ESTA Travel Blogs

01 Feb

The Visa Waiver Program and Business Travelers

If you are a citizen of a VWP (Visa Waiver Program) member country, it is usually a no-brainer to travel to the USA by applying for an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization), thus waiving the need for a visa application.
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14 Nov

Black Friday in the USA

Few such highly-anticipated events have such a dark, ominous name as Black Friday. Black Friday is the name informally given to the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, (this being the fourth Thursday in November). Black Friday has been regarded as the beginning of the USs Christmas shopping season since 1952, but the term Black Friday only become widely recognized and used in t...
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03 Oct

Visiting the USA in Autumn with your ESTA

The holiday season is far from over. Thanks to the Visa Waiver Programme, as soon as you have your ESTA, youre just a flight away from experiencing what Autumn has to offer in the USA
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27 Aug

Crossing borders with ESTA

The ESTA is a form of travel authorisation, serving as an affordable alternative to a visa that is generally easier to get hold of. It forms part of the Visa Waiver Programme, which currently has 38 member states. Citizens of these countries are all entitled to apply for ESTA online, and thus travel to the USA without a visa if approved.
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02 Jul

Quiz for US travel with the Visa Waiver Program/ESTA

Think you know the USA pretty well? Try your hand at this quick US Travel Quiz to see how well you know your states, and if you know how to get there!
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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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