Spring is just knocking on your door – how will you answer? If you’re going to ditch your desk or cubicle at work, bundle together some clothes, and hit a great destination that’s both affordable and fun, then you’re thinking of the right response!
But what about that pesky visa application process to get there? Have no fear! Not only have we rounded up the best places to visit this March, but we’ve also saved you the hassle by giving you the lowdown on the visa procedure to get you there. You’re welcome!
With its gorgeous Mediterranean coastline and vibrant urban center full of great restaurants, bars, and nightclubs, you’ll find Tel Aviv a pleasant surprise for a March getaway. Take a walk down the cobblestone streets and ancient alleyways of the old Jaffa neighborhood, take the scenic Tayalet boardwalk to soak up some sun at Gordon-Frishman Beach, or find yourself making new friends at any number of highly rated nightlife spots.
If you’re planning a trip to Tel Aviv, US passport holders won’t have to sweat: you can stay for up to 3 months without a visa, all you need is a passport that‘s valid for at least 6 months from the date you leave home.
Faster than you can say “What’s the Craic?”, you can down pints of Guinness at a number of cozy pubs, take in the amazing architecture of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and laze around and watch the world go by at St. Stephen’s Green. Dublin is a compact city with a thriving social scene, and full of friendly locals who just want to be your new best friend…that is if you still remember all their names in the morning!
There’s nothing cumbersome about the visa process to get to Ireland. US visitors are welcome to stay for up to 3 months on a valid passport. Plus, there’s no minimum passport validity for US citizens.
It might be a tad drizzly, but you can still have plenty of fun over March by riding the London Eye observation wheel, watching the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, and taking some Instagram-worthy selfies with Big Ben in the background. The diverse city is also a foodie’s paradise, with everything from high-class fusion fare to tasty street treats up for grabs. Stuff your face full of succulent savory pies, delicious fish & chips, and down it with a few cold lagers.
US visitors can stay for up to 6 months with just a valid passport.
You don’t have to venture too far to get to a beach paradise. Heading south of the border to Cancun means you can have an amazing time without breaking the bank. True, you might encounter a few boisterous spring breakers, but once you find your quiet spot you’ll be happy to kick your feet up at an all-inclusive resort and to be pampered without limit…aaaaaaaahhh!
You don’t need a visa to head down to Mexico – just a valid US passport will do, and you can stay for up to 180 days.
Amidst the hustle and bustle of this brightly-lit metropolis, you can find its historic temples like the Meiji Shinto Shrine and the Sensoji Temple, search out some amazing sushi at the Tsukiji market, and pick up some cool gadgets at the tech heaven of Akihabara. There are quirkier attractions too, like cat cafes, restaurants with ninjas flying around, and cosplay go-karting – go ahead and feed your weird side!
Say “sayonara” to visa work! All you need is a valid passport and a ticket showing when you’ll be leaving the country. You can stay for up to 90 days.
If sangrias and siestas are not the perfect combo for a relaxing holiday, then we don’t know what is! Barcelona is full of great art, nightlife, and people. You can spend all day admiring the architectural works of Antoni Gaudi, whose creations dot the city, from its Sagrada Familia church to the more colorful Park Guëll. Take a stroll through the lively La Ramba mall, take a minute to visit the Picasso museum, and don’t forget to try as many different, delectable tapas as you can!