Airline Seat Charts
Seat configuration and "pitch" (the amount of leg room you will have) for all of
the major airlines. Very interesting site.
Department of Homeland Security
Details on national security alert levels, screening
of travelers at U.S. borders, and more.
Now you can check delays on individual flights as
well as airports. Airport information includes gate and takeoff delays and
a real-time weather radar screen of the area.
The famous travel books are now online, and free for
From hotels to restaurants to what to see, Frommer's
has a complete online database for travelers.
International Time Zones
Just what time is it now, in Helsinki?
One of the top publishers of travel books has an
extensive website of travel resources.
of Britain, Ireland, and Scotland
Also - route planners, featuring turn by turn
directions for driving in Great Britain.
Pocket Currency Converter
This is a quick download, and once you enter the
current conversion factor (available from www.xe.com), you will have a
pocket sized chart that converts foreign currency to U.S. dollars.
Note: you must have Excel 97 or later to use this.
Rick Steves' Europe through the Back Door
The host of the popular PBS series gives his slant
on many of the top tourist destinations in Europe.
State Department Travel
Find where you don't want to go, before you leave home.
Transportation Security Administration
Complete U. S. airport security information.
Travel Health Online
An excellent site for health and safety issues from
Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Note: this site requires that you register,
but it is free.
The latest health information worldwide, from the CDC.
Insurance from QuoteWright
A nifty site where you can compare the major travel insurance companies and
get a quote online.
Latest international forecasts and historical weather trends from The Weather