One of my biggest fears when traveling abroad is losing my passport. You could say that I am passport-losing-aphobic. With that in mind I decided it was about time that I did something about these worries and research what to do if you lose your passport while traveling overseas.
What I found out helped to calm my fears and hopefully will help you in case of an emergency*. The good news is that you can get a temporary replacement passport while abroad, often within 24 hours of applying for it. The bad news, well, it will take a little time and money, but if you are prepared you can make the process a lot easier on yourself. Here is what you need to know: (more…)