AardvarkTravel.net This worldwide travel search engine lists more than 20,000 travel Web sites from around the world, and contains information on airports, luxury hotels, self-catering vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, lodging apartments, other accommodation, cheap flights, car rentals, insurance and general tourist information. Site includes an active forum.
Accessible Journeys, Inc. For mature travelers, slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends. Travel services include: travel planning, group tours, group cruises, individual accessible cruises, licensed travel companions, disability travel resources.
AeroChannel This resource allows travelers to get and share important airport information. It provides continuous live airport traffic, terminal, and flight and traveler information via Internet, wireless web, radio, television, text messaging, and 800 number services. You'll find airport and travel tips, original features, and news of the airline and travel industry. They also offer integration of local airport reports into the delivery platforms of radio, television, and Internet outlets.
Air Travel Genius A general resource for air travellers and frequent flyers offering detailed how-to guides covering airport lounges, business class flying, private jets, airfares, and upgrades.
Air Travel Privacy News, resources, identification schemes, profiling, FOIA documents, and analysis.
Air Travelers Association A membership organization focusing on the air travel issues of safety, security, savings, and service. Membership benefits include a newsletter, the Airline Safety Report Card, personal safety consultations, and discount travel.
Airfare Watchdog.com This site uses human agents to capture the current best airfare deals for U.S airlines. You'll also find a message board, comprehensive links to airline route maps, and other resources for air travelers. A great resource, featured in Episode 14 of the Airplane Geeks Podcast.
Airlikes An air travel information website with more than 1,400 airlines and over 4,000 airports in its database. You can find information and share your flight or airport experiences.
The Airline Guide This site aims to be a complete flight guide to European destinations, helping you find which airlines fly where.
Airline Quality Airlines ranked by quality of service and product. Airline and airport awards, flight reviews, news stories, airline survey information.
Airline Reviewer Passenger ratings and reviews of major airlines and budget carriers. You can rate and and submit a review your latest airline experience, and find the best customer rated airlines.
Airplanepost.com Learn about your choices for private air travel at this site: fractional aircraft ownership, air taxi, jet cards, and charter.
Airport Bars The authority on airport bars throughout the USA. Find the right bar for you with information including locations, descriptions, amenities, and customer reviews. Search by keyword, airport code or name, city or State.
Airtimetable.com A good selection of travel tools: airline timetables, airline fares, world air passes, airline seat maps, hotel, airline, and auto Web links, flight arrivals, jetlag calculator, flight tracker, airline route maps, air mile estimator, travel medicine, world time, destination guides, travel warnings, travel deals.
AirportBug.org An airport directory presented for pilots, travelers, and anyone looking for information about an airport or traveling. They offer information on public and private airports, heliports, and other related facilities. Articles include information about traveling, flying, small plane and jet ownership, and more. Data comes from various sources including the Department of Transportation, FAA, and others.
AirportButler.com Their mission is to make access easy to the US DOT database that tracks US airline on-time performance. This is a joint effort between Abbott Analytics and Innovation Analysis Group employing a fee-based reporting model.
Around the World in 80 Clicks This site is run by an airline employee who wants to share his travel experiences, inspiration, and advise with the wide world, both through pictures and words. Personal travel impressions from over 100 countries. Thousands of pictures from every corner of the world that can be enlarged, sent as a postcard, and downloaded as a wallpaper for your computer.
ArrivedOK A mobile tool that lets you instantly notify your friends and family when you arrive to your destination. It automatically alerts others by SMS, email, via your weblog, or Twitter about your safe landing. They track your cell phone through the mobile network when you switch the phone on upon your arrival. Then they send an "Arrived OK" message to the list of your recipients.
ASIA Travel Tips.com Travel tips for travelers to Asia, along with hotel reviews and reservations, special deals, and Asia travel news.
AtlasNavigator Air Travel Dierectory This "global air travel drectory" offers links to airlines, airports, and air traveler's information. Also time & weather, travel delays, currency converter, airline news, airline and airport codes, travel glossary.
Aviation Consumer Protection Division This division of the U.S. Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings (under the Department of Transportation) receives informal complaints from members of the public regarding aviation consumer issues, verifies compliance with DOT's aviation consumer protection requirements, provides guidance to the industry and members of the public on consumer protection matters, and makes available to the public information on pertinent consumer matters. They offer travel tips and publications, aviation safety and security information, an air travel consumer report, and other information of interest to air travelers.
Baggage Allowance This site aims to provide information about flight weight restrictions for the major airlines in one place. Don't pay excess baggage fees, check before you fly.
The Bathroom Diaries Locations of public toilets in over 120 countries, including 9,000 U.S. locations. "The world's largest database of restroom locations."
bringsome Describe what you'd like a traveler to bring back, then meet and get the item. Travelers can create ads for goods they can bring back for the purchase price, sometimes with a fee added.
Budget Airline Guide A low-cost airline information center with budget airline profiles, news, and discussion forums. Search by airline or destination region, or sign up for the free email newsletter. Discuss low cost airline experiences or related issues in the forums.
Business Travel Guru This is a useful resource for business (and other) travelers. The site has articles illustrated with photos, and community discussion forums on all aspects of business travel, including airlines, aircraft, frequent flyer programs, hotels, and credit card programs.
carsurvey.org At this site you can submit and read flight reviews from a large number of airlines.
Cheap Airline Tickets Guide This consumer guide provides an overview of how to obtain cheap airline tickets. Features articles and information on low cost air travel.
Cheap Hotels & Airline Tickets Many travel resources, including travel forums, destination guides, directories, ecotourism, family travel, lodging, maps, resorts, tour operators, travel agents, travel tips and tools.
CNN Travel CNN's travel portal includes aviation news and issues.
Compare-Airlines.net Community reviews let you compare airlines based on price/quality ratio, ground service quality, onboard service quality, baggage handling, and punctuality. An airline comparison per route is also available, as is a version for the iPhone.
