"Travel is the best
education & it's fun"
Here's some web sites on doing your
own travel agent stuff
(I hear you can get good deals...)
Adventure Outdoors - http://www.advoutdoors.com/
"Captain Fritz is a dedicated angler as well as a dedicated conservationist. By conserving today we fish tomorrow. Catch and release is strongly urged but not mandatory." My objective is to make your day of fishing in Charleston a day to remember. Regardless of when you fish - the fishing in Charleston, South Carolina is always good.
The Universal Currency ConverterT - http://www.xe.com/ucc/
AIRFARES, RENTAL CARS ETC...
expedia.com - http://www.expedia.com/
"Expedia is the first of the established online travel retailers to bust free from those chains. Its new ESP fare search tool is a major leap forward. Providing a wide range of choices and (apparently) unbiased fares.
Travelocity.com - http://www.travelocity.com
One of the most powerful one-stop travel sites on the Internet providing secure online reservation capabilities for air, car, hotel and vacation reservations, plus access to a vast database of destination and other travel information.
EUROPE HAPPENING DESTINATIONS, HOTELS ETC:
eurotrip.com - http://www.eurotrip.com/
Backpacking, student and independent European travel - in depth Facts, reviews, articles, discussion, live reports, travel advice...
EUROPE TRAIN SCHEDULES AND FARES:
budgettravel.com - http://www.budgettravel.com/
Budget Travel web site is a very very thorough domestic and worldwide travel destinations and travel information web site.
EntreMundos - http://www.entremundos.org
helps volunteers find appropriate and satisfying work in and around Xela (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala). It works to connect and strengthen its community of socially and culturally oriented organizations. It facilitates the sharing of resources, of ideas and knowledge.
Go South Adventures - http://www.go-south-adventures.com
Their small group trips are about cultural and environmental respect and enjoyment.
Green Hotels Association - http://www.greenhotels.com/
Green Hotel Initiative Overview - http://www.ceres.org/industryprograms/ghi.php
The Green Hotel Initiative seeks to increase green lodging and meeting options by catalyzing market supply and demand. This multi-stakeholder effort--involving business, the hotel industry, non-governmental organizations, labor, academia, and environmental advocates--encourages environmentally responsible hotel services and encourages meeting planners and travel buyers to stimulate the hotel market.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ID CARDS AND DISCOUNTS:
International Student Travel Confederation - http://www.isic.org/
The International Student Travel Confederation is a nonprofit confederation of student travel organizations around the world whose focus is to develop, promote and facilitate travel among young people and students.
Other travel sites to check out:
The Peace Corps - http://www.peacecorps.gov/indexf.cfm
When John F. Kennedy became president in 1961, he issued a call to service to Americans with these words: "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." He manifested this vision by establishing the Peace Corps to promote world peace and friendship.
Priceline.com - http://www.priceline.com
It's a simple concept, but by "shielding the brand" from you until your price is accepted, our partners can now offer you prices not available to the general public. Our brand-name partners will accept your price based on their availability at the time you Name Your Own Price. Of course, this requires some flexibility on your part, but this is what allows you to save up to 40% on brand-name products every day.
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