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ACTIVE VACATIONS   AIRLINE TICKETS

ADVENTURE TRAVEL TOURS - FindTheBest Tours
CANOE OUTFITTERS - Voyageur Canoe
CYCLING ADVOCACY & RESOURCES - Bike Links, Electric-Bikes.com
FISHING OUTFITTERS - Fish Links, Alaska, Hard Core Fisherman, Fishing Around the World, The Virtual Flyshop, Tropical, Sport Fishing Links, International
GYMS - 24 Fitness, Bally's, Golds, YMCA
THE OLYMPIC GAMES
NATIONAL PARKS - National Park Service, US National Park Listings, National Parks Foundation, National Parks Reservation Service, Tips for Traveling to National Parks
POPULAR SPORTING EVENTS - Final 4, Tour de France, Kentucky Derby, Indy 500
SURFING - Surfing, Surferer Paradise, Surfaris, Surfer Mag, Aussie Surf, Bore Riders, San Diego, Surfline, CA Surf Cams
SURF ORGANIZATIONS - Surfrider, SIMA
SURF REPORTS -California, Florida, Brazil
SHARK INSURANCE - Shark Insurance
YOGA - Yogafinder, Yoga.com
WINTER VACATIONS - Environmental Ski Area Criteria , Ski and Snowboarding Info
WATER ACTIVITIES - Chicago Kayak, US Beaches, Scuba Diving, Fishing, River Rafting

 

CARBON OFFSETS FOR AIR TRAVEL
AIRLINE RESERVATIONS - Book Online
AIRLINE COMPARISONS - FindTheBest Airlines
AIRLINE WEB SITES - USA
AIRLINE WEB SITES - FOREIGN
AIRFARE PREDICTIONS - Farecast.com
AIRFARE TRACKING - Yapta.com
AIRLINE SCHEDULES - AirNinja.com, OAG, Airwise
BUDGET AIRLINES - Jetblue, Southwest, Ryan Air, More Budget Airlines, Flying on Bankrupt Airlines
COURIER TRAVEL
FREQUENT FLYING - FindTheBest Frequent Flyer Program
COMPARE PRICES - Booking Buddy, Side Step, FareCompare.com, Fare Chase, Orbitz Deal Detector, Mobissimo
DISCOUNT TRAVEL AGENCIES - Hotwire, Priceline, SkyAuction
LAST MINUTE PACKAGES - Smarter Travel, LastMinute, Expedia
META SEARCH - SideStep, BookingBuddy, One Time
ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCIES - Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, AmEx, Cheap Tickets, Economy Travel, One Travel, Travel Flea Market, Travel Now, More...
AROUND THE WORLD TICKETS - Air Treks, Around-The-World, Justfares, Air Brokers, Travel-Library, Circle the Planet, DIA Travel, Round The World Flights, Travel Nation, Bridge The World, Sta Travel, The Traveller, Travel Bag, Hobo Guide

AIR TRAVEL ESSENTIALS   AUTO TRAVEL & ROAD TRIPS

AIRLINE CLUBS - Priority Pass, Delta, United, AmEx, Diners, Continental President's Club
AIRLINE ROUTE MAPS - Alaska, Air Tran, Continental, Delta, Northwest, Jet Blue, Southwest, USAir, United, British Air
AIRLINE STRIKES
AIRLINE TIPS
AIRPORT CODES & WEB SITES BY STATE - USA
AIRPORT COMPARISONS - FindTheBest Airports
AIRPORT CODES - FOREIGN
AIRPORT DELAYS - Flightstats, FAA
AIRPORT FORUMS
AIRPORT INFORMATION (USA)
AIRPORT PARKING - About Airport Parking, Airport Parking Reservations, Airport Fast Park
AIRPORT SECURITY WAIT TIMES
AIRPORT TERMINAL MAPS - Alaska, America West, American, Continental, Delta, United, USAir
AIRPORT TRAFFIC CONDITIONS
BANKRUPT AIRLINES
CHARTER FLIGHTS
FLIGHT TRACKING/STATUS - Flight Arrivals, Flight View, Flight Explorer, Flyt Tracker, Track A Flight
IN-FLIGHT MOVIE LISTINGS - Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Continental, Delta, Japan Air, Northwest, United, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic
LOST BAGS - AIRLINE NUMBERS
BoomerangIt, Stuffbak, UnClaimed Baggage Center, Trackitback, Global Bag Tag
WORLD AIRPORTS
ALLIANCES - Star Alliance, One World, Sky TeamINFLIGHT EXERCISES - Yoga, United Tips, USAir Tips
MORE AIR TRAVEL LINKS - Coping with Jet Lag
ONLINE CHECK-IN -Alaska, America West, American Airlines, ATA, Continental, Delta, Hawaiian, Jet Blue, Northwest, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United
SEATING CHARTS - Seat Guru, LoveMySeat
TYPES OF PLANES - 707, 717, 727, 737, 747, 757, 767

