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Last updated February 07, 2016. 

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Converters (time, money, distances, metric, etc.)
Clothing and Shoes  Find your size while shopping abroad. Includes ring size conversion.

SizeGuide.net Includes size conversions for bras and jeans.

The Universal Currency Converter Allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate conversion on the Internet.

 How Far Is It? Find the distance to and from almost anywhere (includes the longitude and latitude).

I-Tools Internet Tools Search, research, reference, look up or translate just about anything in one place.

Metric Conversions Online metric converter - US customary & metric conversions for unit measurements by Science Made Simple

Phone Codes World Wide  Telephone country codes, international area codes, and reverse lookups are provided for every country in the world, in addition to the world time zone at each location. 

Temperatures convert Celsius to Fahrenheit &  vice versa

Time Zones Converter

Weights and Measures  

World Electric Guide Guide to some important issues when deciding to use your electrical appliances in another country.

Health & Insurance
World Nomads offers low cost travel insurance in over 44 countries. With genuine 24/7 assistance anywhere on the planet and online claims and extensions from anywhere in the world while you are still away. Prices start at US$49 for two weeks and US$145 for three months. Prices quotes available in US$, CAN$, , and .

CDC's Traveler Health

Travel Health On-Line Helps you on your way to a safe healthy adventure.

Travel Insurance Center Offers comprehensive travel medical insurance and trip protection insurance plans available. Use the Policy Picker to see which plan will best suit your travel needs. 

Language Help
Foreign Languages for Travelers Teaches the very basics of over 70 languages!

 I-Tools Internet Tools Search, research, reference, look up or translate just about anything in one place.

Safety
Aviation Consumer Protection Division baggage tips, airline rankings, airfare explanations, and more from U.S. Dept. of Transportation

Transportation Security Administration Includes lists of what can and cannot be carried onto airplanes, security alerts, and more.

U.S. State Department Travel Warnings Where not to go, and what not to do when you get there.

Visas, Passports, etc.
Embassy Page Searchable diplomacy database with over 50,000 addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of diplomatic posts worldwide.

Foreign Entry Requirements for U.S. citizens Find out if you need a visa.

G-3 Visa's and Passports Download visa applications.

Schengen FAQ's Important information for anyone planning a long trip to Europe.

Weather
The Weather Channel Find weather information all over the world.

Temperatures convert Celsius to Fahrenheit &  vice versa

 

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