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Passport Application Forms
It is now possible to print passport application forms in Portable Document Format (PDF). Adobe PDF files require Acrobat Reader software from Adobe Systems Inc.

The forms you print must be clear and sharp. Applications that are blurred or illegible will not be accepted. They must be printed in black print on white paper. The paper must be 8 1/2 inches by 1l inches, with no holes or perforations, at least medium (20 lb.) weight, and with a matte surface. Thermal paper, dye-sublimation paper, special inkjet paper, and other shiny papers are not acceptable.

Some printers will reduce the photograph area on the passport application to less than 2x2 inches. Please make sure that the photograph area on the printed application form is 2x2 inches to ensure that the photographs you submit (also 2x2 inches in size) can be correctly attached.

Foreign Embassies of Washington DC
The Electronic Embassy provides information on each of the embassies in Washington D.C., with links to Web-based resources where available. It also provides stories of some of Washington's historic diplomatic buildings.

U. S. Customs Traveler's Information
This website provides an overview of Customs regulations and procedures that apply to travelers entering or exiting the United States.

Albany Park & Fly
For over 12 years Albany Park & Fly has been providing the best in off-airport valet parking at Albany County Airport. Their state-of-the-art facility is fully paved, fenced and secure. Their courteous staff provides "curb-to-curb" service and handles all of your luggage. They have the capacity to handle over 1500 cars and provide the highest quality car services available. Try them once and you'll be hooked!

Worldwide Currency Converter
Use this Currency Converter to convert foreign currency to local or another foreign currency.

Allianz Travel Insurance
A vacation is supposed to be fun, relaxing and filled with memories to last a lifetime.  Everyday travel inconveniences can quickly turn a vacations to remember into one to forget.  Protect your vacation memories with Allianz Travel Insurance.  Allianz offers travel insurance and assistance services for everyday domestic and international travel including cruises and tours.  Purchasing you travel insurance is fast and easy.  Please call Empire Travel at 518-869-0738 for a rate quote.

International Cell Phone Rental
Are you traveling out of the country? Did you know the cell phone you use every day while at home in the US, will not work when you land in Europe or Asia? Empire Travel Services can arrange for a cell phone to be delivered to your home or office the day before your departure, and would be picked up upon returning home! It's easy and cost effective to stay connected with loved ones and business associates while you are traveling.

For information on how to dial International Telephone Numbers, go here:


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