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HELPFUL ONLINE WEB SITES

 


IMPORTANT NOTE:
We have streamlined this section of the Web Travel Guide.  Some of the links which used to be included on this page now have their own page.  If you don't find what you're looking for, please go back to the home page and check the blue "quick click" links on the left.
 

TIME - WORLDWIDE GUIDES

GREENWICH MEAN TIME
The "official" time site.
MILITARY WORLD TIME
Keep tabs on the time at major U.S. bases worldwide.
OFFICIAL U.S. TIME SITE
United States only.
SUNCLOCK
World time plus a daylight/nightlight graph.
SWISS INFO
Worldwide times.
TIME AND DATE DOT COM
Extensive time and calendar based site.
TIMECLOCKS DIRECTORY
If it's about time - you'll probably find it here!

TIME TICKER
Worldwide time with fantastic "cool" features.  Check it out! 
TIME ZONES OF THE WORLD
Unusual "clock" format for many world cities.
WORLD CLOCK
World time plus a daylight/nightlight graph.
WORLDWIDE LOCAL TIME GUIDE
Get the exact LOCAL time for just about anywhere in the world.
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WORLD TIME ZONE IN JAVA SCRIPT
Select your city and another city and watch the seconds tick away!
WWV - OFFICIAL U.S. SHORTWAVE TIME SITE
Your time from the "horse's mouth" on shortwave all over the world.

 

SUNRISE / SUNSET

SUNRISE SUNSET
Get daily times for sunrise and sunset for cities all over the world as you travel.

 

TELEPHONE HELP
Standard Service - International Cell Phones - Satellite Phones

AMERICAN COMPUTER RESOURCES, INC. - CALLING CODES
International country and city area codes.
AMERICOM LONG DISTANCE AREA AREA DECODER
Find phone area codes in the the U.S. and around the world.
GLOBALSTAR
International satellite service.
INTERNATIONAL CELLULAR SERVICES
Rent cell phones that work all over the planet.
PREFERRED COMMUNICATIONS
International cell phone & satellite service.
SATELLITE PHONE STORE
International service.
TELECOM
International calling codes and other helpful phone advice for travelers.
WORLD CELL
International service - cell phone & satellite.

 

CONVERSIONS (METRIC, ETC)

SCIENCE MADE SIMPLE - CONVERSIONS

 

TRAFFIC INFORMATION (U.S.)

NATIONAL TRAFFIC & ROAD CLOSURE INFO 
A fantastic site from the Federal Highway Administration covering all 50 states.

 

eMAP Portable Map System
eMAP Portable Map System

StreetPilot ColorMap
StreetPilot ColorMap

OTHER HELPFUL SITES

WORLD ELECTRIC POWER GUIDE
A comprehensive site detailing electrical systems in use around the world thanks to Franklin Electric.
DISTANCES - HOW FAR IS IT?
Punch in two cities and get the mileage between them, even see the cities on a map!
WORLD FLAGS  
See the flags of the world.

EARTH VIEW (Daylight Display)
Find out whether it's dark or light in right now anywhere in the world!

SWISSINFO - LOCAL WORLD TIMES

Exact local world times that constantly update.

LOCATING MASTERCARD ATM MACHINES

Find a Mastercard ATM at your vacation or business destination.
LOCATING VISA ATM MACHINES

Find a VISA card ATM at your vacation or business destination.

THE UNIVERSAL CURRENCY CONVERTER

To find out how far your American greenbacks will go in a foreign country, dial up this site.  It’s one of the easiest conversion sites on the internet.
WORLD CURRENCY EXCHANGE
Find out the daily value of world currency.

TRAVLANG - LANGUAGE TRANSLATIONS
Having difficulty with translating a language?  This is the site for you.   Plus plenty of other helpful travel information.
BABBLEFISH
Click on "translate" and follow the prompts.  You can convert English into several languages and vice-versa.

CIA WORLD FACT BOOK

Curiously interesting information from Uncle Sam on various countries and their "activities."

TRAVEL INFO 
Official sites from cities around the world to help convention groups and others find their way around.
BEACH FREAK
"Dr. Beach's" site, one of the world's best authorities on great beaches.  Loads of fun information if you like the beach life!

 


Access for Disabled Americans - A Guide for The Wheelchair Traveler

WEB SITE FOR AIRLINE PASSENGERS
WHO WISH TO FILE A COMPLAINT

AIRLINE PASSENGER COMPLAINTS 
The U.S. Department of Transportation site with tips on filing complaints about airlines and about security screeners.  Click on "Air Travel Problems & Complaints."
 

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