COSTA RICA TRAVEL — Have you ever wondered what are the best passports to have? Irisharoundoz.com, says to have researched and compiled a list of the 10 most powerful passports in the world.

passport-plane-ticketYou will be surprised which are and which isn’t.

The ranking is based on the travel freedom that each passport holder enjoys.

 

10th Most powerful passport in the world:

Liechtenstein –  can travel to 159 countries without a visa

 

9th Most powerful passport in the world:

Malaysia and Malta – Access to 163 countries without a visa

 

8th Most powerful passport in the world:

Iceland – Access to 165 countries without a visa

 

7th Most powerful passport in the world:

South Korea – Can travel to 166 countries without a visa

 

6th Most powerful passport in the world:

  • Australia
  • Singapore
  • Greece

Passport holders can travel to 167 countries without a visa

 

5th Most powerful passport in the world:

  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • New Zealand

Access to 168 countries without a visa

 

4th Most powerful passport in the world:

  • Ireland
  • Canada
  • France
  • Japan
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Spain

Access to 170 countries without a visa

 

3rd Most powerful passport in the world:

  • Italy
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands

Can access 171 counties without a visa

 

2nd Most powerful passport in the world:

  • USA
  • Germany
  • Denmark
  • Luxembourg

Can visit 172 countries without a visa.

 

Number 1 Most powerful passport in the world:

  • United Kingdom
  • Sweden
  • Finland

Can get access to to 173 countries without a visa.

Although Americans enjoy great travel freedom, a U.S. passport is not the strongest. The strongest passports are the United Kingdom, Finland, and Sweden, whose passport holders can travel to 173 countries without a visa.

Unsurprisingly, the least powerful passports belong to Afghanistan (whose holders can travel to just 28 countries without a visa), Iraq (31 visa-free countries), Somalia, and Pakistan (32 visa-free countries).


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