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Tourism

Tourist or terrorist: The one travel mistake you DO NOT want to make

This Scottish tourist was denied entry to the US because she mistakenly ticked the one box you DO NOT want to tick on her ESTA application.

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Destinations

Couple deported from US on honeymoon

by Amy Bryant

We were denied entry to America last time we visited, but it could’ve had something to do with forgetting our passport.

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Destinations

Aussie tourist’s “mortifying” ordeal with US customs

by Hannah Edensor

An Aussie traveller to the US was subjected to a “mortifying” ordeal after her diary led officials to believe she would overstay her visa.

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Tourism

Aussie detained for overstaying US visa by 90 mins

by Hannah Edensor

The US has reached peak crazy after officials locked up an Aussie man who overstayed his visa due to delays at the Canadian border.

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Aviation

Trump’s new vetting process extends to Australia

by Hannah Edensor

Just likes keys at the old swingers party, Trump’s new policies might require you to hand over your mobiles and passwords when you arrive in the US.

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Destinations

DFAT Advice for US-bound Australians after Trump travel ban

by Daisy Melwani

While demonstrators rally against a ban on Muslim immigration at US airports, airlines and government officials scramble to ensure they are compliant. On a brighter note, Airbnb are offering free accommodation to those affected.

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Destinations

Travelling to Canada? Know the new requirements

by Amy Bryant

You can’t just jump on a plane anymore, there’s some paperwork that needs to be done before departure.

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Aviation

Customs strikes to impact Easter travel plans

by AAP

Travellers will be hit by lengthy delays as customs and immgration staff go on strike ahead of the Easter long weekend.

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Destinations

EU poised to restrict passport-free travel

by AP

An emergency switch will reverse a decades-old trend of expanding passport-free travel in Europe.

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Aviation

No delays at airports from strike action

by AAP

The major airlines say rolling strikes at Australia’s international airports have had no impact on operations.

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Technology

Technology speeds up customs processing

by AAP / Hannah Edensor

Passengers jetting out of Australia will soon be able to self-process through outbound passport controls, with SmartGate technology set to be rolled out at the nation’s international airports.

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News

Australian visa "demeaning", says China

Leading figures in China's travel industry have lodged complaints over the "demeaning" nature of Australia's visa application process and said […]

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