Links of Interest to Travelers

Below we provide links to useful travel related websites. They contain tips to assist in travel planning, on what to do before you leave on your trip, and how to stay healthy and safe while traveling

Travel Information Sites

  • About.com Ecotourism – great links and information
  • Acapulco Holiday Resort – Book your Northern Cyprus holidays online.
    Adoption Travel – your resource for international adoption travel planning
  • African Wildlife Safaris – Lodge and camping safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and gorilla treks in Uganda.
  • Air Animal – helpful service & information for those traveling or moving with pets
  • Air Charter Bahamas – Jet aircraft charters for Bahamas
  • Air Charter Network – Jet aircraft charters
  • Arbutus Garden House Bed and Breakfast – Located in an area of large heritage homes in the premier residential area of Vancouver, but only minutes to downtown
  • Aruba – Your source for Aruba information and all inclusive vacations
  • Limousines  – gives free email quotes and information for airports, sightseeing or any occasion in town cars, stretch limousines and more
  • Babylon Travel Magazine – lots of travel information & tips
  • Backpacker Essentials – Australian web site with lots of information for backpackers everywhere
  • Backpack Europe – great for Europe bound on a budget
  • Backpacker’s Index – “largest index site for independent travelers on the net!”
  • Bahamas Getaway – vacation getaways to the Bahamas
  • Barcelona – Description: Barcelona Travel Guide Featuring Itineraries, Monuments, Hotels, Pubs, Museums, Maps, Parks And Things To Do.
  • Book a Condo.com – condo rental site
  • BookTravelnStay – Central London Hotels, where you can book online and reserve a guaranteed discount up to 50%. All hotels offer genuine discounts with instant email confirmation.
  • http://www.boston.hotels-nb.com/ – rates & booking for Boston hotels.
  • BTravelcaribbean.com – Abundant source of Caribbean travel deals and packages for Caribbean travel and vacation
  • Budapest Apartments – List of Budapest apartments at the lowest rates. Very easy online booking, reservation.
  • Budget Traveler’s Guide to Sleeping in Airports – This site ranks hundreds of airports worldwide on how cozy, clean and safe they are (or aren’t) to sleep in. Also lists some train stations. You can even post your own reports
  • ByGuide – Guide to Sardinia island Italy in Mediterranean Sea
  • Compass Travel – Travel information hub & gathering place for stylish, Gen-X travelers (“Cosmopolitan Travelers”), from brand name travel lifestylist, Susan Michelle.
  • Canadian Club of Western Australia – Information for Canadians living in Western Australia.
  • Capitol City Hotels – Washington City hotel reservations.
  • Convention Hotel Guide – We are the World’s largest online convention hotel resource
  • Costarican Trails.com – We provide you with a selection of different travel experiences in Costa Rica including Honeymoon, Nature, Adventure, Family, Special Interests and Beach Getaways.
  • Cubano Tourism in Cuba – Tourism in Cuba – A 100% free web site dedicated to tourism in Cuba. Information, photos and related links.
  • London Hotels – Discount London Hotels directory and reservations.
  • Crew Conected.com – The essential connection for sea, air, ex-crew and colleagues!
  • CheapAgents.com – A time saving site to search all of the bargain travel agents and airlines for cheap flights and hotels.
  • Cruise Ship Travel – Offers the best cruise discount for luxury cruise family cruise honeymoon cruise senior cruise group cruise rates for the best cruise lines with the best cruise ships, online cruise reservation
  • Cuba Destino Caribe – Cuban tour operator
  • Culture Connect.com – interesting culture information for travelers
  • Dallas Hotels.com – Comprehensive guide to hotels in Dallas, Texas
  • Discover Israel Online Discount Travel, Hotels Tours and Vacation Guide – Israel travel, hotels and tourism guide provides tourist information and vacation packages in Israel – maps, city guides, special deals on all hotels, b&b, tours and car rental in Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Nazareth, Eilat, Galilee and Dead-Sea
  • Discount Airfare – Affordable Travel offers Airfare up to 85% off
  • Discount Hotels – Planet Holiday offers incredible saving up to 75% for discount hotels in Europe, Asia and Worldwide
  • Discover Mekong – Small group and family travel to Vietnam and Indochina. Here you can book travel packages and hotels or enjoy travel articles about Vietnam and Indochina
  • DiveTheWorld Burma – Burma scuba diving – Offers Burma liveaboards and Phuket Thailand liveaboards to Burma Mergui Archipelago, Burma Banks, Similan Islands, PADI diver courses and holiday vacation packages.