 

 

ALTERNATIVE FUELING STATIONS - Clean Car Maps, NearBio Biodiesel Station Locator
AUTO EFFICIENCY & ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES - Automotive Recyclers Association, Car Efficiency Tips, Carbon Offsets, DOE Consumers Guide, Environ. Defense Fund's Clean Car Campaign, EPA Green Vehicles Guide, Fuel Economy Tips, Fuel Saving Tips, Green Cars Guide
BIODIESEL VEHICLES - BioBeetle, Biodiesel Links & Resources, NearBio Biodiesel Station Locator
CARPOOLING & RIDESHARING- Carpool Resources, AlterNetRides, Ridester, Craigslist, Carpool World, eRideShare, Carpool Connect

CAR SHARING - Zip Car, Car Sharing Network
ELECTRIC VEHICLES - FeelGoodCars.com, EVtransPortal.com, EV World, ZAP, Electric Auto Assoc., Electric Drive Transport. Assoc.,
HYBRID VEHICLES - EV Rental, Hybrid Vehicle Resources
AUTO & HIGHWAY SAFETY - Advocates for Auto and Highway Safety, Center for Highway Safety, Emergency Car Car Kit, National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. , 10 Most Dangerous Intersections, Auto Defects, Lemon Laws Road Safety Overseas
CAR BUYING - Car Talk, Cars.com, Kelly Blue Book, Edmunds, Lemon Law
DISTANCES - Mile Marker, Circle Map
DRIVING DIRECTIONS - GOTLOST.info
DRIVERS EDUCATION - DriversEdDirect, Driver's Ed Guru
DRIVING TIPS - Road Tips, Teen Driving, Edmund, Fuel Economy
DMV SERVICES - DMV Offices by State , Making Sense of your VIN
GAS PRICES - Gas Price Watch, Cheapest Gas In Your Area, Gas Buddy, Gasoline Prices (US Gov), , FuelCostCalculator, Gas Wars
MOVING AND RELOCATION SERVICES - Links and Websites
PARKING - SpotScout
DRIVING OVERSEAS - International Drivers Permit
TRAFFIC CONDITIONS - Accu T, Construction, TrafficRoad Information, LA/SD Traffic, Metrocommute, Road Contrusction Search, Road Watch America, Road Weather, National Traffic and Road Closure, Smart Traveler, TANN, Tele Atlas, Traffic.com, Traffic Beat, Traffic Forecast, Traffic Online, Wired Commute

CAR RENTALS   CURRENCY & MONEY

HYBRID & BIODIESEL CAR RENTALS - Book Online
CAR SHARING - Zip Car, Car Sharing
CAR RENTAL GUIDES & INFO - Breeze Net, Rental Cars.net, Nova Rental Car, CarRental Express, Rental Cars,Discount Cars
CAR RENTAL RESERVATIONS - Book Online

EUROPE - Renault USA, CarDelMar.com, Europe By Car
LUXURY CARS - Luxury Cars in Beverly Hills
RENTAL CAR TIPS
NY Car Rental
RV RENTALS - Go West RV Centre

 

ATM MACHINES - Visa/Plus, Diners, Int'l Airport ATM'S, MC/Cirrus, Star ATM, Discover Card, Visa International
WIRE MONEY - Money Gram, PayPal, Western Union
CURRENCY CONVERTERS - XE.com, Currency Converter

CRUISES   EMAIL & CYBER CAFES

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCACY - Crystal Cruises, Related Articles
CRUISE RESERVATIONS - Cayole, Book Online
CRUISE LINE WEB SITES
PICKING A CRUISE LINE
CRUISE DEALS - Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline
CRUISE GUIDES - Cruise Diva, Cruise Critic

 

