ESTA Travel Blogs

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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27 Oct

Will Israel enter the Visa Waiver Program?

This month we have seen efforts from Israel to meet the requirements for joining the Visa Waiver Program.
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06 Oct

The Wall: How could it affect ESTA visitors?

Perhaps President Trumps most famous, disputed and celebrated campaign proposal was the famous wall. After countless reiterations of Were gonna build a wall, are we starting to see the first phases of a new physical boundary between the USA and Mexico?
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23 Aug

8 key characteristics of the Visa Waiver Program and ESTA

Here we will take a look at eight of the most important things you should know about the VWP.
The Visa Waiver Program is an agreement entered into by 38 countries and the USA. It allows citizens of these countries to apply for ESTA, which is a form of travel authorization used for tourism or business.
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07 Aug

Where to watch the 2017 solar eclipse in the USA

On 21 August this year, the USA will fall under the path of a total solar eclipse, a natural phenomenon that occurs when the new moon finds itself between the Sun and Earth, casting a dark shadow over the planet that makes the landscape almost as dark as night.
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