ESTA Travel Blogs

21 Jun

The Security of the Visa Waiver Program

Many travelers may be more familiar with the term ESTA when traveling to the USA, which is the Electronic System for Travel Authorization. Essentially, the ESTA is the way that the citizens of these 38 countries can benefit from the Visa Waiver Program, and visit the USA for periods of up to 90 days at a time on business or as tourists.
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11 Apr

The 90-day limit of the ESTA and why it matters

The US Visa Waiver Program allows the citizens of 38 countries to apply for an ESTA, which allows them to visit the United States as tourists or on business for up to 90 days at a time.
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06 Apr

Will Brazil qualify for the VWP in 2018?

To a large extent, Brazil and the USA want the same thing. They want to increase the amount of tourism coming from the other country.
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09 Jan

Do I need an ESTA if I only have a layover in the USA?

ESTA is a form of travel authorisation that allows citizens of certain countries to travel to the United States without the need for a visa. Specifically, these countries are known as Visa Waiver Program member countries, and currently amount to 38 states around the globe.
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17 Nov

The Visa Waiver Program vs. the Schengen Area policy.

On the surface, the US Visa Waiver Program has a similar structure to the Visa Policy of the Schengen Area. Both systems allow citizens from certain third-party countries to enter their area without the need for a visa.
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10 Nov

Has it always been this easy to visit the USA from Europe?

If you have been to the USA recently with an ESTA, you will already know that the transatlantic trip is perhaps surprisingly smooth and easy. In many ways it is no different from flights within Europe. But has it always been this way?
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