Large English-speaking country in North America between Canada and Mexico, and Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

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Should I use an online broker to buy travel medical insurance or Should I buy from the insurance company website?

I will be travelling to United States to join a graduate program. I need to buy travel medical insurance for three weeks as I will be an early arrival student. I am thinking of buying Atlas Travel ...
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Are camping fees in California per person or per spot?

The http://www.recreation.gov/ site nicely lists a lot (all?) camping sites in California. The prices are also listed, however, I can't seem to find if these prices are per camping spot per night, or ...
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Is an ESTA extension possible? [closed]

Can you extend your ESTA stay whilst in the U.S and continue your stay there? Or must you look into getting a visa?
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Can I cross the border into Canada using my birth certificate and a photo ID?

I want to go to Canada for the casino but I don't have an enhanced license or a passport I want to know if I can get over and back home.
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Tour of Stack Exchange offices, other than NY HQ? [migrated]

I really got the idea from Is it possible to go on a tour of the Stack Exchange headquarters? I live closer to Denver, is there much of an office there? What about your London offices? Can we have ...
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How do you change from a tourist visa to a TN visa without leaving the US? [migrated]

Came to the US from Canada on a regular visa, got a job offer while I was here. Do I need to leave the country and re-enter to switch to a TN visa, or can I submit something while I am here to change ...
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I am Chinese. How can I get Swedish visa in USA?

I am Chinese. I am going to school in the USA. How can I get Swedish visa in USA?
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Multiple visits to USA

I have visited Los Angeles, USA on 3 long stays using the ESTA programme, purely as a visitor. I have a British Citizen passport. The stays began in September 2012 and I left the last time in August ...
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Travel from France to Saint Louis, do I need to pick up my luggage when transiting in the US? [duplicate]

I need to travel from Paris CDG (first flight Air France, 2nd flight Delta, both cies are sky team) to Saint louis missouri via Minneapolis. During the connectiong flight from international to ...
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US visitor visa question?

How difficult it is to get a US visitor visa for Indian citizens? I've been living in Hungary for 4 years and I plan to apply for a visitor visa at US embassy in Budapest. My plans are to visit New ...
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Spouse Visa Options When Working In USA [migrated]

I am a Canadian Citizen currently residing in Canada being interviewed for a job in the US. My girlfriend is a Chinese Citizen, currently on a student visa in Canada (part of a Masters program). What ...
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Buying and insuring a car in the US for a roadtrip

I'm a 19 year old UK resident, I'd like to buy a car in America and roadtrip for 6 months, would I be able to get insured on a van and for under $2000 ? I'm travelling through America from California ...
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Didn't attend B1/B2 Visa interview and finger printing

I applied for a B1/B2 Visa but I didn't attend my interview and finger printing, even I am not submit my DS-160 form, but what happens now I am ready to apply for a F1 visa. I also have I20. My ...
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Why do public toilets in the US have large gaps (no privacy)? [closed]

Most public toilets in the US are very low in privacy, the bottom gap in the door is so big something around 15-20% of the door, the side gaps are too big as well. This will make the toilet experience ...
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What's the best way to exchange Euro to USD? [closed]

I am returning to USA in August and will have some money left on my German account. I would like to know the best way to exchange Euro to USD. I am flying to DFW airport, Dallas and have an account in ...
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Expired F1 visa

I'm doing a MBA and have a valid I20. The college is traveling to Estonia for 7 days. But my F1 visa has already expired. Can I still travel and have entry to the USA to continue my MBA with an ...
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Uk transit (child visa)

I have a UK child visit visa but I have to transit through the UK from USA. Is this possible if I'm going alone?
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Documents needed for immigration check for US B1/B2 visa

I am a graduate student from India holding a valid B1/B2 US visa. I obtained it for attending a conference. Though I applied for B1 (conference/business) the visa type on my passport reads B1/B2. The ...
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Transit Time two hours at Chicago

I have a valid US Visa. I will be reaching Terminal 5 of ORD Chicago Airport at 20:00 from Heathrow (London) on American Airlines. And I am having a transit time of 2 hours, and I have to board a ...
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Different US states: strictness of immigration questioning [closed]

Does the standard and the strictness of the questioning at immigration vary in the different US states?
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problems being faced at US immigration [closed]

I received a multiple entry B1/B2 visa while I was employed. I am no longer employed. What sort of documents should be shown to immigration officers on visiting the US now? Earlier schedules, etc ...
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Traveling to Costa Rica with my girlfriend (16&17) without an adult, parental consent forms?

What do we need to make it through the airport (departing from USA) and Customs ... parental consent forms? We are planning to go for a month, to visit friends and family.
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problems faced at multiple visa entry at US immigration [duplicate]

I received a multiple entry B1/B2 visa while I was employed. I am no longer employed. What sort of documents should be shown to immigration officers on visiting the US now? Earlier schedules, etc ...
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Is it possible to do a self guided hike through Grand Canyon?

Is it possible we can hike/canoe WITHOUT a guide? We would like to get lost and camp out remotely. I checked the rates guided hiker/canoe. They're ridiculously expensive!
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Can you search for a job when using a tourist visa (B-2) in the US

If I am visiting the US with a tourist visa, can I look for a job in the US?
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Whole week camping on O'ahu (Hawaii) possible?

