Travel Links

These links are provided to help in planning your next adventure abroad. Please let us know if you've found a site that is particularly useful that is NOT listed below or if you find a site listed below that is no longer posted.


Check these sites to learn about the latest travel warnings.

U.S. Department of State travel advisories (202/647-5225, provides updated information on danger areas as well as visa, passport and health info. Trip-planning publications also are available.

British government travel advisories

Canadian government travel advisories

U.S. Customs Service alerts (provides guidelines for what travelers can/can't bring in/out of the U.S.)

Traveler's Health:

Check for required/suggested immunizations and health warnings

CDC (Centers for Disease Control)

High-altitude acclimatization and illness info

Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport Services and Information (online forms & info for passport applications/renewal)

Foreign travel entry requirements

Embassies and Tourism Offices

Tourism offices worldwide (including tourist office websites) or

U.S. embassies around the world

Worldwide Conversions:

Electricity, money, metric measurements and time

World electricity guide + International dialing codes

Currency conversion

Create a currency conversion "cheat sheet" to take along on your next trip

Metric conversion calculator

World Clock

Current time anywhere in the world

ATM locations abroad

Find ATM locations for cards using Visa and Plus systems

ATM locations for cards using MasterCard, Maestro and Cirrus systems


Guide to airline seats and in-flight amenities

Info on airport facilities, terminals and parking around the world

Maps of locations worldwide (including driving directions for European destinations)

Weather forecasts around the world

UNESCO World Heritage Sites list

Internet café locations worldwide

Listing of festivals around the world

Information hotlines

Tour-operator/travel-agent problems — Contact the American Society of Travel Agents (703/739-2782, or the US Tour Operators Association (212/599-6599, Also, contact the BBB in the city in which the company is located.

Air-travel complaints (domestic and foreign) — Contact the US Department of Transportation ( or the FAA (consumer hotline, 866/835-5322,

Health — The Centers for Disease Control provide an International Traveler’s Hotline offering recorded messages or faxes on current health risks, suggested immunizations and food/water precautions; call 800/232-4636 or visit

IAMAT — Travelers can become members of the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers, or IAMAT (1623 Military Rd., Ste. 279, Niagara Falls, NY 14304-1745; 716/754-4883,, and receive a list of English-speaking doctors worldwide plus info on malaria, immunizations and climate overseas.

Weather, Road Conditions — For info on weather and road conditions in cities in the US and worldwide, contact The Weather Channel Interactive, Inc. (900/932-8437 [calls cost 95¢ per minute],