Visas on arrival

Which countries allow you to get a visa at the border? Author: Visa-Adviser LHA Travel updates the visa issuance procedures regularly for its Visa Adviser® web app and Android app. We have compiled a list of countries currently allowing visa upon arrival (on the border). The benefit of knowing which countries allow this option give […]

Safe Travel: Responding to Civil Unrest

Author: Visa Adviser What to do when you find yourself in civil unrest while traveling. Recent mass protest in Hong Kong, the Yellow Vest protest in France, and the climate change protest in London that shut down major streets, show that even well-visited countries may sometimes experience civil unrest. In one case, William Nguyen, a […]

Transit Without Visa at the Top Ten International Airports

Author: Visa-Adviser According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, in 2018, over one billion people visited another country.  Many of these flights included layovers in another country on their way to their final destination, with significant implications for visa requirements for visitors in airside transit.  Airside transit means visitors with a connecting flight in […]

Navigating Customs

Author: Visa-Adviser Tips for passing through customs in any country Passing through customs normally involves long queues, particularly during peak hours and at major international hubs.  The queues are normally coupled with automatic kiosks and/or agents. For many travelers, this may be the least enjoyable part of their journey.  First, kiosks promise to speed things […]

APEC Card – What is it and how to apply for it?

Author: Visa-Adviser APEC stands for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), it is an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 to foster greater prosperity of its member-states through trade, economic cooperation, and policies.  Its current members include Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the […]

Rental Cars in Europe

Author: Visa-Adviser Tips for car rentals in Europe Cars have traditionally been seen as a symbol of freedom, independence, and control for many people. So what better way to be able to have this freedom on your travels? Seasoned travelers for whom the one-stop-tourist-shop no longer satisfies their curiosity may find a road trip through […]

Outbreaks and Regions of Travel

Author: Visa-Adviser Traveling to a different country exposes us to a new culture, landscape, and environment,  but it can also exposes us to different diseases not commonly found in our native country.  The Center for Disease Control (CDC), which is tasked with fighting diseases that the U.S. public faces at home and abroad, maintains a […]

Using TSA Pre-Check To Make Domestic Travel Within The U.S. a More Efficient, Comfortable, and Enjoyable Experience

Author:Robert Kossick A Familiar Situation? It’s not quite 6:00 a.m. and the heat is already rising at DFW Airport’s curbside passenger drop off. Though not fully awake, you did manage to coordinate the Uber ride. Love an app that can do most everything. As you walk through the sliding glass doors, you are hit with […]

Electronic Travel Authorization

Author: Visa-Adviser Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) is an online registration process that allows a national to enter a country to which he or she is exempt from a visa.  For instance, French nationals are exempt from getting a visa to the USA; however, they must receive authorization to travel from the U.S.A.’s electronic travel authorization […]