WEB MAIL - AOL, Hotmail, Yahoo, Email Anywhere, GMail
CYBER CAFES - Kinko's, MORE CYBER CAFES
E-CARDS
WI-FI ZONES - Maps, Free, Jiwire, T-Mobile

CYCLING   ECO-FRIENDLY TRAVEL

CYCLING RESOURCES - MapMyRide
CYCLING ORGANIZATIONS & MAGAZINES - Bike League, USA Cycling, Bicycling.com, Bicycling Life, BicyclingInfo.org, BikeWalk.org, USACycling.org, Cycling Organizations, MassBike.org
MOUNTAIN BIKING - IMBA, Mountain Bike Action, Mtn Biking Magazine, Gearhead.com, Mountain Bike Adventures, Dirt World
BIKE TRAILS & MAPS - New Jersey Bicycle Maps, Bike Trails, Trail Source, LA Bike Paths, Mtn Bike Trails, Trails.com, MA Bike Trails, Pedaling.com, Bike Washington DC, Seattle Bike Paths
CYCLING TOURS & TRIPS - Undiscovered Country Bike Tours, Western Spirit, Breaking Away, Bike Racing & Training Camps, Trek Travel, Backroads, BicycleTrips.com, Bicycle Adventures, BikeTrip.org, Escape Adventures, Rim Tours, Teton Mountain Bike Tours, Bike & Raft Tours, Bike Tours, Cycle Tours, Gourmet Bike Tours in France and Tuscany
INTERNATIONAL CYCLING - Breakaway Adventures, Blue Marble European Trips, Bike Routes in UK and Scotland, Euro Bike & Walking Tours
BIKE INSURANCE - Bicycle Insurance
CYCLING PRODUCTS & REVIEWS - Mtn Bike Products

 

GREEN HOTELS AND ECOLODGING - Hotels and Lodging Links, Best Green Hotels , Green Hotels Assoc., Eco-lodges
CAR RENTALS - EV Rental, Bio Beetle, Hertz
AIR TRAVEL - Carbon Offsets, Nature Air
ECOTOURISM ORGANIZATIONS AND DIRECTORIES - Conservation International, Int'l Ecotourism Society, A Closer Look Travel, Green Harmony Tours, Planeta, Responsible Travel, ECOTravel UK, EcoMall Links, Sustainable Travel Int'l, EPA Coastal Waters Report Card, Eco Mall Eco Travel Section
OUTDOOR RECREATION - Ski Area Environmental Scorecard, Environmentally-friendly Ski Areas , Eco-friendly Golf
TRAVEL TIPS

ENTERTAINMENT   FAMILY VACATIONS

TICKETS AND ATTRACTIONS
AQUARIUMS & ZOOS - American Zoo and Aquarium Association, Worldwide Zoos , San Diego
FACTORY TOURS - Ben & Jerry's, Hershey's
FESTIVALS - Festival Finder, Festivals, Cannes
MOVIE THEATERS - Regal Cinemas, Fandango, AMC Theaters, Cinemark, Yahoo! Movies
MUSEUMS - Art Museums in the USA, Art Museums in Europe, The Met, MOMA, Smithsonian, Art Museums Worldwide
THEATRE - Broadway, Playbill, Broadway Tickets
THEME PARKS - List of Theme Parks by State

 

FAMILY VACATIONS - Family Friendly Hotels, Planning a Family Vacation, Family Travel Guides
DISNEY VACATIONS - Disney, Mouse Savers
HOTELS NEAR KINGS DOMINION - Kings Dominion Hotels
AIRLINE CHILDREN POLICIES - America West, Continental, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest, United, USAir
TRAVEL WITH CHILDREN - NineBlue.com, KidsCanTravel.com, Travel For Kids, Have Children Will Travel, Tips on Traveling with Children, Planning Tips, Tips on Traveling with Teens , Tips on Traveling with Grandchildren, Family Travel Scoop
FAMILY REUNIONS - Planning, Family Reunions During the Holidays, Survival Tips , Family-Reunion.com , Genealogy , FamilyReunion.comSINGLE PARENT TRAVEL - Single Parent Travel, Parents Without Partners
HOLIDAY TRAVEL - Happy Holiday Travel

