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Travel Resources to Help Guide You

U.S. Department of State Travel Information

Up to date travel information, downloadable forms and applications, and everything you need to make your journey a smooth one.

Passport Information and Requirements

Learn about new passport regulations, download an application to get or renew a passport, check the status of a passport application online.

Travel Warnings

Find out if your destination is safe to visit.

Consular Information Sheets

Fact sheets on every country in the world.

Transportation Security Administration

Find out what you are permitted to take on the plane.

Screening Process

Learn what to expect during the screening process.

TSA Pre-Check

Find out how to apply for this expedited screening program.

U.S. Customs

You should be aware of the rules for bringing items back from your trip and into the United States.    

Universal Currency Converter

Convert any currency.

Beach Temperatures

Coastal Water Temperature Guide


Weather conditions around the world

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Airline On-Time Statistics and Delay Causes

Flight Status-Air Traffic Control System Command Center

Check current airport conditions and flight delays

World Time Zones

Check the time around the world.

Travel Articles

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