Travel Resource Links

On this page, you’ll find links to some helpful travel Web sites, advertising partners, and other useful Web pages. Although does not take responsibility for their content, we rely on many of these sites ourselves.

Search Engines – International-oriented – Euro-centric – Euro/global-centric low-cost


Flight Deals/Sales


Last Minute Sites


Flight and Airline Info– Flyer Message Boards– Food Available on board – Tollfree Numbers for Airlines – List of Banned Items – Links to Airline contracts of carriage – Budget Carriers/Low-Cost Airlines – Defunct U.S. airlines


Airline Safety – National Transportation Safety Board – Crashed Airlines/Flights – Airline Fatalities and Accidents


Flight Tracking – Bureau of Transportation Statistics – Official FAA Flight Delays – Flight Tracker – Delay Tracker – Flight Tracker – Flight Tracker


Airports – Airport Codes – Waiting Times in Airports – Flight/Airport Quality Rankings – Airport Fitness Facilities – Duty Free Shopping – Airport Guides – Airport Guides – Best (and Worst) Airports for Sleeping


Airport Parking


Lounge Passes


Airline Seating – Early Check-In for Multiple Airlines – Find the Best Seat on Each Plane – Another Good Seat Finder – Airline Bed Reviews – Choose Your Seatmate


Frequent-Flier Miles – Donate Your Miles – Donate Miles to Service Members and Families – Donate Your Miles – Redeem Miles for Products – Consolidate Your Miles – Earn More Miles Per Trip


Travel Insurance and Emergency Evacuations


Passports – Official TIA Passport Help – State Department Passport Information – State Department Foreign Entry Requirements – Passports for Minors – Store Travel Documents Online


Expedited Passport Services


Cruise Ships – Cruise tip calculator
Willett Travel – Luxury travel providers


Driving and Car Rental – International driving – Car Rental Discounts – Car Rentals Online– Car Rental Express – Car Rentals Online – Find the Cheapest Gas




Hotel Search – Hotels in Sydney


Hostels – Hostelling International – U.S. branch of Hostelling International


Luggage Shipping Services



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Responsible Travel – U.S. Green Building Council – International Ecotourism Society


Carbon Offsetting


Family Travel – Kid-Friendly Airport Guide – Kids and Passports – Find a Baby Sitter – Car Safety – Air Safety – Safe Flying with Kids – Kid-Friendly Reviews – Family travel deals and advice


Study/Work Abroad– STA Travel – Student Universe – International Student ID Card – International Student ID Card – Council on International Educational Exchange


LGBT Travel – LGBT-friendly accommodations worldwide – Passport – LGBT travel magazine – International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association – Lesbian & Gay Hospitality Exchange International – Gay Europe Guide
GLBT Travel Community


Accessibility – SATH: The Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality – Consumer Reviews for Blind and Visually Impaired – Adaptive Sports Associate – Mobility International USA– Accessible playgrounds – Scooter rentals – New Horizons for the Air Traveler with a Disability


Senior Travel


Women’s Travel – Marybeth Bond’s Gutsy Traveler –
Girls Gotta Travel
Women Talking Travel community
Good Housekeeping’s Adventure Mom – Lynn O’Rourke Hayes’ Adventure Mom column


Solo Travel


Pet Travel – Airline Rules – Airline Rules – Airline Incidents – Monthly Airline Incident Reports – Vet Locator Find a Professional Pet Shipper – Pet Insurance
Pacific Pet Transport


Luxury Travel – purveyors of private, luxury travel to China, Japan and Southeast Asia


Business Travel – Business and Travel Etiquette


Travel Blogs – Upgrade: Travel Better


Consumer Sites – Better Business Bureau – Consumer Advocacy Blog – Deals/Discounts Comparison – How to Get a Human on the Phone – List of State/Local Government Offices of Consumer Affairs


Food and Drink – Culinary Travel – Dining Reviews – Dining and Nightlife Reviews Dining Reviews Reviews and Listings – Behind the Scenes of Airline Food
Men Who Like to
Travels In Taste
Gayot Restaurant Page




Meal Delivery Services


Dietary Needs


Health and Fitness – Annette Lang – Physical Education Systems – Men’s Health magazine


Destination Specific – Subscription travel newsletter by Italy travel expert Kathy McCabe – NYC Travel Guide – All about food and drink in Cambodia – Sicily-specific travel information
US-China Travel News – China News


Wifi FreeSpot Directory – WiFi in RV parks


Cell Phones


Money and Fees


House-Sitting Services
House Sitters America
Aussie House Sitters


Biking – Adventure Cycling Association – National Highway Transportation Safety Association – Wine Country Biking


Bus Travel & Bus Sightseeing

Peter Pan
San Diego Gray Line – Southern California sightseeing


Camping – Kampgrounds of America – Woodall’s Campground Directory


RV Travel – Recreation Vehicle Industry Association – National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds


Hiking – National Park Service – National Forest Service


Topographic Maps


Hands-on Museums – The Children’s Museum of Denver – Long Island Children’s Museum in New York – Arizona Science Center – Imagine It! Children’s Museum of Atlanta – Philadelphia Please Touch Museum – Santa Fe Children’s Museum – Children’s Discovery Museum (San Jose) – Exploratorium (San Francisco) – Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of Berkeley – Tech Museum of Innovation (San Jose) – Museum of Discovery and Science (Fort Lauderdale) – Sartosphere Science Centre (Aberdeen, Scotland) – Questacon National Science and Technology Centre (Canberra, Australia) – National Space Science Centre (Leicester, UK)


Aquariums – Georgia Aquarium – Shedd Aquarium (Chicago) – Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach, California) – New England Aquarium (Boston) – Dallas World Aquarium and Zoological Garden – Monterey Bay Aquarium – uShaka Marine World Aquarium (Durban, South Africa) – Aquarium of Western Australia – Ocean Park Hong Kong


Overnight Museums

www.fmnh.orgField Museum (Chicago) – Memphis Zoo – Smithsonian’s National Zoo -San Francisco Zoo – Explora! Museum (Albuquerque) – Kidspace Museum (Pasadena, California) – Oregon Museum of Science & Industry – San Diego Zoo Wild Animal Park – Natural History Museum (Los Angeles) – Philadelphia Zoo – Children’s Museum of New Hampshire