FOOD & RESTAURANTS   MASS TRANSIT

FARMERS MARKETS - Map of US Markets, Certified Farmers Markets, LocalHarvest.org, Farmers Market Online
NATURAL FOOD STORES - Whole Foods, Wild Oats, Food Co-ops, Health Food Stores
VEGETARIANS - Vegetarian Restaurants,Organic Food
, Veggie, VegDining, Veg Source, Questions?, Veg.org, Happy Cow, Veg USA, Veg Dining, Veg Eats, Vegetarians Abroad, Vegetarian Channel, Veg Web, About Vegetarian, Vegetarian World Guides, Vegetarian Times, Vegan Society
VEGETARIAN VACATIONS - Vegetarian Vacations, Bicycle Beano, VegiVentures
AIRLINE & CRUISE FOOD - Airline Meals, Carry On Cuisine, Sky Meals, More...

DINING DISCOUNTS - Dining Channel, IGTCard, Entertainment Card, Metromix, Rewards Network
RESTAURANT GUIDES - Zagat, Open Table, Kosher
MORE FOOD & RESTAURANT LINKS - Eating Healthy, Raw Food Restaurants, Tipping, Tips on Choosing a Restaurant

 

BAY AREA - Bay Area Rapid Transit, myBART
BUS TRAVEL - Greyhound, First Student Charter Bus Travel, Coach USA, Gray Line, TrailWays
BUS ASSOCIATIONS - American Public Transportation Association, All About Busses, Busses
CHINATOWN BUSSES - GotoBus, Dragon Expressway, Fungwah Bus, Lucky Tours, Sunshine Boston, Travel Pack USA
TIPS - Tips for Chartering, American Bus Association
EUROPE BUSSES - Bus About, Bus Eireann, Bus Station, Eurolines Pass, Go By Coach, Euro Lines
PUBLIC TRANSIT BY STATE - Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Dist. of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Puerto Rico, Territories

GROUND TRANSPORTATION   HOTELS & LODGING

AIRPORT SHUTTLES -SuperShuttle, Prime Time, CT Limo, LimoLiner (NY-BOS), Green Path Transfers
ECO-TAXI & LIMO SERVICE - PlanetTran (Boston & NYC), OZOCar (Los Angeles), New York Hybrid Car & Limousine Service
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - List of Web Sites by State
HYBRID TOWNCARS FOR HIRE - Greentomatocars.com (London), New York Hybrid Car & Limousine Service
LIMOS/SHUTLES/TAXIS - Limos, SuperShuttle, 1800Taxi, Limos.com, A Limousine Connectory, Limousine Line, AirportService, Find a Taxi
NYC AIRPORT LIMOS - Tel-Aviv Car, Carmel Car
RV INFO - RV's, RV Trip Planner
SIGHTSEEING TOURS - Big Bus Company Tours - London, Philadelphia, Dubai, Big Bus (Tour London), NY sightseeing
TOWNCARS - Executive Towncar


 

GREEN HOTELS - Hotels and Lodging Links, Green Collar Economy, Best Green Hotels , Green Hotels Assoc. , Eco-Friendly Hotels, Green Hotels Rating System, More Eco Hotels
BED AND BREAKFAST - BnBscape, BnBFinder, Karen Brown, Lanier, More...
ECOLODGING - BWC Links, Int'l Ecotourism Society
HOSTELS - Hostelling Intl

HOTELS IN FRANCE- Hotel Prince Eugene, Hotel Montsouris Orleans, Hotel Monterosa, Hotel Liege Strasbourg
HOTELS - List of Major Worldwide Hotel Chains
HOTEL RESERVATIONS - Lodging, Hotels.com, Priceline
HOTELS - List of Major Worldwide Hotel Chains
HOTEL REVIEWS AND RATINGS - TripAdvisor, Hotel Scoop, Mobil, Helpful Hotel Tips, Hotel Shark, Hotel Chatter, Epinions, Fodor's, Frommers, Global Hotel Review, My Travel Guide, ThemeParkInsider, Travelpost, Travel Intelligence, Zoom and Go
TIME SHARES - Time Sharing, RCI
PEER-TO-PEER ACCOMODATION - crashpadder
VACATION RENTALS - Cyber Rentals, VRBO
TRAVEL HEALTH   INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

TRAVEL INSURANCE - InsureMyTrip, MedJet, Travel Guard
TRAVEL VACCINES - World Health Org
HEALTHY & SAFETY ADVICE
International Society of Travel Medicine
American Society of Tropical Medicine
BIRD FLU - CDC, WHO, Basic Info, PandemicFlu

