Resources for International Travel
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- 2018-2019 OCS Pre-Departure Checklist
- U.S. Department of State Students Abroad
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention for Travelers
Creating a budgetCost of living comparison calculator Expatistan.
Costs for top 10 study abroad locations compiled in 2015.
Tips for student budgets abroad from Go Overseas and Studyabroad.com.
Program provider IFSA Butler has a budget calculator.
Diversity & Inclusion ResourcesMental Health and Self-Care - Meaningful Travel Tips and Tales from GoAbroad.com
Global Disability Rights - Mobility International
Diversity & Inclusion Resources - Diversity Abroad provides diversity guides and Allabroad.US
If you are a U.S. citizen and need to obtain a first time passport, please email Susie Duke at email@example.com for assistance. Additional information is available under Frequently Asked Questions.
Check out the travisa site to find out if you need a visa. For off-campus study contact your program. Course-embedded travel and the Global Learning Program frequently use Travisa for college programming. IGE staff are unable to advise on visas due to their complexity and changing nature.
Culture & Etiquette GuidesTravel Etiquette website and the Center for Intercultural Learning from Global Affairs Canada provides Country Insights
Travel and Translation Apps
Google Translate (Android & iOS)
Spoken Language - iTranslate Voice 2 or Speak & Translate
No data required -Jibbigo Translator (offline language packs from $4.99)
Signs & Menus -S Translator for free on Samsung’s Galazy 4 or Word Lens $4.99 per language
Best for Asia (Chinese, Japanese & Korean) - Waygo
Conduct text message conversation on SMS Translator (free on Android)
Currency Converter - XE Currency
Budget Tracking - Moneywise
Wi-Fi Finder - JiWire Wi-Fi Finder
Travel Guides - Triposo
Travel in Europe - GoEuro (free) fast and cheap travel routes
Other useful informationProtect your cellphone while you travel article
Student international airfare sites: STA Travel and Student Universe.
Skyscanner article on student airfares
Trip Savvy article on student airfares