New European entry authorization requirement (ETIAS) pushed back to mid-2025

UPDATED: November 1, 2023, to reflect new implementation date - mid-2025 Europe is one of the top tourist destinations for American travelers in part because of our history and heritage ties, but also because of the ease of travel. There are no complicated and time-consuming visa requirements for U.S. citizens to visit Europe. However, starting sometime in 2025, things will change just a bit. The start date has been pushed back several times. No exact start date has been set but officials have stated it will go into effect in mid-2025. ETIAS - Travel Authorization Requirement ETIAS, the new ......

By |2024-02-02T13:42:10-07:00November 1st, 2023|

Delayed again – European Union will require new travel authorizations beginning in mid-2025

​Update: November 1, 2023 ETIAS REQUIREMENTS STARTS SOMETIME IN mid-2025 Originally the ETIAS system was planned to start on January 1, 2021. It has been delayed several times and now is slated to start sometime in 2024, but once again delayed until mid-2025 - although no specific date has been set yet.   THE EU IS NOT REQUIRING VISAS FOR U.S. CITIZENS There has been a bit of confusion this week over whether the European Union (EU) is imposing a new visa requirement for United States citizens. Currently, U.S. citizens holding a valid US passport can enter Schengen Zone countries ......

By |2024-02-02T13:42:11-07:00November 1st, 2023|

Croatia is the first EU country to open to US tourists

New health requirements ​Croatia has become the first member of the European Union (EU) to open its borders to US citizens. Visitors will be required to bring documentation of a negative Covid-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival, proof they have a hotel reservation or accommodations and complete a travel registration document prior to arriving. The travel registration form requires visitors to declare their reason for the trip and provide proof they have hotel or other accommodations. Visa not required for US citizens ​Despite being a member of the EU, Croatia is not part of the visa-free Schengen ......

By |2024-02-02T13:37:10-07:00July 15th, 2020|
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