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Tips  General Travel Tips:

  Currency Converter Conversion between any two of 164 currencies (
  World Weather Weather conditions around the globe (The Weather Underground)
  Temperature Converter Convert a Fahrenheit reading to Celsius (Centigrade), or Celsius to Fahrenheit
  World Time Current local time around the world
  The Internationalist Practical information for the traveler, on countries around the world
  ISTC International Student Travel Confederation, for excellent travel info for students
  Europe by Eurail European Rail Passes, Guides, etc. Also individual train tickets
  EuroStar Trains For train travel between London and Paris (or Brussels)
  Via Michelin Route planning for European travel (Michelin)
  Motoring in the UK Route Planner, UK traffic conditions, Accommodations, ...(Automobile Association, UK)
  US DOT National Traffic and Road Closure Information (US Dept of Transportation)
  SkyTrax Check out comparative ratings of airlines and airports
  Airline Seating Check seating comfort, by airline and aircraft type (
  Passport Services State Dept's site for help with all matters relative to US passports, etc.

Some Travel Destinations:

  Canada A wealth of information for travelers (Canadian Tourism Commission)
  Parks Canada About Canadian National Park Reserves and National Marine Conservation Areas
  US & Canada Informational web links for individual states or provinces (National Geographic)
  US National Parks National Parks and Campgrounds
  Scenic Drives "Drives of a Lifetime", mostly in North America (National Geographic Travel)
  The Caribbean The Caribbean and the Bahamas: the people, the islands, history, .. (InterKnowledge)
  Visit Europe Information on European destinations (European Travel Commission)
  Germany Transport, Accommodation, Weather, etc. (German National Tourism Board)
  More on Germany Travels through Germany - info on cities, regions, airports, colleges, language, ...
  Italy About language, history, places to visit, accommodation, etc. (Italy Heaven)
  Explore Ireland Learn about the Emerald Isle's Hostels, Hotels, Pubs, Waterways, ..
  India Travel information (including hotels, etc.) Also: Indian Ministry of Tourism
  Japan Regional guides, budget hotel reservations, ...(Japan National Tourist Organization)
  Australia Australian Tourism Net - Accomodation, auto rental, tours, ...
  New Zealand A travel planner for New Zealand. See also Useful Links at NZgo
  Lonley Planet A wealth of information about travel destinations around the planet

  Principal Cities:

  London About hotels, theatre, city events, maps, etc. See also LondonNet
  Paris Guide The official City of Paris website  See also:  Paris Pages
  Rome The Eternal City. See also enjoy rome
  Madrid About places to stay and things to do in Spain's capital - See also: GoMadrid
  Vienna Online Events, weather, facilities, etc. (in German)
  Amsterdam A "City to Visit"
  Copenhagen Celebrated in song as the "Queen of the Sea".   Also: City Tourist Agency
  New York City The City that never sleeps. And NYC Tourist (for hotels, Brooadway shows, etc.)
  Boston Athens of the Americas
  Vancouver Information and services for visitors to Vancouver, British Columbia
  Bangalore All about Bangalore, India.  See also Bangalore Walks
  London Walks Also: Rome Walks (Brochure with schedule), Paris, Dublin, and Copenhagen
  Liveable Cities Cities ranked by "Quality of Living":  Vienna tops the list (Mercer)

plane  Shopping for Airfares:

  Kayak Search multiple travel sites for airfares. Also:, and FareCompare
  BookingBuddy Get quotes from Expedia, Orbitz, AirTkt, etc.
  CheapTickets Budget airfares, cruise specials, and vacation packages. Also: cheapoair
  MakeMyTrip Check flights and airfares to, and around, India ... and elsewhere
  Opodo Competitive fares for flights to all points, originating in the UK
  Air Berlin Competitive airfares to Berlin, from around Europe and elsewhere

auto  Hotels & Car Rentals:

  Hotel Guide USA Hotel Guide, extensive US and Canadian listing. See also: HotWire
  Europe on Budget About inexpensive European hotels (
  HotelDiscount Hotel rooms at discount (140 cities worldwide, 3000 properties)
  Youth Hostels Select European hostels. Also: HostelWorld and International YH Federation
  Italian Monasteries Budget lodging in convents and monasteries (Rome, Florence, Venice, ...)
  B&Bs Bed-and-Breakfast places in the US, Canada, Australia, Mexico, and the Caribbean
  Hotel/Motel Coupons On-line coupons for accommodations along US highways (
  Lighthouses Lighthouses in North America and Europe, offering overnight accommodations
  London & Dublin Wide choice of discounted hotel rooms in London and Dublin (
  France Hotel information for France, and Spain. Also London, Geneva, ..
  India Farmhouses Farmhouse vacations in India (Haryana and Kerala).   Also: Himalayan region villages
  MyTrip Net Discount hotel reservations for Japan and elsewhere
  Last Minute Deals US Travel deals in airfare, hotels, etc., at Travelocity
  AutoEurope Rent-a-Car in Europe; plus news of airfare & hotel rate specials

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Date of Last Update:   04-Apr-2013
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