ConsumerVine A business travel site where you can search, rate, and review customer service in the travel industry. They don't sell sell travel services, they are strictly a rating and networking site for business travelers looking to voice their opinion on customer service.
Consumer World - Travel Air travel information: rules of the air, air links, US airport maps. Airline on-time, lost luggage, overbooking, and complaint statistics, Air travel bargains.
Corporate Travel Safety Great site with free travel safety and security content including airport codes, airline ticket jargon, seat configurations, lost luggage tims, and much more. Also, travel safety seminars, products, and tapes.
Cranky Concierge With this travel service, you get a real, live airline expert who is available to support you when traveling by air: flight planning, flight monitoring, delay and cancellation assistance, post-trip dispute assistance. From the Cranky Flier.
Crazy Airline Fees Keep up to date with the latest news, get travel tips, subscribe to the free newsletter, and share your stories on finding the best deals.
CrowdLevel.com This site plots monthly arriving passenger totals for airports worldwide. This information can assist in planning a trip to avoid the most crowded times of the year.
Crunch Flying Pilates This fitness gym, in conjunction with jetBlue Airways, has produced a card showing exercises you can do in your airplane seat.
Customers First A Web site supported by the Air Transport Association that describes the measures that U.S. carriers have taken to improve customer service and provides information about the growth in air travel in the United States.
Cybercafes.com A database of cybercafes (internet cafes) around the world, searchable by country and city. Cybercafe news online and by email.
Delaycast Provides estimates of flight delays that can be expected based on factors such as airline, origin, destination, and date and time of day. The estimates are based on predictive modeling technologies that model historical patterns in flight delays and project them into the future.
Dopplr With this online service for frequent business travellers, you can pivately share your travel plans with a trusted group of friends and colleagues. Dopplr then tells you when people you know will be in the same cities, and it reminds you of people who live in the places you're planning to visit. Dopplr works on your personal computer and mobile phone and links with online calendars and social networks.
DT Pro Provides defensive tactic techniques (consistent with U.S. state and federal laws on the use of force.) These techniques can be applied by typical business travelers or those who have to travel extensively around the world.
eezeer Post your airline or flight reviews (or even photos and video comments) right now from Twitter. Your posts then appear on the eezeer home page.
elliott.org An interesting site with travel information of all sorts - much of it airline or airport related. Worth a look. Newsletter available.
Err Travel An opinionated safety and security travel site from Applied Psychology. Travel smarter, travel safer, and travel with more confidence through lessons learned from the misadventures of others.
Esclusivia Dedicated to amenity kits and onboard comforts.
Executive Travel SkyGuide Downloadable worldwide schedules. Navigate unexpected changes in your travel plans with this tool. Schedules are updated weekly for a variety of devices, including Palm OS®, PocketPC®, as well as mobile phones and PCs.
ExpertFlyer Information about airline flights and fares for the frequent flyer, the airline mileage program "elite tier" passengers, professional travel managers, and the occasional air traveler looking for the best values. Find class availability for over 400 airlines, award and upgrade availability for select airlines, teal-time seat maps for over 100 airlines, published fare information complete with rules and restrictions, and much more. This is a subscription service.
FAA Traveler Information The FAA Fly Smart Guide offers information and links about what to wear, baggage, airport security, seating, and safety. Also, links to international travel resources, airline/aircraft safety records, and lots of other good resources.
FHT Travel A large and comprehensive collection of information on travel, including articles, resources. and a free newsletter.
Flight Atlas This site uses a very well done graphic interface to allow you to find airline flights between cities throughout Europe, and then offers links to the airlines so users can book directly. Also has a directory of European airport links.
Flightboard A centralized scheduling application designed for flight coordinators and business aviation department managers.
FlightCaster Predicts flight delays using an advanced algorithm that scours data on every U.S. domestic flight for the past 10-years and matches it to real-time conditions.
FlightMemory Keep track of where you have flown and then easily produce maps showing your flight routes. Track your total time in the air, distance flown, and even keep track of aircraft types and airlines. Maintain a logbook of your personal flights in real time.
FlightPreview.com A site that provides air travelers with information regarding airline flight departures and arrivals, flight delays and cancellations. You'll find flight schedules, most frequently late arrivals, irline on-time performance, airport on-time performance, airline flight cancellations, weather information, maps, travel news an e-mail newsletter, and lots more.
Flights From Hell True stories about the adventures and anxieties of commercial airline flights, written by passengers and flight crews, plus news articles and online stores about "flights from hell." Take a wild ride into the unknown skies!
Find The Best - Airlines Compare airlines across a number of ratings and statistics: service, baggage, seating, food, fees.
FirstClassFlyer.com Guide to free upgrades, advanced ticketing strategies, unpublished airfares. Free content and subscriber content.
FltAdvisor Intelligent and predictive flight notifications for frequent travelers. This fee-based service warns you of delays and cancellations up to 6 hours before your flight, identifies alternative flights on all carriers, calculates your connection time based on the real status of both the current flight and the connecting flight.
FlyerTalk A frequent flyer community with active forums, live chat, photo gallery.
FLYERWiki.net Aiming to be the biggest Wiki-based site for getting free information on air travel.
Flying Members Information for travelers on airline frequent flyer programs with the latest promotions and miles offers.
Frequent Flyer Credit Cards.com.au Compare, review and apply online for a range of Australian frequent flyer cards. Also read airline loyalty program and airline alliance reviews.
FrogsOnLine Articles and resources for expats and travellers. In French and English.
GateGuru The app from TripAdvisor that offers a door-to-door solution for the traveler on their day-of travel.
Gheos.com A large Internet travel portal. The World Guide features detailed maps, flags, anthems, statistical information, weather reports, history and travel information and tips on worldwide travel destinations.
go-lo.net A free international social network and blog where value-conscious travelers and industry insiders come together to share and learn how to travel better, smarter, and save a few bucks along the way.
