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Sites and info you may find useful

Do you want to look up information about your destination? Details on travel insurance options? Current U.S. Department of State Travel Requirements? Need to know what time it is in Addis Ababa? What’s the local currency and exchange rate in Peru? Other beneficial travel hints and information? Use this page as your resource guide!

FEATURE: Packing Tips

There are two kinds of travelers in the world: those who packed light and those who wish they had.To include everything needed in as little space as possible, follow these helpful packing tips compiled by ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents)

U.S. Department of State – Passport Information http://travel.state.gov/

Whether you are an American citizen traveling abroad or a foreign citizen traveling to the U.S., get all the information you need before you head overseas. These websites contains tips for traveling abroad, passport and visa applications and document requirements.

 

Travel Advisories http://travel.state.gov/

Obtain worldwide travel announcements and advisories.

 

CDC Travel Information http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/

This site gives the Center for Disease Control’s recommended health precautions and warnings for travelers.

 

Currency Converter http://www.xe.com/ucc/

The Universal Currency Converter™, the world’s most popular currency tool, allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations on the Internet, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates.

 

Worldtime http://www.worldtimeserver.com/

One of the easiest of the international time conversion sites around, ideal in case you need to know what time it is in Zimbabwe, or anywhere else!

 

Lonely Planet http://www.lonelyplanet.com/us

Down-to-earth travel information about our little corner of the universe. Read articles, check out the upcoming episode topics, and navigate your way through one of the more entertaining sites around.

 

The Weather Channel http://www.weather.com/

All you need to know about current weather conditions and three to five day forecasts throughout the world.

International Health & Vaccination Requirements/CDC http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/

A list of countries and their health requirements or warnings, plus news articles about outbreaks and immunizations. Also included are a geographic travel map and health recommendations.

 

Playbill Online http://www.playbill.com/

A great resource for Theater informations. Find out what’s showing and where. You can purchase tickets online.

 

Federal Aviation Administration http://www.faa.gov/

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation. The FAA issues and enforces regulations and aircraft standards and certifies airmen and airports that serve air carriers. They develop air traffic rules, assign the use of airspace and control air traffic.

 

FAA Tips on Flying with Children http://www.faa.gov/passengers/fly_children/

Keep your little ones safe while flying. Learn about the importance of using a child restraint system. It is safer than holding your child in your lap. Most airlines will offer discounts of up to 50% for children less than two years of age.

 

Items Permitted and Prohibited on Commercial Flights (tsa..gov) http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/index.shtm

What To Know Before You Go

 

Cruise Line International Association http://www.cruising.org/clia-statement-ebola

Statement on Ebola

U.S. Department of State – Passport Information http://travel.state.gov/
Whether you are an American citizen traveling abroad or a foreign citizen traveling to the U.S., get all the information you need before you head overseas. These websites contains tips for traveling abroad, passport and visa applications and document requirements.

Travel Advisories http://travel.state.gov/
Obtain worldwide travel announcements and advisories.

CDC Travel Information http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/
This site gives the Center for Disease Control’s recommended health precautions and warnings for travelers.

Currency Converter http://www.xe.com/ucc/
The Universal Currency Converter™, the world’s most popular currency tool, allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations on the Internet, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates.

Worldtime http://www.worldtimeserver.com/
One of the easiest of the international time conversion sites around, ideal in case you need to know what time it is in Zimbabwe, or anywhere else!

Lonely Planet http://www.lonelyplanet.com/us
Down-to-earth travel information about our little corner of the universe. Read articles, check out the upcoming episode topics, and navigate your way through one of the more entertaining sites around.

The Weather Channel http://www.weather.com/
All you need to know about current weather conditions and three to five day forecasts throughout the world.

International Health & Vaccination Requirements/CDC http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/
A list of countries and their health requirements or warnings, plus news articles about outbreaks and immunizations. Also included are a geographic travel map and health recommendations.

Playbill Online http://www.playbill.com/
A great resource for Theater informations. Find out what’s showing and where. You can purchase tickets online.

Federal Aviation Administration http://www.faa.gov/
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation. The FAA issues and enforces regulations and aircraft standards and certifies airmen and airports that serve air carriers. They develop air traffic rules, assign the use of airspace and control air traffic.

FAA Tips on Flying with Children http://www.faa.gov/passengers/fly_children/
Keep your little ones safe while flying. Learn about the importance of using a child restraint system. It is safer than holding your child in your lap. Most airlines will offer discounts of up to 50% for children less than two years of age.

Items Permitted and Prohibited on Commercial Flights (tsa..gov) http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/index.shtm
What To Know Before You Go

Cruise Line International Association http://www.cruising.org/clia-statement-ebola
Statement on Ebola

Center of Disease Control- http://cdc.gov

Destination Information- http://Lonelyplanet.com

Travel Phrases- http://Fodors.com/language

Plane Seat Info- http://Seatguru.com

Transportation Security Agency- http://Tsa.gov/

Federal Aviation Agency- http://faa.gov

REMINDER – ALL persons, including U.S. citizens, traveling by air between the United States and Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Bermuda will be required to present a valid passport, Air NEXUS card, or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Document, or an Alien Registration Card, Form I-551, if applicable. If you do not have a passport get it now by clicking below. If you have a passport make sure it is up to date. Click here for Passport and Visa information.

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