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What would I need to do in order to visit the Gaza Strip?

The political situation in the Gaza Strip does not make it a very desired vacation spot, but lets assume one has a burning desire to go and spend some time as a visitor in Gaza. What hurdles, visas, ...
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Does Global Entry help when entering the US by bus or train?

I am a US citizen and recently signed up for Global Entry. One of the benefits is a special card that one can use in NEXUS or SENTRI lanes when entering the US by foot or car, which could result in ...
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Effect of Telling UK You Are Also US Citizen When Renewing Passport?

My kids have British Passports and US passports. Mom is US, Dad is UK citizen, kids born in US. The kids' UK passports have just expired and I will renew them. The (now online) application asks for ...
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Can i travel with my USA expired passport?

I need to fly domestically within the United States. The only ID i have is expired passport, can i use that to pass T.S.A.? can i use it as an ID? Thanks Edit1: Is a USA passport, i'm a citizen ...
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Time from the plane to the train at Schiphol airport?

We will be arriving at Schiphol Airport in a couple of weeks on a Thursday from the United States at around 8:45 a.m. We would like to catch an Intercity train to Utrecht that departs Schiphol at ...
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Apply for an Austrian Schengen Visa D multiple times as a US passport holder [closed]

I'm a US passport holder currently in the Schengen zone on a Visa D. My visa expires the end of August. I know it is not renewable but I was wondering if would run into any eligibility issues if I was ...
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How can I stay past the 90 days allowed in Costa Rica while studying?

I am going to school in Costa Rica for 120 days(16 weeks) its longer than the 90 day tourist period can I just take a trip across the border with Nicaragua to reset my 90 day tourist visa ?
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Re-enter Spain on student visa after visiting as a tourist

I see lots of posts on staying in a country as a tourist after the expiration of a student visa. This is the opposite. I will be studying in Spain from August 2016 through July 2017. I carry a US ...
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Should an American traveling to China book flights and accommodation before getting a visa?

I've traveled back and forth between the US and China myself several times, and every time I would always make sure my plane tickets and hotel reservations were finalized before sending in my visa ...
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Traveling to Cuba without U.S. permission 2016

It appears that it is currently (as of May 2016) impossible to get a permission from the U.S. for a solo tourist visit to Cuba. However, in various older questions, users have stated that you can ...
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If traveling from LAX to Bali, with a 4 hour layover in Taipei. Would I need to go through customs in Taipei?

Additionally, do I need to hold any special visas upon entry to Bali? Or am I granted one upon entry??
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Will I have any issues with getting into Armenia if I have a Turkish visa in my passport?

Going to Armenia later this year but remembered I have Turkish e-visa and stamps in my passport. Does anybody with Armenia experience know if this would cause me any troubles at immigration? I'm ...
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Visa question from USA to Dublin to Glasgow

I am a US citizen and I am flying from the USA to Glasgow with a stop in Dublin to change planes. Do I need a visa even thought I am not leaving the plane. If so is it a certain type of Visa? Thank ...
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I am a US/UK citizen and I entered the UK with my US passport. Can I stay in the UK past the visa expiration date?

I have dual US/UK citizenship. Four months ago, I left my country of residence in the US to live in UK. I entered UK on my US passport which was stamped with a 6-month stay on it. Can I or should I ...
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US Passport will expire while I'm in Grand Cayman

Itinerary: Leaving US to Grand Cayman May 10 Coming back May 16 My passport expires May 15, 2016. Since weekend is upon us, can't renew passport in time. Can I still fly to Grand Cayman, then go to ...
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Can a US Citizen work whilst travelling in UK? [closed]

I know that a US citizen could potentially remain in the UK for up to 6 months on travel. However, I'm also sure that this wouldn't allow them to work while here. If someone were to be visiting the UK ...
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How is a passport mailed in the U.S.?

