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Essential Web Based Travel Resources for College Students

Our collection of travel resources features links to save you money, inform you of destinations and what to do when you get there, work and volunteer abroad, get there and get back again.

Special Student Discounts

The International Student Exchange ID Card (ISE Card)
The ISE Card opens the door to a world of savings. ISE Cardholders are able to enjoy discounts in a variety of countries throughout the world including, but not limited to, the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, South America, and Asia. These discounts are either negotiated directly and exclusively between the establishments and ISE, or they are offered to ISE cardholders automatically as a result of the ISE Card's status as an internationally recognized identification card. ISE discounts tend to range from 10% to 50% off at museums, castles, hotels, restaurants, shops, language schools, theaters, concerts, operas, cinemas, recreational facilities, rentals (auto, motorcycle, and bicycle), bus routes, boat routes, railroads, and selected airlines.

Rail Europe
Rail Europe offers Youth Passes for those backpacking throughout Europe. If you're under 26 years of age you can take advantage of great savings.

Smarter Living
Find money-saving discounts just for students from spring break trips to weekend getaways, in Smarter Living's monthly Student Traveler Newsletter. Click here to subscribe for FREE.Or CLICK HERE to go to the  Smarter Living website, click on "Student Traveler" and check it out now. Smarter Living does not book travel. Instead they provide
independent, objective advice on how to make the best travel decisions.

Student City
StudentCity.com has built a reputation as the leading provider of quality Spring Break packages and student vacations at a value price. We carefully select quality airline partners such as Continental, American Airlines and charter air carriers that have the highest standards in air travel. We are also proud members of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA). Even better, you can sign up to be a Campus Rep and make money or earn a free trip.

StudentUniverse is the online travel service that enables students to travel for less. By negotiating with the major airlines on their behalf, StudentUniverse provides students with exclusive, significantly discounted airfares. From destination guides to a proprietary booking engine, StudentUniverse is the leading online resource that allows students to research and purchase reduced-cost travel products online.

Travel Information Sources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States. The Center for Disease Control's travel page is located

Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC)
Federal Citizen Information Center has been a trusted one-stop shop for answers to questions about consumer problems and government services. Consumers can get the information they need through printed publications, by calling 1-800-FED-INFO, and through information posted on FCIC's family of websites including:
The Federal Citizen Information Center's travel guide page is here.

The FX Converter
Want to know what your money is worth in Sri Lanka or the U.K? Find out by using the FX Converter.

Roadtrip from Dublin to Sydney
Roadtrip from Dublin to Sydney is the website of Mark, Simon and Annesley.
3 Irish guys who successfully drove from Dublin, Ireland to Sydney, Australia.
This website follows their adventures from Ireland, across Europe, Russia, China, South-East Asia and Australia. Read about how they managed to do it and view their pictures: About Ukranian bribes, Russian Mafia encounters, Camels in Kazahkstan snow deserts, when 3 became 2, when 2 became 3 again for a few days, Chinese bamboo bridges and of course, car problems.

SeeAmerica is the brand developed by the Travel Industry Association of America (TIA) in partnership with more than 2,000 leading travel industry organizations to promote the United States as one of the world's premier tourism destinations. In the absence of a federally-funded national tourism promotion agency, TIA created SeeAmerica, the universal brand for the entire U.S. travel and tourism product.

Texas Directory
Your one-stop destination for anything you can think about Texas. This Texas Directory is designed to help its users find the Texas information, articles, source, companies, products and services.

Tips for Traveling Abroad (US State Dept)
The State Department’s Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management (ACS) administers the Consular Information Program, which informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their safety and security. Country Specific Information, Travel Alerts, and Travel Warnings are vital parts of this program.

Travelistic is a site that lets you explore the world through video. They host all kinds of travel videos, including user uploads, professional content, and tourist board videos.

TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor.com™ is the largest travel community in the world, with more than 5 million unbiased reviews and opinions, covering 220,000+ hotels and attractions. With more than 20 million unique monthly visitors worldwide (source: comScore Media Metrix, July 2006), TripAdvisor® features real advice from real travelers and easy access to major online travel sites, including Expedia.com®, Orbitz, Hotels.com® and American Airlines, for great deals. TripAdvisor®, which operates sites in the U.S. (http://www.tripadvisor.com) and in the U.K. (http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk) provides travel suppliers a graphical advertising and cost-per-click marketing platform. Winner of dozens of awards, including PC Magazine's Top 100 Web Sites and Forbes Best of the Web, TripAdvisor® is an operating company of Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE).

Wikitravel is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date and reliable world-wide travel guide. So far there are more than 2900 destination guides and other articles written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe.

World66 Travel Guide
World66 Travel Guide is the travel guide you write - The content is user generated and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 1.0 Licence. 

Yahoo Farechase
Yahoo Farechase allows the user to search for the lowest airfares and hotel rates easily by date and number of travelers.

Work or Volunteer Abroad

Cross-Cultural Solutions
Cross-Cultural Solutions is a recognized leader in the international volunteer field, sending thousands of volunteers overseas every year. They are in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and in partnership with CARE, one of the world's largest international humanitarian organizations. CCS was also integral in coordinating volunteers for the World Trade Center relief efforts after September 11, 2001. Cross-Cultural Solutions is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Earthwatch is a nonprofit organization that coordinates field-research expeditions worldwide. Volunteers serve as short-term assistants to scientists in disciplines ranging from archaeology to zoology; projects include everything from rhino tracking to medieval castle excavation.

