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A to Z: The World

“AtoZ the World” explores the culture and customs, social conditions, and government of 175 countries worldwide. This database provides helpful background information for traveling or doing business abroad -- and for school reports and general knowledge.

A-to Z: World Travel
Use the “AtoZ World Travel” database to find helpful information for more than 200 major American and world cities. Great for planning vacations or business trips – or armchair traveling from home.

Aviation Boom

It it's air travel information you mostly seek, here's a good all-in-one site for flight tracking, airport delay data, weather, airport terminal maps, and international calling codes.

Calling Abroad Howtocallabroad.com provides dialing codes and instructions, time zones and phone books for all countries.

Concierge

Conde Nast's cyber-directory of travel sites.

Expedia

Book your vacation or business trip online; also offers special interest packages.

Fodor's

Travel news, bargains, articles, updates

GORP

Outdoor adventure: Parks, trails and wildlife refuges, what to pack, where to stay and whom to contact.

Meet Your Planet

On the list at the left-hand side of this site you'll find links for maps, currency, time zones, weather, country and health facts, passports and visas, phone codes and a translator.

Mile by Mile

Free maps, thousands of miles of highway travel information and photos.

National Geographic Travel

Another fine toolbox, already constructed, comes from National Geographic, with a wealth of sites ranging from general information to travel newsgroups you may want to look in on. It's a well laid-out site.

Savvy Traveler

Public Radio's "Savvy Traveler" offers a ready-made toolbox with one of the most complete listings of tools on any single Website. Virtually everything from travel guides to Websites for U.S. embassies is here, and if you don't want to assemble your own kit, this is among the best you'll get. The radio program itself is no longer on the air but, the website is still valid.

Travelocity

Flights, car rentals, lodging, vacation packages,
cruises, business travel, bargains.

TripAdvisor

A user driven review source for hotels, restaurants and more. Includes links to forums to ask questions before you go!

Trip Spot

A ton of links, clickable along the left-hand side of this site, lead you to many travel subjects, including those you won't find on other sites.

Tyzo

"Your online travel guide". Directory of travel websites.

USA Star

"Welcome to the largest and most complete road travel resource of its kind on the Internet! Exit services, rest areas, attractions, road construction, travel weather, gas prices and more...for Interstate 95 from Maine to Florida!"

U.S. Department of State,
Bureau of Consular Affairs

Links to embassies and consulates worldwide.

 


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