U.S. Department of State – Passport Information
Whether you are an American citizen traveling abroad or a foreign citizen traveling to the U.S., get all the information you need before you head overseas. This website contains tips for traveling abroad, passport and visa applications, and document requirements.
U.S. Department of State COVID-19 Country Specific Information
Select from the list of countries for specific information related to COVID-19 in that country.
Personalized Passport, Visa and Health requirements advice based on your personal details and itinerary. Check if your travel documents are sufficient. Using the Country Information tool, you can access details on customs import and export regulations relating to items such as pets, airport departure taxes, and currency import and export restrictions.
World Health Organization Coronavirus Disease Dashboard
Interactive map to view the COVID-19 trends across the globe.
Link to health departments in all 50 states, 8 US territories and DC.
Obtain worldwide travel announcements and advisories.
Information on how to protect yourself and what to do if you are sick.
This site gives the Center for Disease Control’s recommended health precautions and warnings for travelers.
The Universal Currency Converter (TM), the world’s most popular currency tool, allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations on the Internet, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates.
One of the easiest of the international time conversion sites around, ideal in case you need to know what time it is in Zimbabwe, or anywhere else!
All you need to know about weather conditions and three to five day forecasts around the world.
Get door-to-door driving instructions, detailed maps, and helpful travel links.
International Health and Vaccination Requirements/CDC
A list of countries and their health requirements or warnings, plus news articles about outbreaks and immunizations. Also included are a geographic travel map and health recommendations.
Federal Aviation Administration – “Bringing Safety to America’s Skies”
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation. The FAA issues and enforces regulations and aircraft standards and certifies airmen and airports that serve air carriers. They develop air traffic rules, assign the use of airspace and control air traffic.
FAA Tips on Traveling with Children
Keep your little ones safe while flying. Learn about the importance of using a child restraint system. It is safer than holding your child in your lap. Most airlines will offer discounts of up to 50% for children less than two years of age.
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
- Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
- Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
- Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.
World Holidays and Observances Calendar by Country
Learn about the holidays and observances that will be taking place where you are traveling.