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Travel Guides & Online Reservations                                   

Expedia http://www.expedia.com Offers complete online reservation services for flights, hotels, cars, cruises, and vacation packages.  Also offers travel tools such as guides, maps, and a currency converter.

Fodors

 
http://www.fodors.com Gives opportunity for online reservations.  Great for lodging and dining reviews, travel tips, travel forums, rants and raves, and the latest travel news. In the Resources section, you will find information on languages for travelers, traveling with families, links to National Parks, photography hints, travel tips, and tipping guides.
Frommers http://www.frommers.com Besides finding deals on packages, air fares, cruises, lodging, and car rentals, you can also get vacation ideas for road trips, skiing, tropical, national parks, and student travel. Check out the Photo Gallery to view pictures of favorite places of other Frommer users.
HotelsTravel http://www.hotelstravel.com Reserve a hotel, book flights, rent cars, hot deals, travel news, destination links, and travel chat.
Orbitz http://www.orbitz.com Known for finding low air fares.  Also offers hotels, cars, travel news, alerts, weather conditions, currency converter.
Priceline.com http://www.priceline.com Priceline.com allows you to name the price you are willing to pay for airline tickets, hotel rooms, or car reservations.  Specify the city, when you are arriving and leaving, and how many people are traveling and the site will search for places that meet your requirements. You will hear back within an hour.  If Priceline finds reservations at your price, reservations will be made and charged to your charge card.  Be careful. After Priceline makes your reservations, they are nonrefundable.
Sunfinder http://www.sunfinder.com Uses Trip.com for air fares.  Offers help choosing standard vacation spots, cruise deals, hotel reservations, car rentals.  Also offers free screen calendar wallpaper and screen saver, discussion board, sweepstakes and virtual postcards.
Travelocity http://www.travelocity.com Offers similar products as Expedia.  Offers flights, lodging, cars/rail, vacation packages, cruises, deals
TravelWeb http://www.travelweb.com Search for available hotels and air flights.  They also offer special weekend deals.

Trip.com

 
http://www.trip.com

Like Expedia and Travelocity. Offers flights, accommodations, cars, cruises, packages, guides, travel resources and flight tracker.

VirtualTourist http://www.virtualtourist.com Provides travel info you can use and trust (according to them). Do you want to find that off-the-beaten-path spot only a local would know about? Want to make friends around the world? Need a forum to share your travel stories and pictures? You're in the right place!

 

Cruise Sites                                               

Cruise Critic http://www.cruisecritic.com/ Includes cruise bargains, travel chat, cruise reviews, cruises by interests, news, planning guides, and port information.
CruiseMates http://www.cruisemates.com Editor Anne Campbell gives her picks and bests of cruising. Also good information needed before you go, what to expect about the ships, cruise line & ship reviews, articles about ports of call, cruises for special interests, and of course travel chat.

Cruise2.com

 

http://www.cruise2.com

 

This is advertised as a “cruise portal” and the largest “not-for-profit” cruise site on the Web.  Its main topics cover cruise destinations, cruise discounts, a cruise finder, cruise line profiles, and cruise ship profiles.

 

Weather Sites                                                   

Wunderground
http://www.wunderground.com

Weather Channel
http://www.weather.com

Intellicast
http://www.intellicast.com

 

Map Sites                                                           

MapQuest http://www.mapquest.com Provides all sorts of different maps, driving directions, a road trip planner, and yellow pages.
Maps On Us http://www.mapsonus.com Register for this program in order to keep your “profiles”.  This is great if you go to the same place frequently and you want to look at the same directions.  This site draws maps, plans routes, has yellow pages, keeps track of addresses, and also provides access to “Switchboard” to find a person or business.

 

Auto Rentals                                                     

Alamo
http://www.goalamo.com

Avis
http://www.avis.com
 

Budget
http://www.budget.com

Dollar
http://www.dollarcar.com

Enterprise
http://www.enterprise.com

Hertz
http://www.hertz.com

National Car Rental
http://www.nationalcar.com

Thrifty Car Rental
http://www.thrifty.com

Money Converter                                          

xe.com   The Universal Currency Converter
http://www.xe.com/ucc/

FX Converter
http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic

Time Zone Converter                          

Time Zone Converter
http://www.timezoneconverter.com/

World Time Server
http://www.worldtimeserver.com/

Dining Guide                                                

Active Diner
http://www.activediner.com/

Appetite Network
http://www.appetitenet.com/

Roadfood
http://www.roadfood.com/

Recipes                  

All Recipes
http://www.allrecipes.com/

Better Homes & Garden Food Ideas
http://www.bhg.com/bhg/food/

Pillsbury Mealtime Ideas
http://www.mealtimeideas.com/

Recipe Archives
http://recipes.alastra.com/

Southern Cooking, Casserole Idea, and Crockpot Recipes
http://southernfood.about.com/

Addresses               

AnyWho Internet Directory Assistance
http://www.AnyWho.com/

Internet Address Finder
http://www.iaf.net/

InfoUSA
http://www.infousa.com/

Switchboard
http://www.switchboard.com/

WhoWhere
http://www.whowhere.lycos.com/

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This page last updated  May 17, 2002