  • Dive The World Thailand – Phuket scuba diving – Offers scuba diving in Thailand, Phuket, Similan Islands, Burma, Hin Daeng, Phi Phi Islands, including dive liveaboards, day trips, charters, holiday vacation packages, PADI diver courses and IDC instruction training.
  • Dublin’s Best Hotels – Reserve quality Dublin hotel accommodation in Dublin’s top hotels. Online Booking for all Dublin Hotels including Temple Bar and Dublin Airport
  • Durant Imboden’s Europe for Visitors at About.com – a very valuable resource for anyone going to Europe
  • Easy Amsterdam Hotels – Check all available rooms in Amsterdam in only a few seconds. Best available rates!
  • EcoSource – A guide to ecotourism
  • Enjoyturkey.com – Planning a trip to Turkey? Enjoy Turkey is an online travel guide for tourists visiting Turkey. Through the site you can make your travel plans and book a hotel, tours and car rental. There is also loads of information about attractions, entertainment, excursions and adventures.
  • Eurail – travel Europe by rail with a very flexible pass!
  • Europe On Rail – the easiest way to travel in Europe
  • Eurotrip – great resource for those traveling to Europe
  • Exploration Borneo Tours – great tour information for people going to Borneo
  • EZ Hostel Worldwide Lodging – Italy hotels and lodging, accommodations. Free and secure online reservations.
  • Fodors Travel Online
  • Friendly Planet.com – nationwide, wholesale tour operators specializing in high-quality, cost-effective international travel arrangements.
  • Frenchidyll.co.uk – Accommodation to rent in France
  • Global Volunteers – Volunteer work overseas
  • Global Travel Online – great travel search engine
  • Golf-Link-Scotland – great resource for golfers traveling to Scotland
  • Go Poland – check this site out if you are traveling to Poland
  • Golf Shores Information – A complete vacation guide and resource to the Gulf Shores Alabama area
  • Guide to London hotels and atractions – London hotel accommodation selection. Reservation of available hotels. Attractions in different London areas. Useful Britain travel tips.
  • Have Children Will Travel – useful information about traveling with children
  • Hawaii Cruises – Cruises to Hawaii with Royal Olympia Cruises.  Explore the beautiful Hawaiian islands taking advantage of our special discount cruise deals
  • Heathrow Airport Car Parking – Information and reservations for Heathrow Airport Car Parking
  • Heathrow Airport Parking– Cheap Airport Parking at Heathrow Airport.
  • Heathrow Hotels – London Heathrow International Airport’s official hotel reservations, and the only hotel reservation service endorsed by the London Tourism Board.
  • Hilton Head Vacation Rentalss
    Description : Hilton Head Vacation Rentals offers over 175 vacation rental villas and homes located on Hilton Head Island. The company offers the islands widest selection of properties for every budget, ranging from oceanfront to golf course views
  • Holland Hotels – All 2800 Hotels in Holland sorted by budget
  • Home in Italy – Villas, chateaux, apartments and historical residences for rent in Italy
  • Hostelling International Web Site
  • Hostels.com – comprehensive information and guide
  • Hotell Agoaemar – beautiful hotel in Praia de Jauá, the beach of Jauá. It is situated north of Salvador da Bahia in Brazil.
  • Hotel -Assist.nl – Online hotel reservations for hotels in Holland & Belgium
  • Hotel Express International – has more than 3000 member hotels worldwide all giving 50% discount on expected availability. Great site for those in need of a hotel
  • Hotel Directory – information on hotels in Europe and the USA.
  • Hotel Duvin – A unique New Zealand hotel, with the ambience of an exclusive country inn. Inspired cuisine, fine wines, beautiful park-like setting, excellent leisure activities. Only 35 minutes south of the Auckland International Airport.
  • Hotels & Apartments Directory – presents a thoroughly checked selection of properties from all over the world.
  • HotelWise.com – Accommodation information portal -Enables you to search for discount hotels online from one website.
  • Accommodation information Portal – Hotel Wise – Hotel Wise is the only complete one stop hotel room finder online.
  • How Far Is It? – service uses data from the US Census and a supplementary list of cities around the world to find the latitude and longitude of two places, and then calculates the distance between them (as the crow flies)
  • HS Venice Hotels – Venice, Italy hotels and lodging – direct contact with hotels for best prices and service.
  • Houston Express Hotels – Hotels in Houston, Texas, offering quick availability checks and secure online bookings.
  • Immigration and Visas – Work permit, work visa, immigration and naturalization services for UK, Australia, Canada, US and other countries.
