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Old 04-05-2009, 04:07 PM
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The United States of America now refuse entry to anyone from England who is not Registered

This weekend is my Flight booking weekend.

I am checking that all the requirements that might scupper my travel is sorted out. This will involve

Passport
visa restrictions
international flight to and from
National flights
Sorting travel around the United States

soooo...if you are on my list as a host, or as a principle person I'm going to meet dont be suprised if I PM you with a lot of questions like "where is your nearest Airport"

The good news is that my passport is fine, and I'm just about to file entry into the US database
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Old 04-05-2009, 04:23 PM
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Just tell them you want to be an illegal immigrant and you're just giving them the "heads up" because that's what you Brits do...everything all polite and proper.

I'm sure you'll have no trouble entering then.
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Old 04-05-2009, 04:25 PM
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They Approved me

But they did say I still have to face the Customs officer on entry, as per usual
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Old 04-05-2009, 04:27 PM
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Just tell them you want to be an illegal immigrant and you're just giving them the "heads up" because that's what you Brits do...everything all polite and proper.

I'm sure you'll have no trouble entering then.
the funniest thing Bonnie...is the form is mainly a questionnaire asking questions like

"do you wish to enter the US for espionarge purposes, or for Genocide" WTF

it asked me if I'd ever stolen custody of a child from a US citizen
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Old 04-05-2009, 04:36 PM
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the funniest thing Bonnie...is the form is mainly a questionnaire asking questions like

"do you wish to enter the US for espionarge purposes, or for Genocide" WTF

it asked me if I'd ever stolen custody of a child from a US citizen

So....what were your answers?




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Old 04-05-2009, 05:13 PM
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So....what were your answers?




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Old 04-05-2009, 06:18 PM
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the funniest thing Bonnie...is the form is mainly a questionnaire asking questions like

"do you wish to enter the US for espionarge purposes, or for Genocide" WTF

it asked me if I'd ever stolen custody of a child from a US citizen
HA! Well...spies and terrorists have scruples when it comes to lying, you know..
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Old 04-06-2009, 12:24 AM
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Well things are looking a TAD difficult with bookings. Firstly...how come the bloody internal flights cost so much in America Why is it that flying to New York costs more then an international flight when your only flying from a few States away...sorry...but thats FUBAR if ever the case could be made

and whats with these damn sites that do return air fares...but NOT from different places...I dont want to return FROM Virginia just because I'm arriving there

So I'm in consultation with other forms of travel...like Amtrak...which seems to be good...and Grayhounds...which...are alright but they dont seem to take bookings from outside of the United States...well thats just FUBAR aswell...since you'd assume normal people in America wouldnt be using the American form of The National Express if they had their own cars would you??

I mean...do you see Boomer traveling on Greyhounds I mean,..really!!

So its getting irritating. I am hoping that it could be alright though...on Ave everywhere I want to travel in the US by bus or train is around 100 (not sure if thats in dollars or Stirling actually ) I can get a return from the same place for just over 300Stirling...I'm trying to get the return from a different place for around that...thats about 500 in total...then there is the blasted bloody plane to New York which I cant avoid...but thats all good...it would all be around 600-800 which is my limit for spending on travel

Tomorow I research more thorougly...I was reading flight time tables with my eyes, and listening to Michael Bisping shout instructions to his favourites before they even won, (I was trying to watch TUF at the same time)

In other bad news...my Virgina Host has bailed on me but that might be a favour in disguise...
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Old 04-06-2009, 01:11 AM
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Dave are you going through a travel agency or booking all of this on your own?
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Old 04-06-2009, 01:17 AM
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I thought Dave was busting out with some Spanish there for a second.


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