But thanks to visa changes in several countries the UK passport has become even more valuable
Passports around the world hold varying degrees of power, depending on how many countries they are able to access.
The UK was recently ranked as the 12th most powerful passport in the world.
But thanks to visa changes in several countries, the British travel document has become even more valuable.
Some of the destinations are more holiday-worthy than others, but unsurprisingly all of them are outside the European Union.
Visa rules: Several countries have made it easier for UK passport holders in 2018
Visa rules for travel to the EU are under negotiation as the Brexit process is thrashed out.
As the Eurozone threatens to tighten passport control on British nationals, these countries are doing the opposite.
The following nations have made getting there easier for holidays in 2018:
A visa for Cambodia will cost you US$30 (£22) on arrival – and can only be paid for in US dollars.
But you can organise an electronic e-visa before you travel with the Cambodian Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation website.
Visa rules: These countries have made it easier for Britons to visit in 2018
From April 2017, India increased its e-visa duration from 30 to 60 days.
From June, British nationals were allowed to apply for double-entry visas.
If you’re travelling to India, you’ll have to apply for your visa in advance. Your passport must be valid for at least 180 days at time of application.
Vietnam has scrapped its visa rules for British nationals altogether.
The popular Asian nation introduced a 12-month visa-exemption scheme in 2015.
Visa rules: India has increased its e-visa duration from 30 to 60 days
It’s proven so effective that the scheme has been extended to June 20 next year.
If you’re visiting Vietnam for up to 15 days, you can enter the country visa-free.
Ethiopia announced a new e-visa option for British nationals in June.
Uganda recently halved the cost of its visa from $100 to $50 (£74-£37).
For travel to Zambia and Zimbabwe, visas can be obtained in London at the respective high commissions.