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

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I have a U.S. tourist visa (B1/B2), is that enough to transit via U.S. airports?

I am going to Canada, I have a valid U.S. tourist visa (B1/B2). Can I transit via a U.S. airport on the way to Canada with this visa? Logically I know I can since I am allowed to enter the U.S. but I ...
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Travelling to the USA, but want to stay longer than 3 months? is this possible? UK citizen

I want to travel to the USA (am UK Citizen) so only allowed 90 days, how is it possible for me to stay longer- say 6months to a year?
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Do United States green card holders need a visa to re-enter the US from Iran?

I am a US citizen but my wife is an Iranian citizen with US permanent resident status, which she obtained through our marriage. We were planning to travel to Iran to visit my in-laws. However, we are ...
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Any idea of wait times for a visa from US?

husband applied for a visa last Friday at the American embassy in London having had a previous minor conviction 19 years ago. He had a visa 10 years ago and was approved for a new one last week. We ...
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F1 visa from residence country not my mother country

I'm wondering whether I can get F1 visa from Turkey (I'm from Egypt but I have residency for one year in turkey) or whether I must get it from Egypt.
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Croatian visiting USA

What are the steps required for a Croatian to gain a tourist visa for USA? I really want to visit San Francisco and Los Angeles by December this year and I have no clue what to do or where to start.
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Can I apply for and receive a US visa when residing in country other than my own?

I'm currently residing in a country other than my own, and am planning a business trip to the USA for a week. Being a Bulgarian citizen, I do not qualify for the ESTA visa waiver program, unlike other ...
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Do I need a visa to go to Canada from America if I have a Green Card?

UPDATE: Starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Thanks to IgorStack ...
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Used VWP only for transit, now want to enter US for 90 days

I'm a French citizen with an approved ESTA. I was flying from Thailand to Mexico with a 7hr transit in LA (had to go through border control and get a stamp). Indeed left US after a few hours. I stay ...
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Are there still any “Fly as much as you like” air passes for the U.S.?

Back in 1993 I had a ticket called 'Delta Air Lines Travel America Standby Airpass' that allowed me to take an unlimited number of flights on Delta Airlines within a 30 day period. 60 days were ...
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What documentation is needed for a tourist to drive a US citizen's car?

A common conclusion on Travel.SE says that buying a car as a tourist in the US is difficult because of registration and the time it takes to do the paperwork. However I have a friend in NYC who can ...
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Visit Toronto while on H1B

I am currently on H1B and am planning to visit Toronto, Canada. The visa on my passport is expired by I have extended my I94. So my question is that if I go to Canada for a 5 night vacation, can I ...
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Will I be able to travel out of US without a valid visa?

I'm an international student in the US, and my visa already expired, will I be able to travel out of US without a valid visa?
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Dual nationality and ESTA

I am a French/Australian citizen, currently living in France. I want to use my Australian passport to travel in the USA because my French passport is not electronic. Can I enter the US on an ...
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A question about asylum passport? [on hold]

I have a refugee passport from greece can I get the green card to live in USA? What's the possible way to do it?
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Using ESTA a second time - first for tourism, now for transit

I have a specific question on ESTA, and I can't seem to find an official answer. In April 2015, I traveled from Brussels to New York (tourism) after successfully applying for ESTA. Today, my ESTA ...
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Tipping for pre-paid shuttle service in the US?

On an upcoming trip to the USA, I've booked a ~$300 shuttle to take us from the airport to a city two hours away. I've prepaid it, if that has any bearing. A few days later I'm using the same shuttle ...
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What power adapter do I need to use when traveling to the US?

I would like to know if we can get USA adapter for Indian plugs in shops in US airports. As the devices in India are rated for 220v, we need a proper converter as well. Can I get both at an airport?
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What is the correct “pay to the order of” to get a U.S.passport?

I need to make out a check to submit/pay for my passport application, but I am a little confused about what to write. Do I just put down, "U.S. Department of State," or do I enter the headquarters' ...
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New Visa Waiver Program rules for business people who have visited Iraq

Husband and I are going on holiday to Orlando with our kids in July. I was going to do our ESTA's online but because of new rules not sure if my husband needs a visa now. He works for an oil company ...
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Missed flight USA airport tax refund?

Are airlines in the US legally obligated to refund any airport tax charged if a seat was not used? In particular I am thinking of a flight with Spirit Airlines from Fort Lauderdale to Boston which ...
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Can I get a visa to the US if I'm on sabbatical leave?

I want to renew my visa to visit the US. The problem is that I'm currently not working because I'm on a "sabbatical" year. I've previously traveled at least 5 times to the US and have had a 10 year ...
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Is NEXUS clearly better than Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check for US citizens?

I'm considering joining one of the US government's Trusted Traveler programs. I found this comparison chart on the Homeland Security website comparing TSA Pre-Check, Global Entry, NEXUS, and SENTRI. ...
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Apply for USA/Schengen Student visa after being refused a UK tier 4 visa [closed]

My friend was refused for using deception when he applied for Tier 4 (General) Student. Therefore he asked me to seek for an alternative solution and he's worried if his previous refusing may affect ...
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South-west US/Hawaii Volleyball fun tournament in September

My girlfriend and I are travelling the US in september. There is no schedule yet, but we would rather see the west-side of the US or Hawaii than east/mid, because both of us have already been there. ...
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Travelling to USA with Saudi Arabian airlines

I am an Indian citizen and will be traveling to USA on a B2 (tourist visa). Will I face additional scrutiny if I fly with Saudi Arabian airlines? The tickets are like $300 cheaper so. There is a 3 ...
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Why do public toilets in the US have large gaps (no privacy)?

