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A collection of tips and links to helpful websites to visit prior to your travel

U.S. Department of State – Passport Applications, Visa Applications, Country Background Notes, Foreign Per Diem Rates, Email Travel Warnings, Emergency Precautions

Weather  – Domestic and international short-term and long-term forecast

Google Maps – Maps of countries, states, regions, cities, and more

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration  – Airport Delay Information Air Traffic Control System Command Center

SeatGuru – Airline seat maps

Pimsleur or Rosetta Stone – Learn a new language before your trip

XE – Foreign currency exchange rates

CDC Travelers’ Health – Vaccination recommendations, travel clinic locations, and more

Travel + Leisure Tipping Guide – Guide to gratuity amounts around the world from Travel + Leisure Magazine

Magellan’s Tipping Guide  – Global tipping guide

U.S. Domestic Airline Baggage Fees  – Fees for checked bags, size and weight restrictions

U.S. Transportation Security Administration Rules – Carry-on content and checked bag rules, Lost and Found contact numbers

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