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No US Visa Appointment? Here are some Amazing Places to Visit

Perhaps there are no US Visa appointments available in time for your Summer Vacation? Not to worry, we have some ideas here for you on some amazing places to visit.

Many people in Nigeria have been affected by the suspension of the visa renewal via Dropbox. As a result, everyone applying for a US visa currently has to schedule an interview and thereby are caught up in the backlogs. This impacted quite a few travellers who did not get visa appointments or visas on time for their summer travel plans.

As a Nigerian passport holder, if you were planning your summer travel to the United States there are still some amazing travel destination options you can explore this summer that offer visa on arrival.


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Travel to Europe

If you hold a UK visa then you can fly to the UK. There is a lot to do in the UK for the family. Visit the museums, go to the parks or watch the change of the guards at the Buckingham Palace. You could also decide to get a Schengen visa and visit nearby some Countries. Italy is a good tourist destination for the family where you could go for a few days from the UK. A visit to Euro Disney would also be a treat for the whole family.

Visa on Arrival

Nigerians can visit several countries and either get their visa on arrival or visit the Country for a few days without needing to get a visa.

Turkey is one of the most sought-after travel destinations and an increasingly top destination for Nigerians. You can apply for an e-visa if you are travelling for the purposes of tourism to Turkey. You would need to have a valid visa or valid residence permit from one of the Schengen Countries, USA, UK or Ireland. In addition, you need to hold a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date you intend to enter Turkey as well as have a return ticket and hotel reservation. Book your Travel on TravelStart here

Interestingly, there are several and undiscovered countries that allow Nigerians to get their visa on arrival. These destinations have beautiful tourist locations that could make a memorable summer travel experience for you and your family.

Whatever type of summer vacation you are looking forward to this year there are several places you can travel to and get visa on arrival. You can find more options and cheap flights to many of these countries from Travelstart’s list of popular destinations.

Travel Destinations in Africa with visa on Arrival

There are several lovely Countries in Africa that allow Nigerians to get a visa on arrival.

Some of these include the Benin Republic, Burkina Faso, Kenya, The Gambia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles or Cape Verde.

Explore the Carribean

Nigerians can visit places in the Caribbean such as Barbados or Dominica and can obtain their visa on arrival or visit visa-free for a period of days. However, be sure to check with your travel agent or the airline to confirm.

Asian Adventure with visa on arrival

In Asia, some places such as Bangladesh, Cambodia, Maldives offer Nigerians a 30-day visa on arrival. Visit Travelstart and Book cheap flights

Tourist destinations in Nigeria

Nigeria is increasingly becoming recognised as a tourist attraction. Nigerians should take the opportunity to explore their own Country and enjoy sights and sounds of Nigeria.

Some notable tourist attractions in Lagos include Lekki Conservation Centre, Tarkwa Bay, Epe Resort and La Campagne Tropicana.

Nearby in Ogun state, you could visit the Obasanjo’s Museum in Abeokuta; Ado-Awaye in Oyo State has gotten increased attention for being home to a suspended Lake; possibly the only one in the world. In Osun state, Erin-Ijesha Waterfalls is a tourist attraction located in Erin-Ijesha.  The Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort is surrounded by a breathtaking landscape and located in Ekiti State. Other notable tourist attractions include the Gurara Waterfalls in Niger State.

Read more on Fun Family Activities to do this Summer

See more tourist destinations in Nigeria and view domestic flight deals.

You can have an amazing summer vacation, whether in Nigeria or travelling abroad. You only need to explore your options to determine where you would love to spend the summer.

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