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List of Countries to Travel Without a Visa


There are many beautiful countries in the world that you can visit without a visa. Here are the top 10 countries you can visit without a visa.

Why are American and European citizens not required a visa to go anywhere whereas citizens from other countries are?

When it comes to travel, the U.S. and European Union are the only two regions in the world that require citizens to obtain a visa to travel to their respective countries. While the U.S. and EU are not required to issue visas to each other’s citizens, citizens of many other countries are required to obtain visas prior to traveling to their respective countries. Some of the most notable countries that require visas for American citizens include China, Israel, Japan, South Korea, and Russia. Of course, this also includes every country in the European Union.

American and European citizens may not be required a visa to go to certain countries because of agreements between those countries, or because the country does not require a visa for short-term visits.

The United States: Which countries’ citizens can travel to the US without a visa?

The United States has a visa waiver program with 38 countries.

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There are 38 countries in the Visa Waiver Program as of 2019. These countries are: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

Where can U.S. citizens travel without a visa?

Citizens of the United States can travel to many countries without a visa. Some of these countries include Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, and Germany.

Mexico Destinations you can visit without a visa

-Acapulco
-Cabo San Lucas
-Cancun
-Cozumel
-Huatulco
-Ixtapa
-Los Cabos
-Manzanillo
-Mazatlan
-Puerto Vallarta
-Riviera Maya

The Caribbean: 6 Countries you can visit without a visa

The six countries in the Caribbean that you can visit without a visa are Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, and St. Lucia.

Countries to Travel without a Visa

Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory located in the western Caribbean Sea. The territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman, which are located to the south of Cuba and northeast of Honduras. All three islands are considered to be part of the Greater Antilles.

British citizens and citizens of Commonwealth countries can travel to the Cayman Islands without a visa for a period of up to six months. American citizens can also travel to the Cayman Islands without a visa for tourism or business purposes for a period of up to 30 days. Canadian citizens can travel to the Cayman Islands visa-free for tourism or business purposes for up to 180 days.

Chile

Citizens of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela can travel to Chile without a visa for up to 90 days.

Costa Rica

Citizens of the United States, Canada, and most European countries can travel to Costa Rica without a visa.

Dominica

Citizens of the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom can travel to Dominica without a visa.

Ecuador

Citizens of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Korea, Uruguay, and Venezuela can all travel to Ecuador without a visa.

Fiji

Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to travel to Fiji:

Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Samoa, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States.

Grenada

Citizens of the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom can all travel to Grenada without a visa.

Guatemala

Citizens of El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua can travel to Guatemala without a visa.

Haiti

Citizens of the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago can travel to Haiti without a visa.

Honduras

Citizens of the following countries can travel to Honduras without a visa:

-Costa Rica
-El Salvador
-Guatemala
-Nicaragua

Hong Kong

Citizens of over 170 countries and territories can enter Hong Kong without a visa for periods ranging from 7 to 180 days. These countries include the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Indonesia

Citizens of the following countries can travel to Indonesia without a visa:

– Brunei
– Chile
– Ecuador
– Hong Kong
– Macau
– Malaysia
– Morocco
– Peru
– Philippines
– Singapore
– Thailand
– Vietnam

Israel

Citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, El Salvador, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Uruguay can all travel to Israel without a visa.

Jamaica

Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago can all travel to Jamaica without a visa.

Japan

Citizens of countries that have a visa waiver agreement with Japan can travel to the country without a visa for stays of 90 days or less. These countries include Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.

Kenya

Citizens of Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania can travel to Kenya without a visa.

Kuwait

Citizens of Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen can travel to Kuwait without a visa.

Macau

Citizens of the United States, Canada, and most European countries can travel to Macau without a visa.

Malaysia

Citizens of Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand can travel to Malaysia without a visa.

Mexico

Citizens of the United States, Canada, and most European countries can travel to Mexico without a visa.

Micronesia

Citizens of the United States, Palau, and the Marshall Islands can travel to Micronesia without a visa.

Montserrat

Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago can all travel to Montserrat without a visa.

Nauru

Citizens of Australia and New Zealand can travel to Nauru without a visa.

New Zealand

Citizens of Australia and New Zealand can travel to each other’s countries without a visa.

Nicaragua

Citizens of the following countries can travel to Nicaragua without a visa:

Costa Rica
El Salvador
Honduras
Mexico

Palau

Citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and most Western European countries can travel to Palau without a visa.

Panama

Citizens of the United States, Canada, and most European countries can travel to Panama without a visa.

Papua New Guinea

Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste and Tuvalu can travel to Papua New Guinea without a visa.

Paraguay

Citizens of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela can all travel to Paraguay without a visa.

Peru

Citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia, and the European Union can all travel to Peru without a visa.

Qatar

Citizens of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates can travel to Qatar without a visa.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Citizens of the United States, Canada, and most Western European countries can travel to Saint Kitts and Nevis without a visa.

Saint Lucia

Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago can all travel to Saint Lucia without a visa.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago can all travel to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines without a visa.

Samoa

Citizens of the following countries can travel to Samoa without a visa:

Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu.

Seychelles

Citizens of the following countries can travel to Seychelles without a visa:

Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States.

Singapore

Citizens of Brunei, Chile, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam can all travel to Singapore without a visa.

South Korea

Citizens of Japan, Singapore, and Brunei can travel to South Korea without a visa.

Taiwan

Citizens of the United States, Canada, Japan, South Korea, and most European countries can travel to Taiwan without a visa.

Trinidad and Tobago

Citizens of the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom can travel to Trinidad and Tobago without a visa.

Turks and Caicos Islands

The citizens of the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States can all travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands without a visa.

Tuvalu

Citizens of Palau, the Marshall Islands, and Kiribati can travel to Tuvalu without a visa.

United Arab Emirates

Citizens of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia can travel to the United Arab Emirates without a visa.

Vanuatu

Citizens of Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji can travel to Vanuatu without a visa.

Venezuela

Citizens of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Trinidad and Tobago can travel to Venezuela without a visa.

There are many requirements to visit these countries without a visa. Some of the requirements include having a valid passport, being a citizen of a certain country (USA or UK), and having a certain amount of money.

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