Traveling to Europe is easy. American citizens who are on vacation in the EU for 90 days or less don’t need a visa, just a valid U.S. passport, and within Europe’s 26-country Schengen area, national border controls have disappeared, so visitors can travel from country to country without systematic passport checks.
There is so much for the traveler to discover and all this has been made much easier thanks to the European Union. Learn more about traveling to the European Union.
U.S. citizens generally do not need a visa for travel to Europe. However, foreign nationals living in the United States may need a Schengen Visa to do so. Schengen Visas eliminate simplify travel in Europe by removing border controls between participating European Union (EU) countries (Schengen Zone). Contact the embassy or consulate of the country through which you will enter the Schengen Zone to apply for a Schengen Visa.... Read more
The oldest method of travel between the U.S. and Europe, traveling by sea adds an exciting element to your trip. If you are more flexible with your time, crossing the Atlantic by boat can be a relaxing one-week trip – and you can even avoid the pain of dealing with airport security. ... Read more
Creating a single European market in air transport has meant lower fares and a wider choice of routes and services for passengers. The number of passengers has increased by about 35% since 2000 and so the need to provide a minimum set of rights for air passengers has become even more important.... Read more