Important Travel Links

US State Department

Questions about traveling domestic or abroad. Want to know if there are any travel restrictions in the country you may be traveling to? Check out the U.S. State Department's website.

Passport Application

Do you need a new or to renew your passport? Click this link to begin the process. Remember to give yourself about 2 to 3 months before you plan to travel when submitting you application.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Want to know more about airport travel?  What can you bring in a carry on back and what you should put in checked luggage?

Real ID Requirements

Starting May 3, 2023, TSA will be require either a REAL ID, enhanced driver's license, or other form of acceptable identification in order to clear airport security checkpoints. To find out if you have the proper photo ID to fly check out the link.  Do not wait until May 3, 2023, to obtain the proper documentation.

Centers for Disease Control(CDC)

CDC’s public health messaging system offers up-to-date messages to travelers at specific airports, seaports, and land borders where most international travelers enter or leave the United States.

Automated Passport Control

Automated Passport Control (APC) is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that streamlines the entry process for U.S. citizens, U.S. legal permanent residents, Canadian citizens, eligible Visa Waiver Program participants, and specific U.S. visa holder travelers, by providing an automated process through CBP’s Primary Inspection area.

Global Entry

Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. Members enter the United States through automatic kiosks at select airports.

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

TSA PreCheck™

TSA Pre✓® is an expedited security screening program connecting travelers departing from the United States with smarter security and a better air travel experience.

Travel Advisories

As a first step in planning any trip abroad, check the Travel Advisories for your intended destination. You can see the world at a glance on a color-coded map. Note that conditions can change rapidly in a country at any time.

Travel Tips

Want to refresh your knowledge on the liquid rule for flights, or what you need to do to fly with man's best friend? Helpful tips for travelers can be found here.

Currency Exchange

See how much foreign currency you can get for your US dollar.

Luggage Forward

Luggage Forward specializes in door-to-door luggage and sports equipment shipping to more than two hundred countries and territories.

Pack for a Purpose

Make a BIG IMPACT in the communities that you visit.  Simply use a small amount of space in your luggage to pack supplies needed by community projects around the world.


Don't be caught by surprise.  Check the weather before you pack to make sure that you are dressed for the weather.

The Latest International Entry Requirements

COVID-19 has transformed international travel and each country has implemented unique entry requirements. These requirements are changing constantly. To find the most up-to-date and accurate information on what is required to enter safely and securely in the most frequented destinations in world.