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  • Build a Trip
    • Expedia.com from MSN, fast, efficient, and lots of extras
    • Hipmunk This site lets you see flight options in a graph form
    • Hotwire.com discount tickets, etc.
    • Matrix search for flights
    • Orbitz.com
    • Priceline.com
    • Travelocity.com for all your traveling needs.
    • Vayama Vayama is not just another travel web site. Vayama is a new (and fun) way to search and book your international trip! (DS)
    • Adioso finds cheap flights for people with flexible travel dates
  • Air Travel
    • Airport Codes
    • Airport Information including terminal maps
    • Airline Tickets aims at helping people with airline tips and advice
    • Air Travel: Transportation Security Administration Security tips for air travel in the United States, including information about how to pack, whether to lock suitcases, and what to leave at home. (LII)
    • Air Travel from USA.Gov: up-to-date information on traveling by air.
    • The Budget Traveller's Guide to Sleeping in Airports Brief stories from thousands of people who have slept in airports throughout the world. Includes ratings, best and worst lists, photographs, and an airport survey with opinions about airport bathrooms, gyms at airports, showers at airports, and more. Browsable by location. Also includes a discussion forum and airport sleeping tips. From the founder of the Cheap Like Me Travel Society. (LII)
    • Children Flying Solo Information about unaccompanied minors, children between 5 and 12 who travel on airplanes without a parent or guardian. Includes information about forms, airlines services, escort fees for major domestic airlines, general age guidelines, and safety tips. From a Web site for travelers who enjoy the fun of planning their own trips. (LII)
    • The Compleat Carry-On Traveler Info and opinions on how to travel light. (LII)
    • Delay Cast Will your flight be on time? Use our on-time prediction engine to help you book your flights. We’ve built mathematical models of the U.S. air transportation system to predict delays and cancellations. If you need to make that meeting on time or are afraid of missing a connection, don’t book until you check out the predictions here! (LH)
    • DoHop a travel search engine that compares 667 airlines. (RB)
    • FareChase from Yahoo. Searches across multiple airlines to find the best price.
    • Flight Arrivals check on arrivals and departures.
    • Flight Aware near real time flight information. (FGI)
    • Flight Stats Flight Status by Route, Flight, Airport, Alerts (FGI)
    • Real-Time Airport Status from the Air Traffic Control System Command Center
    • SeatGURU.com learn all about the seat you will be flying in. (LII)
    • Transportation Security Administration Check here for up-to-date restrictions and information.
    • Coalition for Airline Passengers Bill of Rights This group that promotes legal rights for airplane passengers (with an emphasis on rules for airlines when flights are delayed or canceled) was formed by hundreds of passengers who were stranded on several American Airlines planes for up to 9 hours at Austin International Airport, December 2006. Includes a list of rights, links to federal legislation introduced on this topic, a discussion forum, and a summary of general complaints about airlines. (LII)
    • 3-1-1 for Carry-ons Background about this Transportation Security Administration (TSA) campaign to remind airline travelers of the liquid and gel carry-on luggage requirements: 3 ounce bottle or less (by volume); 1 quart-sized, clear, plastic, zip-top bag; 1 bag per passenger placed in screening bin. Includes downloadable promotional materials (in several languages), tips, and links to related information. From the TSA. (LII)
  • Car/Bus/RV Travel
    • AAA MichiganLots of information about traveling in Michigan
    • AAA Fuel Cost Calculator This site presents gasoline price averages for eight regions of the United States: New England, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Great Lakes, Southwest, Midwest, Mountain West, and the Pacific Coast. Offers an online calculator that allows users to enter their starting city, destination, and vehicle information (for newer car models) to determine fuel cost, miles, and gallons used. Fuel price data is provided by the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). From the American Automobile Association (AAA). (LII)
    • BusWeb - Buses on the Web Links to charter and tour bus companies and group travel, tourist, discount hotel, ferry, and traffic information (Europe) (LII)
    • Cost to Drive the easiest way to discover how much it costs to drive anywhere in the US.
    • National Traffic and Road Closure Information A directory of highway information for travelers. Road closures, construction delays, and weather-related driving problems are listed by state with links to information for major U.S. cities and highways. From the Federal Highway Administration. (LII)
    • Google Maps Get driving directions. This site also lets you tweak your route. (DS)
    • MapQuest Get driving directions.
