28 September 2016
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).
7 September 2016
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 […]
1 September 2016
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 […]
16 August 2016
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 […]
12 August 2016
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.
3 August 2016
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 […]