Travel Resources

Accommodations

From hotels to B&Bs, unique accommodations to vacation home rentals.


Accommodations - Hotel Chains

The websites of some of the better known hotel chains.


Airline Tickets

Airline sites: Most of the larger airlines themselves now offer direct selling via the Web. The following are the official sites of the major airline companies. As with the on-line travel agencies, you must create a user profile and access it with a user name and password. You can check flight schedules, make a flight reservation, check awards program mileage and look for specials and promotions. Airport Conditions Search Tip: Traveling soon? Would you like to find out what the current conditions are at an airport? Go to Google.com and type in the three letter airport code and the word airport E.g. "ewr airport". The top result will link you to a page displaying airport status information.


Car Rentals

Car Rental Sites: These are links to the major car rental agencies. You may also check out discount rentals through the Online Travel Agencies or Travel Discounters below.


City and Destination Guides

Profiles of cities and places, US and international, as well as destinations in the great outdoors. View recommendations by fellow travelers.


Cruises

Just a few of the cruise sites available to help you choose the cruise line and destination that best suits you.


Health & Safety

Sites containing information from health issues when travelling abroad to consular warnings, as well as reports on the sanitation inspections for cruise ships


Maps

This section includes general mapping sites as well as sites helping you plan your driving trips listing scenic destinations and scenic byways.


Miscellaneous

Airport Conditions Search Tip: Traveling soon? Would you like to find out what the current conditions are at an airport? Go to Google and type in the three letter airport code and the word airport E.g. "ewr airport". The top result will link you to a page displaying airport status information.
Americans have long had a love affair with the sun and surf. When the weather turns summery, many of us pack up the kids and the car and toddle off for a day, a week, or more at the beach. Check out this site from Dr. Beach, a.k.a. Dr. Stephen Leatherman, whose environmental research activities have also led him to publish his popular annual opinions of the country's top (and healthiest) beaches in this fun Web site.


Online Travel Agents -- One Stop Shopping

The better known all-in-one online booking sites.


Rail Travel

A few links on the "other" way to travel.


RV Guides

A few links from campground directories for the RV crowd to RV caravans.


Specialty Guides

This section contain links for specialized senior travel, honeymoon planning, resorts, help for the disabled and more.


Travel Books Online

We all have our favorite travel guides that we check out of the library. Here are some of their online offerings.


Travel Discounters

A selection of the all-in-one traveler discounters for the budget conscious.