GoPicnic Over 25 ready-to-eat boxed meals that feature "delicious, nutritious foods" that are great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner in flight or between flights. Prices start at only $2.99 each with frequent discounts for airline employees being offered.
iloho A place for travellers to interact and access travel information: news, airline reviews, inspiring itineraries, practical advice, travel photography. Rate and review flights you’ve taken, join and create groups to ask for advice and share your tips. Connect with other travellers and track your online activities.
Inflight Safety Page A former flight attendant describes how to increase your awareness of inflight safety whenever you're on an aircraft. Introduction, pre-flight, fire/smoke, decompression, brace position, ditching, examples of incidents.
inn26.com This world travel guide site includes links to airlines, airports, tour operators, and travel agencies. Also, location maps and photo galleries.
Inside Flyer Magazine Dedicated solely to frequent travelers, Inside Flyer provides time sensitive airline, hotel, car rental and affinity credit card program information.
International Country Calling Codes his site provides international country code lookup with a useful tool that searches international dialing codes when calling from any country. Especially useful for travellers. Site also provides international calling card search from any country and will display best rates it can find.
iTravelnet Travel Directory An international directory for travel related web sites: destination guides, travel news, travelogues, travel blogs, and worldwide airlines listing.
Jet With Kids It's a book, a website, and a blog. Family Flight Expert Anya Clowers, RN offers practical advice, timely tips, and travel product reviews for those traveling with young children. Her book and website contain solid advice from over 21 travel experts - pilots, flight attendants, travel agents, gate agents, pediatricians, frequent fliers, and more. Her blog is filled with photos, videos, and honest editorial reviews of products designed for families traveling with kids.
Johnny Jet A comprehensive travel portal with links to a huge number of good resources: destinations, a travel blog, website of the day, and many other sources of information of interest to air travelers.
KVS Availability Tool This application provides access to real-time information on flight availability, award/upgrade availability, fares, seat maps, and much more.
Lonely Planet Publisher of over 650 guidebooks in 14 different languages covering every corner of the planet. They also offer a range of services to aid and inspire travellers, including newsletters, the Lonely Planet Phonecard, Lonely Planet Images, and B2B opportunities.
Low Cost Airline Guide Quickly find which budget airlines fly on the European routes you wish to travel. Read and post airline and airport reviews.
LowerAirfares.com Resources for saving money and reducing stress on airline flights. By the author of "Winning the Airfare Game," an air travel reference book written by a consumer advocate who "tells it like it is." Besides book info and reviews, the site has related information, tips, and links.
MasterCard/Cirrus ATM Locator Select a country, then a city. The database will return detailed listings of banks and locations. Also provided is an Airport ATMs locator.
Matador Network A fully-interactive travel magazine with a community of travelers, adventurers, and grass-roots organizations. The content is published in an interactive blog format, and you'll find destination guides, essays, blog posts and feature articles.
mcot.org This travel portal provides information about a number of US cities: airport and hotel information, attractions, travelogues, restaurants.
MileMaven.com Find bonus miles promotions. Enter a city pair and see the airline promotions available. A sister-site of PointMaven.com.
MilePoint.com Redeem miles for discounts at participating on-line merchants.
Milesfaster Links - World Travel Directory A World travel directory for things related to travel, including shopping, eating, flying, accommodation, hotels, and activities across the globe. A particularly good source for London airport information and services.
Mr. Mileage Provides a secure service for frequent flyers to redeem their excess mileage and for first class, business class, and international travelers to purchase discount tickets.
My Success Trip A directory with information, resources, articles, and tips on worldwide air travel.
My Vector With this online locator map, you can share your itinerary and contact details, find buddies around the world, and store your travel history. Ideal for frequent travelers like pilots, cabin crew, etc. to share itinerys. It tells you if your buddies are in the same location, and it's free.
OAG An independent provider of travel information products and services. Access travel information through printed pocket flight guides, the Website, WAP phones and PDAs with a web clipping function, or customized travel information system for use on a company's Intranet or Local Area Network.
OAG MAX Online Unlimited access to OAG's comprehensive schedules database for over 1000 airlines and 3,500 airports. Access 12 months of planned flight data and 9 years of historical information.
OANDA, The Currency Site This provider of foreign exchange, currency trading, and information services offers several services for travelers: a travel checklist, travel advisories, you can order currencies and travelers checks, an ATM locator, and the very handy "Travelers Currency CheatSheet." With this, travelers can create and print a currency converter table for their next trip: select the language, date, currencies, and the rate to get a copy of your FXCheatSheet. You can also set up a quick currency converter for your browser.
One Bag This is all about the "Art and Science of travelling light" They tell you what to pack, what to pack it in, and how to pack it. You'll find contact information for suppliers of specialty items, recommended books on related topics, as well as a compilation of travel industry links with airlines, hotels, car rentals, country/airport/airline codes, plus tools for checking real-time flight status and airport delay conditions.
Overseas Experience A general travel site with hints, tips, and suggestions to get the most from your flight.
PairUp "Connected travel" for the business traveler. Share travel plans and search for business connections at your destination location or event. Build a network by uploading your business contacts, then share your travel plans with people you trust. Search for contacts at your destination, coordinate meetings and activities, and receive alerts when colleagues are coming to town.
Peter Greenberg Worldwide Peter Greenberg is a travel journalist with extensive experience in the field. He tends to focus on the journey, rather than on the destination, and offers the traveler insider tips and recommendations. For travel news, information, help, and great resources, check out this site.
Planereality.com Independent airline reviews and travel tips from the author's flights on major international routes in business class.
Plane Tickets Now Provides advice for those seeking cheap airfares and information about destinations, airlines, and airports around the world.
points.com Exchange points, miles, or other currencies between your airline (or other) loyalty programs.
The Practical Nomad Edward Hasbrouck, author of several great travel resource books, offers tips for travelers, reviews, a travel advice blog.
QM Travel This travel site offers a large and useful directory of travel links by subject and location, and a free travel newsletter.
QW Travel A very straightforward travel link list with air travel resources, location-specific sites, guides, and a lot more.
Radio-Locator A radio station search engine with links to over 10,000 radio station web pages and over 2500 audio streams from radio stations in the U.S. and around the world.
