ESTA USA Blogs

ESTA Travel Blogs

01 May

First time flying to the USA? Here’s what you can expect...

Instead of talking about the USA itself, we’re going to be focusing on the trip there this week, as it may well be your first time flying there, or potentially your first long-haul flight.
For many people flying to the USA, it is the first long-haul flight they have to take. Particularly for Europeans, as there are so many beautiful countries close to our own, we are often only used to flights b...
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27 Apr

John Kelly discusses the Visa Waiver Program and its future

The current Homeland Security Secretary of the USA, John Kelly, spoke up last week on his opinion with respect to the Visa Waiver Program.
The current Homeland Security Secretary of the USA, John Kelly, spoke up last week on his opinion with respect to the Visa Waiver Program.
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15 Mar

Visa Waiver Program Key Updates

At a time of considerable uncertainty, our aim here is to keep you up to date with what’s going on with ESTA and the Visa Waiver Program.
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06 Mar

Visiting the USA as a European

Most European countries are members of the Visa Waiver Program, which allows their citizens to apply for visa waivers for visiting the USA. Thanks to the ease and affordability, it’s more than tempting to ‘cross the pond’ and see it for ourselves. So, as tourists, how does it compare with Europe?
Whether youve already been to the USA or not, you surely have a fairly solid idea of what its like, ...
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01 Feb

Online ESTA Application Introduces Social Media Question

As of December, the online ESTA application form has an additional question regarding applicants’ social media accounts.
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31 Jan

When do I need to apply for ESTA and is now the best time?

The ESTA is the perfect way to travel to the USA without a visa, and all citizens of Visa Waiver Program member countries can apply for it.
Nevertheless, theres often a little confusion around some of the finer details of the ESTA, how it is used and what the conditions are. Here were going to dig into the question of when to apply for ESTA, as there are a few things to bear in mind when plannin...
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