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Useful Travel Links


 

PASSPORT REMINDER

ALL persons, including U.S. citizens, traveling by air between the United States and Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Bermuda will be required to present a valid passport, Air NEXUS card, or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Document, or an Alien Registration Card, Form I-551, if applicable. 

Remember if you are traveling overseas, or need a tourist visa for entry into a foreign country, most countries require your passport to be valid for at least 6 months past your return date of travel to the United States.
If you need help applying for a new passport, renew a current passport or adding extra pages to your current passport, we recommend the company Travel Document Express. They can assist you with your application and turn it around within 24 - 48 hours. You can reach them at: 202 785 3250. They can also assist with Visa applications for entry into a number of foreign countries.

If you do not have a passport and prefer to process it on your own, you can find the current instructions on the government web site. Please allow 3-6 weeks to process your passport on a regular basis by mail with the government.
If you need your application processed on a quicker manor, then we recommend you to use a service or pay a fee to expedite your application.
If you have a passport make sure it is up to date.


Click here and here for Passport and Visa information.

 

Use this page as your resource guide!


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE – PASSEPORT INFORMATION
Whether you are an American citizen traveling abroad or a foreign citizen traveling to the U.S., get all the information you need before you head overseas. This website contains tips for traveling abroad, passport and visa applications and document requirements.

TRAVEL ADVISORIES
Obtain worldwide travel announcements and advisories.

CDC TRAVEL INFORMATION 
This site gives the Center for Disease Control's recommended health precautions and warnings for travelers.

CURRENCY CONVERTER
The Universal Currency Converter™, the world's most popular currency tool, allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations on the Internet, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates.

WORLDTIME
One of the easiest of the international time conversion sites around, ideal in case you need to know what time it is in Zimbabwe, or anywhere else!

THE WEATHER CHANNEL
All you need to know about current weather conditions and three to five day forecasts throughout the world.

MAPQUEST

Get door-to-door driving directions, detailed maps, plus helpful travel links.

INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AND VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS, CDC
A list of countries and their health requirements or warnings, plus news articles about outbreaks and immunizations. Also included are a geographic travel map and health recommendations.

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION – “Bringing Safety to America’s Skies”
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation. The FAA issues and enforces regulations and aircraft standards and certifies airmen and airports that serve air carriers. They develop air traffic rules, assign the use of airspace and control air traffic.

FAA TIPS ON FLYING WITH CHILDREN
Keep your little ones safe while flying. Learn about the importance of using a child restraint system. It is safer than holding your child in your lap. Most airlines will offer discounts of up to 50% for children less than two years of age.

PASSPORTS, PASSPORT RENEWAL, & TOURIST VISAS
If you need help getting a passport, renewing your current passport, or need a tourist visa for entry into a foreign country, learn about the necessary requirements to obtain these documents. If you need a passport or a tourist visa in a hurry, we recommend using a professional to help you with the process.

MEDJET ASSIST
Take trips, not chances. We highly recommend getting a Medjet membership for you and your family. In the case of an emergency while you are traveling, Medjet can evacuate you to the hospital of your choice when you are 150 miles or more away from home.

TRAVEL GUARD
Travel Guard is the best travel insurance allowing travelers to choose from different levels of coverage for their upcoming trips. Whether it is a trip cancellation, a flight delay, lost luggage, or a medical emergency, Travel Guard covers it all. If you would like a quote on insurance for your next trip, please click on the link below and fill out the brief form.  Once you fill out your basic trip details, you will be given a list of policy options and premiums so you can customize your insurance to fit your travel needs. Travel Guard will even cover pre-existing medical conditions if you purchase your policy within 14 days of your initial deposit,  and meet some other criteria. If you have any questions about which policy is right for you, please call us. 

WIRELESS TRAVELER
For your communication needs while traveling, we recommend you contact Wireless Traveler. They have everything from a pocket Wi-Fi to sim cards and an international mobile phone app that you can use to call home for as little as 2 cents per minute!

CIBT VISA PROCESSING
For fast and easy travel visas and fast visa processing, use our agency's CIBT account. Our CIBT account number is 65311. Using our account number will provide you with discounts on your visa processing services.

 
 
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