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Helping you plan your trip, the Pre-Travel Area provides detailed information on multiple topics.

Pre-Travel Topics provide single click access to websites and other information helping you plan and book your trip. Learn about Travel Warnings, Weather, Time Zones, Cost, Maps and more for all your travel destinations.
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Pre-Travel Research

Pre-Travel Topics provide single click access to websites and other information helping you plan and book your trip.
Destination Research
Examples and links to websites helping you research your destinations.
Transportation - Search & Booking
Information and links to help research and book your transportation.
Accommodations - Search & Booking
Information and links to help research and book your accommodations.
Travel Shows & History
Watch travel shows and documentaries to learn about travel destinations, activities and history.
Guide Books & Notes
There is nothing like a good guide book for research and to bring along while on your trip.
Train Schedules
Researching train schedules prior to your departure.
Warnings, Weather & Time

Be prepared by learning about government issued Travel Warnings, Weather and Time Zones for all your travel destinations.
Travel Warnings
Be prepared by reviewing government travel warnings and other information.
Weather
Links and information for current and forecasted weather around the world.
World Time Zones
TLinks and interactive World Time Zone map.
Trip Cost

Learn about how websites obtain their fares and what to expect to pay for your vacation.
Search & Pricing
How websites obtain and publish fares for tour packages, flights and hotels.
Trip Cost Estimator
See an example of what a trip may cost depending on the trip activities selected.
 
Maps

There are several different mapping possibilities available, from utilizing our Interactive Map Search to simply using a Physical Map you carry along with highlighted or circled points of interest.

One of the most powerful mapping solutions is to use our integrated Google Maps Attraction Search with Side-by-Side Map Attractions
allowing you to quickly and easily build your Activity Checklists for use with the Mobile Trip Profile and your phones GPS Navigation, to guide you directly to each destination.
Mapping Methods Overview
From old school to electronic, an overview of the different mapping possibilities.
Interactive Map Search
Quickly pinpoint areas of interest, view location news, view location/activity photos and plan travel routes between locations.
Side-by-Side Map Attractions
The quickest and easiest method of viewing and tracking the attractions you would like to visit.
Map Images
Links and information for using map images.
Physical Maps
Links and information for physical maps of major cities.
Custom Maps
Create your own Custom Maps using Online Maps and your computers graphics application.
Mobile GPS Map Navigation
Our Mobile Trip Planner and your phones GPS Map Navigation takes you directly to your desired destination.
Offline Maps
Using an offline map saves on network usage, increases response time and ensures you have a map of the area should there be limited or no mobile service.
Google Maps Tips & Tricks
A few Google Maps tips explaining some useful functions that will help you during your travels.