What To Know Before You Go

Useful Information for Travelers

When traveling to unfamiliar places, be sure to do your research well in advance. Here I have listed some web sites containing pertinent information:

Passports/Travel Visas

Canadian Passport Office to obtain up-to-date passport applications on-line.

For worldwide tourist, student, work and business visas e-mail Linda Leveille.


International Travel & Health

Health Canada Travel Advice by Country

Health Canada Travel Health Advisories

Malaria Protection

Travel Medicine & Vaccination Center - in British Columbia.


If you need cancellation insurance, travel medical & health insurance or any other travel insurance e-mail Linda Leveille for a free quotation.


Government of Canada Travel Information & Advisories


Cybercafe Search Engine - find a Cybercafe near you.

International Dialing Codes

Worldwide Phone Guide - hook up your modem just about anywhere.


MapQuest World Atlas



Currency Converter

MasterCard/Maestro/Cirrus Int'l ATM Locator

Visa/Plus Int'l ATM Locator


World Climate

World Weather

Yahoo! Weather

General Travel Resources

Travel in Canada & Abroad

Flying with Kids - advice for families flying with a baby or small children.

Real Time Flight Tracking

Electric Power Around the World

The World Clock

What's the Time in...

The Worldwide Holiday & Festival Site

WHATSONWHEN - worldwide events guide.

How Far Is It? - distance calculator.

World Airports

Canadian Airport Parking Coupon

Journeywoman - travel resource for women.

How to Say Thank You - and other nice things in many languages. - directory of 250+ online dictionaries. – our own Winter Olympics - volunteering, schedules, venues, ticket info

For more tips and information e-mail Linda Heiss.

This information is offered without any endorsements, guarantees, representations, or warranties.