Rejection in any situation hurts, and when it is for one of the most awaited trips of your life, it hurts more. Imagine the results of visa rejection on your business, the thought brings a chill to the spine. But this is the harsh reality of life (read the travel industry), visas get rejected. Even when every document of yours is perfect, your intent and motive for the trip are clear and you are most confident of the approval, the visa gets rejected. So what is that you can do after receiving the rejection? Here are some of the options.
Has it ever happened with you that you have applied for visa, submitted your documents and they didn’t come back before your travel date? You had to cancel everything and reschedule your travel plan because of this? Well, you are not alone and definitely not the first one to face this situation.
Every country takes certain amount of days to process visa after documents are submitted which is called visa processing time. This time varies from case to case, but it is always possible to calculate an average time and apply for your visa with some buffer in hand. We have divided few countries in various segments to give you heads up on processing time for your application. Here’s a list of processing time for few of the frequently traveled countries!
Traveling internationally isn’t as demanding and expensive as it was a few years back, when nations are moving towards making it easier for travel enthusiasts to experience all that the world has to offer, it is not wise to let these opportunities just pass by.
United Arab as a nation of seven Emirates have proved to be one of the major contributors to the boost in tourism in the Middle East. It’s rated as the most expensive city in the region, one look at the city and you’ll know why. The capital city is Abu Dhabi but the financial capital and most visited city remains Dubai.
Getting your Visa approved might just be one of the greatest feelings in the world. And you owe yourself a pat on the back but wait, not just yet. Before you start packing your bags, you might want to check if your visa is in fact valid with the right information for your coming trip. Here is a checklist of all the necessary details that should be accurate for you to take the trip.
Grab a seat and that delicious cup of coffee, because we are taking you on a journey to various countries of this planet through our latest blog series (look for the name) showing cultural differences of the world. The world as we know is a place to explore, let’s explore it by respecting each other’s culture (and avoid shocks when you travel)!
We have heard of many incidents of being detained on airport by authorities due to incomplete paperwork. Every country has its own rules and regulations, and you are permitted to enter the country only if you have fulfilled all the formalities, otherwise you will be asked to step aside for additional checks. Let’s see some case scenarios and understand how they could have been avoided.
Case I: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s visa application to the UK was rejected by the British High Commission in Delhi. Continue reading “Celebrity Visa Hassles & Solutions”