General Web Travel Resources
U.S. State Department Resources – Travel.State.Gov; travel information, passport and visa details, and policies for traveling as a U.S. Citizen. Excellent country resources.
Students Abroad: When traveling abroad, you need more than just your backpack and flip flops. That's where we come in. We're here to make sure you're ready. http://studentsabroad.state.gov/
Smart Travel Enrollment Program (STEP) -- The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country.
Smart Travel iPhone app-- Smart Traveler, the official State Department app for U.S. travelers, invites you to see the world with easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and more.
StudentsAbroad.com – Handbook, checklist, questions answered, and resources, with country specific websites.
Glimpse: Glimpse is where emerging writers, journalists, photographers and filmmakers can find editorial support and funding to develop their storytelling voices, skills, and interests.
What's Up with Culture: Material developed to support and enhances a study abroad student’s ability to make successful cultural adjustments both before going overseas and upon return home from study abroad. There are many self-assessment and activity exercises from which you can learn a great deal about your communication style, your cultural values, and your attitudes towards and reactions to different ways of doing things.
Transitions Abroad- Study Abroad: Study abroad print publications and web resources by country
US Dept. of State ER Card: Here are some free, yes free, printable travel tools for your safe keeping. The US Department of State has developed a website for student travel which includes a printable fill-in-the-blank emergency card.
Hostelling International: http://www.hiayh.org
Hostels Guide: www.hostels.com
Financial Matters Sites
Currency Converter: www.oanda.com/converter/classic
Mastercard ATM Locator: http://www.mastercard.com
Travelers Checks: with American Express http://www.americanexpress.com/travel
Visa ATM Locator: http://www.visa.com
Health and Safety Sites
Embassy & Consulate Information: http://www.embassyworld.com
US State Department: www.state.gov
Vaccinations (Center for Disease Control): http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/contentVaccinations.aspx
Women’s Travel: www.journeywoman.com
Know Before You Go – Your safety while traveling abroad is Sara's Wish Foundation's main mission. A video on their website is intended to make you aware that having good information is key to your having a safe journey and that you have great information resources at your fingertips.
Political Matters and Voting Abroad
Republicans Abroad: http://www.republicansabroad.org
Kayak (searches multiple sites at once for best flight deals): http://www.kayak.com
Student Universe: www.studentuniverse.com
Eurail Information: http://www.eurail.com
Rail Europe: www.raileurope.com
STA Travel (Student Discounted Flight Information): www.statravel.com
Travel Document Sites
Foreign Entry Requirements (Visas): http://travel.state.gov/visa/visa_1750.html
International Student ID Card: www.isic.org
Passport Services http://travel.his.com/passport
Travel Guide Sites
Rough guides Travel On-line: www.roughguides.com
Let's Go: Travel guide
Lonely Planet: Travel guide
Frommer’s : Travel guide