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Maintenance: Food | Time & Weather | Language | Exchange Rates | Study, Teach & Volunteer Abroad
Repairs: Emergency Services Abroad | Health & Safety | Embassies & Consulates
 
Blueprints: Planning and Getting There
Planes
Airline Info
 FAA
Safety, Alerts & Advisories
 Yahoo! Directory
A-Z Listing of Airlines
 Air Travel Network
Air, Cruise, Car & Hotel Listings
 Air Traveler's Handbook
Frequent Flyer Program Listing
 AirlineMeals.net
Visual Menu of Airline Food
 Air Travel Complaints
Airline Complaints Information / History
 FlightArrivals.com
Real-Time Arrival & Departure Info.
 SeatGuru.com
Airplane Seat Info.

Ratings / Consumer Protection
 Department of Transportation
Aviation Consumer Protection Division

Online Ticketing...
For Air, Cars, Cruises & Hotels
 Orbitz  Expedia.com  Travelocity.com  CheapTickets  Priceline.com  opodo
Online travel services from nine leading European airlines
 Southwest.com
The only Web site to buy Southwest tickets online

Frequent Flyer Info.
 WebFlyer
Programs, Ratings, Message Boards
 frequentflier.com
Program info. and Advice
 Epinions.com Travel section
Comments/Advice from Site Members
 Inside Flyer Magazine
News/Articles for the Frequent Traveler

Trains
 Amtrak
Ticketing & Services
 Eurail
European Rail Transportation


Automobiles
 RentalCarGuide.com
Rate Comparison, Reservations
 www.yahoo.com
Online car rental lists by country, region, city and state

Travel Guides
  Expedia.com's Destination Index
City-by-City Travel Guide
 Lonely Planet
Worldwide Travel Guide
 CIA Factbook
Detailed country info. and maps
 Rough Guides
Worldwide guides and bulletin boards
 Frommer's
Guidebooks, booking help and deals
 City Secrets
Books on Europe for sale
 Michelin
Maps and guides catalogue
 Time Out Magazine
City guides to the world's top 34 cities
 Eccentric America
Off-the-beaten-track things to do in the U.S.
 Traveler's Bookcase
Staff travel book selections from a Los Angeles-based store
 Distant Lands
Traveler's bookstore and outfitters
 gorp.com
Adventure travel info.
 Johnny Jet
Extensive travel info.
 CitySearch
City info. for restaurants, nightlife, hotels, shopping and more
 tripadvisor
ARecommendations for hotels, resorts, inns, vacations
 vindigo
Info. downloads for your PDA
 site59
Last-minute weekend getaways

Boats
 Cruiseserver
Itineraries and Reviews
 Cruise Lines International Association
Official Cruise Industry Site
 Cruiseopinion.com
Cruise review database

Hotels
 Air Travel Network's Hotels
Hotel Phone Numbers
 all-hotels
Worldwide Directory & Rates
 www.quikbook.com
Great deals on hotels all over the U.S.
 BedandBreakfast.com
Info. on 27,000 bed & breakfasts worldwide

Disability Travel
 Disability Travel
The Savvy Traveler's Recommendations
Maps
 MapQuest
Online World Atlas
 maps.com
Maps & Online Store
 ViaMichelin
Maps, travel utilities and weather info. worldwide
 United States Geological Survey
Maps, disaster info. and geographical data
 DeLorme
Maps, GPS gadgets, satellite imagery and more

Passport & Visas
 U.S. Dept. of State
Info. on Living & Traveling Abroad
 passportsandvisas.com
Visa & Passport Processing
  American Passport
Passport Expediting Service

Travel Agents
 American Society of Travel Agents
News & Travel Agent Locator

Travel Insurance
 WorldTravelCenter.com
Instant Online Travel Insurance

Travel Warnings
 Centers for Disease Control
Warnings on Outbreaks & Diseases
  State Dept. Travel Warnings
Country-by-Country Warnings
 The World Traveler
Hepatitis Information Center
 http://www.dfat.gov.au/
Australian Dept. of Foreign Affairs & Trade
 British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
UK government department responsible for foreign affairs

Maintenance: Getting along once you're there
Food
 Chowhound
Restaurant Menus & Message Board
 Fodor’s
Worldwide Restaurant Guide
 Zagat Survey
Worldwide Restaurant Guide

Time & Weather
  The Weather Channel Online
Airport Weather Conditions
 WorldTimeServer.com
Current Local Times Worldwide
 Yahoo! Weather
Weather Conditions by Location
 Time Zone Clock
Savvy Traveler's Time Zone Utility
 time and date.com
Time, date utilities and more…
Language
 TravLang
Travelers Language Guide & Translating Dictionaries
 Berlitz
Course info., travel / study programs
 Free Translation
Online translation utility
 Babel Fish Translation
Translation tools

Exchange Rates
 X-Rates.com
Exchange Rates & Comparisons
 XE.com
Universal Currency Converter
  Rubicon International
World Exchange Rates
  Rubicon International
World Exchange Rates
  Currency Converter
Savvy Traveler's Exchange Utility
Study, Teach & Volunteer Abroad
 Institute of International Education
Study Abroad Search Engine
 Teaching & Projects Abroad
Volunteer & Work Experience Placements
 TeachAbroad.com
Directory for Teaching Positions Worldwide
 National Registration Center for Study Abroad
Learning Abroad for Students & Professionals
 Naropa University
Study Abroad Programs
 Study Abroad Links
Country-by-Country Study Abroad Links
 International Volunteer Programs Assoc.
Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Repairs: Fixing things that go wrong
Emergency Services Abroad
 U.S. Dept. of State Emergency Info.
Emergency Services to U.S. Citizens Abroad
 Hospital - Technology
Hospitals and Healthcare Providers Worldwide
 Health World Online
Emergency & First Aid Info.
 ABCNews.com Travel
 Travel First Aid Kit Checklist
Health & Safety
 U.S. Dept. of State Legal Info.
Worldwide Legal Info. for Travelers
 Centers for Disease Control Health Info.
Health Info. for Travelers
 World Health Organization
A-Z Listing of Diseases and Health Topics
Embassies & Consulates
 U.S. Embassy Online Directory
 Web sites of U.S. Embassies
 Yahoo! Embassy Directory
Foreign Embassies and Consulates in the U.S.

 

 

 

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