The coronavirus case was first reported in Wuhan, China, which is now becoming a pandemic across Asia and other parts of the world. While the experts, governments and other agencies are rapidly working on finding the cure and curbing the spread, the travel industry has taken a hit due to cancellations of trips to Southeast Asian countries. Countries have issued a travel warning to travelers planning to travel to affected areas.
Due to a sudden scare of the virus, travelers around the globe are looking for alternatives over Southeast Asian countries. Keeping in mind the visa processing times, the difficulty of getting the visa and the availability of ‘E-Visa’ or ‘Visa on Arrival’ options, we have created a tiny list of countries that can be explored as possible substitutes. Continue reading “Corona scare: What are alternative destinations?”
What is the most important thing when it comes to a visa process? It is your documents, and how they justify the reason for your trip to give the confidence to the authorities that you will return back to your home country once that reason is satisfied. There isn’t a single document with which one can confidently say that with this piece of document, there is a guarantee that you will receive a visa. It is majorly a combination of the documents and consideration of edge cases that improve your chances of an approval. We are making an attempt from our experience to understand the trend of each country and what they give the most importance to when it comes to the visa process.
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You are excited about your trip to the serene beaches and surreal seascapes of Phillippines, but at the last minute, you realize that you are unable to get your visa due to the lack of time to complete the process, or due to the incomplete documents or the worst case scenario, your visa got rejected. What to do next? How do you still ensure that you are able to go on the dream vacation that you have planned for yourself? This blog answers the question specifically with the alternatives available to make that trip happen.
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Every person on this planet has this urge of visiting the land of dreams, the United States Of America. And it kind of is understandable, the country itself has so much to offer to every type of traveler from backpackers to families, from solo travelers to group of friends. Once your plane lands in the USA, you feel as if you have come to a completely different part of the world (which technically is true too).
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Every student studying in the United States of America has a dream of traveling to Canada once during their student life or during their OPT period. The confusion is, how to get the visa for Canada from the US itself without coming back to the home country. Well, we are here to make your life easy folks, here is an entire process to get your Canadian tourist visa from the US. Buy us a beer later (wink).
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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!
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At some point in life we all dream of going to the States or living there, thanks to the pop culture in the West that’s influencing the travel ideas of the population. United States of America, the land of opportunities, has surprised everyone who has set foot on its soil for better or worse, and if you come from a cultural background that differs greatly from that of the United States, the behavior of Americans may be very strange, annoying, or even upsetting to you at first or until you start seeing the brighter side of the coin.
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Visa Guide’s first app is now available on Play Store, Dubai Visa by Visa Guide Pvt Ltd . And yes, we are beaming with happiness. As this app has not just made our lives easier by providing a compact and systematic way to handle users Visa applications but has provided a way to help all the travelers wanting to go to Dubai to get rid of the shenanigans of Visa process.
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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.
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“Mahn, he ripped me off with $100, be careful while you visit there”.
Such conversation is pretty common amongst backpackers and you definitely know what we are talking about if you have been part of one. Stories of scams are routinely exchanged among travelers and if you think that victims are those who don’t travel much, it’s definitely time to think again.
Tourists make tempting targets for tricksters all across the world. Shady people simply love to take advantage of travelers, and unless you are careful, it’s easy to become a victim. In a study, Barcelona was named as the world’s worst city for holiday scams, while visitors to Paris and Rome were also warned to be cautious. Let’s talk about some well known scams and see as to how one can avoid it.
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