Travel-related Links

Travel-related sites that may be useful for study abroad students

Please note: Information in this section is provided for your convenience. Links to sites outside the University should not be considered endorsements of services provided.

Travel Sites (Including Railway & Ferry Information)


Cheap Sleeps: International Hostels
Hostels Worldwide  Hostels in New Zealand
Hostels in Europe  
Hostels in Switzerland
Currency Conversion Calculators
The Universal Currency Converter Yes, yet another Currency Converter
CNN Currency Converter Currency Exchange Rate

Foreign Currency Exchange Services

Ruesch International


Passport & Visa
US Department of State site for Passport Services
Visa Services
CIBT, Global Relocation Services
Two Greenway Plaza, Suite 220
Houston, TX 77046
Phone: 888-947-5947
Travel Document Systems
Phone: 800-874-5100
Perry International
Phone: 312-372-2703
Travisa express visa service http://www.travisa.com/
Zierer Visa Service
Phone: 800-421-6706

Global Passport (specializes in Latin America)
Phone: 800-644-1642


International Express
Phone: 800-421-6706

Foreign Embassies and Consulates in the US
Embassy World site for links to many embassies and consulates
Embassy and Consulate Finder

Travel Safety and Health Information
Department of State Travel Advisories 
Geographic Health Recommendation

International Health Insurance
If you are a WMU student, your health insurance will be arranged through WMU Study Abroad or through the program to which you are applying. If you are a non-WMU student, it is recommended that you consider purchasing health insurance for your time abroad. The listing of the following insurance companies do not constitute in any fashion an endorsement of or a representation regarding the quality of the products and services provided; they are merely provided for your convenience.
International calling and time information