You’ve booked, the time of departure is approaching, heart racing and then…decrees, rules, tests to take, tests to retake and you feel like you’re going crazy!
In this article ( which we will constantly update) we list the documents to go to New York that you absolutely must not forget.
Documents to go to New York
We recommend that you read each item in this article carefully to make sure that you understand everything and don’t have any problems before, during or after your trip:
- Vaccination Certificate
- Negative Covid test result
- Insurance policy that covers in case of Covid-19
The first of the necessary documents we list is your passport. We remind you that you must be sure that your passport is the ELECTRONIC one characterized by an internal chip.
You can see it in our picture here
Document to go to New York FUNDAMENTAL, it is through this document that you can get permission to enter the USA.
You must apply for the Esta online, at the following link:
Keep it handy:
- Valid email address
- Address and phone number
- Emergency point of contact and email.
After filling out the required fields, you will pay $4 immediately.
When the file is accepted you will pay the remaining $10.
If the practice is not approved the reasons could be 2:
Serious motivation or ban by the U.S. government against you
Very simple error in filling in the fields.
When the ESA is not approved, the $10 will not be withdrawn but neither will the $4 already spent at the time of opening the file be refunded.
Accepted payment methods are: MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover (JCB or Diners Club only) and PayPal.
At the moment only fully vaccinated travelers enter the States, with no quarantine requirement, and with the advice to perform between the third and fourth day of stay a Covid test.
Our Green Pass is fine, but make sure the details are visible: First Name – Last Name – Date of last dose.
Negative Covid Test Result
Even if vaccinated, you must present, among other documents, the negative result of a swab carried out no later than 24 hours after arrival in the USA.
The test to be performed can be PCR or rapid.
Remember to request the result, printed, in English.
Among the Documents to go to New York, we also include the travel insurance policy because it is a very important protection for you, especially in these years of Pandemic, considering that if you have any health problem in the USA, the assistance would cost you a lot.
The one we used is HEYMONDO.
We used the PREMIUM solution anyway: we were 4 people and for 7 days in New York, we paid only 177 € (instead of 200, thanks to a 10% discount that you can find HERE).
Our insurance provided us with peace of mind in the event of:
- Trip cancellation for Covid
- Eventual Quarantine
- Covid Test and other medical expenses we would incur in the event of positivity
We have dedicated an entire article to this insurance, you can find itHERE.
By booking at the following link you are also entitled to a 10% discount: