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World Wide Web Resources
User forums and user-created reviews/travel guides of destinations, hotels, resorts, restaurants and activities in locations worldwide.
Leading publisher of travel guides offers you information about destinations and locations plus provides forums for users to discuss their travel tips.
Also offers online travel guides plus user forums, some off-the-beaten path type destinations as well.
Online travel guides by another travel guide publisher plus user forums.
Amateur Traveler:Travel for the Love of it
"A travel show that helps you find the best places to travel. It includes both a weekly audio podcast and a twice monthly video podcast. It also includes travel news and resources."
CDC Travelers' Health
“This page links the user to the Center for Disease Control's International Travelers' Health Information sheets for the different areas of the world. Also included is information about contagious diseases, vaccinations, safe food and water, travelling with children, and special needs travelers.”
CNN Travel Guide
“Contains travel news, multimedia presentations about destinations, city guides for "over 85 countries and cities around the world", and tips for getting ready.”
"Opinions and ideas for the art of travel, with an emphasis on living out of one (carry-on) bag." What to take, what to take it in (luggage), how to pack, resources, travel links.
AOW! Airlines of the Web
Provides searches of nearly 500 airlines’ ticket prices.
Airport Terminal Maps
Provides maps of and information about airport services available at many international airports.
Provides driving directions and maps.
Provides Triptiks (detailed maps and driving directions) to members.
Compare rates and book rooms at major hotels and motels.
Find small inns and bed-and-breakfast locations worldwide.
Similar to hotels.com.
Use to compare services/amenities on different liners and specific ships also can be used to book cruises and cruise/airfare packages.
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