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If you're travelling to the United States for a holiday or a limited number of other activities you need to apply for a visa waiver through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) system. I had to apply for a visa waiver last night and discovered, the hard way, that there are businesses out there that make the cost of a ESTA far higher without adding any value. In other words, beware the ESTA rip-off.


I have long maintained that the worst aspect of flying from Australia to the USA isn't the 14 hours in the air -- it's the hideously lengthy queue to get through customs and immigration when you land. Recent technological improvements mean I might have to revise my view.