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How many destinations did you plan prior to leaving?


by @nihilista6yr  | 3 comments

Hello everyone,

Just wondering how many destinations you planned prior to leaving your home country. Did you attempt to obtain visas for all these?

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@nihilista6yr

Iโ€™m from the US but am reading that for some countries you must apply for a visa from within your home country; doing so from an embassy wouldnโ€™t be possible. Does anything know if this is true?

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@will6yr

With a US passport, most of the world is open to you just showing up - either no visa required or visa on arrival. There are a few exceptions of course, but I canโ€™t think of any off the top of my head where you would have to apply for a visa from your home country. Just a couple of examples from my own personal experience:

  1. Russia requires a visa - I applied for that in the UAE
  2. India used to require a visa - I applied for that in New Zealand
  3. While Taiwan doesnโ€™t require a visa for stays of 30 days or less, they also offer a 60 day tourist visa. I applied for that in Hong Kong.

Since you are from the US your best resource for researching entry requirements of various countries is http://travel.state.gov

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i donโ€™t need visas for most of the places I go so thatโ€™s not been an issue. since you donโ€™t say where youโ€™re from, canโ€™t comment on whether itโ€™ll be an issue for you. Personally, iโ€™ve learned not to plan too far ahead. it just stresses me out and most times it doesnโ€™t work out. so, i just roll with it and plan a few days to a few weeks in advance. the exception is when i find a super good flight and jump on it.

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