Safeguarding Your Dive Trip - Useful Resource Links

 

Below are some useful resource links to help you plan your next dive trip.

 

 

Trip cost estimator tool and other advice

www.tripadvisor.com

 

US passport information and travel advisories

www.state.gov

 

Updates on diseases and vaccination information on destination

www.cdc.gov/travel

 

World Health Organization for destination health tips

www.who.int

 

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory to get destination information

www.towd.com

 

Contact local workers for their ideas on things to do at destination

www.peacecorps.gov

 

For destination research

www.lonelyplanet.com
www.fodors.com
www.frommers.com

 

US State Department for advisories, information and register your trip

www.travel.state.gov

 

Find embassy or consular contact information (202-647-5225)

www.usembassy.state.gov

 

Good free travel safety tips among paid offerings

www.safetraveler.com

 

Find English language newspapers online covering destination

www.world-newspapers.com

 

Destinationís weather forecast

www.nhc.noaa.gov
www.weather.com
www.insuremytrip.com

 

Compare trip insurance rates

www.squaremouth.com

 

Check for latest airport security updates and rules

www.tsa.gov

 

Check and compare airline seats, dimensions, etc.

www.seatguru.com

www.seatexpert.com

 

Check local customs for cultural behavior and dress

www.cntraveler.com/etiquette

 

Find useful phrases in destinationís language to learn

www.translate.google.com

 

Tipping hints at your destination

www.tipping.org

 

Fish identification test and other tools help build your marine life knowledge

www.fishid.com

 

Directory of festivals and events worldwide

www.eventsworldwide.com

 

Currency exchange rate information

www.oanda.com
www.gocurrency.com
www.xe.com

 

Food allergy suggestions and warnings

www.selectwisely.com


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