ESTA Travel Blogs

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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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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