  • Independent Traveler.com – great information for the independent traveler
  • India Travel Agents – Covers tourism in India, travel packages and other travel information.
  • InfoHub Specialty Travel Guide – A travel guide containing unique specialty interest tour packages and anything associated with specialty travel.
  • International Bed and Breakfast Pages – Award winning bed and breakfast and travel guide offering travelers their choice of 1600 rated, inspected or reader reviewed accommodations located around the world
  • International Study and Travel Center
  • International Vacation Properties Inc. – Rent/Purchase directly from owners and save. Features homes, condos, resorts, bed & breakfasts and all other
  • Internet Travel Portal – For travel information, cheap flights, currency converters and daily world news updates visit Round-the-Globe.com
  • Ireland Accommodation – Accommodation Directory for Ireland & Northern Ireland
  • itravelnet.com –  Travel Directory site.
  • Jiva Resort and Spa Kata Beach Thailand: Our spacious family resort is functional and tastefully decorated in contemporary style, creating a relaxed atmosphere. The name of Jiva literally means “ for a good life”, with our ambience, warm and friendly service, we assure our guests a memorable stay.
  • JoJaffa – adventure travel guide via the internet
  • Katakaron.com – Phuket Resort Hotel Katakaron  – all resort hotels.
  • La Defense Hotels – Find hotels in Paris! All of them are located within the area of La Defense and walking distance to all convention centers and conference centers.
  • Las Vegas Hotels  B2C Las Vegas Hotels offers a selection of the best discount hotels around Las Vegas with free online booking.
  • Las Vegas Hotels NB – Low and Discount Rates in Las Vegas hotels, Real time Secure hotels reservations.
  • Latin Discover – One-stop Latin America travel service for hotels, tours, flights, cars, and specials
  • Legendary Adventure Company – specializes in safaris in Tanzania
  • London Accommodation – Cheap London Hotels in Central London – Comprehensive listings of budget hotels in central London with secure on-line reservation
  • Louisville City Hotels.com – Comprehensive guide to hotels in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Luxury Travel Source.com – Business class airline travel tickets from LTS. First class airline tickets for destinations worldwide. Visit Luxury travel source today.
  • Malaysia Scuba Diving – Sipadan Scuba Diving – Offers Malaysia resort diving and Sabah Borneo dive resorts to Sipadan, Layang Layang, Mabul, peninsular Malaysia, PADI diver courses and holiday vacation packages
  • Manolya Hotel – Discover Northern Cyprus. Escape to this Tranquil Island Now!  Manolya Hotel is situated 10 kilometers from Kyrenia
  • MapQuest – great online maps for almost anywhere in the world
  • Medical Travel – The medical travel experts
  • Miles Faster – Milesfaster, Heathrow & London airports taxi cab for Heathrow airport, Gatwick airport, Luton airport, Stansted airport, London taxi cab service
  • Miami Hotels.com – Providing a comprehensive tourist guide to the city of Miami, Florida
  • MoreAvailability.com – Secure online reservations at over 40,000 hotels worldwide
  • Njewa Safaris.com – Site Description: Online detailed information and reservations for Safaris, Tours,Ticketing, Car Hire,Impala Shuttle services in East Africa, Hotels and lodges in Kenya and Tanzania.
  • New York Hotels – Directory of New York Hotels
  • Niagara Falls Canada – Riverpark Inn – Located only minutes from the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, Marine Land and the spectacular Niagara Falls.
  • Northern Cyprus – Holiday in Northern Cyprus in select hotels
  • #1 Discount Hotels & Hotel Reservations – offers discount hotel reservations from cheap hotels To luxury resorts worldwide.
  • OrlandoCity.Com – Hotel Reservation and Attractions in Orlando
  • Orlando Vacation Homes – Florida Rental Villas – Affordable luxury vacation homes and condos less than 10 minutes from Disney
  • Pack on the Back – portal for independent travelers
  • Park Stay & Fly – Our Park & Fly packages, will provide you with a night in a comfortable hotel near the airport.
  • Paris-Hotels.com  – Directory to hotels in Paris, France.
  • Particularcuba.com – budget accommodation in Cuba at Casa Particular & hotel reservation guide
  • PentictonBB.com  – Royal Bed and Breakfast – PENTICTON, British Columbia; CANADA- experience the beauty and tranquility of the Okanagan Valley – Canada’s all season destination! All rooms have King-sized beds, air-conditioning, private baths, view of lake or mountains, on-site masseuse and much more!
  • Prague Hotels & Hotel Apartments –  Hotels in Prague? Try our inexpensive serviced apartments in the centre – a real alternative to luxury hotels in Prague.
