Below is a collection of useful travel tools and other resources to help our clients prepare for their journeys and navigate their travel days like pros.
International Travel Advisories and Announcements
- U.S. State Department – Travel Advisories
Search for travel announcements and advisories by country.
- U.S. State Department – Country Information
Information on visa and passport requirements by country.
- U.S. Embassies
Another great resource for country specific travel information and assistance.
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Health alerts and advice for travelers, recommended immunizations.
- Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
Allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to register their trips with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. This is a free service for all U.S. citizens that allows them to receive important information from the local Embassy about safety conditions in destination country in real-time and alerts the local Embassy that U.S. citizens are on the ground in case an emergency occurs.
Passports, Visas, and Border Crossing
- U.S. State Department – U.S. Passports
Information on how to apply for a U.S. passport with the State Department and expected processing times.
- U.S. Trusted Traveler Programs
Global Entry, TSA PreCheck, and other programs that allow members to use expedited lanes at U.S. airports and when crossing U.S. borders.
- Visa Assistant
A fee-based service to help travelers get the visas they need.
Flight & Airport Tools
- iFly Airport Information
Parking, terminal maps, wait times, terminal maps, walk times, ground transportation and more.
- Flight Tracker
Track your flight and see if it is on time!
- Seat Guru
Details on aircraft and seats by airline, searchable by flight # and date. Find out which seats are preferable and which are less desirable.
- Food Allergy Chef Cards
An absolute must for anyone with food allergies, or anyone with a travel companion with food allergies. Cards can be customized with the relevant allergies, printed, folded and easily stored in a wallet, and presented to the chef or manager at all eating establishments.
- Country Calling Codes
Get the country calling code for any country.
- Currency Converter
Find out real-time exchange rates for any currency.
- World Clock
Find out the time anywhere in the world.
- Axus (iOS / Android)
Our travel itinerary app. Our clients can download and access their finalized itinerary on their mobile device, no need to print out the itinerary!
- WhatsApp (iOS / Android)
Messaging and free calling using data (WiFi or cellular data plans). Many of our onsite partners and travel suppliers (e.g. guides, drivers) use WhatsApp to communicate. We therefore highly recommend our clients load this app on their smart phone for use when communicating with our onsite partners.
- Google Maps (iOS / Android)
Access maps & directions in real-time with a cellular or wi-fi connection or download maps in advance to use offline (using your phone’s built-in GPS receiver).
- MapsMe (iOS / Android)
Download maps in advance to use offline (using your phone’s built-in GPS receiver). Includes city travel guides and offline search capability for a variety of different categories (e.g. restaurants, cafes, tourist attractions, hotels, ATMs and public transport, etc.).
- Google Translate (iOS / Android)
Translate text for 108 languages (59 available offline) and translate bilingual conversations on the fly (70 languages). You can also translate printed text by pointing your device’s camera at the text.
- The Weather Channel (iOS / Android)
Weather and forecasts for all major cities.