Important and useful information:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service
- The World Clock – Time Zones
Current local times around the world
- Currency Converter
xe.com The Universal Currency Converter
- Traveler’s Almanac
Find the average temperature & more for US cities during any month.
- International Calling Codes
Find International Calling Codes for Telephone Calls
- Electricity Conversions
Check the electricity standards in any country before you pack!
- Flight Tracker
Track the flight status of any airborne flight in the U.S.
- Flight View
- Flight Aware
- Flight Stats
Track a flight by airline name and flight number, or by city and arrive/departure times.
- Seat Guru
Find the best seats on an airfcraft for every airline
- Airport Status
Flight Delay Information – Air Traffic Control System Command Center
- Cruise Ship Tracking
Locate cruise ships at sea
- Ship Cams
Cruise ship cams
Cruise tip calculator
- Cruise TT
Cruise ship port schedules
Cruise ship information and pictures
- Other Useful Information
- U.S. State Department – Travel Warnings
Up to date information on travel warnings issued when the State Department recommends that Americans avoid a certain country. This site also includes State Department public announcements and consular information sheets.
- U.S. State Department – New Requirements for Travelers
Latest information regarding upcoming passport requirements for travellers.
- U.S. State Department – New Passports
Either of these links will provide you with the necessary information for applying for a new passport.
- U.S. State Department – Passport Renewal
U.S. State Department information on how to renew an existing passport.
- U.S. State Department – Marriage of United States Citizens Abroad
Important information if you are considering a destination wedding outside of the United States.
- U.S. State Department – Trip Registration Home Page
This is a free service provided by the U.S. State Department to register travel abroad with the U.S. embassies/consulates in the countries to which you will be traveling.
- U.S. State Department – Foreign Entry/Exit Requirements
Country specific information is available for every country of the world including unusual immigration practices, health conditions, minor political disturbances, unusual currency and entry regulations, crime and security information, and drug penalties.
- U.S. State Department – U.S. Embassies & Consulates
Information on all U.S. embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions.
- U.S. State Department – Students Abroad
Tips from the State Department for students traveling abroad.
- Travel Security
Transportation Security Administration information. The TSA has put together the most up-to-date and comprehensive set of information on aviation security.
- U.S. Customs
Up to date information about restricted/prohibited items, clearing Customs, etc.
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control – Traveler’s Health
Current health information for specific destinations, including vaccination recommendations.
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control – Cruise Ship Inspection Reports �
List of cruise ships and their inspection scores.