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Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Traveling by plane these days can be stressful.  Here are a few informative websites that can help make your next flight more satisfying.


Links for the Flying General Public

For a general consumer guide to air travel, go to:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/publications/flyrights.htm
 
For a list of tips regarding your carry-on baggage, go to:
http://www.faa.gov/passengers/prepare_fly/baggage/

Links for Flying with Small Children
For T.S.A. procedures concerning traveling with small children, go to:
http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/children/index.shtm
 
For answers from the Canadian Pediatric Society to common health questions regarding flying with small children, go to:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2528662/
 
Links for Flying Disabled and Special Needs Passengers

For T.S.A. procedures regarding disabled or special needs passengers, go to:
http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/specialneeds/index.shtm
 
Links for Pregnant Flyers
 
For additional advice from the American Pregnancy Association concerning flying while pregnant, go to:
http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancyhealth/travel.html
 
Links for Flying with Pets
For F.A.A. rules regarding flying with pets, go to:
http://www.faa.gov/passengers/fly_pets/cabin_pets/
 
For U.S. Department of Agriculture rules concerning traveling with pets, go to:
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=PETS&parentnav=TRAVEL_RECREATION&navtype=RT
 
For reasons from the Humane Society why you should not fly with pets, go to:
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/why_pets_shouldnt_travel_by_air.html

Tips for Traveling Abroad

When traveling abroad, it is important that you familiarize yourself with the health conditions, the security situation, and the electrical standards of your destination.  Here are a few instructive websites that can help make your next trip abroad more rewarding.
 
Links From World Health Organizations
For general health safety advice from the Centers for Disease Control regarding traveling abroad, go to:
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/content/survival-guide.aspx
 
For country specific information concerning their health conditions from the World Health Organization, go to:
http://www.who.int/countries/en/
 
For country specific information regarding their health conditions from the Centers for Disease Control, go to:
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.aspx
 
For advice from the Centers for Disease Control regarding what vaccinations to take before going abroad, go to:
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/content/vaccinations.aspx
 
For information from the Centers for Disease Control concerning diseases that you can contract while abroad, go to:
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/content/diseases.aspx
 
For advice from the Centers for Disease Control on how to help avoid illness and injury while traveling abroad, go to:
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/content/illness-injury-abroad.aspx
 
 
Links to the U.S. State Department
For general foreign travel tips, go to:
http://travel.state.gov/travel/tips/tips_1232.html
 
For country specific information regarding visas and safety conditions, go to:
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1765.html
 
For a current list of U.S. State Department travel warnings, go to:
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html
 
For a current list of U.S. State Department travel alerts, go to:
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/pa/pa_1766.html

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