 

EMBASSY LINKS - List of Embassy's by Country
PASSPORTS - U.S. Passport, Passport Info, Documents & Papers
OVERNIGHT PASSPORT - Passport Express, Instant Passport
CUSTOMS & FOREIGN ENTRY REQUIREMENTS -
U.S. State Dept, Int'l Traveler's Guide, Clearing US Customs , Food, Plant & Animal Requirements
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS - FindTheBest: Requirmements by Country
TRAVEL WARNINGS - US State Dept
VISA'S ONLINE - Travel Docs, G3 Visas

FREQUENT FLIER MILEAGE PROGRAMS   TRAVEL GUIDES

JOIN FREQUENT FLIER PROGRAMS - Alaska, American, Cont'l, Delta, More frequent flier programs
FREQUENT FLIER WEBSITES - Webflyer, Frequent Flier, Flyer Talk
BUYING/SELLING MILES - Award Traveler, Miles4Sale, Mileage Brokers

 

DESTINATION GUIDES
IN-DEPTH GUIDE BOOKS - Fodors, Frommer's, Rick Steves, Lonely Planet, Let's Go, Directions Guides, Moon, Rough Guides
EUROPE - TimeOut, Rick Steves, Michelin, Karen Brown's B&B Guide, Hello Europe, Sandra A. Gustafson's "Great Sleeps" and "Great Eats", Blue Guides
SKI AREAS
SOUTH AMERICA - Foot Print Books
USA - Access city guides, Mile Post, Monk, "Revealed" series For Hawaii

SPECIALTY TRAVEL   TRIP PLANNING

BUSINESS MEETINGS AND CONVENTIONS (GREEN OPTIONS) - Best Places to Meet Green
CUSTOM TRIP RESERVATIONS - Book Online
LAST MINUTE TRAVEL - Hot Rate Hotels, Last Minute Deals, Hot Travel Deals
DISABLED TRAVELERS - Passengers with Disabilities, Disability, Accessible Travel
HERITAGE TRAVEL - Heritag Travel Tips
HONEYMOONS & WEDDINGS - Planning a Honeymoon , Destination Weddings , A Wedding Walk
TRAVEL FOR SINGLES - All Singles Travel, O Solo Mio, Single Parent Travel, Parents Without Partners, Single Parent Central, Quality Time Travel
TRAVELING WITH PETS - Travelsense.com Pet Tips, More Traveling with Pets Resources
SENIOR TRAVEL - AARP
GAY & LESBIAN TRAVEL - PlanetOut, Out&About, IGLTA, More...
STUDENT TRAVEL - Tips
WOMEN ONLY TRAVEL - Women Traveling Alone, Women Only Trips
VOLUNTEER TRAVEL VACATIONS - Habitat, A Closer Look Travel, Peace Corps, Moving Ecuador, Red Cross, EarthWatch Institute

 

CHECKLISTS
DOCUMENTS & PAPERS
LAST MINUTE TRAVEL - Site59, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia, Vacation Outlet, Contiki, Spa Finder, SmartTravelDeals, Go Today
ONLINE TRAVEL - Buying Travel Online , Avoiding Travel Scams
ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCIES - Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, More...
BEFORE YOU LEAVE - Packing Tips , Packing List, Planning Tips, Travel Alerts, US State Dept Travel Warnings, US Customs & Border
STATE TOURISM DEPARTMENTS
TRAVEL AGENTS - Better World Club Reservations, Bali Advisor, Spirit Tours, Islands Express, MexicoXpress, Why Use a Travel Agent?
TRAVEL INSURANCE - Purchase Travel Insurance, Travel Insurance Guide, Tips on Buying Travel Insurance

TRAINS & SUBWAYS  
WEATHER, MAPS & TIME

TRAIN TRAVEL - Amtrak, Eurail, Canada, Chicago, More...
SUBWAYS - List of International City Metro Maps, Subway Navigator, Metropla, Boston, NY Subway Directions, New York MTA, Washington, DC

 

MAPS - Green Maps, Map Quest, Google Maps, Michelin, Google Earth
TIME - Time/Date, Calendar, Sun/Moon, Wakeup Calls
WEATHER - Weather Channel, Almanac, Weather Underground, Weather.Gov
. CITY WEATHER - Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Washington DC

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