Traveling overseas has been a habituate across the world well the latest buzz is which country offers a passport with ease. Amidst heavy competition across the globe, it is Japan and Singapore who have been on top of the list.
As per the “Henley Passport Index,” it keeps track of every country which has loosened its travel procedures to fly.
Kudos to Singapore and Japan offer passports to visit around 190 exotic nations which have made travelers go wow.The next online is Germany, Finland, and South Korea giving access to fly to 188 countries.
Besides, Finland has gained an advantage as Pakistan has made few changes to its “highly restrictive visa policy.” Pakistan provides “Electronic Travel Authority to people in countries like Finland, Japan, Spain, Malta, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates,” excluding UK, US and a few more.
The 3rd place goes to Denmark, Italy and Luxembourg which caters no visa or visa after arrival approval to 187 places whereas France, Spain, and Sweden falls next with access to 186 nations.
Way back in 2014, it was the U.S and UK who were on the top but now they are positioned at the 6th place and this is the last place they have been holding from 2010 till today.
When it comes to UK it’s the Brexit procedures which have to decide its position and Henley Passport said in a statement that: “with its exit from the EU now imminent, and coupled with ongoing confusion about the terms of its departure, the UK’s once-strong position looks increasingly uncertain.”
As for as UAE it has soared to 15th place and it found to be the fastest ascender during this quarter stated “Loraine Charles from Cambridge University’s Centre for Business Research.”
On the contrary, Afghanistan is at the last as its people require access to travel to 25 places across the globe.
Further, the Chairman of Henley stated that: “With a few notable exceptions, the latest rankings from the Henley Passport Index show that countries around the world increasingly view visa-openness as crucial to economic and social progress.”