Resources for your Home Exchange
Home Exchange Gold is committed to providing you with the best travel experience possible.
Here are links to sites that provide excellent sources for airfares, car rentals, books, local tours and attractions, travel supplies, and information for your trip preparation and planning.
They have all been used by us personally, or recommended by Members. Please let us know if you have any personal recommendations for travel resources you think would be of benefit to our Members, or any comments about those we have posted.
|Airline Tickets, Rental Cars, etc|
|Passports/VISAS/Drivers Licenses Etc.|
|Travel Aids and Supplies|
|Information, Books, Maps|
AIRLINE TICKETS, RENTAL CARS, ETC.
As a Home Exchange Gold member you can receive up to 25% off you next rental car from Avis!
As a Home Exchange Gold member you can receive up to 20% off you next rental car from Budget!
Find the best prices for airline tickets on the Internet with best fare finder, make reservations for cruises and rental cars.
Find & book the most popular sights, tours and activities in the world's favorite destinations!
US Government Information on international travel, passports, visas, travel warnings
US Customs & Border Protection Information for US and Non-US Citizens
Road safety and international driver's license information.
Guide vaccination requirements, and destination-specific health information.
A complete list of items that are allowed to be packed in your carry on bags, and a list of items that must be checked.
TRAVEL AIDS AND SUPPLIES
Magellan's Travel Supplies, America's leading source of travel supplies, offering over 500 products featuring luggage, electrical adaptors, travel clothing...
Translation and Language Resources: Translation software, language translation, website translation, etc.
Look as you listen. Walk freely while on vacation and learn at your own pace. Each downloaded audio tour comes with multiple mp3 files and a map for each city or tourist destination.
Shop for any number of audio products for your car or home.
Featuring 30,000+ Restaurants, Hotels, Nightclubs and Attractions in hundreds of cities worldwide.
Route planner, maps, tourist information, hotels and restaurants
Get driving directions, tour information, maps and more!
Use Internet TripTik Traveler and online maps gallery as your complete trip planning and routing tool.
INFORMATION, MAPS AND BOOKS
Online shopping for Travel from a great selection of Books; Subjects, Europe, Reference & Tips, United States, Asia, Atlases & Maps, North America
InsureMyTrip.com offers a wide choice of Travel Insurance Policies from major insurance carriers, and they are available for travel from/to almost every country in the world.
They've got the classic, new and hard-to-find books and maps to help you get the most out of your adventures.
Learn French, Spanish, German, Italian and other languages with the BBC. Start up with their courses or brush up their our audio magazines.
Perform interactive foreign exchange (FX, or forex) rate calculations, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates.
Offers maps and satellite images for complex or pinpointed regional searches.
Provides directions, interactive maps, and satellite/aerial imagery of the United States. Can also search by keyword such as type of business.
The ultimate source for airplane seating, in-flight amenities and airline information
This FAQ is designed to help everyone learn how to travel with the minimum amount of luggage--preferably with just one primary carry-on bag
Browse weather and temperatures around the world, with quick and easy 5-Day forecasts
Reliable sources of country maps, facts and figures for every country on Earth
Check on current local times around the world.
Flight Arrivals and Departures (Real Time)
Covers all major airlines of the world and lets you track almost any flight possible.
CityPass provides ten big-city ticket booklets that cut through the clutter of what to see and do, zip you past entrance lines and shave up to 50% off the price of individually purchased attraction tickets.
Join J.P. Devillers as he travels through 33 states in 80 days, going on 37 home exchanges in the process
Mom-savvy online magazine that delivers insightful family travel information; a diverse community of mothers exchanging practical ideas; and stories and interviews with real traveling moms.
"Leave No Dog Behind" -- The travel magazine featuring hotel, city and state reviews for travel with your dog.
Veteran home exchanger Nicole Feist offers tips and advice for safe, ethical swaps on her daily Blog, 'Home Exchange Travels'