Can you bring prescription medication to USA? for Others?

US Customs - Carry Medicines to US Rules

Carrying over the counter medicines in our carry-on bags in flight is pretty common. Most of us may carry common medicines for fever, cold, etc.  Sometimes, we may also carry some medication that were prescribed by a doctor for emergency. What some of us may not realize is that there are strict rules for importing …

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How to get Tax Refund in USA as Tourist, Resident for Shopping ? FAQs

Tax Refund Tourist USA information

America is one of the best places to buy clothes, electronics, etc. You get the best value for your money spent. If you are a tourist from Asia or Europe, you will see prices much cheaper in US, if you buy in outlet malls. Many are not aware that you may be able to get …

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Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosk in USA for B1/B2 Experience

Automated Passport Control Kiosks - APC in USA at Port of Entry

Every time you are at port of entry in US, it is a very long wait for the immigration process and takes forever for the CBP officer to speak to you and let you go. Recently, my experience entering US on B1/B2 visa at San Francisco Airport was very seamless with the Automated Passport Control …

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What is SSSS on Boarding Pass ? Why you get it? How to Fix it ? FAQs

SSSS on my Boarding Pass - Security Information

I am frequent traveler and travel a lot for work and vacation as well. Recently, at the airline check-in counter, when I was flying to US from Singapore, the printed boarding pass had some additional big capital letters saying “SSSS”. I was like…what is this ? The staff told that I need additional screening as …

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How to Cover Best of Europe in 18 Days with Less Cost ? Our Plan, Experience

Euro Trip Cheap Itinerary

After my first trip to Austria and paragliding experience on Alps, I decided to take my family on Europe vacation.  The biggest challenge always to do Europe trip is COST…It can be super expensive to travel in Europe. I had to find ways to save money, so that we can cover best of Europe. We …

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Australia Border Control Entry, Exit Process at Airport for Internationals

Australia Border or Port of Entry Process

I recently visited Melbourne for work and I can tell you the immigration process for foreigners to enter Australia at airports is amazing. In fact, there is nothing that is stamped in your passport and everything is electronic. I love the process as it helps business travellers a lot by saving space on their passport …

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Enter US with Valid B1/B2 Visa in Expired Passport ? Other Visas ?

US Visa valid on expired Passport enter US

I was traveling to US after 4 years with my B1/B2 visa, which was valid, but in expired passport. I did a lot of research to ensure I do not have issues at Port of entry (POE). Thankfully, I recently entered US using the same valid B1/B2 visa in old expired passport, successfully without any …

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Flight Review – Air India – San Francisco to New Delhi ( AI-173, AI-174 – SFO <-> DEL)

Air India Flight Review SFO to Delhi 2016

Recently I had the opportunity to take Air India’s (AI) non-stop San Francisco to New Delhi flight (AI-173, AI-174). I was little prejudiced against AI and it wasn’t my first choice. Still I took it, as it was a last minute trip and I didn’t have many options left. Here is my unprejudiced review for …

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Travel to USA with Infant -How to plan at Airport, Food, In-Flight

USA Flight Travel with Baby at Security Check Airport and Inside Flight

Now comes the exciting part of traveling with baby to US on long flight. Before you read the below, you may read Traveling to US with Baby – How to Pack, Select Flights, Seats How to Dress up when traveling with Infant to US on Long flight ? Wear easy comfortable clothes in layers with …

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Traveling to USA with Baby- How to Pack, Select Flights, Seats

Travel to USA with Infant or Child

Travelling with child may sound nightmare to many especially alone, well it is bit tricky but not impossible. Due to my work commitments which I didn’t want to break, I could not travel with my husband so came two weeks later with my 6 months old daughter. After a year, we also had our family …

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