History 185: Travel Resources

NB: the following websites are just a sample of the many websites related to travel and travel-planning. There are many more available that you may find at least as useful as these, or more so. Their inclusion on this list (or the exclusion of others) does not represent any type of endorsement by the instructor of the course, Luther College, or any other individual or organization.


Passports, Consular Information Sheets, Travel Warnings, Travel Tips, Safety
http://travel.state.gov/

Know Before You Go (US Customs)
http://www.cbp.gov/travel/international-visitors/know-before-you-go

Tourism Information (Publication-related Travel Sites)
www.fodors.com
www.frommers.com
www.lonelyplanet.com
www.ricksteves.com

Airline Seat Selection
http://www.seatguru.com/

Airport Codes
http://www.orbitzforbusiness.net/shared/pagedef/content/air/airportCodes.jsp

Airports
www.quickaid.com

Flight Conditions
www.fly.faa.gov

Underground/Subway
http://www.amadeus.net/home/new/subwaymaps/en/

Travel Arrangements
www.expedia.com
www.travelocity.com
us.venere.com
www.tripadvisor.com
www.hotels.com
www.orbitz.com

Health
www.cdc.gov/travel
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/health/

Travel Insurance
www.insuremytrip.com

Currency Exchange Rates
www.x-rates.com
www.xe.com

Cell Phone Rental
www.travelcell.com

Time/Date
www.timeanddate.com/worldclock

Weather
www.worldclimate.com
www.accuweather.com

Packing Tips
http://www.verber.com/mark/travel/packing.html

Metric Conversions
http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/conversions.html