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USA - FCO Travel Advice Update
The FCO travel advice for the USA has been updated with an amendment to the Entry requirements section – on 18 December 2015, the US Congress passed a Bill updating the requirements for the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP); under the new rules, with effect from 1 April 2016 all travellers wishing entering the US under the VWP will need to hold a passport with an integrated chip. Please find an extract of the advice below.
Visa Waiver Programme (VWP)
The VWP allows most British Citizen passport holders to visit the US for up to 90 days. The types of journey permissible under the VWP include tourism, certain types of business visit and transit to another country. If you have a British passport that describes your nationality as something other than ‘British Citizen’, or if your passport has been extended by 12 months under exceptional measure put in place in mid 2014, you don’t qualify for entry to the US under the VWP and you’ll need to apply for a visa from the nearest US Embassy or Consulate.
You may not be eligible to enter the US under the VWP if you have a criminal record or have been arrested, even if it didn’t result in a conviction.
Travel under the VWP is restricted to travellers with passports that include certain security features. On 18 December 2015, the US Congress passed a Bill updating the requirements for the VWP. Under the new rules, with effect from 1 April 2016 all travellers wishing entering the US under the VWP will need to hold a passport with an integrated chip.
If you have doubts about whether you’re eligible to enter the US under the VWP (either now or when the new rules come into effect on 1 April 2016), or if you have any questions about visa matters generally, you should contact your Eton Travel branch for advice..
To view the travel advice for the USA, please see: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/usa
British Airways Upgrade to First Class Offer
Customers booking an eligible Club World return published fare to upgrade to First one-way for free, on either the outbound or the inbound journey.
The offer is not available on corporate negotiated fares, and is subject to availability with no limit on the number of journeys taken during the booking and travel periods.
No pre-registration to the Executive Club is required.
Booking dates on all classes:
4 January - 11 March 2016
Travel dates on all classes:
4 January - 9 April 2016. Inbound travel must be completed by 16 April 2016.