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Large English-speaking country in North America between Canada and Mexico, and Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Used for questions on traveling from, to, or through the USA. For general questions about North America, use the [north-america] tag but be more specific (eg State) where relevant.

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Does the US allow emergency medical evacuation of COVID-19 positive individuals for financial reasons?

In general, people who test positive for COVID-19 are not allowed to board a flight to the US. Some CDC interim guidance says: "However, there may be circumstances that warrant transportation by ...
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What do I list for countries visited question in U.S customs Declaration form (U.S)

While reading about the customs declaration form I saw there is a question, "countries visited on this trip prior to U.S. arrival". Do we have to mention all the countries I visited ...
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Which is flatter for a trip from Los Angeles to Kansas in August, I70 or I40?

I have a toyota yaris (small car) loaded with my stuff. I need to choose a route based on: I need to refill gas very frequently. I am afraid of heights and can't drive on mountain roads. I need safe ...
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Travel to US on ESTA after losing green card

I am a US permanent resident but I have lost my physical green card. I am currently abroad and due to return (permanently) to the US, but won't be able to get a replacement card or boarding foil in ...
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EU citizen traveling to the UK after Aug 2, 2021; vaccinated for COVID-19 in the US. Will I have to quarantine?

I am an EU citizen that has been vaccinated for COVID-19 in the US, and I will visit the UK on Aug 4, 2021, from an amber list country (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-...
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Do I need to declare my Apple Watch that I got as a gift in the US customs form? [closed]

I already have a smart watch and I got another one as gift for my friend. Do I need to declare both or just the one which is a gift?
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Can I visit my father in the USA?

My father is a resident in the USA, California. I'm a Polish national, resident in the UK. I've had one jab of the Pfizer vaccine (so partially vaccinated). Can I fly to the USA for a few weeks and ...
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Plugging in a Power Spike/Surge protector to a Voltage Converter

I'll be moving from India to USA in a month and I am trying to figure out the adapters. Can I connect a Universal Travel adapter( I own this) to a power spike and connect appliances? Is it safe? I don'...
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What is the route where you can see the most national parks starting from New Jersey to California? [closed]

I'm driving from Ridgefield, NJ and looking to end at Tahoe, CA within 4 weeks. I'd like NJ to be the most northern state that I start from heading towards the south. I'd like to stay at each national ...
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Which countries have the least travel restrictions for vaccinated people? [duplicate]

There are certain countries that are loosening their restrictions around travel, I am curious which countries are the easiest to travel for Americans right now?
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What is the current US passport processing time?

I am a travel agent on the side and my clients are all very nervous about the length of time to process new and renewed US passports in the post pandemic world. How long does a renewal or new passport ...
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Applying from Ghana or Benin Republic to the US as No available dates in Nigeria

Good day, I have a question that bothers me I want to ask. I will be visiting a Neighboring country, which happens to be either Ghana or the Benin Republic. Now I wanted to try out applying for US ...
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Non-essential travel to USA [duplicate]

I'm a Canadian permanent resident and Italian citizen wanting to go to the USA for non-essential purposes. I have both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. My understanding is that I will be able to travel, ...
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flying within the US with a cactus in carryon

I'll be flying domestically within the US from a part of the country where cacti are common to one where they aren't. As a small token gift I'd like to bring a small prickly pear cactus from my yard. ...
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USA Passenger rights: Airline making it impossible to refund my refundable ticket

Bought a refundable ticket with JetBlue. Tried to refund it: manage my booking -> cancel booking. Site threw a "this part of our site is not working right now please call us". Called them,...
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My COVID-19 vaccination card doesn't have the date when the vaccine was administered. Is it ok if I write it in myself?

I received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. The provider gave me a CDC vaccination card which lists my name, date of birth, vaccine name, lot number, and name of the ...
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Dual citizen travelling abroad with a foreign passport before receiving the US Passport

So I'm in the process of getting my US passport but I also have my foreign passport that I traveled with this April. I used my Green Card to travel with it but they already accepted my US passport. (I ...
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Traveling UK to USA Tomorrow ( left Greencard in USA)

I'm a British citizen who resides in the USA, packing now and realize I've come here without my Greencard. I did this once before and the airline was quite relaxed ( I'm Executive Platinum and first ...
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Can a Russian citizen with a US F1 visa transit at an EU airport?

I am a Russian citizen planning to travel to the US in August 2021. Could anyone please advise through which countries I am allowed to fly to the US currently? I have a US F1 visa. May I travel ...
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Name spelling is different in passport and educational documents

My name in my passport, Ielts certificate is Zakiya Khan Hakim Khan, whereas in all educational documents it is Zakia Hakeem Khan. kindly guide me what should I do in this case? will they refuse me ...
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Doubt regarding a question DS160 application (countries you have visited)

While filling DS160 I bumped into this question which was asking about the countries I visited. Should I mention transit too? Because I had a transit in Germany (when travelling from Sweden to India) ...
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Can anyone identity this beach/overlook? (Pacific Coast Highway)

We watched the sunset here on August 5th 2009 and am struggling to find the location. I know it's between Hurricane Point and San Luis Obispo off the Pacific Coast Highway in California. Besides that ...
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Layover in CDG, traveling from India to US during COVID

I am a student on an F1 visa planning to travel from India to the US(Atlanta, Ga) in August 2021. This will be my first visit to the US. Is it okay to have a layover(2-3hr) in one of the EU countries (...
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I over stayed in America as a child, would this affect applying as an international student in a different country?

When I was a child I entered America with my mom in 1992, but she doesn't have that passport anymore, so we had to get a new one. According to my mom I didn't need one back then because I was little. ...
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Can an American apply for an Israeli A2 visa from a third country?

