FAQs

Where can I learn about health hazards or vaccination requirements?

 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel alert regarding Yellow Fever, Zika Virus and additional Travel Health Notices for certain countries, which may be included in your itinerary. Please visit the CDC’s website here.

Enroll in STEP program... What's that?

It's important to enroll your international visit withe the US Embassy.    You’ll receive the latest safety and security information for your destination country, so you can make informed decisions about your travel.  The information you provide enables the U.S. embassy to know where US citizens are or consulate to contact you in case of an emergency.  It takes just a few moments and can be done  here. 

What are my passport requirements?

Passports are required for international travel and for all air departures to or from the United States. Passports must be valid for six months after the completion of travel and contain enough blank pages for entry and exit endorsements and any required visas. Names on passports and the booking must match. The Department of State (DOS) has information on foreign visas and well as travel advisories issued for certain countries, which may be included in your itinerary. Please visit the DOS’s website  here.  

I heard there are travel alerts for my destination

As travel advisors we receive safety updates when events take place across the globe.   If you have questions about this, please feel free to contact us.  Stay on top of your travel destination by checking for alerts & travel advisories here.  

Where's the nearest US Embassy in my destination?

Headed overseas & want to know where you can find American Embassy there?  Search world wide here. 

What is REAL ID Act & how do I prepare?

Have questions on the Real ID Act?  This starts as of 2020.  Learn more here. 

What happens if I have a life-changing crisis or emergency abroad?

Life changing events happen while abroad all the time.  Sometimes they are happy surprises, and many are very unfortunate happenstances that are beyond our control. Get peace of mind here.  

What am I allowed to bring from from vacation?

Learn what customs will & won't allow you to bring back from vacation.  Learn more  here.

Where can I find info for travelers with disabilities?

Accessibility is key for all travelers.  If you have specific concerns including transportation, service animals find out here. 

Where can I find info for traveling with pets?

Traveling with a pet?  There are many government regulations.  Find out more here.  

What do I need to drive overseas?

Some enjoy the freedom of the open road.  In some cities however, it's best to leave the driving to the professionals.  Learn more about international driving here. 

LGBTI Travel, what do I need to know?

It's best to do some research or consult with your travel advisor about your destination.  Laws & attitudes in some countries may affect safety & ease of travel.   Learn more about  LGBTI Travel considerations here. 


Cruise Ship Passengers - All the fine print

Are you a first time cruiser?  Have questions about citizenship documents, safety in ports overseas?  Your travel advisor can help.  Learn more about cruise guidelines & restrictions here. 

What are the common scams & safety precautions I should know about?

Many look upon tourists as easy prey.  Especially older travelers.  Learn more about possible distractions, common scams and how to be less vulnerable.  Prepare yourself by reading up on popular scams here.

What are my airport parking options?

What's available at your airport?  Find out your parking options here!

HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?

Didn't find your answer here?   We're here to help!    Contact us and we'll point you in the right direction.