RateTheAirline.com Rate and review you have used, and see how airlines have been rated and reviewed by others. Also air travel news, consumer reports, facts for the air traveler, avoiding baggage problems, how to get the best air fares, government travel warnings, real-time airport status, how to report complaints. Requires registration.
RoadNews Tips and tricks for laptop computer equipped travelers.
Road Warrior International Survival Guide This site from iGo Corporation offers a handbook for the international business traveler with business culture and services by country, as well as valuable tips and solutions for effective and efficient mobile communications and computing.
Routehappy Flight search using Happiness Scores that rate flights, and flyer ratings.
Simplifying Passenger Travel An IATA-led campaign that focuses on working with governments to move towards biometric identification technology to make passenger processing more convenient and secure.
SkivalCard A credit card sized plastic card with frequent flyer miles, hotel rewards, loyalty rewards or other account numbers printed on it. Provides the user convenience of carrying one card instead of many.
Skyguide A subscription pocket guide to North American Airline schedules. This site also offers news and information for the business traveler, frequent flyer promotions by airlines, travel website reviews.
Skytrax Research Airline news, surveys, rankings, seating, meals, web sites, passenger opinions, reviews, products.
Sleep Travel Trading Company How to sleep on airplanes. The site includes sleep FAQs and an online store offering sleep travel gear including earplugs, eyeshades, inflatable pillows, and the "How to Sleep on Airplanes Handbook." See also the National Sleep Foundation site for additional information, and if you're a real sleep fanatic, see the NAPS site (New Abstracts and Papers in Sleep) for sleep research.
So Much World - Online Travel Guides A digital alternative to the traditional paper travel guides. This ambitious site is populated by passionate travel writers and experts with reviews, booking services, and high quality free travel information.
Tax Free Travel Duty Free shopping and advice for airport, on-board, and in-flight duty free sales.
Text2Fly Finding a domestic flight in Nigeria can be difficult. Airlines don't have call centre's and there are no online travel agents with consolidated schedules. So Text2Fly lets you search for a domestic flight in Nigeria by sending a simple SMS. More information see the White African blog.
Trace Me Luggage Tracker With this luggage registration and recovery service, you get a tag with your serial number and bar code tied to a "secure data storage system used by law enforcement agencies, airport baggage handling organisations and lost property services across the globe." Attach the tag to your luggage, personal computer, briefcase, golf bag, etc.
Travel Community Online The goal at Travellerspoint is to help you enjoy your travel experience: ask for advice from the Travel Helpers, keep a free online travel diary, book hostels online, reunite with lost travel friends, share experiences in the travel forums.
Travel Web Directory A human-edited travel directory offering selected quality traveling links sorted by categories, and a travel guide that helps you plan your vacation. Also featuring a selection of travel articles and a travel photo directory where you can share your pictures for free.
Security Checkpoint Wait Times As a customer service initiative, TSA is providing security checkpoint wait time information to assist travelers in planning for their next flight.
Transport Direct The Department for Transport's journey planner for Great Britain. Daily updated customised flight schedule information of internal flights within Great Britain, find a route, compare journeys.
Travel Directory.org A comprehensive travel directory that includes several thousand aviation related resources with screenshots of the sites.
Travel Notes -- The Online Guide to Travel Guides visitors to travel information with detailed country backgrounds, reviewed web sites, regular travel articles. The world airport directory provides links to airport sites, traveler information about the airport, and links to regional information. The alphabetical airline directory helps search for cheap flight tickets and schedules, as well as airline codes, courier companies, scenic flights, country information, airports, official tourist offices, embassies, and more.
Travel Tips 101 Recommendations and advice by former airline employees for buying airline tickets, booking hotels, travel packages, cruises, car rentals, luggage and much, much more.
The Travelite FAQ An educational site that teaches ordinary people how to travel lightly.
The Traveller's Chart User reviews on different aspects of air travel: airlines, airports, travel guides, and travel agencies.
Travellers Content A simple travel forum where members can converse with fellow travellers, exchanging stories and helpful information on travelling to far away places around the world.
TravelNotes.org An online guide to travel: Travel feature on airlines and the three letter airport codes with links to their websites, news, forums, guides, Internet Café Guide, travel auctions, country backgrounds, reviewed web sites, and regular travel articles.
TravelQuality.com A travel information site with news, airline and airport websites, airline ratings and surveys, pictures, and a forum. Look in the "Flights" section.
Trends Taste and Travel Captain Cy Emerus is your host for Trends, Taste and Travel podcast. Captain Cy is an actual airline captain who has spent the last 35 years taking travelers to exotic destinations the world over.
Tripatini A social network where travelers mix it up with travel media and industry insiders and share and learn how to travel better and smarter.
TripChill An automated travel assistant. Email your travel reservations and the service starts monitoring your itinerary and looking for issues. It provides smart notifications about delays, cancellations, gate changes, inbound aircraft status, etc. Provides alternate flight information and lets the traveler book hotel and car from mobile browsers and over text messaging. Easily notify friends and colleagues about travel status.
TripIt Forward your travel confirmation emails (air, hotel, car) to a TripIt address and this online travel service "automatically organizes all your travel plans into one master online itinerary with everything you need for your trip, including travel confirmations, daily weather, local maps, city guides and more." TripIt pulls in Google maps and directions, NOAA weather, SeatGuru airplane seat advice, Wikipedia city information, Eventful current events, and Flickr city photos.
Tripso They call themselves "the last honest travel site" and claim to be "the oldest continuously published travel news and commentary site on the Web." This was originally called Ticked.com, then Travelcomment.com, now Tripso. Get your travel problems solved, keep up with travel news, read columns and post in the forums.
TSA Travel Guide The Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) comprehensive travel guide for the flying public. Everything you need to know about airport security measures, as well as a list of timesaving tips, information on assistance for special needs, the latest list of prohibited and permitted items, and other information that will help guide you smoothly through the security process.
