Before You Go


The World Traveled

Suggests You Visit These Sites Before You Go


.Travelers Checklist

Government Links

Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets  

U.S. Passport Information

International Visas

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

Travelers Checklist

CDC – National Center for Infectious Diseases Travelers Health – 

World Health Organization 

US Customs Service

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

Request booklets for traveling abroad or living overseas – 

A Safe Trip Abroad / Your Trip Abroad / Travel Tips for Older Americans / Americans Residing Abroad / Tips for Travelers to: Sub-Saharan Africa / Canada / Central & South America / China / Mexico / Middle East & North Africa / South Asia / Russia

Health Related Websites

Traveler’s Health CDC

The Healthy Traveler

International Society of Travel Medicine

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Travelers Insurance

Insure My Trip


Currency Websites

XE Currency Convertor 

International Currency Exchange 


Western Union Money Transfer 

American Express

Mastercard Prepaid Travel Card

Thomas Cook Cash Passport Card

Visa Travel Money Card

Miscellaneous Sites

ASTA – American Society of Travel Agents

International Electricity Guide

AAA Travel Planning Tools

USTOA – United States Tour Operator Association

Visa Central Service

Weather Service

Backpacker Sites

Hosteling International –

Hosteling International USA –

Youth Hostel Association Australia –

Council Travel –  800-2Council

International Student Identity Card (ISIC) –   

ISIC Helpline – 877-370-ISIC (4742)

International Discounts – 

Bakpak Travelers Guide –  

STA Travel – 

Eurail Passes –

Greyhound Bus –  10% off with ISIC card

Travel Insurance Companies – Call and compare to see which is right for you

Travelguard Travel Insurance –   800-826-4919

Global Travel Insurance –  800-232-9415

International SOS Assistance –  800-523-8662

Inter X Medical Insurance (Travel Insurance Services) – 800-937-1387

TravelSafe Insurance –  800-523-8020

Global Care Insurance Coverage –  


Global Alert Insurance –   800-423-3632

Travel Insured International –  800-243-3174

STA Travel Insurance –  800-781-4040

Travelex Insurance –    888-457-4602

Access America Travel Protection –  866-807-3982

Worldwide Assistance –  800-777-8710

The Berkely Group –   800-797-4514

CSA Travel Protection –  800-348-9505

Universal Travel Protection –   800-694-4311

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