Travel Information

Print      Apply

Great links to important travel information

One-stop Reference
for Students Abroad

The U.S. State Department Web Site offers American college students a one-stop reference for international travel. Resources for students and parents provide Country specific information, tips for safe travel, and much more about traveling and living overseas. There are downloadable flyers called Go! Guides as well as a Tips to Go wallet card.

Health Information

Links to sites providing resources and information regarding health risks while traveling abroad, causes, prevention, advice, and health care providers.

Financial Information

ATM locators, and currency converters.

American Citizens
Service Abroad

U.S. State Department provides links to important services to United States citizens living and traveling abroad, including some important emergency information. It includes a list of hospitals in a number of countries, information on lost or stolen passport and information in case of general emergency.

CIA: World Factbook

Great maps, helpful data about the economy, geography, government, and people of each country are just a few of the reasons you should stop at the CIA World Factbook web site.

Embassy and Consulate Directory

Need a Visa or need to contact an embassy while abroad? The site boasts a search engine which will lead you to embassy's and consulates around the world.

Foreign Entry Requirements

Do you know what documents you need to enter the country you plan to visit? This Department of State web site will help you find the answer.

International Cell Phone Use

Information on Cell Phone use while abroad. What kind of phone you need, costs per minute, and how to avoid paying a fortune.

International Dialing Codes

Making international phone calls does not have to be hassle. This WEB site provides the International Direct Dialing and Country and City Codes for countries around the world.

Transitions Abroad Magazine

View articles from "Transitions Abroad," a magazine that focuses on study and work opportunities abroad.

Travel Document Systems

Not sure if you need a VISA or what you need to apply? This informative site provides links to information about VISA requirements for countries around the world.


Probably one of the most comprehensive travel sites on the WEB. Travlang features links to discover international dialing codes, how to map a route to anywhere in the United States, weather information, and currency exchange rates. This site is also home to on-line translation dictionaries and WEB language lessons. You can even take a quiz to test your basic language proficiency.

U.S. Dept. of State
Background Notes

This resource from the State Department provides information and data about nations around the world. Learn about history, government, and economy, as well as information about geography and population. This is a nice complement to State Department Travel Advisories and Consular Information Sheets.

Apply for U.S. Passport

Use this option to visit the U.S. State Department's website to apply for Passports



U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories / Consular Information Sheets

This State Department site provides government data about countries around the world. Consular Information Sheets include such information as location of the U.S. Embassy or Consulate, unusual immigration practices, health conditions, minor political disturbances, unusual currency and entry regulations, crime and security information, and drug penalties. Also, you can discover information about countries for which our government has issued travel advisories.

U.S. Department of State
Visa Services

This site provides information about student and visitor Visas and attempts to answer travelers' frequently asked questions. If you have a question that is not addressed, that's okay. The site has an e-mail link that allows browsers to send questions directly to the State Department.

World Wide Classroom - Travel Planner

WorldWide Classroom's Travel Planner offers articles and editorials on a variety of topics, including culture shock, customs, medical care, and money. A nice section on packing provides information about planning your wardrobe, things to think about before packing, and suggestions on what to pack.

Passport Express

Expedited U.S. Passports applications and renewals

The Traveler's Guide to U.S. Passport and Visa Applications has created a guide that lays out the key information you need when applying for a U.S. Passport and/or Visa.