Planning to travel to the United States of America for a roadtrip or a citytrip? Amerika Reis offers all information you need to plan, book and enjoy your trip to the USA.

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  • International passport

    An electronically readable international passport is mandatory for travelling to the USA. Your passport has to be valid for the entire stay. Also chil...
  • Driver's license

    If you are planning to rent a car in the USA, we recommend to bring an international driver's license. This can be obtained at your city's services. I...
  • American plug ≠ European plug

    In the United States the voltage is different as in Europe, 110-120V 60Hz instead of 220-230V 50Hz. For most European electrical equipment this is not...
  • Smoking in public

    Quickly light a sigaret? Think twice where you'll do it. You can't smoke in public wherever you want.
  • States without sales tax

    Most states of the USA have a sales tax, with rates ranging from 2,9% in Colorado, to 7,5% in California. But 5 states don't charge the sales tax. But...
  • Documents

    To travel to the USA you need some documents. You definitively need an electronically readable international passport and a visa or ESTA. To drive you...

 

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  • Florida 2010

    Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi Willekens
    State: Florida
    When: July 2010
    Destinations: Miami, Cocoa Beach, Orlando
    Sights: Miami Art Deco District,...
  • Florida 2013

    Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi Willekens
    State: Florida
    When: April 2013
    Destinations: Orlando, Tampa, Naples, Key West, Miami
    Sights: Universal...
  • Route 66 2015

    Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi Willekens
    States: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California
    When: Juli 2015...
  • New York - Las Vegas 2014

    Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi Willekens
    States: New York, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah
    When: July 2014
    Destinations: New York, Las Vegas,...

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About Amerika Reis

Amerika Reis grew from a passion for travelling to the United States of America. Planning a roadtrip takes a lot of time and effort. This website is intended to help you with your search for the right information by gathering all relevant information in one place. The pure information is complemented by our own experiences.