Austin Adventures newly enhanced website is an essential stop for planning an adventure vacation.
Whether the ultimate decision is to travel with Austin Adventures or not, chances are after visiting this company’s website they will be a friend for life for making so many planning tools available in one place. Their on-line travel planning resources is now one of the best and most comprehensive go-to pages on the web.
Starting with the premise that people coming to Austin Adventures are anticipating an active adventure vacation, one page is dedicated to How to Plan Your Next Adventure Vacation. Ideas range from European bike tours to African safaris, to small custom trips to solo travel and family trips.
A compilation of travel favorites from its own well-traveled and worldly staff, Austin Adventures’ List of Top Tens, includes UNESCO World Heritage Sites and favorite places to, among others; take photographs, raft, beach, wine and dine, bike and overnight.
“An informed guest is well into the journey of becoming a satisfied customer,” says Dan Austin, President and founder of Austin Adventures. “A little time and energy spent on the front end will help ensure the vacation of your dreams.”
How to Choose the Right Tour Operator is another selection that Austin believes helps anyone, client or not, maximize vacation time and budget. This resource helps develop short lists and prompts questions about qualities to look for in engaging a tour operator.
The long list of useful resources to be found by visiting the enhanced website includes:
– The World Clock– Current local time in cities and countries, in all time zones.
– MD Travel Health– Complete travel health information, updated daily, for physicians and travelers.
– Foreign Entry Requirements for US Citizens– Information on passports, visas, immunizations, medical information, additional fees, and conditions abroad that may affect your safety and security.
– World Health Organization– The authority for health within the United Nations system. Responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, and setting norms and standards.
– Universal Currency Converter– Perform currency and foreign exchange calculations using live, mid-market rates.
– U.S. Department of State– Everything from passport information to which countries you need visas for as well as travel tips.
– Foreign Electrical Systems– A summary of information on the electrical requirements and systems in use in most countries of the world.
– Flyer Guide: Travel Friendly Credit Cards– Hands down one of the best resources for picking a travel friendly credit card and researching foreign transaction fees.
– Airline Seating Charts– Information on airplane seating, in-flight amenities, and other useful airline information.
– Transportation Security Administration– Find the most up-to-date information on travel regulations, security alerts, flight delays and more.
– The Weather Channel– Features current conditions and forecasts for over 98,000 locations worldwide, along with local and regional radars.
– Google Maps– Find various types of interactive maps for any city or country around the world.
– Maps.com– Purchase local maps and guidebooks to take with you on your travels.
– Pack A Book– Want to read books set in the destination you’re visiting? This site provides a guide of what books to read.
– Language Tips– Helpful phrases in five common languages to know when traveling in Europe and beyond: French, Italian, Spanish, German and Dutch.