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  • Car rental

    Car rental sign

    You can't travel without a car in the USA. Only in the large cities there is good public transportation. It is important to choose the right car for you roadtrip.

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  • 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'll need a

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  • Drinking alcohol

    Alcohol

    Everybody knows it's not a good idea to drink and drive. But did you know you can bring your own bottle of wine to a restaurant, but you can't drink in public from a

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  • Smoking in public

    No smoking

    Quickly light a sigaret? Think twice where you'll do it. You can't smoke in public wherever you want.

  • States without sales tax

    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 this doesn't mean that you won't pay any taxes

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  • Tipping

    Tipping

    Tipping is an American tradition you really should know when travelling to the USA. It can be quite confusing to tourists.

Tip Calculator

Calculating a tip in a restaurant was never easier. Download our app on Google Play.

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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.