  • Redflag – China web index. City guides, hotel directories, culture, art and food
  • Relocation Central – The Online Guide for People On the Move
  • Renault Eurodrive – The all inclusive, tax-free, short term car lease. Program available throughout Europe from 17 days to 1 year for US resident only
  • Rent A Car in Cyprus – Cheap car hire with free Paphos & Larnaca Airport delivery
  • RentSpain.com – Star Rent a Car – With more than 30 years experience with Vehicle Rental in Spain, Star now offers discounted Car Hire Alicante, Car Hire Valencia Car Hire Murcia Car Hire Malaga Airport with local offices in Moraira, Denia and Benissa.
  • Rick Steves Travel Page – you have seen him on TV, now check out this excellent travel site!
  • Roberts Grove – nestled on fifteen lush acres between the Caribbean Sea and the Placencia Lagoon in Belize
  • Rome Apartments – The best accommodation in Rome
  • Rome Tour Guide – Personal & private tour guide to ancient Roman architecture, the Coliseum, Michelangelo, the Pantheon, Sistine Chapel & other Rome tours. Guided tour services in Rome include walking tours, minivan tours & limo tours.
  • Quest to Cruise – Cruise information and links
  • Far and Wide Travel Afrika – Safari consultants for southern and eastern African destinations, specialising in safaris in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique, Namibia, Kenya and Tanzania
  • Santorini Hotel Guide – Complete guide with list of Santorini hotels & Santorini luxury accommodation, find the best hotels in Santorini with special discount rates, attractions, Santorini maps, Santorini weather, transportation information.
  • Savvy Traveler – Rudy Maxa’s public radio’s nationally broadcast travel show. Join them for travel tips with attitude and dreams of “the road less traveled.”
  • Scuba Diving – Lots of scuba gear consumer information, including in-depth advice for choosing the right swim fins, scuba diving mask, scuba BCD and more!
  • Sell Or Seek.com – Advertise your property for sale or your rental(s) at the Costa del Sol or inland Andalucia (Spain) on the Internet yourself  in a very simple manner
  • SCI International Voluntary Service – Learn how to volunteer work overseas
  • Sleep in Spain – accommodations in Spain
  • South Pacific Organizer http://www.southpacific.org – Guidebook writer David Stanley provides mini-guides to South Pacific destinations, answers to FAQs, island maps, listings of films, music, and books, and links to numerous other travel sites.
  • Srm Travel – Turkey”  and the description is; “specialized in tailor-made, special interest and adventure tours in Turkey”
  • Spain Guides.com – great travel info on Spain
  • Spanish Promotions – Spanish tourist news and Property investment marketplace, RSS news from Spain and Spanish lifestyle video reports, travel and delightful hotels
  • Spanish-Villas – Rent a private Spanish villa direct from the owner
  • South Pacific Organizer – Guidebook writer David Stanley provides mini-guides to South Pacific destinations, answers to FAQs, island maps, listings of films, music, and books, and links to numerous other travel sites
  • St Croix Tourism.com – great information for people traveling to this lovely island.
  • Strathlorn Travel –  Offers travel destination information to British tourists looking to holiday in North America and other destinations.
  • Tenerife.com – information resource for travel, business, lifestyle, internet and recreation on the island of Tenerife, the largest of Spain´s Canary Islands
  • 10K Vacation Rentals – 10,000 Vacation Rentals Around the World!
  • thebackpacker.com – a site dedicated to backpacking with beginning issues up to advanced topics
  • The Finest Discount Hotels – The Finest Discount Hotels offers quality brand name hotels at discount prices.
  • The Globetrotters Club  – The Globetrotters Club is a international network for independent travellers around the world. If you’d like to join us, receive our bimonthly newsletter and membership listing offering hospitality, info and advice.
  • African Safari Travel – The Safari Company – reservations and booking services for your African safari with informative advise, detailed maps and professional assistance
  • The Sports Arena.com  – Great info on outdoor winter sports
  • The Travel Minute – daily, one minute radio report
  • Third World Traveler – lots of travel info and links
  • Time Out – great city guides and listings
  • Tokyo Travel Guide – useful travel information for those visiting Tokyo
  • Tours.com – worldwide guide to tours and vacation packages
  • Travel China Guide – Discount hotel reservation service in China
  • Travel Discount by Hotels Max – Online reservations for hotels worldwide
  • TravelFleaMarket – Discount Airfare, Hotels, Vacations & Cruises
  • Travelinireland – Travel in Ireland for all your accommodation car rental and travel guides for Ireland, we also have tour packages for Northern and Southern Ireland.
