Judy's Creative Adventures   
"Women Exploring the Arts and Cultures of the World"                     480-264-5775
Planning Resources for Women Travelers - Helpful hints, FAQ, insurance, documents,
                
                                                    Planning Resources
Planning for your trip is part of the fun of travel.  We offer resources to help you prepare for your vacation.  Have fun during your planning process, and if you have any questions please give us a call.



















TRAVEL INSURANCE
We strongly recommend each traveler to acquire travel insurance to cover unexpected  cancellations, emergency medical care, trip interruption and baggage.   We recommend MH Ross Travel Insurance for competitive rates, excellent coverage and customer service.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
Travel.State.Gov - The Bureau of Consular Affairs - U.S. State Department will give you official travel information,   tips and warnings.  Find out if you need a visa for the countries to which you will be traveling, get official travel warnings and helpful hints.  We also recommend you sign up for  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).  You can register where and when you will be traveling to a foreign country so the State Department can notify you if a problem develops. 

PASSPORTS AND  VISAS
Passports and Visas
  may be ordered here.  They also offer expedited service.
US State Department Passport Service  for online forms and information for passport applications and renewals.

YOUR AIRLINE FLIGHTS
Flights are not usually included in the cost of our tours. If you would like a travel agent to book your flights, we will be happy to recommend one (call us at (480)264-5775 for names & numbers).  Please check the itinerary for specific arrival and departure dates and times.
Listed below, for your convenience, are online air travel reservation sites for your convenience.
Kayak
Expedia
Travelocity
Orbitz
Cheapflights

AIRLINE LUGGAGE LIMITS
Luggage Limits - Check with your airline.  This can also be found on your airline's web page.

PROHIBITED ITEMS WHEN FLYING
Transportation Security Administration - This site gives you information on what you can and can't carry on board air flights.  You can also check on your airlines website.

TRAVELERS' HEALTH
Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  This comprehensive site gives you current health information for  your destination.  You will also find information on required shots and vaccinations and clinics that specialize in travel health.  A good resource for your general health.
 International Society of Travel Medicine-  To find health clinics internationally.

CURRENCY CONVERTER
 Oanda Currency Converter-  A good place to check on exchange rates prior to your departure.  Scroll down and you can print a Traveler's Cheatsheet for your destination.

INTERNATIONAL TELEPHONE  HELP
Country Codes - This site gives you all the international dialing codes
Calling Between Countries - This site describes how to call between countries.

INTERNATIONAL ELECTRIC GUIDE
 International Electric Travel Guides-  Find out what you will need in order to use your electrical equipment at your destination, such as hair dryers, camera chargers, phone chargers, etc.

INTERNATIONAL TIME CONVERTERS
The World Clock and Time Zones -  Gives you international times.
World Time Server - Get the time in other countries.
 

INTERNATIONAL METRIC CONVERTER
Worldwide Metric -  Very helpful converter.

MAPS
Google Maps - Find driving directions, city and country maps, suggested routes and more

WEATHER
Weather - Type in your destination for the local weather

 

 

 

                                                                                          
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