TSA: What Can I Bring? This Transportation Security Administration website shows you which items you can bring, and which are prohibited.
Tyzo.com An online travel guide offering travel deals and a good set of travel tools including a travel directory with categorized travel websites, an airport database with over 500 official airport websites (search by airline, country or code), a searchable airlines database with over 700 airlines, and other tools.
Unclaimed Baggage Center A one-of-a-kind store that purchases unclaimed baggage from airlines in bulk, and offers the items for sale, often at a very low price.
UpgradeBuddy.com Frequent flier resource center for the scheduling and processing of Delta Airline upgrades.
USA Today Travel News, flight tracking, airline schedules and directories, airfare deals, booking guide, features.
Useful Travel Guide This travel forum is a place where you can look for practical travel information and share your latest travel experiences.
Valid Travel A large directory with links to travel resources: tickets, deals, accomodations, vacations, etc.
Visa/Plus ATM Locator Choose a country, then use the form to obtain ATM information by city, street, or airport.
Visual Vacation Talk - The Travel Discussion Site Travel related forums, blogs, and photo galleries. Discuss your travel plans, ask questions, get travel advice or share your travel experiences with others. Create your own blog or online photo gallery of travel photos.
Web Flier The frequent flyer program guide lets you compare programs. Also, information about bonus promotions, a converter that shows you how to transfer miles and/or points between frequent travel programs, and more.
Wedge Travel LLC A trip planning site that allows you to compare going via car, commercial airline, and private plane. You enter your departure address, your destination address, group size, and the dates of your trip. The Wedge presents you with the total trip time for car, private and commercial flight, the cost per person and the total cost for the group. Use this tool extend your use of private aviation and justify more trips based on speed, convenience, and cost. The site has many other useful air travel resources.
WikiAir.com The airline crew encyclopedia that anyone can edit. The goal is to create an editable and free source of information for flight crews and business travelers worldwide. This web site can be a great resource where everyone can share their individual lists of things to see and do on the road.
Willgoto A multilingual world travel directory: Tourist information, maps, pictures, accommodation, airlines, airports, car hire, tour operators, culture, news, weather and all useful links sorted by language, destination, and topic.
WorldFriends Meet travel friends and explore the world through an international community where you can find new friends who love travel.
World Standards This is a great resource for world travelers that provides information about electricity around the world (what plugs and voltages are used where), international paper sizes, international time codes, international car codes, metric vs. imperial, and scripts and alphabets. Know your destination before you arrive!
xtools4u.com This site provides simple tools to people who travel around the globe, including a Flight Calculator with detailed information about departure and destination airports, length of flight, distance between the departure and arrival airports, and weather at the destination airport. Results are linked to other websites which give you more information about the airline schedule, airport tracker and so on.
SeatExpert.com A site with seat selection resources, including advice on the most desirable seats, as well as which seats to avoid at all cost.
SeatGuru.com A really good source for airplane seating and in-flight services information. Site navigation is outstanding and descriptions appear as you mouse over the different seats. You can submit your own in-flight experiences.
Travel Blogs and Podcasts
Air Travel An online travel guide of travel tips and suggestions for your air flight travel. Get travel information and air travel discounts on this site.
AirlineTickets.org This site offers general travel tips and information about airlines, airports, gadgets, and luxury travel.
The Amateur Traveler Podcast A weekly travel podcast for people who love to travel, focusing on travel stories, travel news, tips, and travel resources. All with a little bit of humor.
Arrived OK This blog has flight and aviation-related news and posts about travel and mobil phone technology. Learn about iPhone travel apps, issues surrounding inflight use of mobile phones, mobile technology implications for business travel, and many other topics.
Aviation Lover An industry blog by a young travel agent who offers news and analysis on a myriad of aviation topics.
Boarding Area "Voices of the Business Traveler." This is a portal to business travel and air travel blogs, featuring Upgrade Travel Better, View From the Wing, The Cranky Flyer, Joe Sharkey At Large, Travel Commons, Online Travel Review, and Points Wizard. It also provides additional links to other business travel related blogs.
Cool Travel Guide This travel writer, who has authored over twenty guidebooks for Lonely Planet, DK & Thumbnail Guides, and had articles published in many magazines and newspapers, writes about cool travel topics that aren't covered in the guides.
"Cool Travel Tips" from The Trip Chicks Travel tips, worldly "wisdom," and insider insight from two opinionated career travel agents with a better than average sense of humor. "We haven't been everywhere but it's on our list."
Customer Service Report CSR is an online resource for travelers who are looking to get the best customer service. The blog follows travel news with an eye for how developments will affect your customer experience. The weekly companion column, The Travel Troubleshooter resolves actual travel disputes. CSR includes detailed files on each travel company, with contact information, data about its customer-service performance and other facts that are difficult to find. Elliott's E-Mail is a free, non-commercial weekly travel newsletter with insider travel tips, news and information plus resources and irreverent insights.
Dotting the Map A travel blog established to connect with other travelers and share travel tips and experiences.
Everything Everywhere Travel Blog In 2007, Gary Arndt decided to sell his house, put his possessions in storage, and travel around the world. In this fascinating blog, he documents the adventure with a daily photo, descriptions of the locations, and an occasional podcast.
The Flying Critic A critical look at the airline and travel industry. News, tips and tricks, hotel and airline reviews, and more.
Flying Over Panama The blog of Andre Beladina, a regular of Panama skies: planes, Panama, and occasionally golf.
Future Travel Experience Analysis of the end-to-end passenger experience, from pre-travel and check-in, to in-flight and arrivals. Weekly news and analysis, regional and global events.
IAGblog Podcasts Aviation and travel industry podcasts from the Innovation Analysis Group. IAG provides information and consulting services to the travel and aviation industries, and covers aircraft manufacturers, airlines, airports, and ground transportation. The IAGblog offers breaking news, insights, and commentary on a wide range of issues affecting travel and aviation.
I'm Black I Travel! This well-written travel blog includes a lot of aviation-related posts. Highly recommended.
