Everything you Need to Know About Passports and Visas with Allied Passport

Posted By Trav


Do I need a visa to go to China? Indonesia? Brazil?

One of the most complicated aspects of planning a trip can be the process of getting a visa. From hard to understand terminology to demands that don’t fit your schedule, researching visas is always stressful.

This week I’ve brought on Visa experts Steve Gempler and Peter Gulas from AlliedPassport.com to clear up some of the mysteries surrounding passports and visas, and wow, do they have a ton of information to share!

We’ll talk about the different types of visas that are available, why visa fees exist, and how to get visas when you’re already on your trip.

Steve and Peter help us to break down the mysteries surrounding visas and even offer EPoP listeners a special discount!

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In This Episode:

  • The different ways to acquire a visa.
  • What the word visa actually means.
  • Why there are fees associated with visas.
  • What e-visas are and how they work.
  • The countries that are the pickiest when applying for a visa.
  • The best time frame to apply for a visa.
  • How to acquire a second passport. And why it’s a good idea.
  • How to get a visa if you’re already traveling abroad.
  • A special discount just for EPoP listeners!

and much more!

Links Discussed in This Episode:

Allied Passport Discount Code

Simply write “Extra Pack of Peanuts” on your Allied Passports form and receive $5 off any visa.

Thanks Steve and Pete for the generous offer!

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  1. Andy says:

    This is the best travel info for visas that we’ve found. We are currently trying to get multiple entry visas to Vietnam. We were trying to find info about getting it in Thailand and couldn’t find good info. Also couldn’t find info on Cambodia even from the State Dept. website. Valuable content in this podcast! Much Aloha!

    1. Trav says:

      @Andy- Awesome, glad you liked it. Yeah, Steve and Peter really know their stuff. I HIGHLY recommend using them as a resource to help figure out all your visa needs. You’re going to LOVE SE Asia, it’s incredible.

  2. Amy says:

    Just commenting to add that I used allied passport and received a 10 year visa. They were very prompt. The only compliant I have is that their forms are hard to use properly.

    1. Trav says:

      @Amy- Glad to hear your experience was a good one. I agree, I wish they would streamline their forms a little better or make it possible to do online or something like that. But…overall, I’m glad that they get the job done the right way, and quickly. That’s the most important.

  3. Allauddin says:

    nice service

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