10 Visa-Free Countries For American Passport Holders

OT Staff


Embark on a journey through ancient history, explore pristine beaches along the Adriatic Sea, and immerse yourself in vibrant cities like Tirana and Berat. Albania’s visa-free access for US citizens is a result of bilateral agreements and efforts to boost tourism.

Historic Orthodox church up at the Berat Castle, Berat, Albania | Shutterstock


Tucked away in the Pyrenees, Andorra invites you to discover tax-free shopping, scenic mountain vistas, and outdoor adventures. The absence of border controls with neighbouring countries allows seamless visa-free entry.

Architecture of Andorra la Vella | Shutterstock


Tango your way through Buenos Aires, stand in awe of Iguazu Falls and indulge in Argentine cuisine. The bilateral agreement between the US and Argentina facilitates visa-free travel for up to 90 days.

Colourful Caminito street in the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires | Shutterstock


Australia beckons with natural wonders from the vast Outback to snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef. The Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) or eVisitor visa grants US citizens visa-free access for short stays.

A view of Sydney at night | Shutterstock


Let Vienna’s classical music serenade you, explore Alpine landscapes, and visit historic sites. US travellers benefit from the Schengen Agreement, allowing visa-free travel within the Schengen Area.

Pfarrkirche catholic parish church in Gmunden city centre and Traunsee lake aerial panoramic view, Austria | Shutterstock


Savour waffles, chocolate, and the charm of medieval towns like Bruges and Ghent. Belgium’s participation in the Schengen Agreement ensures hassle-free travel for US passport holders.

A view of an old quarter in Belgium | Shutterstock


Join the vibrant rhythm of Carnival in Rio, venture into the Amazon rainforests, and relax on iconic beaches. Brazil’s visa waiver program allows US citizens to explore without a visa for up to 90 days.

Beautiful view to old historic city buildings and river in small town Morretes, Paraná, Brazil | Shutterstock


America's friendly neighbour offers a diverse landscape—think Rocky Mountains, Niagara Falls, and multicultural cities like Toronto and Vancouver. The Canada–US border agreement ensures visa-free travel for US passport holders.

Beautiful aurora borealis over Spirit Island | Shutterstock


Witness cherry blossoms in full bloom, explore futuristic cities like Tokyo, and immerse yourself in rich cultural traditions. The Japan–US visa waiver program allows for stays of up to 90 days.

Landscape of Kyoto with Japanese temples | Shutterstock

New Zealand

Adventure awaits in New Zealand's fjords, snow-capped mountains, and Maori heritage. The visa waiver program for US travellers makes exploration accessible.

City in the Mountains, Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand | Shutterstock

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