Not carrier but by packaging. My passport has been mailed and will be arriving within a week, and I am wondering how it will be packaged. I wonder because I want it to be a surprise, and my girlfriend ...
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US Citizen travelling to malaysia through Tokyo - Transit Visa needed?

I am a US Citizen who is intending to travel to Malaysia / KUL. But I have to transit on Narita Intl / NRT. This is my first time traveling to Asia, and I am not sure how gates terminals work, and ...
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US citizen traveling to Vietnam with unexpired Vietnam passport [duplicate]

I recently became US citizen and going to travel back to Vietnam. Is it possible to travel to Vietnam with an unexpired Vietnam passport instead of applying for a Vietnam visa?
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New US passport hasn't arrived in over 10 weeks. What to do next?

I applied on February 11th at an acceptance facility. In approximately April, a received a letter from the Department of State asking for more info, which I promptly provided within 2 weeks, and info ...
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US debit/ATM card with lowest fees for travel

For a US citizen traveling worldwide, what is the best major debit/ATM card (on the Visa or MasterCard networks) to take in terms of lowest fees for withdrawing international currency from ATMs? ...
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Will my Chinese visa still be valid if I renew my passport?

Will my Chinese visa still be valid if I renew my passport? If so how does that work? I have heard that you can travel with your new passport and just show the old passport with the valid visa when ...
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As an American, can I apply for an Algerian visa in Morocco?

I'm an American citizen in Morocco. Can I apply for an Algerian tourist visa at the Algerian consulate in Casablanca (or Oujda)?
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Will I be refused entry to the UK if I have stayed more than 90 days in the Schengen countries?

I am from the US and came to Spain to be an Au Pair. I came on a tourist visa and it's now expired by almost 4 months. I am trying to go back home but wanted to make one last visit to the UK before ...
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Expired Spanish Student Visa - can a non-visa national go on to travel in the Schengen Area?

I will be traveling Europe in the summer. The plan is Dublin, Amsterdam, Krakow and then back to Dublin to fly to Canada. A family member has an expired Visa in Spain and wants to meet us in Krakow. ...
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How can I get my passport from the Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles after it issues my visa?

I live in Utah and must fly to Los Angeles to get my Brazilian visa. I read this on their site: Plan your visa application in advance, as it takes the Consulate at least 5 business days to issue a ...
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If you are a US Citizen, do you need a visa to travel to Ghana?

I am traveling for one week to briefly work alongside a non-profit that is implementing a healthcare intervention in Ghana. I am a US citizen. Do I need a visa?
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How can I organize a year-long exchange to Germany? [closed]

I am an eleventh-grade male Canadian high school student. Over the past couple of years, I have found myself very interested in the German language and culture. Recently, in my spare time, I have ...
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Can a US citizen make a connection in Brazil without a visa or transfer visa

It appears at this time the Brazilian embassy in Washington DC is not going to give me my visa in time for me to travel to Argentina. I'd like to just drop my visit to Rio from my itinerary, get my ...
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Is the South Africa border control able to cross-reference dual citizen passports (USA & Spain)?

I would like to travel to South Africa as a tourist 6-months after I overstayed a SA visa due to emergency hospitalization. As a result of the overstay I was classified as undesirable & am ...
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Do US citizens need a visa for Turkey?

I understand that Turkey does not belong to Schengen area. So would I need to have a visa to visit Turkey?
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Can I attend a conference on a tourist visa in Vietnam?

I, a US citizen, am planning a trip to Vietnam for an academic conference to which I've been invited. The conference web page suggests getting a tourist visa and points to two websites which allow one ...
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Travelling to Norway for a month [closed]

I will be travelling to Norway for a month. I have never been to Europe before. I have a few questions: Will my Visa branded cards work in Norway? How difficult will it be to take a 2-3 day trip to ...
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What services do US embassies provide to travelers?

