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|PreTrip Checklist. You are packing for that trip, have you done everything you need to
do in some cases months in advance. See here for hints to help your vacation to
become less stressful.
Do you find tipping a pain, click here
for a simple guide to tipping.
Money should not be a hassle, read this article before changing
money and know when it is not a good place to change money.
This is full currency converter, if you find a currency missing
that you wish to be added, please contact us and let us know.
OANDA Foreign Exchange Tools
OANDA Currency Trading
OANDA FXTrade has a simple to use graphical currency trading view that allows you to trade or learn all about the currency
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Currency Converters and Tools
• FXConverter: 164 currency converter is the Web's most popular and free currency converter. You can also customize the
converter to have the same look and feel as your own Web site in minutes.
• FXCheatSheet: currency cheat sheet for Travelers is the most useful tool you can take with you on your next trip. Just print the
FXCheatSheet for your next destination, it's small enough to fit in your Wallet and help you figure out the prices in your home
• FXDaily: daily one-to-many currency table allows you to view multiple currency exchange rates with one click.
• FXHistory: historical currency exchange rates for over 164 currencies with an easy to use interface.
• FXPense: calculate your international, multi currency expenses online. Just enter the amount of foreign expense and FXPense
will calculate the exchange rate for the day of the purchase. Then print or export the expenses in MS® Excel.
• FXAverage: A multi-lingual currency exchange converter that calculates the weekly, monthly, quarterly, or yearly average
exchange rates for any user specified time horizon.
• FXDelivery: Get your Foreign Currency and Travelers Checks delivered to your home for your next trip.
will be your final destination. Plus, there’s no medical necessity clause. If you
are hospitalized, we'll be there to pick you up — regardless of the nature of
your illness or injury. Compare the difference between MedjetAssist and other
Money and Foreign Exchange
Passports and Visas
This page contains miscellaneous information that may be useful for the traveler. Divided into general categories, each
section has links to web sites where you can find up to date travel related information, or purchase relevant products or
We try to update the information regularly, so we appreciate feedbacks and suggestions from you.
- Passport and Visas
- Travel Insurance
- Currency & Foreign Exchange
- Frequent Flyer programs
- Charge Cards
- Warnings & Advice
- ATMs, Subways,
- Charge Cards
- Travel Kits & Travel Clothing
- Telecommunication Services, Sim Cards
Check out this site
OAG Worldwide is the world’s leading
content management company
specializing in travel & transport.
Do you need to locate a newspaper, magazine article, read your daily newspaper while away
from home, then check out The NewsDirectory.
Do you have a complaint about a company that you have used, do you want to find out more about a company before you use them,
click here for the Consumer Affairs website. This includes recalls, scam alerts, small claims guide, lemon laws and other useful
Wireless internet – Hotspot companies - Boingo
Welcome to SeatGuru.com, the ultimate source for airplane seating and in-flight services information.
- Do you want a seat with extra legroom? A seat with a non-restricted recline? A seat that is extra quiet?
- Would you like to compare the First Class, Business Class and Coach Class seat pitch and seat width of different airline
- Are you traveling for business and need to know which airplanes have laptop power at your seat and what type of adapter
- Have a long flight and want to know what type of in-flight entertainment is featured on your flight and what movies are
playing this month?
MileMaven.com is a free new tool which developed for travel
agents and frequent flyers, to help you and your customers Earn
the Most Miles on Every Trip.
Do you know if the travel agent you are working with is legit, check out this article on Card Mill Agents to find out more.
Hidden Charge Card Fees? Find out more in this
Did you ever find bed linens or towels that you would just love to have at your favorite hotel. Check out
this page for some of the sites now available to buy your favorite hotel bed linen, furniture, accessories,
robes, towels, etc.
Do you have questions about electrical adaptors or voltage
about different countries, then checkout this website for
more information: click here.
Vacations Are Good for You,
By ALINA TUGEND
About a third of employed
Americans usually do not take all
the vacation days to which they are
entitled, but there is increasing
evidence they are necessary for
Travel, Transportation, and Recreation
Official information and services from the U.S. Government.
Air Travel: Travel warnings, air travel security tips, real-time airport status, preparing to fly...
Historic Places and Preservation: Historic preservation, National Register of Historic Places, White House, historic landmarks...
International Travel: Currency exchange rates, foreign per diem rates, entry requirements, international driver's licenses, travel
warnings, international travel tips...
Recreation and Tourism: National parks, National Atlas, outdoor maps, the National Zoo, museums, hobbies, leisure activities...
Road and Train Travel: Gas prices, National Scenic Byways, road closure and traffic information, Amtrak, rail travel information...
Travel Safely: Airline status, airport screening, foreign travel advisories, citizens abroad...
Visiting the United States: Travel, Study, Work, and Learn about the United States of America – for Visitors to the U.S.
View the World Tours makes no recommendations nor takes any responsibility for you knowing and understanding
the health concerns or requirements for traveling to any country around the world, including anywhere in North
The information given below is for you to know that you are ultimately responsible for your own health.
Center for Disease Control (CDC) International Travelers' Health Hotline
FAX: 888-232-3299 toll free
(Any information available by fax is also posted on this site.)
PHONE: 877-FYI-TRIP toll free
|Centers for Disease Control and
1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, U.S.A
Tel: (404) 639-3311 / Public Inquiries:
(404) 639-3534 / (800) 311-3435
Traveler's Health Service
5505 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, N.E. Suite 230
Atlanta, GA 30342-1764
Phone: (404) 459-4343
Fax: (404) 459-4390
Citizens Emergency Center at the U.S.
Department of State in Washington, D.C.
UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), started a special portal and has been launched at
www.sos.travel to help travelers and the industry in case of such an emergency.
You have been asked to give your CVVI number, why do you need to give it. What is the security
number that is being requested credit card authorization form.
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If You Want That Pillow,
You're Gonna Have to Pay
Facing steep fuel prices and tough competition,
airlines aren't cutting costs so much as passing
them on, click here:
Guide tells us how to behave abroad
New booklet hopes to counter image of 'ugly American'
World Citizens Guide abbreviated pdf file or the 16-tips Business Travelers Guide.
Air Transport Association (ATA), a Washington-based airline trade group, publishes a list of U.S. taxes and fees
levied on commercial aviation on its Web site (www.airlines.org/economics/taxes).
Travel Supplies & Travel Kits
Your personal headrest protector for planes, buses, trains,
movie theaters, etc. For more information on TravelKleen.
|Telecommunication Services, Sim Cards
|Download Skype and start calling for free all over the world. It sure works.
G Cellular has phones that work
all over the world, check them
out. You can also click here.
They carry two providers of satellite phone
service: Globalstar and Iridium.
Globalstar is appropriate for trips within
the lower 48 states and select parts of the
Caribbean. Outside of this area, reception
becomes unreliable and if you are able to
place a call at all, you will be charged
roaming fees ($3.49 per min) in addition
to your regular per minute charges.
Iridium will work anywhere on the planet.
The only exceptions are Cuba and North
Korea, and this is NOT due to poor
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