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A portion of the information below pertains directly to U.S. citizens traveling abroad. However, much of the information is clearly applicable to travelers from other countries. For instance, travel medicine, health, airline travel tips and security information are pertinent irrespective of your country of origin.
Some General Information
international holidays, travel scams, legal tips, consular information sheets/travel warnings/public announcements, and money matters ...
Tourist Bureaus and U.S. Passport
Addresses and Phone Numbers for United States and International Tourist Bureaus and for United States Passport Agencies..
When you Fly
reservations & tickets, air fares, holiday travel tips, overbooked flights, packing, hazardous materials, passengers with disabilities ...
tips when driving abroad, driver's licenses, insurance ..
Customs, Consulates & Visas
obtaining a visa, pre-registering goods, what consulates can and can't do, how to get consular information ..
Your Personal Security
passport safety tips, airline security, hotel security, guarding against thieves, what to do if you're arrested, hostage and kidnapping survival ...
Your Health Abroad
health insurance, medications, health risk from food and drink, injuries, animal hazards, swimming hazards, HIV & AIDS, and more ...
Topics on Travel Medicine
topics on travel and tropical medicine are discussed by travel medicine specialists.
Perspectives on Travel
articles on issues impacting the traveler.
Current U.S. State Department Travel Information By Country
The State Department provides Consular Information Sheets, Travel Warnings and Public Announcements to apprise U.S. citizens of conditions affecting their travel and safety. Information is updated as conditions develop worldwide.
Archived Travel Information by World Region
This section contains documents with background information on a number of regions of the world. Since some of the information may have been superceded by information in the preceding link, we have chosen to archive these documents. Regions covered including the Caribbean, Mexico, Central/South America, Middle East, Africa, South Asia, China and (the former) Russia ...
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