Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau site can be searched by company name, phone number, or web address to find out whether a travel operator has a good or bad rating.

CDC Travel
This Center for Disease Control travel site gives health-related information by destination on vaccines, health threats, etc. There are resources for yellow fever vaccination clinics and private travel clinics. There are links to all the state health departments and guidelines for safe food and water and mosquito and tick protection.

Flight Arrivals
This site gives arrivals and departures for all commercial flights over the United States and Canada. There is also flight delay and schedule change information.

Insure My Trip
Insure My Trip lists 100 travel insurance plans from 16 leading companies listed with price quotes. The site also has:
  • ATM locations
  • Consular information sheets
  • Current travel warnings
  • Currency conversion
  • Packing tips
  • Traveler’s health information
MapQuest offers driving directions in the United States and Europe as well as maps for the United States and abroad. There is a subscription service that lets you download information into your mobile phone.

Oanda gives conversions for 164 major currencies around the world, plus a printable currency cheat sheet.

This state department site explains how to obtain, replace or change a passport. Applications and forms can be downloaded for ordering and renewing passports. There is also travel information and news on where passports are required.

Seat Guru
Seat Guru has information on airline seating, in-flight amenities, and airline information. It contains detailed seat map graphics with in-depth seat specific comments denoting seats with limited recline, reduced legroom, and misaligned windows.

Time & Date
This world site that gives current time in cities all over the world. There are international calling codes, a sunrise and sunset calculator, a distance calculator for figuring out the distance between 2 cities, current and past daylight savings time around the world and a time zone converter.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
The TSA site provides tips on safe traveling and contains lists of permitted and prohibited items allowed on planes. There is information on what to expect from the screening procedure and tips for packing and traveling with children.

U.S. Customs & Border Protection
This site contains rules for bringing items back from your trip for U.S. citizens. There are answers to frequently asked questions posed by U.S. residents who travel outside the United States and travel advisories.

WebFlyer covers the ins and outs of frequent flyer miles and includes details on every major hotel and airline program. There are articles on such topics as miles and airline bankruptcies. There is a mileage converter that shows you how to convert miles or points between frequent flyer programs.

XE Exchange Rates
This website gives conversions for 21 major currencies around the world.