Not sure what to pack for your Jewish group Amalfi sojourn or African safari? Wondering how to change dollars into colones or where to find the best travel gear? Amazing Journeys has got you covered. Our Travel Resource section is full of helpful links and tips to get you where you’re going—with everything you need.

Money Exchange by Oanda

How far will your money go on Jewish tours? Find out the current exchange rate for any currency. You can even print out wallet-sized “cheat sheets” for rates between two currencies.

Travel Insurance by Travelex

Get information about travel insurance and even sign up on line. Travel insurance is highly recommended as cancellation penalty by cruise lines, airlines and tour operators are significant.

Compare Travel Insurance by Squaremouth

Compare all of the major US travel insurance companies and plans. Find the right coverage for the right price. Search, sort, compare and buy online.


MedjetAssist is a worldwide medical evacuation and repatriation membership program and is available 24 / 7. Through the Medjet global network of authorized affiliates, members are transported to the hospital or specialist of their choice when they are hospitalized more than 150 miles away from home – either domestically or abroad. This gives the member control of where they will receive treatment and provides them the resources to be transported back to family, friends, and physicians in a time of crisis.

Lonely Planet

Research the cities on your upcoming trip and learn more about locations that are on your dream list.

Passport Information

Need a passport? Need to renew an old one? This government site is full of information to help you get a passport.

International Cell Phone Rental

Most US cell phones don’t work overseas but cell phone rentals let you stay in touch wherever your travels take you around the globe. With TravelCell, receive unlimited free incoming calls to many countries and low rates on outgoing calls.

Weather Worldwide

This site is great because it gives you not only the current weather but also what the average weather is year around for anywhere in the world.

Learn a New Language

Great site for free language lessons. You can access translating dictionaries in more than 70 languages. There are even audio files so that you can hear the pronunciation.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

A government agency and leading authority on travel health around the world. Information about vaccinations and info on preventing illnesses.

Travel Warnings

Check out any travel destination for any travel warnings as issued by the United States State Department.

Fodors Travel Guide

This site is a guide to places all over the world. Find great shopping, restaurants as well as what there is to do in each city.

Visa Information

This site will tell you all requirements, costs and even print out applications for visas (Adobe required to print).

International Time Converter

Figure out what time it is anywhere in the world.

Travel Photos Guide

Want some photo tips to help capture vacation memories? Visit this site to get those helpful hints.


Mapquest is one of the best map sites around. Find out where you are and where you want to go and how to get there. Not only that, but you can even get up to the minute traffic reports for more than 60 cities.