Travel Medicine Links & Resources

Vaccination and Immunization

Influenza Vaccine Information
http://www.cdc.gov/flu//

The Vaccine Page
http://www.vaccines.com/

General Travel Health

2009 International Travel Health Guide
Updated, comprehensive travel health information from leading experts. Twenty-two chapters.  Disease-risk advisories for over 200 countries.
http://www.travmed.com/health_guide.htm

Health and Travel Links
http://www.cdc.gov/travel/

Documentation and Naturalization

Visa & Passport Services For U.S. Citizens
http://www.travisa.com/

Adventure Travel

Adventure Vacations Around the World
Backroads–Voted “World’s Best” by Travel+Leisure. For 30 years Backroads has offered unparalleled biking tours , walking trips and family vacations featuring inspiring routes, the finest lodging and cuisine, unique cultural encounters and the best leaders . At day’s end you’ll be indulged, whether you stay in elegant French châteaux, sumptuous Balinese villas or stylish wine country retreats. Choose between Premiere Inns, Casual Inns and N. American Deluxe Camping for families.
Call 800-GO-ACTIVE
Visit-www.backroads.com/

Air Travel

Transportation Security Administration Information
Do’s and Don’ts of travel from time saving tips to prohibited items.
http://www.tsatraveltips.us/

Africa Travel

Africa Travel Association
The ATA is the world’s premier travel industry trade association promoting tourism to Africa, ATA provides services to a broad range of members including: tourism, diaspora, culture, and sports ministers, tourism boards, airlines, hoteliers, travel agents, tour operators, travel trade media, public relations firms, consulting companies, non-profit organizations, businesses, small and medium-sized enterprises, and other organizations engaged in tourism promotion.
Africa Travel Association

Travel Services

TravelSmith
Get ready for your next trip with TravelSmith, the trusted source for easy-care, wrinkle-resistant clothing, smart accessories and gear, luggage, and expert advice on what to bring and how to pack it.
travel clothing, luggage & accessories

Celiac
Provides resources and information for people on gluten-free diets due to celiac disease, gluten intolerance, dermatitis herpetiformis, wheat allergy, or other health reasons. Travel cards in every language are available.
http://www.celiac.com/

Humanitarian Volunteers

Engineers Without Borders
EWB-USA is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects. EWB-USA members, comprised of professional and student engineers or other disciplines, volunteer to work with local communities and NGOs in over 45 developing countries around the world on projects such as water, renewable energy, sanitation and more. In addition to providing engineering services EWB volunteers raise all the money for travel and equipment which they install with community participation.

Time Magazine called Engineers Without Borders-USA the “Blueprint Brigade.” EWB-USA has grown from little more than a handful of members in 2002 to over 12,000 members today and has over 400 projects worldwide. EWB-USA maintains over 250 dedicated chapters, including university chapters on 180 campuses in the United States, and has touched the lives of more than one million people. For more information about EWB-USA please visit www.ewb-usa.org.

Corporate Travel Management

Travel Destinations Management Group
http://www.traveldest.com/

Special Airfares for Missionary, Humanitarian & Adoption Travel

MTS Travel: The North American leader in mission, church and humanitarian travel
Take advantage of our national purchasing leverage with the world’s top airlines! We provide negotiated airfares and benefits especially for the non-profit traveler. Not only can we pronounce “Ouagadougou” and “Tegucigalpa” – we can find a convenient, cost-effective away to get you there!
http://www.mtstravel.com

Raptim USA Missionary Travel
http://www.raptimusa.com