If your passport needs renewing, do it now! From the 3rd Sept 2009 new fees will apply, increasing the cost of an adult UK passport from Â£72.50 to Â£77.50. The price of a child's passport will rise by Â£3 to Â£49 and a fast-track adult application is set to go up 15 per cent to Â£112.50.Remember, many countries require you to have a minimum of six months left to run on your passport from the date you leave the country (not the date you enter) so it's always a good idea to check before travelling. You can apply early for a renewal, and the time remaining on your current passport will be added to the duration of the new one. For more info, go to the direct.gov website.