NEW YORK(CBS2) — With the summer vacation season coming up a lot of people will be updating expired passports. A number of websites claim to expedite the often lengthy process of getting a new passport.

Those websites often come with a number of associated fees that can drive the price of a new passport way up.

In this edition of Ask Asa, CBS 2’s Asa Aarons shows you how to avoid making unnecessary payments when you travel outside of the country.

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For more information on updating your passport you can go here.