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



Here Is What You Should Know About Your Saudi Arabia Business Visa

Saudi Arabia is booming for business. In fact, it is the largest free-market economy in the Middle East and North Africa! The Land of the Two Holy Mosques has traditionally been most associated with its oil exports. However, today many of Saudi Arabia’s non-oil sectors – in particular construction, real estate, healthcare, and education all […]

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Do you need a visa for Sri Lanka?

Planning a trip to Sri Lanka? Sri Lanka is the perfect destination for a relaxing holiday in the sun. Also known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean”, Sri Lanka boasts exquisite food, a tropical climate and some beautiful beaches. You may be wondering whether or not you need to secure a visa for your […]

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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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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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2021 Travel Trends Post COVID-19

People love travelling for many different reasons. Some travel because of the love of adventures, others to learn about a new country, culture and its people. The Covid-19 pandemic shouldn’t stop you from dreaming of your next holiday. But when will it be safe to plan your next trip? The good news is that, following […]

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Safest Destinations To Travel To During COVID-19

After the year we’ve all had, who could blame you for wanting to get out there and see the world again? But the question is, which destinations are safest to return to? We’ve put together this handy guide to the destinations which are least affected by the pandemic and safest to travel to during the […]

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