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Websites for Travelers

Traveling to foreign countries remains high on many people's list of priorities even in times of economic difficulties. Visiting faraway countries, experiencing their culture and making new friends is an adventure you won't forget for a long time to come!

Taking a break from everyday life is a great way to recharge your batteries and get a fresh perspective on things. It is also an excellent opportunity to learn about countries and cultures that are different from your own.

With modern technology traveling has become much easier than it used to be. But still, some challenges remain and the better you are prepared for your trip, the more enjoyable it will be. Information is key to a great travel experience and thanks to the internet it is easier than ever to learn about your destination before you even get there.

Below we have created a list of resources that we hope will help you with the preparations for your next trip.

Have a great trip and stay safe!

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The Mayan ruins of Tikal are one of the most popular destinations in Guatemala

The Mayan ruins of Tikal are one of the most popular destinations in Guatemala.

General Travel Websites

Lonely Planet
Wherever you plan to travel, chances are there's a Lonely Planet guide to your destination. Particularly popular with budget travelers.
Fodor's Travel Guides
Another well-respected guidebook publisher covering destinations on every continent except Antarctica.
Travellerspoint Travel Community
An online Travel Community to help travelers before, during and after their traveling. Forums, blogs, photos and information about destinations.
The Globetrotters Club
The Globetrotters Club is an international network for independent travellers around the world. Members receive a bimonthly newsletter and membership listing offering hospitality, info and advice.
The Big Travel Guide
Travel sites of the world - Worldwide Travel planner.

Air Travel

World Airport Codes
Reference site for airport codes and information like runway lengths, elevation, latitude and longitude for more than 9,500 airports worldwide.
Airline Carry-On Luggage Allowances
Great summary of the carry-on policies of various airlines and the differences between domestic and international travel.

Travel Health

Travelers' Health
Official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Travel Health
Plenty of hands-on advice on travel health and disease prevention for individuals traveling abroad on vacation or business.