What services do US embassies generally provide to citizens traveling abroad? In other words, what types of issues encountered while traveling can be taken to the embassy for assistance, and what ...
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Travelling in Schengen area for a year with visa

My husband and I want to travel throughout Europe for a year. We are looking into getting a Long-stay Visa from the French Consulate. My question is does this allow us to visit the other Schengen area ...
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Mexican visa requirements for US citizens

I'm planning a family trip to Mexico in the summer. I'm a US citizen and so are my two kids. My wife was born in Mexico, but recently became a US citizen as well. Traveling to Cancun, Mexico our ...
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US citizen travelling to Dubai, can I get a visa on arrival?

I am a US citizen traveling to India in Jan 2016 to meet relatives and friends. From India I am planing to go to Dubai for a couple of days via private tour. Do I need to get Dubai visa in advance ? ...
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Where can I get a typhoid vaccination in Zagreb?

I'm an American tourist in Zagreb. My country's government health organization recommends I get a typhoid vaccination before traveling to the next country I'll visit, Morocco. Where can I get a ...
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Leaving and entering the US with a foreign passport

I am a dual national. I have both a US passport and a non-US passport. I live in the US. My US passport is currently being processed for renewal. I am unsure whether I will receive my passport in ...
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Travelling after living in Australia before returning to the US?

My daughter is an American citizen living in Australia for a year. When her one year visa is up does she have to return to the US or can she travel to other countries with her valid US passport ...
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Can I stay in Spain for 90 days after my language assistant's visa expires? [duplicate]

My American friend has a language assistant's visa that expires in June 2016, but she wants to stay over the summer for 2 months... Can she stay as a tourist for 90 days or she has to travel outside ...
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Returning after 30-day stay in Abu Dhabi

I carry a valid US passport. I have a 30-day stay stamped at Abu Dhabi airport. After 30 days, can I leave the UAE for a few days, then come back to Abu Dhabi and get another 30-day stay visa?
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For how long have I been banned by Singapore immigration? [duplicate]

I am a USA female citizen. I travelled as a tourist to Singapore several times, never overstayed, but I did usually stay nearly the maximum 90 days. I have OCD and wash everything. One time I got ...
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Can't get a passport. Can one get a NEXUS card instead?

I have a friend who is unable to get a passport because she was asked to provide extra documentation which she cannot obtain, period. The Department of State will not help. They are asking for old ...
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Flight connections from USA to Cali, Colombia through Bogota

I'm traveling from the USA to Cali, Colombia. I'm looking at flights and wanted a little advice. For the choices of flights I'll be arriving in Bogota, Colombia from the US about 6am on a Saturday and ...
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Is it technically illegal for US citizens to visit Cuba? [duplicate]

There is a belief that US citizens would be doing something illegal if they were to visit Cuba. I remember hearing years ago while in Mexico where lots of people go on sidetrips to Cube that it's not ...
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I overstayed my Thai visa! What's going to happen to me?

I got my visa on arrival when I landed at Suvarnabhumi Airport back in February. Somehow, I thought that my visa was valid until 23 March, so I booked my flight out of the country for the 23rd. But ...
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Does a visa run in Taiwan really involve applying for a new visa every time, or just relying on visa-exempt passport entry? [closed]

Background: I've lived in Taiwan for 3 years now, always with an ARC (as I've always been employed by a Taiwanese company with the power to apply for an ARC for me up until now). I've applied for a ...
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What are the visa requirements for US citizen travelling to Italy with a layover in Istanbul? [duplicate]

I am traveling from Chicago O'Hare on Turkish Airlines to Istanbul Turkey. I have a layover in Istanbul for 5 hrs, then board Turkish Airlines and travel to Rome Italy. I have a current US Passport. ...
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I am American with passport having layover in Istanbul for 20 hours. Do I need Visa?

I will be staying over for 20 hour layover and I was wondering if I needed to get a visa in order to leave airport and visit the city. And if I need a visa do I apply for it while I'm on the layover ...