Travel Resources

Here at RubysTravel, we not only book your travel, we want to make sure that our clients are well prepared for their trip and have helpful information at their fingertips.

See below for some important travel resource links that can help make your travel logistics and experiences smoother.


INSURANCE

We believe that your upcoming trip is a significant investment which you should protect.  For this reason, we strongly recommend you purchase comprehensive travel insurance. We work with several travel insurance companies that will assure the cost of your trip is protected.

Contact Us about Travel Insurance

TRAVEL ABROAD

Make certain your travel abroad is safe and seamless by staying up-to-date on the latest alerts, clearances, and advisories.  Click on the appropriate links listed to be in the know regarding your travels.

www.state.gov/travel/ (General travel abroad info)
www.tsa.gov/ (Clearing airport security)
www.travel.state.gov/alertswarnings (Alerts and warnings from US Government)
www.cbp.gov/ (Customs regulations what can you bring back
www.cdc.gov/travel/ (Travel Health Advisories)


AIRLINE TRAVEL

Here are a few sites to help you find the best seats on a plane, flight status, airport status and general airport information.

www.seatguru.com (Airline seating charts)
www.flightstats.com (Track flight status)
www.fly.faa.gov (Airport status updates)
www.quickaid.com (General airport and airline info)
www.transtats.bts.gov (General airline on time statistic from DOT)


PASSPORT INFO

For most international travel a passport or passport card is required.  Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months following the scheduled day of you return.  Here are the links for applying or renewing a passport.

www.travel.state.gov


CURRENCY INFO

Currency rates and locations of local ATM’s for Visa and Mastercard.

www.mastercard.us (MasterCard ATM locator worldwide)
visa.via.infonow.net (Visa ATM locator worldwide)


WEATHER INFO

Want to know what the weather will be check here for local weather.  You can also check for a very long term forecast and find out the best time to travel.

www.weather.com (Current 10-day forecast)
www.theweatherwiz.com (Long term forecast)


WORLD TIME

Check the time difference between your home and your destination.

www.timeanddate.com/worldclock


TAXI / UBER INFO

Getting around in your vacation city.

www.taxifarefinder.com (How much should a taxi cost?)

www.uber.com (Learn about how Uber works)

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