ESTA Travel Blogs

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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06 Jan

ESTA Travelling to the USA with a Disability

Whether its a mobility or a sensory difficulty, we are taking a look at some of the issues facing disabled travelers - and sharing some tips for ensuring great trips for all. The first thing to get out of the way is your ESTA, which will allow you to travel to the USA without a visa.
To get your ESTA, you wont need to make any phone calls or visit any embassies! Instead, you just need to fill in...
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06 Jan

Travel authorization update: what is the EVUS?

We can’t deny that many of the terms and acronyms associated with US travel legislation can get a little confusing! As well as ESTA, VWP, CBP, B1 and B2, we now have an extra term to add to the recipe: EVUS.
This stands for the Electronic Visa Update System, and will be very important for some travelers, but it should certainly not be confused with ESTA the Electronic System for Travel Authoriza...
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