Resource from the U.S. Department of State; the website includes very helpful country-specific information, advice and resources for U.S. citizens traveling outside the U.S.
Page where travelers should register their travel
Application – provides easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and more.
Includes a list by country of U.S. Embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions.
Includes a list with links to consulates in Manhattan.
All information regarding U.S. passports.
Includes emergency (Ambulance, fire and police) numbers for countries around the world)
A resource from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); it includes country-specific information regarding diseases, risks and prevention and other advice on how to stay healthy while traveling internationally
Other Governments or Official Sites:
A resource from the World Health Organization (WHO); it also includes country-specific information regarding diseases, risks and prevention and other advice on how to stay healthy while traveling internationally.
A Resource from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office; it includes very broad country-specific information for travelers.
Travel per diem rates published by the U.S. Department of State.
Other Helpful Websites:
Travel Emergency Assistance Companies:
Application (if eligible) - Membership provides you with quick and convenient access to the benefits of your International SOS membership.
Passports and Visas Assistance Companies:
Includes helpful resources for travelers with specific impairments so that they can plan ahead with their own particular abilities in mind.
Provides information about travel medicine providers in other locations.
Foreign exchange rates. Please note that whenever possible, CU departments are encouraged to use ARC exchange rate for currency conversion.
Free application that provides easy access to up to date currency conversion
Includes information on electricity conversion and adapters
Application - provides translations available through voice otr text to over 60 languages.
Stores That Sell Unlocked Mobile Devices or Security:
Internet Calling or Communication:
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