Indie Travel Podcast "Sweet travel advice for independent travellers." This independent travel hub offers regular audio and video podcasts along with articles by travellers from all over the world.
inFlightHQ "A blog that publishes tools, tips, and techniques for being productive at 30,000 feet." Sponsored by Connexion by Boeing, and very informative.
PlaneTalking.com This blog is run by aviation and travel enthusiasts who try to provide a community website focusing on anything to do with travel and flying, including career information, aviation jobs, the latest news, and even planes for sale.
PodAsia - Matthew Holden An interesting podcast for business and leisure travellers in Asia. Each episode takes you to a different location and offers tips on where to go, what to see, what to eat, and where to stay. Interviews with locals add flavor and more great information for the traveler. [Episodes of this podcast are no longer being produced, but the archive survives.]
Roger & Randy In this unique blog, business travel experts Randy Petersen and Roger Collis pick a topic for the day and face off each other as they each argue their point of view.
Searching the Internet Billed as "A podcast featuring practical advice and tips on searching the internet." Episode 005 covers travel related search sites like Travelocity, Expedia, Hotels.com, and also some lesser known newcomers to the travel search market. Listen as well to how to choose an airline seat, and some places for information on various vacation destinations.
TechInFlight This nicely designed blog is dedicated to exploring the technology available to air passengers. Posts cover in-flight entertainment and in-flight Internet. TechInFlight has started a social network on Ning.com as a place for frequent travelers to share their experiences using technology during their flight, and also any other tips or tricks related to air travel.
Tips for Travellers Podcast Advice, tips and recommendations of places, hotels, planes, trains, books based on the first hand experience and research for a book on legends and icons of travel.
Tnooz - Talking Travel tech This site provides news, analysis, commentary, data and business services to the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. They focus on technology, digital distribution, media and marketing, web strategy, start-ups and financing in the travel sector.
Travel Anecdotes A very colourful and pictures-rich travel blog that covers most all aspects of the travel industry with relevant banners and advertisement, articles, and travel news.
Travel Blog A blog with travel news on cheap airline tickets and exotic travel to Mexico, Jamaica, Hawaii and elsewhere.
Travel Buzz A blog on the travel industry. What's new in travel? What are the latest travel trends, and what will be the next thing? How can travel technology be combined with other evolving technologies?
Travel Cast Network Travel professionals and enthusiasts can find the latest travel news and information through this portal to podcasts and travel related videos.
TravelHacker This blog offers good tips and information for travelers, and provides lots of links to associated resources. It comes from the folks at: AirlineCreditCards.com, where you can compare and apply for air mile and travel rewards credit cards.
Traveling Mamas A collaborative blog written by four women who travel the world, share their adventures, and inspire others to explore.
The Traveling Man Podcast This podcast documents the travel adventures of life on the road. Episodes feature travel tips, technology, hotel reviews, and wacky adventures. (Inactive since July 2006.)
Travelista The author of this blog loves to travel around the world, and posts items that will be of interest to others who also travel.
Traveler 2.0 This blog provides technology news and useful information for travelers.
Travel Skills News, tips, and travel information, with a focus on business travel.
TravelTechTalk This blog covers travel technology topics: laptop and ultra-mobile computers, mobile phones, portable video, software, GPS units and developments, headsets, and other gadgets.
Trip and Travel Blog Describing places to go, where to stay, and great places to eat. Also, travel statistics, technology, art and culture, news on deals, nightlife and drinks, shopping, events and festivals.
Trust Me, I'm a Flight Attendant "One stewardess, many observations." Entertaining stories, commentary, opinions, and valuable traveler tips from an airline flight attandant.
Upgrade: Travel Better A blog with tips, commentary, and news for the traveler looking to maximize comfort, style, and convenience, while getting a great deal. "Living the first class life... at coach prices!"
The Upgrd Podcast A round table podcast with airline frequent flyers, elite hotel program members, and other business travelers. Learn about airline upgrade strategies, flying first class, hotel upgrades, and mileage runs.
View From the Wing This blog offers information about frequent flier mileage promotions and other items of interest to air travelers.
World Hum "Travel dispatches from a shrinking planet." This online travel magazine seeks to explore all aspects of the travel experience, across town or across the globe. World Hum is a travel blog and a good source for travel articles and stories.
Hands-FREE Travel An airport baggage delivery service in Japan. Have your checked baggage picked-up at your home, office, or hotel, and you won't see it until you pick it up from baggage claim at your destination.
The Luggage Club TLC will pick up your luggage, golf clubs, wheelchair, trade show/business equipment, bike, skis, snowboard, kayak, gear bags or any other items from your home, office or any other location and deliver them to your destination. Door-to-door pick-up and delivery.
Luggage Forward This provider of door-to-door luggage and sports equipment delivery to more than 200 countries worldwide offers a wide range of tailored forwarding solutions allowing clients the convenience of traveling without their luggage.
Luggage Free Specializes in door-to-door delivery of excess baggage, bicycles, golf clubs, skis, and anything else that travelers opt not to carry on their trip.
Universal Express, Inc. Luggage Express, and its premier service, the Virtual Bellhop, facilitate and manage the movement of baggage door to door for leisure and business travelers.
VirtualBellhop This company will pick up your luggage and deliver it to your destination. You fly with only your carry-on bag. Items to be transported are picked up at the traveler's residence, business or other agreed upon point (usually a day before travelers departure) and flown as airfreight, separate from the airplane the traveler uses. The baggage is then sent by ground courier directly to the hotel or other designated location, and precedes the arriving guest.
Mobile Communications for Travelers
About Calling Cards "The Complete Guide to Calling Cards." In-depth reviews and ratings of international calling cards with information on cards that provide overseas access numbers and PC dialing apps.
Roadpost Offering international cellular service, remote Internet, Iridium and Thuraya satellite service for individuals, corporate accounts, mobile network operators, and distribution partners.
Wi-Fi Hotspot Locator Web Sites
HasWifi Enter the airline and flight number, find out if the plane has WiFi. The data are based in passenger input.
