Esma Travel Company


We have taken the time to outline the most frequently asked questions. If you do not see the answer to your question please contact us at (732) 566-3825.
Q.  For what type of trip to I need proof of citizenship?
A.  United States Citizens traveling to any foreign destination must have proof of citizenship. If you are traveling to Europe, Costa Rica, Latin, or South America, or Trinidad and Tobago, you must have a U.S. passport. If you are traveling to Bermuda, The Bahamas, the Caribbean (except Trinidad or Tobago), or Mexico, all travelers must have a valid passport.  Passports must be valid for at least 6 months after return date. 
Q.  What if I do not have a passport?
A.  As of January 2008 all people traveling abroad to international destinations must have valid passports.
Q.  What if I am the citizen of another country?
A.  If you are the citizen of another country there may be additional requirements.  Please check with the nearest consulate of the destination you are traveling to and find out the entry requirements for non United States citizens.
Q.  When should I reconfirm my flights?
A.  Please call your airline three to four days prior to your departure date to reconfirm your flight and provide them with a number at your destination.   Due to increased security, boarding passes must now be issued at airport check-in.  While at your vacation destination it is recommended to call your airline carrier a few days prior to your return flight to reconfirm your flight. 
Q.  How much time do I need to get to the airport?
A.  Due to the increased security, it is recommended that for domestic flights you arrive at least 2 Hours prior to your flight.   For international flights please arrive at least 3 hours prior to your flight.  Also, remember to leave yourself extra time to get to the airport around peak travel days, during bad weather, and heavy traffic and terminal congestion. 
Q. What are the new baggage requirements?
A. You must check with your airline as to what their requirements are.  All baggage fees are to be paid directly to the airline.