    • Michigan Driving Conditions this site has links to a number of different sites that deal with traffic conditions in Michigan, including winter road conditions. (RT)
    • National Register Travel Itineraries It's a long and winding road from Indianapolis to Little Rock (and all the stops between), but if one is hoping to learn about the very diverse cultural traditions and history across the United States, the National Register Travel Itineraries are a stellar way to do so. Currently, the site contains over three dozen itineraries which highlight different geographic regions or important themes in American history. Visitors can browse the itineraries alphabetically or by state. Each tour contains a list of the sites covered, accompanied by a map, photographs, and usually a list of additional external sites and readings. While all of the itineraries are well-done, visitors should definitely start by looking over the Indian Mounds of Mississippi tour and the tour of World War II sites in the San Francisco Bay area. (SR)
    • Pump Guide The Pump Guide is an online directory of gas stations statewide that offer travelers with disabilities full service at self-service prices. Created by the Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of America. (RT)
    • RV Parks from TrailerLifeDirectory.com.  Look for campgrounds, plan your route.
    • RV Camping Directories from Woodalls.com
    • Via Michelin Driving directions, route planner, and maps for over forty European countries; hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions for twenty-five countries; and more from Michelin, publisher of maps and the Red and Green guides. (LII)
  • Train Travel
  • Outdoor Travel/Hiking/National Parks
  • Traveling with Special Needs
  • Traveling with Kids and Pets
  • Michigan Travel
    • Map Michigan find driving directions between any two Michigan addresses.
    • Michigan Recreational Boating Information. locate and map a boating access site for your next boating adventure! And figure out what amenities are available before you arrive. (RT)
    • Michigan State Police Winter Travel Advisory The Winter Travel Advisory operates from late November or early December through March 30th. It is updated twice a day or as information concerning travel conditions is received. If you need more current or specific information, please listen to your local radio or television stations. You may also call the Michigan State Police Travel Hotline at 1-800-381-8477. (RT)
  • US/Canada Travel
    • Alaska Travel information on activities and events, transportation, food and lodging, weather, regions, cities and towns, parks, and more. (LII)
    • HotelHotline
    • Legends of America This western U.S. travel site for the nostalgic and historic minded features illustrated essays on topics such as American history, ghost towns, historic people, roadside attractions, and Route 66. Includes articles (many of them historic) on subjects such as Native Americans (such as Cochise and Sitting Bull), women (such as Ida B. Wells and Calamity Jane), explorers (such as John C. Grizzly Adams), the American cowboy, railroad building, and more. Includes links to related sites. (LII)
    • National Register Travel Itineraries
    • Nova Scotia accommodations, dining, transportation, maps, downloadable guide books, and more. (LII)
    • Powell River Tourism and Business Directory Powell River BC's comprehensive travel and business directory. Featuring hotels and accommodations, vacation and cottage rentals, real estate, maps, and more.
    • Recreational Opportunities on federal land
    • Travel Information Browse through descriptions of the most popular vacation destinations in the USA and Canada, select up to 25 vacation guides, maps and travel planning kits, and they'll be mailed to you FREE OF CHARGE
    • Your Guide to the San Juan Islands, Washington State information on visiting the SAn Juan Islands. (LII)
    • West Virginia Travel Planner over 8,000 listings of statewide tourism facilities, events, and activities.
  • World Travel
    • City Guides lots of information about large cities around the world. (LII)
    • Chokti users can search for places to visit and check out actual amateur tours of the areas, podcasts, images and journal entries all about the areas attractions. Chokti also relies on RSS feeds to bring in information from different sites about the areas that users are inquiring about. Users can also submit their own content and share it with other fellow travelers. (DS)
    • Conde Nast
    • Concierge.com a free travel site from Conde Nast
    • Consulates find embassies and consolates around the world.
