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Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

Fife, Scotland
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Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

I have my esta but was wondering if I really need to take it with me?

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1. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

Where? To the airport? Out and about in town? Out for a drink? :)

Nottingham, UK
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2. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

No you don't need to take it with you as long as you've filled it out and passed your good to go. Enjoy your trip :)

Manchester, United...
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3. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

no, just note the reference number down somewhere.

Fife, Scotland
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4. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

Thanks guys

Brighton
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5. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

We have never been asked to show it, but it is just a piece of paper isn't it?

Not going to really impact on your luggage weight restrictions, so is there really any harm in popping it in with your other travel documents? lol

Brampton, Canada
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6. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

my husband's Scottish and we live in Canada.We took a copy of the Esta with us but found out all the info is in the computer so they can find it there when you go through customs.It's a bit of a rip off to get more money from you!We have to renew it before August this year to get into the U.S.

Ghent, Belgium
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7. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

Not sure if there is supposed to be a link between it being on the CBP officers computer and it being a rip off in your opinion.

Anyway as AuntM already said, one piece of paper is not going to affect you and may give you peace of mind.

There have been reports on TA that some airlines have asked passengers to procude their ESTA's.

Dewsbury, United...
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8. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

I take a copy as a back up....

Scotland
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9. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

We took a copy but didn't need it. The guy at immigration said he could see we had been granted the Visa when we asked him if he needed to see our copies.

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10. Re: Anyone been asked to produce their esta?

Whats an esta?