I am planning to go on a two week camping trip to O'ahu. However, it seems that all camping areas are 3-day or 5-day only, i.e, you cannot stay there for two full weeks. Camping always starts at ...
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Car rental insurance in US with Canadian hired car

There are a few posts around car rental insurances here on Travel but my situation is a bit unique. Some facts... Flew into Vancouver, Canada from New Zealand with my wife and 6 month old and hired ...
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US Customs check External hard disk

Do US customs check external hard disk? I am worried because I am going to carry data like softwares, ebooks and other things which are illegal according to US laws.
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No record found of a I-94 form submitted in 2007

My father visited US on visitor's visa in 2007 for 20 days and submitted his I-94 while leaving. I am now in the process of applying his visitor's visa again. His old passport which had the visa stamp ...
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What immigration and customs checks are performed for passengers leaving the U.S.?

In the other countries I have visited, when I leave the country, I have to go through immigration to formally leave the country. However, every time I've left the U.S., the departing process has been ...
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Multiple border crossings between Canada and USA

I am visiting Canada from Romania on visitor visa, I have a USA B1/B2 visa with multiple entries (from Romania also) valid for 10 years. I am planing to visit few friends in the USA, but I am planing ...
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Two passports, two names, one name on the ticket

I'm traveling to the US from Israel. The Israeli passport does not give you an automatic entrance. I also have a German passport and an approved ESTA. On my Israeli passport my name is: FIRSTNAME ...
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Flying domestically in the USA with non-US passport, if the immigration status expired

I live in the U.S. for the last two years, I came here on B2 visa. My status has expired due to some problem before. But I still have my passport. Can I still fly a domestic airline from Boston to ...
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Where to meet travel partner at JFK (Terminal 4 arrivals)

I'm flying in to JFK on a Delta International flight, which I believe lands at Terminal 4. My partner is also flying in on a COPA International flight (and lands at around the same time). I believe ...
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Travel to America with UK Passport with FCO or IPS on it

I am a British Citizen residing in Spain. I have a British passport which was processed in Madrid and therefore states 'Authority' FCO. Recently I have been told that having this on my passport will ...
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How easy is to get a US B2 visa for a layover?

I will be flying towards Lima from within the EU, with a layover of a few hours in Miami (both ways). I really want to visit US in the future. I've already had a J1 (summer work) type visa issued and ...
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What is a valid passport when migrating to the US on an immigrant visa? [migrated]

We just received our immigrant visa this month. We are planning to migrate during the 1st week of August, but my son's passport will be expiring on February 23rd, 2016. Can he still use this passport? ...
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Is it dangerous to go to the USA as a Russian now?

I am a Russian student and I have been dreaming about visiting California and living in LA for a while, and I decided to take this trip on my summer break. I have already accumulated enough money for ...
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Traveling inside the U.S. with a tourist visa from 3 years ago

I live in San Diego and I will be traveling to New Jersey next week. I'm not a U.S. Citizen or legal resident. I came here with a tourist visa 3 years ago and haven't gone back to Mexico. I've heard ...
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Do I need a visa to go to Canada from America if I am Vietnamese have tourist visa of USA? [duplicate]

I want to go to Toronto to visit my brother only for 5 days and will come back to the USA. I also want to see the water fall through the border between Canada and USA. I am now staying in Milwaukee, ...
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Can I apply for a US visitor visa while I am a visitor in Canada [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen, I have a grandson (14 years old) a visitor to Canada under my care. I will be spending my Christmas in the US. Can my grandson accompany me to the US as he won't have any ...
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Renting a Manual Car in the US

Neither specific websites of Hertz, Budget, Alamo, Enterprise, Thirftly or FOX allow you to specify that you want to rent a manual car. Neither do Kayak, Hotwire and Priceline. Is there a way to ...
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How much time should I allow if hitchhiking from Southeast Michigan to Boston, MA?

According to Google, driving would take about 12 hours. So if I bust my ass trying to hitch-hike non-stop and as hard as I can (but without having to pay any money or fork out any sort of special ...
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Exit stamp on passport when leaving US by bus

My wife is in the US on the VWP, and will be leaving the country by bus into Mexico after having arrived by air. I've taken this bus route multiple times, but have no memory of ever stopping on the US ...
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Tipping in USA: do you have to fill in the tip amount or just the post-tip total?

Let's say the bill came to $34.56 and you're paying with a credit card. A 15% tip takes that to a little over $39.74. Can you simply write $40 for the total, circle it, sign, and leave the tip blank? ...
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What food is Chicago (USA) famous for?

Does the USA Chicago have a specific culture in terms of food. Example, Indians commonly have curry, Chinese have rice as part of their staple diet, in South Africa we have meat, pap (porridge) with ...
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Do I need to have a certain amount of money with me to travel in the US? [closed]

If I am a visitor from another country traveling with visa and I am traveling from one US city to another do I need a certain amount of travel money on me to do so?
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Can i miss the 2nd leg of the journey? [duplicate]

I need to fly from Lexington, KY to Houston, TX. Almost all airline fares are more than $500. But the interesting part is if I choose Dallas, TX as my final destination (layover/change plane in ...
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Is immigration and baggage checkin required in Chicago, if I am flying from Tampa to Chennai, India

I am booked with British airways for Tampa-Chennai, India. The flight transits in Chicago and London. Do I have to go through any immigration and custom formalities in Chicago again?
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Leaving USA on expiring EU passport returning with new EU passport I have green card [closed]

Going back to EU to renew my passport, and of course vacation! I'm returning with a new passport after my passport expires. During reentry I will have a different passport number. Is there anything I ...