Before You Travel

Before you go on your trip, make sure you have everything you need for your vacation:

Travel Healthy

Before going to any country, make sure you visit the Center for Disease Control to review the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.


Get information for apply or renew your passport from the National Passport Information Center


United States citizens don’t need a U.S. visa for travel, but when planning travel abroad may need a visa issued by the embassy of the country they wish to visit. Visit the US Department of State page on Visas for more info.

Travel Advisories

Get the latest travel alert from the US Department of State.

Calculate Luggage Fees

Use to obtain instant access to the most up-to-date information on airline checked baggage allowances and fees for over 325 airlines, based on the specific traveler, number and weight of planned checked bags/items, and airline-itinerary specific information. The system uses data filed by airlines with ATPCO and is a robust tool for obtaining baggage fee/allowance information without having to go find the info on the carrier’s website.

Currency Converter

Find out the latest exchange rates at

Time Zone Converter

Find the time difference between two cities with the Time Difference Calculator. Provides time zone conversions taking into account daylight saving time (DST), local time zone and accepts present, past or future dates.

World Weather Info

This global web site presents OFFICIAL weather observations, weather forecasts and climatological information for selected cities supplied by National Meteorological & Hydrological Services (NMHSs) worldwide.


Travel Protection

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