The Best Travel websites
1000 Tips 4 Trips
Travel tips and advice submitted by users.
Beyond the Brochure
Worldwide travel guide detailing behind the scenes good and bad experiences not found in everyday travel brochures.
This site contains a database of 4208 internet cafes in 140 countries.
Searchable global directory providing contact information and links to Web pages (if available) for embassies and consulates
around the world, US embassies abroad, foreign embassies in the US, and permanent missions to the UN.
European Driving Regulations
Driving regulations for European countries and a large selection of road signs
that can be found throughout Europe. Focus is on driving your vehicle through Europe.
NativeWeb is an international, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to disseminate information from and about indigenous nations,
peoples, and organizations around the world; to foster communication between native and non-native peoples; to conduct research involving
indigenous peoples' usage of technology and the Internet; and to provide resources, mentoring, and services to facilitate indigenous peoples'
use of this technology.
Tips and tricks for the computer-equipped traveler. Articles, links and resources.
Steve Kropla's Help For World Travelers
Steve Kropla's Help For World Travelers gives a comprehensive listings of worldwide electrical and telephone information.
Including a World Wide Phone Guide, International Dialing Codes, World Television Guide, World Electric Guide and a Mobile Phone Guide.
US Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs
Consular services for United States citizens abroad.
The services include: Travel Warnings/Consular Info Sheets, List of Current Warnings and Announcements, Travel Publications,
Information on Preparing for a Crisis Abroad, Help for Americans Abroad, Citizenship and Nationality, Lists of Doctors/Hospitals Abroad,
Medevac/Medical Insurance, Tips for American Students Abroad, Voting Assistance Abroad, Children's Issues, International Adoption,
International Parental Child Abduction, Child Protection Services, Passport Information, Print Passport Applications,
Certificates of Birth, Death & Marriage, Visas for Foreign Citizens to Come to the US, Diversity Visa 2004 Instructions, Visa Waiver Program,
Visa Bulletin, J Visa Waivers, Visa Reciprocity Tables, Visas for US Citizens To Go To Other Countries, Judicial Assistance,
Lists of Lawyers Abroad, Bilateral Consular Treaties,..
Weatherbase - Vacation Finder
Select the month you want to travel, the type of weather you want, and receive
recommendations of the best places to go worldwide that match your preferences.
Whatsonwhen is a free database of thousands of worldwide events and happenings.
Each listing for a happening or event includes dates, contact information, and often additional background information
about the location where the event is taking place. There is a special leisure events guide and business events guide.
Whatsonwhen can supply you with travel videos of the world's best events and destination guides.
World Wide Phone Guide
Guide to issues that may arise when trying to hook up modems in various countries. Includes a table of telephone plugs used
worldwide, ways to deal with hard wired phone systems, and how to handle digital phones and tax impulses.
Comprehensive, independent arrival, departure, delay and cancellation information for all commercial flights across the US and Canada.
Guide to the World's International Airports, Timetables, arrivals, on-line booking of air tickets, hotels , car hire, destination guides etc.
SeatGURU.com is the source for airplane seat information. Find the seat that best suits your needs, simply select the aircraft
you're flying using the menu.
Currencies of the World
Details of world currencies including names, symbols, subdivisions and pegs.
Exchange rates and currency converter with multiple rates available from EconoFinance.
Lists a currency converter, currency cheat sheet and a travel expense manager.
Purchase a foreign currency, travelers cheques or Visa TravelMoney.
Currency exchange rates, time plotted charts, conversion tables, calculator and historic lookups.
CDC - Traveler's Health
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the
health and safety of people - at home and abroad. This is the special Traveler's Health section.
Emporiatrics - An Introduction to Travel Medicine
A guidebook for clinicians in the prevention and treatment of travel-related illnesses, including infectious diseases,
altitude sickness, and other dangers to international travellers. The epidemiology, etiology, and clinical presentation of
infectious diseases are described. Vaccination requirements by continent are outlined.
High-Altitude Medical Guide
Information on the prevention, recognition, and treatment of altitude illness,
as well as other health issues affecting travelers to destinations at altitude.
Institute of Tropical Medicine - (ITM)
The Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp, Belgium is one of the world's leading institutes for training, research
and assistance in tropical medicine and health care in developing countries.
Jetlag Calculator, The
Explains how to reset your bodyclock by following a carefully timed program of
light and dark. The site calculates the timing for you. Calculates the hours for different time zones.
Malaria Foundation International
Facilitates the development, education and implementation of solutions to the
health, economic and social problems caused by malaria.
MCW HealthLink - Travel Medicine
Latest articles on Travel Medicine by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Details of major infectious diseases and information about in which countries
they are found, plus recommended vaccines and precautionary advice.
MD Travel Health
Health risks and services in many countries, infectious diseases and suggested immunizations, illness prevention,
and special needs travelers.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US Government agency) presenting disease outbreak alerts, reference material,
destination updates, cruise ship inspection scores, recommended vaccinations, and information for family and special needs travel.
World Traveler, The - Hepatitis Information Center
Provides information on international travel such as travel clinic locator, disease vaccine information for hepatitis A and
B and others. Also links to CDC travel updates. Provided by GlaxoSmithKline.
Universal Packing List, The
Packing checklist of items thought more or less essential by many travelers. You can customize this travel packing list for
your own travels.
How Stuff Works - Passport
Explains when and why you need a travel passport, and offers tips on how to apply for one.
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
Offers information for obtaining birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates
required to obtain or update a United States passport. Includes links to publications and resources.
Provides a broad range of general information for Americans planning travel abroad, including passport information.
So You Wanna Get a Visa?
This article explains how to decide which United States visa you need, get the
application, and prepare the evidentiary support you need for a successful application.
Travel Documents Systems
Assisting Americans travelers to obtain United States passports, foreign visas.
Travel information provided for most countries. Based in Washington, D.C.
Mastercard.com - ATM Locator
With over 820,000 ATMs in over 120 countries, you're never far from a MasterCard®, Maestro® or Cirrus® ATM.
Visa International offers an ATM Locator (find ATMs and bank machines closest to your location.), lost VISA card, and more.
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Our Travel Advice notices are provided on a country-by-country basis, and
focus on risks to Australian travellers. They are only issued for countries where the
potential exists for Australian travellers to experience difficulties.
iJET Travel Intelligence
Provides real-time Travel Alerts and Travel Advisories for over 150 countries
across 10 categories - security, health, transportation, entry/exit, environment/weather,
legal, communications, financial, culture, and language. Also provides in-depth destination
intelligence...so you know.
Overseas Advisory Council (OSAC)
Private/US Government partnership. Issues travel advisories and announcements.
Some areas restricted to American-owned, not-for-profit organization, or any enterprise
incorporated in the U.S. doing business overseas.