Useful Travel Links
Need to look up information about your destination, like the best place to grab a cup of Cappuccino, what time it is in Zimbabwe, what the currency of Chile is or what the current U.S. Department of State Travel Requirements are for Thailand? Use this page as your resource guide!
Obtain worldwide travel announcements and advisories.
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
Describes a free service allowing U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate in case assistance is needed from The State Department in an emergency
State Department Country Information
Each country information page contains Travel Advisory, Alerts and other important details specific to that country.
U.S. Department of State – Passport Information
Whether you are an American citizen traveling abroad or a foreign citizen traveling to the U.S., get all the information you need about passport and visa applications and document requirements.
REMINDER - United States citizens and residents leaving the country must present a valid U.S. passport to U.S. customs officials upon return to the U.S. This includes persons traveling to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean islands. Each country has visa and passport entry requirements for foreign visitors. Some do not require that U.S. citizens be valid passport holders. Regardless of your destination, you will need to present one on the way home.
CDC Travel Information
This site gives the Center for Disease Control's recommended health precautions and warnings for travelers.
International Health & Vaccination Requirements/CDC
Get 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.
International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers
Travellers are provided with up-to-date health information and an international network of English-speaking doctors committed to helping members.
planning to go
The Universal Currency Converter™ allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations , using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates.
One of the easiest of the international time conversion sites around, ideal in case you need to know what time it is anywhere in the world.
This site gives detailed information on sightseeing, restaurants, shopping and more in cities throughout the world.
Get door-to-door driving directions, detailed maps, plus helpful travel links.
Taking your Mobile Phone
Check with your cell phone provider about use overseas.
When you arrive
Google's free service instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.
The Weather Channel
All you need to know about current weather conditions and three to five day forecasts throughout the world.
Make free voice or video calls over Wi-Fi to fellow users' computers and smartphones, and cheap calls to other phones.