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Useful Travel Links
Need to look up information about your destination, like the best place to grab a cup of Cappuccino, what time it is in Zimbabwe, what the currency of Chile is or what the current U.S. Department of State Travel Requirements are for Thailand? Use this page as your resource guide!

U.S. Department of State – Passport Information
Whether you are an American citizen traveling abroad or a foreign citizen traveling to the U.S., get all the information you need before you head overseas. This website contains tips for traveling abroad, passport and visa applications and document requirements.

Travel Advisories
Obtain worldwide travel announcements and advisories.

CDC Travel Information
This site gives the Center for Disease Control's recommended health precautions and warnings for travelers.

Currency Converter
The Universal Currency Converter™, the world's most popular currency tool, allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations on the Internet, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates.

Worldtime
One of the easiest of the international time conversion sites around, ideal in case you need to know what time it is in Zimbabwe, or anywhere else!

The Weather Channel
All you need to know about current weather conditions and three to five day forecasts throughout the world.

Mapquest
Get door-to-door driving directions, detailed maps, plus helpful travel links.

International Health & Vaccination Requirements/CDC
A list of countries and their health requirements or warnings, plus news articles about outbreaks and immunizations. Also included are a geographic travel map and health recommendations.

Federal Aviation Administration – “Bringing Safety to America’s Skies”
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation. The FAA issues and enforces regulations and aircraft standards and certifies airmen and airports that serve air carriers. They develop air traffic rules, assign the use of airspace and control air traffic.

FAA Tips on Flying with Children
Keep your little ones safe while flying. Learn about the importance of using a child restraint system. It is safer than holding your child in your lap. Most airlines will offer discounts of up to 50% for children less than two years of age.



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Virtuoso Traveler

Sometimes the best trips involve a twist. Enter the August issue of Virtuoso Traveler, which features fresh ways to experience our favorite places. In Italy, go beyond Rome, Florence, and Venice to tour Puglia’s whitewashed hill towns. Find your own private Hawaii on the less-visited isle of Lanai. Go deep into Alaska’s interior and fly-fish from a remote wilderness lodge. And in Mexico, sip homegrown syrahs and chardonnays in northern Baja’s burgeoning wine country. Happy (unexpected and less-trodden) trails.

Classics with a Twist
From wilderness safaris in Scotland to winetasting in Mexico, fresh ways to explore our favorite destinations.

Culture Clubs
In Vienna’s top museums, an emerging class of cafés has elevated eating, drinking, and relaxing to a fine art.

Big on Botswana
Serious sustainability efforts are luring wildlife lovers to this southern African refuge.

Traveler’s Tale
Ken and Maddy Dychtwald make a heartfelt connection with Kenya.

 



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Virtuoso Life - The "Wow Moments" Issue

While some unforgettable experiences come with price tags that reflect their exclusivity, just as many cost next to nothing. This issue is dedicated to wow moments, big and small. You’ll find more than enough inspiration, so why not get a trip on the calendar to make more memories? At the end of this thing called life, you won’t necessarily remember the things you bought – but if you’re lucky, you will remember the things you did. 

The Wow Factor
Peak experiences around the world.

Yves Saint Laurent’s Marrakech
A new museum and exclusive tours of the designer’s home remind visitors why the city is always in fashion.

Falling for Florence
Art history and high style in Tuscany’s capital city.

Why I Travel
Opera and action-packed itineraries lure Mary Jo Gartner around the world.

Glide Tribe
Make cat tracks to Aspen for a backcountry powder adventure.

Best of the Best
Virtuoso travel advisors voted on the top wellness program, dining experience, newcomer, and more in our 11th annual hotel awards.



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REMINDER - The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, effective June 2009, mandates that all United States citizens and residents leaving the country present a valid U.S. passport to U.S. customs officials upon their return trip. This includes persons traveling to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean islands. Each country has visa and passport requirements for foreign visitors, so get the specifics before boarding the plane. Some do not require that U.S. citizens be valid passport holders. Regardless of your destination, however, you will need to present one on the way home. Remember, a valid U.S. passport has not yet expired and will not expire during your trip. Click here for Passport and Visa information.



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