Related External Links

U.S. Government:


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.

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

Page where travelers should register their travel

SMART Traveler

Application – provides easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and more.

U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions

Includes a list by country of U.S. Embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions.

Consular Offices in New York City

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)

Traveler's Health

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:

International Travel and Health

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.

Travel and Living Abroad

A Resource from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office; it includes very broad country-specific information for travelers.

Foreign Per Diem Rates

Travel per diem rates published by the U.S. Department of State.


Other Helpful Websites:


Travel Emergency Assistance Companies:

 International SOS

International ISOS

Application (if eligible) - Membership provides you with quick and convenient access to the benefits of your International SOS membership.

Frontier MEDEX

OnCall International


Passports and Visas Assistance Companies:

A Briggs

Capitol Visa Services

CIBT Visas

Peninsula Visa


Other Miscellaneous:

CheapOair - Travel Accessibility Resources for the Disabled and Handicapped

Includes helpful resources for travelers with specific impairments so that they can plan ahead with their own particular abilities in mind.

International Society of Travel Medicine

Provides information about travel medicine providers in other locations.

OANDA Corporation

Foreign exchange rates.  Please note that whenever possible, CU departments are encouraged to use ARC exchange rate for currency conversion.

OANDA Currency Converter

Free application that provides easy access to up to date currency conversion

Independent Traveler

Includes information on electricity conversion and adapters

Google Translator

Application - provides translations available through voice otr text to over 60 languages.


Stores That Sell Unlocked Mobile Devices or Security:



Lookout Mobile Security


Internet Calling or Communication:




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