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New European entry authorization requirement starts November 2023

UPDATED: August 4, 2022 to reflect new implementation date 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 November 2023, things will change just a bit. ETIAS - Travel Authorization Requirement ETIAS, the new travel authorization is not a visa as it has incorrectly been reported by some of the U.S. media. Visas are time-consuming and can be expensive. Obtaining a visa typically requires ......

By |2022-08-04T06:55:41-07:00August 4th, 2022|

European Union will require new travel authorizations beginning in November 2023

​Update: August 4, 2022 ETIAS REQUIREMENTS START IN November 2023 Originally the ETIAS system was planned to start on January 1, 2021. It has been delayed until November 2023.  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 and stay for up to 90 days without a visa.  ​ To clear up the confusion, the EU is not imposing a new ......

By |2022-08-04T06:56:45-07:00August 4th, 2022|

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 |2022-07-07T10:01:17-07:00July 15th, 2020|
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