Most public toilets in the US are very low in privacy, the bottom gap in the door is so big (around 15-20% of the door), the side gaps are too big as well. This will make the toilet experience so ...
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With the ESTA visa-waiver for the US, what if you have a reason to need more than 90 days?

So I was looking at some long distance hiking trails in the US - the Pacific Crest and the Appalachian. Both require 5-7 months to hike the whole thing. This is fine for locals, but what about ...
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US tourist visa validity

I am an Indian citizen currently living in Germany. I intend to apply for a tourist visa to the US for attending my brother's graduation ceremony. Has anyone here recently applied for such a visa and ...
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Which route to take driving from Seattle to Boston?

I will be driving from Seattle to Boston in March. There are two of us, so we can share the driving, and we're willing to drive quite late though will stop at night. We don't plan on making lots of ...
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Can I travel to the US with an Indian ECR passport?

I'm Indian citizen and I'm going to US for Master's degree. I've my passport but with ECR (Emigration Check Required) stamp on it (born after 1993) because there was difference in my Mother's name in ...
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US B1-B2 visa expiring and travel to US

My visa is expiring in May 2016 and I want to visit USA in March to 2 weeks on a business trip. Can I run into any troubles or there be any issues in getting I-94 upon reaching USA.
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Enter the USA before going to Canada on a WHV

I am a German resident. I m in possessision of a Work- and Holiday Visa for Canada, which allowes me to stay and work there for 1 year. On my way to Canada (Vancouver)I would like to stop in New York ...
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From North America to South America [duplicate]

We are a family of 3. We are planning to travel from the United States to South America, specifically from Los Angeles to Santiago, Chile. We want to do it by car, anyone has information good or bad ...
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I have two UK passports. Do US CBP know of both passports or just one i show? [duplicate]

I have two UK passports. On one i have a valid ESTA, on the other i have recently travelled to Sudan. Will US CBP know details of travel in both passports? I ask this as from 21/01/16 an ESTA is no ...
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Travel from USA to India via Canada

I am an Indian passport holder holding valid US work visa and Canadian tourism visa. Can I travel to India via Toronto and back to the USA via Toronto ?
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U.S visit visa application with Germany residence permit

My German husband and I would like to visit my sister in the US this year and I have a Germany residence permit but is is just the temporary yearly residence permit. My sister is a US greencard ...
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Baggage restrictions while travelling by connecting flights

On Qatar airways it mentions that for business class a passenger is allowed a checked bag up to 32 kgs for business class and 23 kgs for economy. My tickets are booked for business class but I could ...
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Retired couple wishing to spend more time in owned USA property [closed]

We are UK citizens who have property in USA. We have always visited three times a year for two weeks each time. We have now retired and can spend longer in USA but have no wish to stay permanently. We ...
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Can a 16 year old Egyptian travel alone to the US?

I want to travel by myself, but the main problem is that I have no relatives there. I just want to go for auditioning. Can you tell me: What are the requirements for a visa? What do I have to do? ...
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Can I ( Indian citizen) apply for B1/B2 US Visa while I am on a visitor visa in Melbourne, Australia

I am an Indian citizen and passport holder. I am currently on a visitor visa in Melbourne, Australia and my visa is valid for next 2 months. Is it possible for me to apply for US B1/B2 visa from here, ...
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Arriving at a different port of entry in the same state in USA?

I am a girl in my early twenties traveling to USA from India and in my visa application I have provided the contact address for a relative in San Francisco, and their invitation letter. I would like ...
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Is it a good idea to mention to the USA immigration officer that I'm visiting my girlfriend?

I spent 5 months in the USA, and everything went without a problem. Now I'm spending my second month back in my country (the Czech Republic). In a week or two I want to go back to the USA for another ...
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In Transit definition for brief visit to USA

U.K. Family have visa waiver for entry to Canada but on route to Calgary from Vancouver by hire car, we want to visit Seattle for three days. I know I can get visa waiver for US entry but as we are ...
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If I enter the US by land, not needing ESTA, would I then need ESTA to enter by air 3 days later?

I am a UK citizen, and therefore qualify for the USA's Visa Waiver Program (VWP). If I enter by air or sea I need to apply for (and pay for) ESTA beforehand. If I enter by land, I don't need ESTA. ...
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Invalid mother's name provided in ESTA application. Do I need to reapply?

Just got my ESTA approved and realised for my parents I've put my mothers maiden name not her married one. Do I need to reapply?
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Invalid purpose of visit marked on the ESTA application. Do I need to reapply?

When we applied for our ESTA, we incorrectly ticked the TRANSIT box, because we are cruising from one country to another & visiting the U.S. in between. We thought this was the right thing to do. ...
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Can i go back in USA if i entered at the age of 14 years old but overstaid my visa and left at 19 years old?

Here is my story. I went in California when I was 14 years old. I was with my family and I just learn that I overstayed... I had no idea, so I left the country at 19 years old... now its been over 6 ...
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Can I go back to the USA? [duplicate]

Here, I came as a minor to the USA at the age of 13, I never got my fingerprints taken. I had a visa for 3 months but overstayed till I was 19... I left the country by airline and I forgot to turn in ...
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Can I take an extra piece of luggage to the USA?

I am flying to the USA from Bangladesh on Qatar Airways on 25 October. I know that I am allowed to take only 2 pieces of luggage at a time, but I want to take an extra one. How much would I have to ...