Travel Resources

Helpful Travel Information

 

Emergency - Helpful Links - Embassy Information - Passport - Visa Information

World News - Information on Other Countries - Getting Around Abroad

Lodging Abroad - Online Travel Advice and Guides - Safety - Health -

Money and Banking - Travel 411 - Packing

  

Emergency

Extreme Situations where evacuation is required.

http://travel.state.gov/travel/tips/emergencies/emergencies_1212.html

 

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Helpful links

ISIC Basic Coverage

Equivalent to 9-1-1

 

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Embassy Information

List of US Embassies around the World, click on country of travel then go to US Citizen Services and click on Embassy Hours and Contact Info to locate nearest embassy

US Embassy

 

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Passport

http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html

 

http://travel.state.gov/passport/get/first/first_830.html

 

https://www.usps.com/shop/apply-for-a-passport.htm

 

Nearest Post Offices:

  1. 600 East Lincoln Highway
    DeKalb
    (815) 758-6677
  2. 775 South Annie Glidden Road
    DeKalb
    (815) 748-6677
  3. 555 Bethany Road
    DeKalb
    (815) 756-6321 

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Visa Information

Project Visa

http://travel.state.gov/visa/americans/americans_1252.html

 

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World News

CNN

BBC

New York Times

Fox News

ABC News

 

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Information on other Countries (Comprehensive)

Country Specific Information

Background Notes

 

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Getting Around Abroad

Rail Europe

Eurail

Easy Jet

Welcome to Greenfield

 

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Lodging Abroad

Hostels

 

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Online Travel Advice and Guides

General Overview of Traveling Abroad

Lonely Planet

Fodor’s Travel Guides

 

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Safety

Study Abroad Domain

Dummies Safety

Travel Warning

 

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Health

Travel Counseling

Advice for Safe and Healthy Travel for Students

 

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Money and Banking

Europe

Study Abroad Domain

 

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Travel 411

Liquids

Prohibited Items

Top 10 Travelers Tips

Know Before you Go (Customs and Declarations)

 

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Packing

Study Abroad Handbook

Students Abroad Guide

 

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