Hotspot Haven A worldwide listing with user-submitted hotspot reviews.
Wi-fi Hotspots A global wi-fi hotspots directory. Enter an address and radius, get list of hotspots. Also, see a wi-fi guide and purchase wi-fi time.
Canary Wireless LLC. The Digital Hotspotter is a Wi-Fi detector that performs real-time signal analysis to reveal essential network information, including network ID, encryption, and channel data via an LCD display. Buy from Amazon.com.
No Jet Lag They sell a product, but they also offer a lot of jet lag information.
ReliefBand A drug-free treatment for nausea and vomiting due to motion sickness, as well as pregnancy (morning sickness), chemotherapy, and postoperative nausea as an adjunct to antiemetics.
RevitaJet Formulated to alleviate the symptoms of jet lag.
Fear of Flying
Absolute Mind Provide solutions to phobias for flying and traveling.
Avon Hypnotherapy A UK-based analytical hypnotherapist, specialising in anxiety and fear issues (including phobias). See also Paul Douglass, a professional analytical hypnotherapist providing help with anxiety, phobias, panic attacks, stress management, social anxiety.
CTRN Helping individuals, organizations, and communities make fast, profound change. CTRN's Phobia Clinic has helped top executives overcome their fear of flying.
Dolphin Hypnotherapy Practice Based at a Doctors Surgery in Poole, Dorset, and providing treatment for unwanted habits, behaviours, and feelings, includig fear of flying. Videoconference consultations available worldwide.
Fear of Flying Help Course An online course that contains information about flying, including information on terrorism, new security procedures, and what you can now expect as a passenger.
Fearless-Flight.com Chicken Soup for the Soul Presents The Fearless FlightKit, offering relief from those anxious feelings that can lead to discomfort and even panic attacks for those who have a fear of flying. It has been specially developed from experiences recounted by the experts: fearful flyers. The centerpiece is the Flight Harmonizer CD, with its soothing combination of prose, poetry, and music.
The Fearless Flyers Society A 60 minute video, "Fearless Flying - Conquer Your Fear of Flying" is available for purchase for those who want to understand and overcome a fear of flying.
Flying Anxiety Are you a nervous flier? Do you get anxiety from business air travel? This 20-year MD-80 pilot and member of the International Society For Mental Health offers self-help tips and a DVD course to help conquer your fear of flying. The site contains a good set of links to related topics, a Blog, safety tips, a newsletter, and other resources.
Les Posen's Fear of Flying Weblog A psychologist's blog devoted to fear of flying. Free information, presented in good humour from a psychologist with airline experience. Designed to help travellers become better flyers.
LogBook 24/7 Help Network Flyingwithoutfear.com's social support network where you can meet people who feel the same way as you about flying. Share your feelings, experiences and successes with people who understand how you really feel. A panel of experts is on hand to answer any questions you have about flying.
The Magic of You If you are afraid of flying, hypnotherapy to help you fly safely and with enjoyment. They can also help with stress, depression, relationship issues, and whatever else is life is throwing at you. Clinics in Clifton, Bristol, Avon BS9 1JE and in Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7BZ.
NLP Hypnotherapy Winchester Specialists in fear of flying and other travel phobias, claustraphobia, social anxiety. Clinics in Winchester and Central London.
Oxford Hypnotherapy This Hypnotherapist from the UK offering help with fears and phobias, including fear of flying. Self Help Hypnosis tapes and CDs are available, including "Relax while you fly," "Supreme Relaxation," and "Self Confidence."
Real Smart Hypnosis Hypnosis Hypnotherapy Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Huna from an exclusive practice in Leamington Spa Warwickshire UK. From a hypnotist who is a pilot.
Roseanna Leaton Hypnosis mp3 downloads available for all areas of self-improvement including sport, health, overcoming fears (like flying) and phobias and achieving success.
SOAR - Conquer Fear of Flying Overcome your fear of flying using a range of phobia treatment techniques. They supply information and help relating to aerophobia.
Steven A. Harold Hypnotherapy in London with free consultation to help you with fears and phobias about flying or any part of using air planes to travel.
Cheap Flights Finder A live departure board of flights with seats available, posted by pilots, charter companies, air taxi operators, and executive business jet operators.
LEG SEEK.com A site dedicated to finding backhaul charter flights or "empty legs" for customers that are flying one-way.
Plane Ride Private aircraft pilots offer spare seats to all on Plane-Ride.com
shareyourflight.com Aircraft owners and renters can help offset the high costs of flying by listing available seats to share on the flights they already plan to make. Members can view these seats, contact the pilots, and share in the flight costs on a pro rata basis. Pilots are not considered commercial operators. (Read the rules defined on the site.) No charge for listing flights.
Travel Supplier and Travel Agent Resources
4Hoteliers.com An international hotel and travel news resource, offering thousands of news headlines and articles, a links database, events calender, and marketing options. The on-line hotel and travel news publication of Lifestyle Concepts Limited with readership that includes business leaders, executives, managers, and entrepreneurs.
Airlines Reporting Corporation ARC was established by the travel industry to provide prompt, efficient, secure distribution and settlement of travel purchased in the U.S.
Agent Factor A travel fulfillment, aggregation, marketing, and distribution company with a dynamic booking engine and an XML/API distributed network.
AgentWare A private software company that provides products and solutions to the travel industry.
Datalex Provides e-business solutions for the travel industry (airlines, travel portals, travel suppliers, and distributors), including online travel booking solutions, reservations management, and travel distribution.
Dolphin Dynamics FlightScanner allows travel agents to search the Internet for the best fares.
G2 Switchworks Alex Zoghlin, former chief technology officer of Orbitz, has launched a Chicago-based company as a developer of a distribution platform for airline tickets that connects the top 20 travel agencies to the top 50 airlines. Most of the Web site is password-protected.
Galileo International Provider of electronic global distribution services (inventory, schedule, and pricing information) for airlines, travel suppliers, and travel agencies.
