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Information and tips on visiting the USA

Welcome to the USA! Here you will find lots of great information and tips on visiting the USA. We’ve done the research for you so you can just enjoy your trip. Being prepared early and knowing what to expect will help you ease into the USA way of life.

All travelers should check with their airline for the latest security updates and recommended arrival times in advance their flight to the USA.

We are excited to announce that citizens of India are now eligible for Global Entry!

Global Entryallows participants to enter the U.S. by using automated kiosks. Participants undergo a rigorous background check and in-person interview prior to enrollment. Once approved, participants perform their immigration processing at Global Entry kiosks where they will be prompted to present their machine-readable passport or U.S. permanent resident card, scan their fingerprints for verification, and answer customs related questions. Upon completion, the traveler receives a transaction receipt and is directed to the exit.

For more information, please visit the U.S. Customs and Border Protection application information page.

For the most up-to-date information regarding U.S. entry and visa policy, Brand USA encourages all travelers to refer to the following resources provided by the U.S. government as they make their travel arrangements and prior to embarking on a trip to the USA.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: CBP.gov

U.S. Department of State: travel.state.gov

In addition, the U.S. embassy or consulate in the traveler’s country of residence can provide specific information about visa and entry policy for travelers from those markets. More information about contacting the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate is available atUSEmbassy.gov.

No two trips are alike, so you will find information in this section for a variety of trip types. Whether you prefer staying in a resort or camping under the stars, we’ve included the details you need to be safe and happy on your USA trip.

While you’ll find many of the things you already love, and discover new ones, there are a few things that are different here. Take for example our units of measurement, our electricity, our business hours and official public holidays. We suggest you begin with a brief overview of U.S. customs and culture. From here, you will find information

coversfamily travel, activity planning, shoppingand an overview of the country’s health and safety information. No matter if your trip length is two days or two months, these sections will help make you an informed traveler.

Have a great trip!

Still have questions? Find us on Twitter @GoUSAin and Facebook.com/GoUSAinand we’ll get you answers. And don't forget to share your top trip moments by using #USATrip on your favorite social platforms.