General Travel Information:
The following wesites are designed to assist outgoing GW scholars with general travel information:
- Department of State
This is the official United States government website for information on students traveling and/or living abroad.
- Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)
This website provides travel alerts and security information.
- Center for Disease Control (CDC) Travelers’ Health
This website provides important information regarding the health statuses abroad for both travelers and clinicians.
- World Health Organization (WHO)
An informative website that covers the global health matters, health indicators and statistics of given countries and much more.
- Passport & Visa Assistance- Embassies in D.C.
The U.S. Department of State website provides a list of foreign embassies' websites in the U.S.
Specific Country Information:
The CIA World factbook provides scholarly information about a given country's demographics, background, languages spoken, prevalent religions, and much more.
Helpful Travel Websites:
The following are a few helpful websites designed to help those inquiring about travel accommodations, dining locations, shopping locations, entertainment destinations, educational centres, museums, and much more.
- Student Travel Agency
This website offers special student discounts on flights, hotels, and other travel accomodations.
- Trip Advisor
A great website to search for vacation rentals, hotel reviews, restaurant reviews, popular attractions, and more.
This is another informative website to search for travel accommodations, travel forums, lodging, travelers’ reviews, travelers’ photos, and more.
- Lonely Planet
Explore countless travel destinations tailored to your interests: islands, photography, family vacation, adventure, wildlife, and more.
- Women Travelling Alone
The following are a few websites specifically tailored for women travelling alone and would like a few helpful resources to help them along the journey.
- LGBT Travelers
The following are a few websites specifically tailored for LGBT travelers.