Temporary Vehicle Import to the United States
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Did you know that you can temporarily import a vehicle into the US?
If you want to ship your car, motorcycle, or RV to America, you can drive with your own plates, using your own license, for up to a year - no need to register or title your vehicle in any US state.
Managing bank fees on your visit to the US
visitor.us helps international visitors to America buy a car, motorcycle, or RV, even if they’re just visiting.
For a one-minute explanation of what we do, check out our explainer video, below
Catching Up with the Secure Data Links Lads
When the Secure Data Links lads were gearing up for their trip to the US, they started thinking about transaction costs through out their trip - they didn’t want to get hit with an international transaction or exchange rate fee from their bank at home every time they bought a burger or a beer.
WWOOF your way across America
Every now and then, customers come through visitor.us’ hometown of Bozeman, Montana. When they do, I usually drop what I’m doing and meet them for drinks.
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting up with Ash, Pat, and Jack at my local, the Bacchus on Main Street.
One second everyday: the perfect documentary tool for long adventures
Have you heard of WWOOFing? It stands for WorldWide Opportunities in Organic Farming, and it’s an excellent way to have an authentic agricultural experience in during a visit to America.
Dave and Jane are living the dream
If you’re planning an extended trip around America, you’ve probably thought about how you might want to document the adventure.
You can keep a journal, you can blog, you can post photos on facebook, but have you thought about creating a film that captures one second every day?
Owning a US company to buy a car... Does that mean taxes?
In 2018 Dave and Jane quit their jobs in London and started an ambitious tour: Alaska to Argentina in a truck and slide-in camper.
Why are there mountains on my license plates?
One of the most common questions we hear is about US taxes.
The IRS has a reputation outside the US, it seems.
Here’s everything you need to know about US taxes if you own a company here.
Solving the Top Gear Problem in America
Customers ask us all the time - why are there mountains on my license plates? And what do the words Trails & Conservation at the bottom mean?
We tell them: these are no ordinary Montana plates, these support
The Best App for Finding Campsites in the US
At some point during every season of the BBC’s auto program Top Gear (now reborn as Amazon’s auto program Grand Tour), stars Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May jaunt off to another country where, through the magic of television, three vehicles are purchased, registered, insured, and waiting for them to set off on event-filled tour of the host country.
The Top Gear Problem (or now, The Grand Tour Problem) is this: How can the rest of us have vehicles purchased, registered, insured, and waiting for us in another country?
The Best Vehicles to Buy for a Visit to America
One of the greatest things about exploring the US is the wide range of camping options. From developed sites to freecamping on public lands, there are many opportunities to spend the night outdoors.
But if you’re visiting from another country, what’s the best way to find these hidden local gems?
Many of our customers swear by one app:
Welcome to Our New Home
So you’re a tourist and thinking of buying a car in America for a road trip - great choice! But which one is right for your tour? The following vehicles are our favorites for a visit in three categories:
Reliability - you don’t want to be saddled with a broken-down car
Resale value - If you’re buying and selling a car, you’ll want one that retains…
In 2016, we started exploring an off-beat idea: that some international visitors to the United States might want to buy and sell a vehicle to explore the country instead of renting one.