Make Sure You’re Prepared For Visiting The US

When entering the United States you need to have a valid visa. If you’re travelling for business, wanting travel by air or sea, or just transiting through the US then you must obtain an ESTA visa for British Citizens. It’s best to be applied for in advance as if done online it can take either minutes or up to 72 hours to find out, whether it’s been accepted or not. It only takes a short amount of time to apply as all you need to do is fill in a form and then submit the payment. The visa will last 2 years or until your passport runs out. It is generally valid for multiple trips and as long as it’s valid you won’t need to reapply during the 2 year period. You qualify to get a visa if you have a valid passport, are a citizen of an eligible country or you plan to stay in the US for a duration which will not exceed the 90 days. Once the visa is applied for and hopefully accepted it means that people can just relax and get ready for their holiday. The application is generally sorted quickly so that it doesn’t cause any issues to those applying for it.

There are so many different places you should consider visiting for example if you’re in Florida and have your children with you then you should visit The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter, Discovery Cove and the Magic Kingdom. A few other great places to visit with friends or alone would be the stunning Chihuly garden and glass, the mysterious Alcatraz Island and the Grand Canyon. You could even go skiing in the Rocky Mountains or visit the Redwood National Park in California; this is full of stunning nature and some of the world’s biggest trees which rise up towards the sky, just like skyscrapers. If you like country music and BBQ diners then you should head towards Atlanta and Virginia. You could visit Alaska, Americas own winter wonderland, or you could try Hawaii the countries holiday paradise.

There are certain things you need to make sure to remember such as when buying an alcoholic drink you are expected to tip the bartender at least a dollar per drink and when you go out for a meal you’re expected to tip around 20%; this is an obligation not a choice. They have a sales tax on clothing in the majority of stores, the tax percentage does vary dependent upon the store. The food sizes are surprisingly bigger, so its fine for you to ask to take food home, it will most likely be expected due to how much they provide; but it is delicious. They do however do some things slightly different with food such as they don’t have brown sauces, chips don’t come with everything and they don’t eat meat pies.