InteleTravel.com A licensed, online travel agency, with a U.S. network of Independent Travel Agents. Based in Florida, they have established exclusive relationships with preferred travel suppliers and offer Independent Agents savings on travel they book for themselves and others.
International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism An independent global community for the discussion, exchange, and development of knowledge about the use and impact of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the travel and tourism industry.
The International Airlines Travel Agent Network IATAN is a not-for profit service organization that assists travel agents in meeting and maintaining a set of standards that are of value to airlines, the agency community, and consumers.
LeisureGroupTravel.com Destination knowledge and how-to advice to help business and leisure group travel organizers.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association PATA is an authority on Pacific Asia travel and tourism and provides marketing, research, and educational opportunities to a membership of government tourist offices, airlines, hotels, travel agencies, tour operators and related companies. PATA's mission is to enhance the growth, value and quality of Pacific Asia travel and tourism for the benefit of its membership.
TechTravelers Providing cost-effective and secure enterprise-level managed-travel solutions. Patented technology provides a backbone that supports businesses of all sizes, in all places. Policy and rules integration, back-end accounting integration, personalized wired and wireless notification for travelers.
TravelMole.com A free online community of over 10,000 travel and tourism professionals: travel agents, tour operators, tourist officers, trade suppliers, hoteliers, travel journalists, destination marketing officers, or other travel professionals.
TravelStoreMaker.com A web-based Online Travel Booking Engine that allows the creation of instant one-stop-shopping travel capable storefronts for any web site. Access airlines, hotels, car rental companies.
TRX Providing transaction processing services to the travel industry with a suite of booking and processing services for reservation processing.
Abacus Travel, Inc. Cell phone and PDA tools for corporate travelers: travel managers, itinerary, booking and fare saving, seat checking, etc. Also online booking and newsletter.
Airline Automation Inc. Technology solutions for airlines and travel related companies, including AirPower Direct, a customer database solution sourced from airline reservations systems which combines an air carrier's passenger reservation data with demographic, mail-order and lifestyle information.
Business Travel Plus An independent corporate travel management services company, who specialise in high service solutions for the discerning business traveller at cost effective prices.
Corporate Travel Management Business travel services from members of the Co-operative Group aim to help you realise significant cost benefits throughout your business.
CT Business Travel A full service business travel account management company. where you can book flights, hotels, and car hire.
Discover the World Marketing A large travel representation company with more than 40 major travel corporations. Clients include airlines, hotel, rental car companies, and others.
GetThere Provider of online corporate travel technology, including Web-based travel procurement systems for large corporations.
Good Travel Management Specialise in business and corporate travel management offering an international travel management service.
iJET Travel Risk Management Focused on delivering proactive travel risk management services and real-time intelligence solutions to travelers, expatriates, corporations, government and non-governmental organizations, learning institutions and the travel industry.
National Business Travel Association The NBTA represents over 2,400 corporate travel managers and travel service providers, and is committed to the professional development of its members, It offers educational and training opportunities, and is a source for information on the business travel industry.
Northwestern Travel Management A full service corporate travel agency based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Site includes international travel information, cost savings tips, and vacation specials.
QL2 Software Provider of WebQL, a software tool capable of gathering competitive "off tariff" airfares and integrating them into spreadsheets, databases, and revenue management systems.
ResourceAir Group An information portal specializing in air travel content for business users: current product news, the latest in new developments and trends, as well as valuable resource information. The site is specifically designed for travel managers, executives, and financial personnel responsible for their firms business travel activities.
TMG Corporate A business travel specialist offering 24/7 service and specially negotiated rates and airfares.
Travel-On, Ltd. End-to-end solutions to streamline business travel bookings, and expense management and reimbursement. Full-service agent-assisted and online bookings available with account management, data analysis, policy compliance tools and more.
Trondent Development Corp. A global travel technology company that develops software and web-based solutions for travel management companies, on-line booking providers, and major corporations worldwide.
Universal Air Travel Plan UATP, also known as Air Travel Card, is a business travel payment system offered by most of the world's major airlines and accepted by most air carriers. The UATP card provides detailed, consolidated, and centralized billing to corporate customers. Individual airlines direct bill corporate customers for flight activities.
VTS Travel Direct Helps corporate clients achieve cost-savings and control by establishing travel policies and consolidating travel activities.
World Club Travel A business travel agent that seeks to be "innovative, creative, customer focused, and a value conscious business travel management solution. Travel tools, information, flights, hotels, car hire.
Air Travel Health
Aerotoxic Association About Aerotoxic Syndrome, a debilitating condition that can affect air passengers and aircrew after they have been exposed to noxious fumes from the jet engines entering the cabin. This is known as a "fume event."
Aviation Health Institute A non-profit organisation that promotes health and well being of airline passengers worldwide. Includes a chart with economy/coach seat pitch by airline, guidelines for physicians offering patient advice, health advice for passengers, links related to aviation health.
Globetrotters Travel Clinics This UK site provides one stop shopping for your travel health needs, and is dedicated to providing quality travel health advice and services, as well as premium travel health products.
Healthy Flying Information about safe, healthy air travel by a consumer rights activist. Topics include recycled airline air, deep vein thrombosis, crew fatigue, airline food, dehydration, ear pain, jetlag, lost luggage, sleeping, toxins.
JetSet Health Producers of all natural dietary supplements that are designed specifically for professional flight crews, frequent travelers, and busy professionals with active lifestyles.
Toxic Cabin Air.com A website devoted to informing the public, physicians, and flight crew of the hazards of breathing in the air in the cabins of commercial airlines. They are devoted to providing you with facts about TCP, bleed air, and toxic poisoning that can occur from burnt or pyrolyzed hydraulic oil.
TravelHealth A comprehensive resource for healthy travel with information for planning a safe and healthy vacation: country-specific risks and diseases, suggested immunizations, health recommendations, and finding a travel clinic near your home.
TravelHealth.co.uk A nurse-led, easy to use, TravelHealth guide on the web offering health advice and resources for travellers.