Visas and Immigration

A Big Roadblock to Traveling in India

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The process of getting an India visa for US citizens has recently changed, but not for the better. Here’s the good, bad and the ugly about getting an India visa from BLS International.

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Vietnam Visa on Arrival

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Apply for your Vietnam visa remotely and obtain it on arrival at any of Vietnam’s international airports.

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Australia’s Working Holiday Visa

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If you want to work legally when you travel in Australia, you need to obtain what’s called a “Working Holiday Visa” from the Australian government.

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How to Get Your Chinese Visa

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Airlines won’t even let you on the plane without a valid China visa, so get the China visa you need in plenty of time for departure.

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Myanmar visa in Bangkok

How to Get a Myanmar Visa in Bangkok

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All you need to get a Myanmar visa in Bangkok is a few documents, two passport-sized photos, a passport with six months remaining validity and about 900 Thai baht.

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Reciprocity Fees in South America

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Unless you travel through South America exclusively overland as I did, there isn’t any way to avoid paying reciprocity fees, so build these dollar amounts into your travel budget before you depart.

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How to Get a Brazil Tourist Visa in Lima

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This sage advice comes from inaugural guest poster Laura Yates, who works with SA Luxury Expeditions in Lima, Peru. After you read this entry, make sure and check out her site!

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How to Add Pages to a U.S. Passport

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If you travel frequently and are running out of room in your U.S. passport, have pages added to it to maintain your travel street cred.

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