Related Internet Links
Arthur Frommers Encyclopedia Of Travel - http://www.frommers.com Info on top 200 tourist sites + daily news updates.
Cheap Tickets http://www.cheaptickets.com Highly publicized, well-known discount travel booking site.
ExciteTravel - http://travel.excite.com/- Guide to communities around the world including travel, entertainment, local business and government information.
Fodor's Travel Service - http://www.fodors.com/
-Tools to plan plus travel tips.
Lonely Planet Online
Microsoft Expedia - http://expedia.msn.com/ -Free registration to use planning and reservation system, but lots to see without it too.
National Geographic Travel http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel Guides to destinations around the world with an emphasis on adventure.
Priceline - http:www.priceline.com - Original player in the online auction process includes all sorts of travel services. Hot deals abound, but beware the small print. By typing in your credit card number and personal specifications, you are signing a contract to buy the best deal offered. See Hotwire above.
Travelocity - http://www.travelocity.com/-Soup-to-nuts resource.
AirFareWatchDog- airfarewatchdog.com- The airlines lower airfares every day without advertising them. This team of fare experts tells you about these "hidden" fare reductions and alert you to $0 "blooper" fares and other air fare bargains that you might otherwise miss. They claim to provide straight talk about finding low air fares on the Web.
Albany Gas Prices - http://www.albanygasprices.com - Find the lowest price of gas in your neighborhood.
Amtrak - http://www.amtrak.com/-
Plan and book your U.S. train travel here.
FareCompare - http://www.farecompare.com - FareCompare.com is an airline ticket comparison shopping website.
Gas Price Watch - http://www.gaspricewatch.com -Search for the latest gas prices in all 50 states and other territories.
Google Maps -
http://maps.google.com - Still
in the experimental stage, this site offers maps, driving directions,
and a search feature for local businesses and service. Check out the new
satellite image lookup.
Internet Travel Airlines Of The Web - http://flyaow.com -Information on all types of airline flights from medical transports to cargo airlines.
Kayak - www.kayak.com
- Best site for booking airline tickets per Conde Nast Traveler.
Bed And Breakfast Inns Online - http://www.bbonline.com/ -1200 inns described.
Discount Hotels http://www.discounthotels.co.uk A British-based site offering help in finding cheap hotels around the world. Make sure you change the currency display to U.S. dollars when you enter your search paramenters. Recommended by a library patron.
Internet Guide To Hostelling - http://www.hostels.com/ -Worldwide hostel guide.
Quikbook - http://www.quikbook.com - Highly-rated discount site offers deals at "quality" hotels in 34 American cities. Lets you search for rooms by city and price range.
Epicurious Food - http://food.epicurious.com/ -Click here for everything related to fine food including restaurant reviews.
Fodor's Restaurant Index -http://fodors.com/reviews/drevselect.cfm?lid=Restaurants&lpos=top_nav -Expert reviews of restaurants in more than 70 cities worldwide. Search by name or other criteria.
511NY –www.511ny.org - New York State's official traffic and travel info source. Whether you drive or take public transit, refer to this web page or simply dial 511 on your phone. It offers real-time traffic and transit conditions and emergency alerts as well as work zones and construction reports, border-crossing conditions, weather conditions and forecasts , transit trip-planning (door to door) , intercity bus and rail services, carpools and vanpools, park-and-ride lot locations, airports and airport access services, ferries, tunnels and bridges, commercial vehicle information, bicycling and toll information.
I Love New York - www.iloveny.com- Official state tourism promotion site.
New York Convention and Visitor's Bureau - http://www.nycvisit.com/ -Start your trip to New York City here.
Internet web sites devoted to specialized travel
needs abound. Here are a few that seem to fulfill their promise:
Elderhostel - http://www.elderhostel.org/ -Worldwide educational experiences for seniors.
Great Outdoor Recreation Pages - http://www.gorp.com "One of the best sites for everything outdoors.."
History Traveler - http://www.historytraveler.com. Plan vacations around historic spots. Type in a location and retrieve historic info and nearby lodging, sometimes including historic hotels in which you can spend the night.
Passport Information http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html Information from the U.S. Department of State about how and where to apply for a passport, fees, how to report and replace a lost or stolen passport and other advice for U.S. citizens.
Centers for Disease Control includes updated information about outbreaks
around the world, diseases that can affect travelers, recommended vaccinations,
special needs travelers and more.
US. Dept. Of State Travel Advisories http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html -Recommends countries to avoid when traveling. Includes special regulations and disturbances and public announcements about terrorist threats.
Universal Currency Converter - http://www.xe.net/currency -Automatic, up-to-date foreign money exchange rate conversion.
Weather - http://www.weather.com/ Local, national, and international weather forecasts.
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