler, travel tips are the first thing I consider when I plan to go somewhere new. Some general travel tips are to plan as much as you can in advance and to have a good knowledge of the place you are visiting by reading travel books or talking to others who have already traveled there because they might be able to give you some good travel tips.Here are some traveling tips on passports. At immigration, make sure you get your passport stamped and keep the copy of the entry form that you are given. If you don’t have your passport stamped or lose your copy of the entry form, you’ll have to be specially cleared before being allowed to leave the country and you could be fined.Replacing a lost or stolen passport can be a huge hassle and, for American citizens. Check your passport some countries won’t let you in if you have less than two empty pages. Keep copies of all your important documents (passport, credit cards, Identification, tickets) in a location separate from the originals. I carry my passport just incase I want to buy something and avoid the tax, but I always keep a copy of the front page back in the room in my suitcase. There are new passport regulations make sure you know what they are for re-entering the United States and for all the areas you are going to be visiting. You should have some photocopies of your passport with you, and also leave copies with friends and family members at home in case you get separated from your belongings.If you are thinking of traveling in the future and don’t have a passport, to apply for a passport for the first time or to renew you can accomplish this on your Personal Travel Website. Travelers have always needed a passport for international trips, but the US Department of Homeland Security now requires passports for all travelers flying into and out of the Caribbean, Mexico, and Canada in addition to all international destinations.Officials say due to a last minute onslaught of requests, it can take up to 8 weeks to get a new passport. One way to apply for a new and/or renewed passport, which is very convenient and can be done in the comfort of your home is on your Personal Travel Website. Everything will be kept in one place, your computer, and you can even apply at midnight or very early in the morning with no appointment needed.