Attack at Ohio University

28 November 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

There has been an attack at Ohio State University leaving 11 hospitalized and the attacker killed. The assailant drove over a cub in his vehicle knocking over a bunch of pedestrians. He then got out of the car and started attempting to stab bystanders with a butcher’s knife. After attempts to get him to put […]

Clowns

27 October 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

The clown underworld (apparently there was such a thing) has decided to put themselves in the spotlight for a while. There have been reports of people being randomly terrorized and intimidated by clowns in the street. Residents have captured creepy clown sightings on their phones across more than 20 states. The issue has even made […]

Seattle Storm

17 October 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

A large storm recently formed off the coast of Washington. More than 20,000 homes in the Seattle area were left without power and downed trees were reported across the region however the damage was not as bad as originally forecast. More intense storms are predicted to hit the region in America’s Fall season.

Charlotte, North Carolina

28 September 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

On 22 September a State of Emergency was declared in Charlotte, North Carolina following overnight looting and rioting. You should avoid locations where protests and demonstrations are taking place, observe any restrictions on movements and curfews set by local authorities. Stay vigilant and monitor the media for the latest developments. (see Safety and security).

Natural Disasters Warning

7 September 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

As an ongoing warning, usestaexpress.com would like to advise that Alaska, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Washington state and the US Virgin Islands are prone to earthquakes. If you would like to learn more about what to do before, during and after an earthquake, visit the Federal Emergency Management […]

Hurricane Madeline

1 September 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

Hurricane Madeline is expected to impact the Island of Hawaii (the Big Island) from late 31 August. Hurricane Lester could pass by all islands in the Hawaiian archipelago over the long weekend of 2-5 September. You should anticipate high winds, strong rainfall and storm surges in coastal areas. Storm warnings have been issued for some […]

Louisiana Floods

16 August 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

The death toll for the Louisiana Flood of 2016 climbed to 11 Tuesday (Aug. 16) and eight more parishes were declared federal disaster areas. Roads are still closed across the state and at least 11,000 people were in shelters as of Tuesday morning after a slow-moving weather system dumped as much as two feet of rain […]

LGBT Individuals

12 August 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

When visiting North Carolina or Misissippi, it has been advised that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travelers proceed carefully, as these states have enacted anti-LGBT laws as of late. In particular, LGBT individuals should be more careful in rural areas and avoid public displays of affection.

Zika Virus in South Florida

3 August 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

US authorities have advised of local mosquito borne transmission of Zika virus in Miami Dade and Broward counties in south Florida. USAVisaExpress.us advises all travelers visiting Zika affected areas to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Pregnant women should discuss any travel plans with their doctor and consider postponing travel to affected areas. We continue to advise […]