    • Everything about tourism World's Tourism Search Engine (RB)
    • Historic Naval Ships Visitors' Guide A list of war ships from the Revolutionary War to the 1990s and where they can be visited (mostly American, but there are a few from other countries). (LII)
    • Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) A travel guide to Japan that has facts such as climate, geography, population, and language, and essential information about business hours, customs, national holidays, getting around, eating out, places to stay, things to do, regional travel plans, and tourist guides. (LII)
    • Literary Travelor Dedicated to the exploration of the literary imagination (LII)
    • Marinas around the world information on a bevy of places to find marinas around the world. (RB)
    • Rough Guide A dozen travel books are available, covering 19 countries.
    • Tips for Traveling abroad from the State Department
    • The Savvy Traveller An excellent travel shop (IRN)
    • Time Out: The Worlds Living Guide includes cultural events and practical considerations. (SR)
    • Visit Britain Here you'll find everything you need to know about visiting the UK, whether it be London, England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. (LII)
    • Way to Go Guide This collection of travel articles and tools contains tips for finding discounted hotel rooms and for other bargain hunting, suggestions for booking a flight and applying for or renewing a passport, and making phone choices while traveling overseas. The Best of the Web section contains websites for travel booking, cruises, frequent-flier miles, tourism, and more. From The Washington Post. (LII)
    • Trip Advisor unbiased information on cities, hotels, and attractions in North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the South Pacific.
    • Travel Warnings and Consular Information SheetsTravel Warnings are issued when the State Department decides, based on all relevant information, to recommend that Americans avoid travel to a certain country. Listed by country, with accompanying information sheets. From the U.S. State Department. (LII)
  • Miscellaneous
    • About.com travel Information on all aspects of traveling.
    • Bed and Breakfast Channel
    • Cheap Vacation Packages: Looking for last minute vacations? Check out Discount Hotels for the best deals on a last minute getaway, all inclusive vacations, cruises, and much more.
    • Cayole Cruises Look for cruises on many popular cruise lines.
    • Cruise2.com Everything you need to know to take a cruise (LII)
    • Cruise Critic This is a cruise vacation planning guide which includes objective cruise reviews on 225+ ships, 55 cruise line profiles, information on what to do and where to go in 135+ worldwide ports, readers' ship ratings and reviews, cruise bargains and cruise tips. Browse cruises by destination, city of departure, cruise line, price range, interest (such as golf), and lifestyle (such as gay and lesbian). From the Independent Traveler, publishers of a travel exchange website. (LII)
    • Hotel DealsDiscount Hotels is one of the premier sites for finding the best vacation deals, which always offer great discounts and savings. Be sure to check out some of our great weekend getaways and luxury vacations.
    • Ethical Traveler This site's focus is on the positive impact travelers can have by being open, informed, and willing to immerse themselves in other cultures, and is dedicated to educating travelers about the social and environmental impact of their decisions. The site features Thirteen Tips for the Accidental Ambassador, country information, details about advocacy actions, and links to related sites. A project of Earth Island Institute, an organization founded by environmentalist David Brower. (LII)
    • The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel Experimental Travel has its roots in the varied practices and philosophies of modern alternative thinkers from the Surrealists to the Psychogeographers. Experiments such as travelling to a particular grid reference on a map, or simply wearing a horse's head around town, are all classic examples. This companion to a book of the same name provides brief descriptions on 41 offbeat travel ideas such as backpacking at home, and nostalgia travel. From Lonely Planet. (LII)
    • Offbeat Travel This travel guide to offbeat places and unusual destinations world-wide, with a fresh look at old favorites features articles on topics such as the birdmen of Beijing, Star-Spangled Baltimore, cruising Norway, and the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Also includes an essay on The Function of Travel Websites and How to Evaluate Them, travel book reviews, and hotel news. Also links to sites about New York and New Mexico. (LII)
    • Open Travel Info general iinformation about traveling around the world.
    • TravelInsurance.org This site has lots of information about traveling, including a planning checklist, traveling with others, and information about airlines.
    • TripIt TripIt is a personal travel assistant that automatically organizes all your travel plans. TripIt is free and makes it easy to Quickly organize all your travel plans -- flights, hotels, cars, trains, cruises and more, Automatically get itineraries with all your plans, weather, maps, restaurants and more, Easily access your itineraries via paper, email, personal calendar or mobile device, Share your trips and see where you overlap with friends and colleagues (DLS)
    • TripSpot Links to everything travel.
    • Travel Health Online
    • Travel Health from the Centers for Disease Control