Resources to use before and during your travels
General Travel Resources
How to Plan Your Next Adventure Vacation – Need help planning your next adventure vacation? Here is an entire page dedicated to helping you plan your next trip.
Fun Facts About 3 Classic American National Parks – Did you know? Find out some secret facts about 3 of our greatest national parks.
How to Choose the Right Tour Operator – When it comes to your precious vacation time and dollars, a little time and energy spent on the front end will help ensure the vacation of your dreams.
The World Clock – Current local time in cities and countries, in all time zones.
MD Travel Health – Complete travel health information, updated daily, for physicians and travelers.
Pack A Book â€“ Want to read books set in the destination youâ€™re visiting? This site provides a guide of what books to read.
International Travel Resources
Language Tips for Traveling Abroad – Here are some helpful phrases in five common languages to know when traveling in Europe:
French, Italian, Spanish, German and Dutch
Foreign Entry Requirements for US Citizens – Information on passports, visas, immunizations, medical information, additional fees, and conditions abroad that may affect your safety and security.
World Health Organization – The authority for health within the United Nations system. Responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, and setting norms and standards.
Universal Currency Converter – Perform currency and foreign exchange calculations using live, mid-market rates.
U.S. Department of State– Everything from passport information to which countries you need visas for as well as travel tips.
Foreign Electrical Systems – A summary of information on the electrical requirements and systems in use in most countries of the world.
Flyer Guide: Travel Friendly Credit Cards â€“ Hands down one of the best resources for picking a travel friendly credit card and researching foreign transaction fees.
Airline Seating Charts – Information on airplane seating, in-flight amenities, and other useful airline information.
Transportation Security Administration – Find the most up-to-date information on travel regulations, security alerts, flight delays and more.
Google Maps – Find various types of interactive maps for any city or country around the world.
Maps.com – Purchase maps and guidebooks to take with you on your travels.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – See daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring. Learn about fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce.
The Weather Channel – Features current conditions and forecasts for over 98,000 locations worldwide, along with local and regional radars.
Travel Clothing and Gear
Eagle Creek – Providing travelers with a complete travel system, from a main bag to packing and organization solutions, to security, comfort and everyday essentials while on the road.
ExOfficio – Clothing solutions for outdoor & travel enthusiasts with a specialty in functionality.
Kelty – Outdoor equipment for everything from travel to camping.
Travel Smith – Travel clothing, shoes and accessories for women and men.