Are there any restrictions on holding a U.S. depo in …
Countries That Require Visas for U.S. Citizens<
Indonesia – A business visa is required for travelers with business, professional or commercial purposes.
Japan – A Japanese Special Deposition visa is required
Thailand – A business visa is required for travelers with business, professional or commercial purposes.
You must obtain a visa from the appropriate foreign consular representative before proceeding abroad. Allow sufficient time for processing your visa application especially if you are applying by mail. Most foreign consular representatives are located in principal cities and in many instances a traveler may be required to obtain visas from the consular office in the area of his/her residence. Embassies & Consulates in the U.S.
Tips & Advice
Make sure to get the right immunization shots.
Yes, while it should be safe to eat that pork bun in Shanghai, check with your physician to see which shots are required and/or recommended. The biggest threats for Americans are Hepatitis A and B and are usually contracted through contaminated food.
Carry some cash.
While credit cards are slowly being accepted throughout Asia, cash is still king when you are absolutely in a bind. While we aren’t saying to be a walking ATM, do have several hundred dollars on you just in case.
Get your paper work straight.
Make sure everyone in your party has a passport and a visa if applicable. Keep in mind if you’re entering China twice, you may need a double entry visa depending on whether or not you’re in the country longer than 24 hrs. Check the embassy rules as they are constantly updated. Also, see what items are included in your travel package (insurance, tipping, forms, etc).
Be a smart traveler.
Before heading overseas:Organize comprehensive travel insurance and check what circumstances and activities are not covered by your policy. Register your travel and contact details, so someone can contact you in an emergency.
Tipping is not needed in Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, and China. In many other countries you will see an added 10% service charge. Many times rounding up to nearest denomination is appreciated, but high-end international restaurants and hotels will be more acceptable of generous tips.
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