  • Travel Notes – Very organized travel directory providing country/state information, reviewed web sites, regular travel articles, and online ticketing for car hire, hotel reservations and discounted flights
  • Travel Accessory Guide – For information about luggage, travel clothing, maps, travel discounts, health and more.
  • Travel Agent Specials – showcases unique travel specials from professional travel agents worldwide
  • Travel Agent For India – travel info booking trips for India
  • Travel China Guide.com– China hotel reservation service, with up to 70% savings on your hotels in China’s major cities.
  • Travel Directories Ireland – the accommodation directory of Ireland
  • Traveling.ch – Your traveling site for Switzerland
  • Travel Links UK – provides lots of interesting UK related travel links
  • Value-Villas.com – Orlando vacation homes, rental homes near Disney. Luxury pool homes in great locations – minutes from Disney World.
  • Villas Acapulco – Acapulco vacation villas in Acapulco, Mexico.
  • Villa Holiday Vacation Rentals– Selection of holiday villas available in the most popular holiday destinations, including Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Turkey, Canaries, as well as Orlando Florida
  • Virgin Vacations – offering  London vacations, Italian vacations and Paris vacation packages
  • Virtual SLO – Visual Guide – Offering virtual tours of San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo hotels, and other Central Coast attractions
  • Visit Hotels In London & Dublin – Hotel discounts with up to 70% off in London & Dublin. Wide choice of accommodation options available.
  • Web-Hotels.com – discounted hotel rooms for all major cities, plus other travel services.
  • White Blue Dive – Similan Islands liveaboards, daily dive trips and PADI dive courses from our dive centres at Phuket, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta
  • Travel Magazine Web Sites

  • Expatriate Information Sites

    • Expatriates Directory – Expatriates related news, books and web resources
    • Expat Finder
    • Americans Abroad – Greece
    • Australians Abroad Site
    • Brits Abroad – A place for ex-pats and those interested in British culture
    • Canadian Guide to Working & Living Overseas
    • Escape Artist – Expatriate resource guide
    • Expatriate Essentials – unique company providing a one-stop approach to advise on all the issues arising when someone goes on an international assignment
    • Expat Exchange – Great general resources for expats of all nationalities
    • Expat Expert – informs, advises and offers friendship to the expatriate spouse. Also assists human resource experts who need to understand the spouse to make the right decisions concerning the lives of families on the move
    • Expat Singapore –  good site if you are interested in Expat resources in Singapore
    • Expat World – the newsletter of international living Expat World showing you the world in a way you’ve never seen before – now goes electronic as well as a hard copy edition. Get your FREE COPY now
    • Expatriates.com – the online community for expatriates featuring information, classified ads, a resource directory, and discussion board for expatriates
    • Expatriates Living & Working in Germany – good information for expats planning to or already living in Germany
    • Hello-USA – for those wishing to work, study and move to the USA. Lots of valuable information and access to books on the subjects as well
    • Pacific Island Investments – specialize in the consulting, marketing, financing, development and brokerage of private islands, boutique and resort hotels and a wide variety of investment opportunities throughout the South Pacific
    • The Offshore Journal – Arnold Cornez was the first author/publisher of an email offshore newsletter and is the author of the popular “Offshore Money Book”. His Offshore Journal is a news commentary about what’s happening in the offshore financial centers of the world. He also exposes internet financial scams in his newsletter
    • Transitions Abroad – Excellent site for those intending on moving abroad for work or retirement
    • Transition Dynamics – A Constancy Serving the International Expatriate Community
  • Study Abroad & ESL Sites

    • Abracadabra – a great list of ESL schools in Canada
    • Aardvark’s EFL Resources – Resources & contacts for students and teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL)
    • GlobalStudy – this web site is your source of English as a second language (ESL) study world-wide
    • Educational Consultants.com – Web site for educational planning, a worldwide network of educational consultants, advisors, travel planners and schools
    • Embark – Apply online for numerous international ESL schools around the world
    • ESL Cafe – great meeting place for ESL teachers
    • ESL Career.com – info on teaching English as a second language overseas
    • ESL employment – Free esl / efl jobs posting and employment opportunities. Search for the latest teaching jobs and career opportunities abroad in the field of ESL / EFL
    • ESL House – an informative English language resource center for students and teachers
    • HyperStudy.com – Study Abroad Enquiry Service
    • IEFA – The premier Internet resource for financial aid information for international students wishing to study in a foreign country
    • ORBISLINGUA.com – A comprehensive guide providing information about language courses world wide