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TRAVEL RESOURCES

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Travel regulations vary around the world. The links provided below will help you prepare. This information is updated regularly to help you stay safe and informed.

CDC Travel Health Warnings

Travel notices are designed to inform travelers and clinicians about current health issues related to specific destinations.
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Currency Converter

XE’s Rate Blender uses over 100 global sources to reinforce accuracy. Plus, it dynamically detects and filters out data errors.
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Entry Requirements

Visa requirements, crime & security info, health & medical considerations, drug penalties, localized hot spots & more.
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Passport & Travel ID's

Adult passengers 18 and over must show valid identification at the airport checkpoint in order to travel.
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Travel Health Topics

Do you have a specific health concern while traveling abroad? Check out this thorough list of resources.
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STEP Program

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service connecting U.S. citizens to the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
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Travel Alerts & Warnings

Travel Warnings may be due to unstable government, civil war, ongoing intense crime or violence, or frequent terrorist attacks.
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Travelers with Disabilities

Know your rights and be prepared when traveling with special needs through airports and TSA checkpoints.
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TSA Pre-Check

With a 5 year membership, you'll speed through security without removing your shoes, laptops, liquids, belts, or light jackets.
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TSA Top Travel Tips

Simple tips & suggestions to help you avoid common hassles while traveling domestically or abroad. Be prepared for your next flight.
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TSA Website

All things Transportation Security Administration. Stay on top of the latest news, updates, and travel resources.
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Visa & Passport Services

Too busy to manage your visa request? On a tight deadline? Want a fast, inexpensive way to get a passport photo?
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Travelers Essential Checklist

A trip requires careful planning, so be informed. Here are some important steps to take before traveling outside the United States.
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Emergency Contacts for US Cititzens Abroad

Locate the nearest embassy or consulate, find emergency resources, report a lost or stolen passport, or call Overseas Citizens Services.
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Customs & Import Restrictions

Many countries have restrictions on what you are allowed to bring in and/or take out, including certain foods, pets, and medications.
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Schengen FAQ's

Make sure you meet all passport/visa requirements for travel to any of the 26 European countries within the Schengen area.
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Traveling with a Pet

Before taking your pet abroad, check with the embassies of the countries you will be going to for their specific requirements.
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Global Entry

Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection program, allowing expedited clearance upon arrival in the US.
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Cruise Passenger Precautions

Millions of U.S. citizens embark on cruise ships without incident. However, it's important to be prepared for peace of mind.
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Find a US Embassy Abroad

Locate a US Embassy anywhere in the world. Save and store the information with your travel documents prior to departure.
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Vaccinations

Certain countries require visitors to carry an International Certificate of Vaccination, aka Yellow Card, or other proof of inocculations.
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Considerations for Older Travelers

An increasing number of older U.S. citizens are traveling abroad. The U.S. Department of State wants you to be prepared.
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Considerations for Women Travelers

Many women travel safely without incident, but are more likely to be affected by religious and cultural beliefs of the foreign countries they visit.
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Considerations for LGBTI Travelers

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex travelers face unique challenges when traveling. Laws and attitudes in some countries may affect safety and ease of travel.
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Online Metro Maps

Plan your routes with ease by downloading metro maps of the cities you'll be visiting.
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International Calling Codes

Use this resource before making a long distance call with the correct international dialing codes.
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Time Zone Converter

Easily track the difference in time zones all over the world.
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Estimate Cab Fares

World Taximeter provides you an estimation, yet pretty accurate, of the fare of a taxi ride in cities around the globe.
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Find the Best Airline Seat

Aircraft seat maps, flight shopping, and flight information.
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European Driving Route Planner

Save your sanity and map your driving routes before you leave!
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Traveling with Firearms

Each year, hundreds of citizens face arrest in other countries because they're carrying firearms or ammunition, that would otherwise be legal in the US.
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Faith-Based Travel

Millions of U.S. citizens participate safely in various types of religious travel every year. However, faith-based travelers can encounter unique challenges.
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What the State Dept Can & Can't Do in a Crisis

Much of what the State Dept can do is based on the nature of the crisis and the resources available. Research your destination prior to departure!
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Volunteering Abroad

There are many different volunteer opportunities abroad, but you need to research your destination thoroughly to ensure a safe, productive experience.
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Traveling with Minors

Traveling abroad with minor children may require additional documentation. Be prepared before you reach foreign borders.
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Websites of Foreign embassies in the US

A list of known websites for foreign embassies withing the US & economies with which the US has diplomatic relations.
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