Do I need an ETA if I have a passport?

May 12th, 2009, 08:54 AM
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Do I need an ETA if I have a passport?

This may be a really dumb question but I am planning to go to Australia in less than 2 weeks and as I was searching sites I seen something mention that you need to have an ETA to enter Australia. I have a valid US Passport but do I need to apply for an ETA also?
TIA for any help!!!
Carolyn10 is offline  
May 12th, 2009, 09:44 AM
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I am going in September and according to the site you do need one you can apply on line. Here is link:
its on the left scroll down to it.
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May 12th, 2009, 12:00 PM
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Okay, Thanks! I would have never even known that if I wouldn't have been searching today...I leave next Sunday so hope it doesn't get declined! Thanks for your help!
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May 12th, 2009, 05:52 PM
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If you booked your ticket through an agent Carolyn, could be that they actually processed one for you.
As you can see it's only $20 but agents used to be able to do it for free [may still be able to] and up to them whether they charge for the few minutes of computer time it'd take them.
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May 16th, 2009, 05:04 PM
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The airline can also do it for you. United did ours.
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