Tips for Foreigners Entering the U.S. with a Tourist Visa

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Traveling abroad can easily bring a bitter sweet feeling. It’s exciting to travel to another country regardless of different environment, culture, and sometimes language barriers. Most people travel to the U.S. for site seeing, medical tourism, business, and more. Before getting to the U.S., you need to make sure that you have everything you need.

Important things to remember before your trip:

Research: Before your visit, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the location you are traveling to and create a list of places you would like to visit. This will help you stay organized and focus throughout your visit.

Take care of your health: Bring all the medications you might need and get required vaccinations before traveling. It’s important that you stay healthy during your trip so that you can spend more time exploring than being sick.

Get health insurance before the trip: Visitor health insurance is very important when traveling abroad. Even though you might feel okay, this insurance will help provide coverage for any new sicknesses and accidents. Depending on your health and age, selecting insurance plans with pre-existing coverage is advised for older people and anyone with pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, heart conditions, and more. Below are recommended insurance coverage:

  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance: This is plan will cover for different accidental injuries, sickness, coma, and more. Repatriation is the best feature of this plan since it will cover for repatriation of remains and/or funeral expenses regardless of the cause of death.
  • ACE insurance plans: There are different options for this plan based on age, health conditions, budget and other factors. Whether you need comprehensive of fixed benefit health insurance, India Network Health Insurance offers different plans for your convenient.

Emergency Contact: Make sure that you let your family and friends know where you will be staying and how they can reach you in case of any emergencies. Get a friend, tour guide, religious leader, someone from your community, or anyone you can trust so that you will have immediate help when you need it.

Follow all the rules for B-2 visa, and don’t overstay your visit. It is important to stick with your original plan so that it will be easy for you to return to the U.S in the future.

 

 

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