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Bookings & Discount Travel

Expedia
http://www.expedia.com
Book flights, hotels, car rentals, and vacation packages.

Hotel Discount
http://www.hotelnetdiscount.com/
Find discounted hotel rooms.

Hotel Hotline
http://www.hotelhotline.com/
Search for inexpensive hotel rooms.

Orbitz
http://www.orbitz.com/
Book flights, hotels, car rentals, and vacation packages.

Travelocity
http://www.travelocity.com/
Book flights, hotels, car rentals, and vacation packages.

Trip.com
http://www.trip.com/
Book flights, hotels, car rentals, and vacation packages.

SeatGuru
http://www.seatguru.com
"The ultimate source for airplane seating, in-flight amenities and airline information." Detailed seat maps, color coded seat-specific information including leg-room and mis-aligned windows, power port and bathroom locations, and links for more information.

Guides & Reviews

Fodors.com
http://www.fodors.com/
Travel guides, reviews and articles for destinations around the world.

Lonely Planet Travel
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations
Travel guides and advice for countries around the world, plus current tips from travelers.

Africa South of the Sahara
http://library.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/guide.html
Great portal to websites about Africa. For background on countries, try "Browse by Countries"; under "Browse by Topics" is a good section on travel information & services.

Eurotrip
http://www.eurotrip.com
Eurotrip offers advice and information on lodging, rail and air travel, and itineraries for budget-conscious travelers planning to backpack in Europe.

Go Green Travel Green
http://gogreentravelgreen.com/
For the Eco-conscious traveler, Go Green Travel Green offers tips, reviews, and news. Learn about green hotels and public transportation to local food and Eco-tours. The site also offers information about green travel gear.

How to Travel the World
http://www.how-to-travel-the-world.com/
A site about what has sometimes been called "vagabonding" - prolonged, lightweight travel - by a young practitioner of the art, this has useful lists and tips, plus links.

Luxury Link
http://www.luxurylink.com
Luxury Link offers travelers the finer things in life. The site sells and auctions off vetted luxury hotels, resorts, cruises and tours. Auctions are arranged by location and interest.

MomsMinivan
http://www.momsminivan.com
MomsMinivan offers 101 car travel games and road trip ideas for kids. Organized by age group, the site helps parents keep the kids entertained on the road.

National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/index.htm
Maps, guides, and travel information for all U.S. national parks.

New York Times Travel
http://travel.nytimes.com/pages/travel/index.html
Read articles, find exchange rates, and plan your trip with New York Times information.

Roadfood.com
http://www.roadfood.com
Roadfood is a guide to informal, inexpensive, regional meals along highways, in small towns and in city neighborhoods.

Roadside America
http://www.roadsideamerica.com
Roadside America is your guide to odd and unusual tourist attractions in America. Type in your location and view an interactive map showing all the attractions in your area.

Schmap
http://www.schmap.com
Schmap allows you to take city guides integrated with maps, photos, events and reviews to your next travel location. You can access it on your MAC or PC computer or take it to go on your iphone or Nokia mobile phone. The site is available in multiple languages.

SeeAmerica.org
http://www.seeamerica.com/us/
Maps, guides, lodging and tourist information for all US states.

Art of Travel
http://www.artoftravel.com/
Maps, guides, lodging and tourist information for all US states. Here in 25 chapters, 100,000 words, and 120 illustrations is How to See the World. This complete online guide has tips, commentary, and humor for travelers of every kind.

TripAdvisor
http://www.tripadvisor.com
TripAdvisor® provides recommendations for hotels, resorts, inns, vacations, travel packages, vacation packages, travel guides and lots more.

Tripology
http://www.tripology.com
Tripology is a service that links you to professional travel agents. You fill out trip request form about where you want to go and what you want to do. You are then contacted by three different travel agents with customized itineraries for you to choose from. Choose one, and enjoy your trip!

Yelp
http://www.yelp.com
Yelp is a social-networking website that allows you to find, review and talk about what's great - and not so great, in your area.

Health & Legal

State Department
http://travel.state.gov/
Information on passports and international travel, emergency and consular services for US citizens.

CDC Yellow Book
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/default.aspx
Find information on vaccinations and illness risks for destinations all over the world.

Travelers Aid
http://www.travelersaid.org/
Directory of local traveler's aid organizations around the world, plus travel tips and information.

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