Travel Information

ESSENTIALS

Be sure you get your passport as soon as you begin your planning so you don't miss the trip of a lifetime!  For more info on that, please see our passport and visas page. 

CHEAP FLIGHTS

Carroll recommends you begin your flight search with STA Travel.  As consolidators, STA can obtain great student and teacher fares.

Student Universe  is another great site for discounted student and teacher airfare.

EURAIL PASSES

The best way to see Europe is by train.  Eurail passes are for non-European residents only.  There are many pass options and prices.  Check it out--and plan early. They cannot be mailed to a European address. 

CULTURAL CROSSING

The following web-site is an evolving database of cross-cultural information about every country in the world.  This user built guide allows people from all walks of life to share essential tips with each other about how to navigate our increasingly borderless world with savvy and sensitivity.  Easy to navigate and free to use, CultureCrossing.net provides an opportunity for students to:

  • Find information on 200 countries and add your own knowledge to our guides  
  • Ask specific questions and chat with other users and experts
  • Connect directly with community members from around the world
  • Access global resources to further your cross-cultural exploration