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Old Jul 12, 19, 1:14 am
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Passport Renewal Question

Need some inputs from seasoned travelers:

My Indian Passport is due for renewal - I was wondering if it makes sense to get the 60 Pages version. I heard that earlier the Jumbo Passport has issues with some consulates refusing visa.

I travel 2-3 times a year - Mainly to USA and SE Asia (Occasionally) .

Also, does any one carries all the old passports during the travel or the only the current with required visas. - this is going to be my third one.

What's the preference here.
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Old Jul 12, 19, 1:24 am
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Go for the 60 page one only if you feel you're going to run out of pages otherwise don't bother. I use the 60 page ones and never had any issues with any consulate so far.

I usually carry all my passports with me when I'm traveling but keep the old ones separately (not stapled or with rubberbands etc. as many do). That way I can show travel history if ever required and have some kind of backup documents (for whatever it's worth) if I lose my current passport.
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Old Jul 12, 19, 3:05 am
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My Indian Passport is due for renewal - I was wondering if it makes sense to get the 60 Pages version. I heard that earlier the Jumbo Passport has issues with some consulates refusing visa.
where did you hear that????i have the jumbo passport & have never had a problem with any consulate refusing visas....

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I travel 2-3 times a year - Mainly to USA and SE Asia (Occasionally) .
doesn't make sense to get the jumbo passport if you only travel 2-3 times a year....a normal passport would do....

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Also, does any one carries all the old passports during the travel or the only the current with required visas. - this is going to be my third one.
only if the older passports have valid visas in them....
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Old Jul 14, 19, 12:41 am
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I have used a jumbo passport for almost 20 years now as I run out of pages every 5-6 years. Never had any issue in getting a visa or entry. I am now on my 5th passport book but only carry the ones which have a relevant visa issued earlier, else don't bother even with that. Again, no need to show history as my current passport is more than enough for that.
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Old Jul 14, 19, 8:15 am
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Thanks for all the info.
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