Oregon Institute of International Education (OIIE)
OIIE is a US non-profit organization and our mission is to get more North American students overseas!
OIIE is currently registering as a school with the Oregon Department of Education. Each of our programs has been evaluated for university credit worthiness and OIIE will issue transcripts for your experience and work with your university so that you gain university credit for your adventure abroad. TEFL International, OIIEs sister organization has been offering overseas experiences through ESL teaching for 6 years. OIIE provides paid internships.

University Research Expeditions Program (UREP)
University Research Expeditions Program (UREP) Adventurous trips with University of California scientists to Latin America, Europe, Asia, or Africa.

WorldTeach is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based at the Center for International Development at Harvard University which provides opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing countries.

Volunteers for Peace
Volunteers for Peace (VFP) runs two- and three-week workcamps and also publishes the International Workcamp Directory.

Travel Gear & Accessories

Life's A Trip
Looking for a really cool travel destination planner? How about an exhaustive list of searchable destination links? Or maybe a source for some top-notch travel guides to assist you in your journey? Or how about quality travel gear from Kiva and other top designers? "Click here" for Travel Gear from Life's A Trip - Duffels, Rolling Luggage and Accessories

Maps.com is a combination content travel and commerce site serving travel, recreation, and education/reference consumers. Maps.com is a leading retailer of mapping products and provider of travel content resources for consumers.

Rand McNally
Maps & Guidebooks for any destination as well as globes and GPS.

Specialty Travel Sites

Adventure Center
Adventure Center provides safaris, treks, expeditions and active vacations worldwide to travelers looking for adventure and value. Adventure Center's small group tours visit Africa, Asia, Europe, North, South and Central America, and the South Pacific. Tribal encounters, wilderness experiences, and wildlife viewing are common features of itineraries with activities that include hiking, biking, rafting, canoeing and sailing.

Contiki Holidays has been taking 18-35 year old travelers on trips, providing them with unique and memorable experiences, for over 40 years. their itineraries have been individually created to include a mix of sightseeing, free time, culture, socializing and adventure. With over a 100 itineraries to choose from Europe, America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Contiki is committed to providing younger travelers with the best trip possible, at an affordable price.

The Citizen Guide
The Citizen Guide is a unique travel guidebook written for the anti-tourist. If your idea of fun is taking a week off from work and heading out west to a dude ranch, theCitizen is not for you. If you lost your wallet last summer in a complicated scam run by some junkie from Berlin, theCitizen might be for you. If you are the junkie from Berlin, welcome to theCitizen.

Free Things to Do in Chicago is dedicated to providing all the latest free things to do in ChicagoIt provides information on on free museums, free events, free attractions,  free concerts, free kid’s events, free comedy, free festivals, free music and more.

The Grand Canyon Tour Company
Grand Canyon Tour Company offers the BEST tours at the BEST price from Las Vegas.

Guide to Airline Seating
Comprehensive guides and information to answer all the questions you have about air travel & airline seating

HostelBookers has operated as an online travel agency for six years and employs over 100 people. We aim to provide customers with unrivalled service quality and value for money, which is why more than five million travellers visit our site each year.

Hostels.com features the most comprehensive selection of hostels on the internet with almost 7,000 hostels listed. Hostels.com also provides comprehensive content to the budget and independent traveler including travel stories, a travel newsletter and a FAQ on hostelling and backpacking.

Hostelworld.com provides on-line confirmed bookings for hostels, budget accommodation centres and package tours, as well as comprehensive content such as city and country guides.

The New York Pass
The New York Pass- Admission to over 40 top attractions in New York City, including: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, American Museum of Natural History, The Guggenheim, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, Intrepid Sea.Air.Space Museum, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NBC Studio Tour, Circleline Sightseeing, Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour, The United Nations Tour, Madison Square Garden All Access Tour, and much much more!
• 152-page comprehensive guide book
• Discounts at 25 top restaurants and retailers
• Line-skipping privileges at select attractions all for one price!

The Undercover Tourist
UnderCoverTourist.com provides discount theme park tickets for seven Orlando area parks: Disney World, Busch Gardens, Sea World, Universal Orlando, Wet 'n Wild, the Kennedy Space Center and Gatorland.

The Vodkatrain in question is the Trans Siberian Railroad. The route goes from Moscow to Beijing. The accommodations are a bit rugged. The trip is the trip of a lifetime.

General Travel Sites

Cheap Tickets
Cheap Tickets calls itself the best kept secret in travel. We know about it and now so do you.

provides one-stop shopping for airline tickets, lodging reservations, rental cars, vacation packages, and cruises. They also offer award-winning travel news and in-depth destination guides.

Hotwire.com offers super deals because their industry partners allow them access to their unsold inventory -- i.e., empty seats on flights, empty hotel rooms and cars sitting in the lot -- all at big savings. Recommended by the Fat Campus Staff.

Travelocity's Student Center offers college and university students and faculty members airline tickets and other travel products at significantly discounted rates. Airfares are available only to verified students and faculty members -- that's why major airlines let them sell their tickets at some of the lowest prices available anywhere.


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