Welcome to the official Visa First blog!

Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more

What is the Canadian ETA?

Have you got a trip to Canada coming up? If you’re planning a trip to Canada, you may need to apply for a Canadian ETA beforehand. Securing what you need for a trip overseas can be overwhelming and stressful. At Visa First, we want to make planning your visit to Canada as stress-free as possible. […]

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Why Egypt Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

Can’t decide where to pick for your next holiday destination? Why not soak up the sunshine and bathe in the rich ancient history of Egypt – any history lover’s dream holiday! With over 98 million inhabitants, it is located in Northeastern Africa and is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. Egypt has […]

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Turkey eVisa Application Guide

Planning a summer getaway? Turkey is a perfect destination for a relaxed holiday in the sun. The stunning beaches and beautiful landscapes are just some of the things that attract millions of tourists to Turkey every year. If you’re planning on visiting Turkey on holiday, you may need to apply for the Turkish eVisa. This […]

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ESTA USA – What Is It & How To Apply

The United States is a fantastic place to visit for tourism, business, and other reasons such as medical care. If you want to go to the USA by air or sea or just pass through the country, you may be wondering if you need a visa or an ESTA and if you are eligible to […]

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Things To Do & Places To Visit in Cambodia

Sitting perfectly between Vietnam and Thailand, Cambodia is a must-see for anyone on a backpacking trip across South-East Asia. A country with picture-perfect beaches, ancient temples, bustling cities and unspoiled landscapes, Cambodia truly has something for everyone. Filled with natural wonders and endless places to explore, you are spoiled for choice, but it can be […]

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Top Things To Do In Laos

Known for its vast mountainous landscapes, ancient temples, unspoiled jungles and authentic cuisine, Laos is definitely a destination worth adding to your bucket list. A lesser-known spot for tourists in comparison to its more popular neighbours, Thailand and Vietnam, the natural beauty and charming rural villages of Laos will make you fall in love with […]

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What You Need To Know Before Travelling To Kenya

Planning your next big trip? Well, why not travel to stunning Kenya in East Africa! Located on the tropical Indian Ocean coastline, Kenya is bursting with diversity including a wide range of attractions for tourists to come and visit. From exploring the capital city Nairobi or going deep into the desert on safaris, there’s plenty […]

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Ethiopia Travel Tips: Visa Application, Sightseeing & Travel Advice

Ethiopia – a country filled with cultural diversity and incredible landscapes. Here you will discover delightful landscapes, tasty food, interesting history and the world’s most sensational coffee. With 80 ethnic groups who speak more than 80 languages and practice different religions, Ethiopia’s cultural diversity is huge. The capital city Addis Ababa is particularly popular with […]

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Canadian IEC Program Accepting New Visa Applications From 1 March

The Canadian IEC program has just announced that they will be accepting new visa applications on 1 March, albeit with some restrictions. Typically, the program opens every November. However, this was pushed back due to Covid-19 However, the program – which offers visas to working holidaymakers, young professionals and interns – will be reopening its […]

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