I am an American who has been hired as a researcher at an Israeli university. I have scheduled an appointment at the nearest consulate to receive an A2 visa, though the appointment was greatly delayed,...
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Layover in Canada from US under COVID regulations

The main question is, regardless of nationality and reason for travels, are travelers from the US allowed to transit through a Canadian airport (for <24 h and within the secure transit area) to a ...
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Is flight between Puerto Rico and US mainland considered domestic or international

I am looking for recent experiences for people who travel from US mainland to Puerto Rico and from Puerto Rico to US mainland. Did you other others in your flight had to go through custom/immigration ...
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What are the limits for a stay in the US with ESTA/VWP? [duplicate]

I plan to visit the US for 2 months (mid-August to mid-October) and then again for Christmas holidays. I know that the for a single visit I have to limit myself to 90 days, and I plan to stay well ...
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Leaving JFK with a French passport to enter Europe

My daughter is still waiting for her US passport and we both have dual citizenship (French / American). Travelling this Friday to Europe she will have to use her French passport. Delta on the phone ...
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Emergency flight to Madrid in 3 days & US Passport just expired

I am a US Citizen, and I need to travel to Spain in a few days but my passport is recently expired. I have dual citizenship to Ireland and hold a valid Irish passport that states my birthplace is the ...
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Transfer between TANK and Go Metro in Cincinnati

I'm trying to figure out what kinds of electronic tickets I need to buy if I need to get from the Cincinnati Airport (CVG) to Blue Ash. First I need to take route 2X to downtown Cincinnati (which is ...
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Do I qualify for US visa interview waiver if I’m switching from one visa type to another?

I've learned that if you have a US visa, you don't have to book an interview to renew your visa. You can just mail your documents and they send your passport back in a few weeks. I don't know the ...
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Entering USA as tourist after abandoning green card

I’ve seen similar questions but not sure if this has been answered. My husband is a U.K. national. We lived in the US for 6 years then due to my work, no longer reside in the US. We now reside in the ...
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Is my US Drivers License valid to board an airplane?

In May, I received a new Minnesota State Drivers license. This Driver's license is not a Real ID, and is marked with NOT FOR FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION. According to TSA RealID Info I believe that this ...
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Can I travel without valid ID if I am registered with TSA PreCheck? [duplicate]

US domestic flight. I lost my passport and my flight is in 2 weeks. I have IDs like Student ID, but no other government ID. I am registered with TSA PreCheck though. Would it be possible to still fly ...
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Can a US dual citizen leave the US on their non-US passport?

My 10 year old son and I are due to fly to Ireland in 10 days time. He is a dual US/Irish citizen. I just realized his US passport is due to expire in 2 weeks time. Can he leave the US on just his ...
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Dual/Dutch American Citizen visiting Netherlands [closed]

My wife and I live in the United States, I'm a dual American/Dutch citizen who has never lived in the Netherlands, my wife is American. We plan to move to travel in Europe, living in several EU ...
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Travelling to the US on tourist visa (Covid 19) [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder having a German Permanent Residency. I have a 10 year US B1/B2 visa. I am going to the US (transiting in Mexico for 30 days). Do the entry restrictions apply to tourist ...
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Can I buy locally-caught trout to eat in Montana (USA)?

Montana (USA) is famous for trout fishing. It seems that commercial fishing is illegal, to preserve fish stocks for future generations. Are there are any exceptions to this, where I might be able to ...
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In the US, does a stop sign take priority over a red light?

I've recently encountered a peculiar road arrangement in Seattle. As you can see from the graphic below, Cremona St is merging with Nickerson St. There's a stop sign on Cremona and a traffic light on ...
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Can my child enter the US on a foreign passport?

My child is entitled to US citizenship but we have been unable to register her birth abroad as due to covid we cannot get an embassy appointment. She has a valid UK passport. We need to travel to the ...
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Filing DS-160 Application, Job Information (US visit visa)

My dad left the workforce in 1996. and he is retired since then. Should I mention my dad job information when filling out his application?
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Authoritative website listing the COVID19 banned countries for entry into the US [duplicate]

Please consider taking action (vote below) to re-open the question As good as the community wiki is regarding the subject matter, it is NOT authoritative (issued by the authorities). As such this ...
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US Citizen - Italy on Covid-tested flight to Croatia, transit Italy to return to the USA?

Italy should allow for a covid vaccine passport within a few weeks, however, to prepare for the worst, I am assuming that current travel restrictions stay enforced through August. I am planning a trip ...
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Regarding Muir Woods Shuttle

When you reserve a seat on the Muir Woods shuttle, the system is only asking you about the time you want to board the shuttle at Pohono St. (which is, I believe, the only pick up location; but correct ...
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Why booking services never consider MIA for transfers?

I noticed that none of the services I tried to find a flight offer a transfer at MIA airport. However I can come up with what Kayak calls "hacker fare" by combining individual flights. Is ...
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Overstayed while visiting in USA, trying to go home (Canada) & during covid

I was wondering if anyone would have info on this odd situation... I've overstayed my visit here in the US (from Canada) and its been almost 2 years coming up. I previously asked a question about ...
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Does a visa refusal make one ineligible for the US Visa Waiver Program?

It seems to be consensus on this site that being denied a US visa makes it practically impossible to get an ESTA. I agree on the 'practically' part but I can't seem to find anything definitive from ...
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I am an American citizen with a work permit as a meteorologist in Canada. Can I fly into Canada under the current border closure?

I am an American citizen with a work permit in Canada. (I work as a meteorologist for a hedge fund.) Can I enter Canada by air or land?
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dual us citizen with about to expire us passport, checking-in to departing flight leaving us with foreign passport

I understand dual US citizens are required to enter and exit with a valid US passport, or rather 'bear' a valid US passport as the actual wording goes. However, official government websites also use ...

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