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Deutsche Bahn train reservations in Europe.

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Index: Planes | Trains | Cars | Travel Guides

Air Travel

KAYAK
Nice aggregation site.
SeatGuru
Better seat info than available from airlines.
Virtually There
View Trip
Enter your 6 letter travel code and name and get a complete itinerary with maps and weather.
Yapta
Tracks availability and prices
AIRLINES
  • Airline Web Sites and Phones
  • Airline 800 numbers
  • Airline Address Finder
  • Air Berlin
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Air Berlin
  • Continental
  • Delta
  • Lufthansa
  • Northwest
  • Ryan Air
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • USAir
  • San Jose Airport Information
  • FARE FINDING
    Travelers Advantage
    AKA "CitiTravel" - very good fares
    Stanford Travel Reservations
    Minimal registration - reasonably good at fare finding.
    Cheap flights.
    AirNinja
    Europe by Air
    EasyJet
    Deckchair
    Cheap Flights
    Flightline - search for UK flights
    Travel Now
    Fairly low fares
    Travelocity
    With SABRE on-line. Not very good at finding lowest fares. Requires registration.
    Global Online Travel
    with flights
    1travel
    See discount flights - launches applet fare finder
    CNET Travel Planner
    cheap airfares, rent a car, book a hotel room
    Other Places for Fares
    Airtreks
    PriceLine
    Discount Tickets
    TravelBids
    Get bids from multiple agencies
    YouPrice
    Bid a price
    Internet Travel Network
    Minimal registration - reasonably good at fare finding.
    TheTrip
    Trip Planner with flights
    Epicurious
    teminal and area maps + local transit + reservations/fares/reservations/fare auctions
    Best Fares
    Transient good deals

    Some other URLs recommended to me.
    http://traveljam.galileo.com/cgi-bin/gx.cgi/AppLogic%2bWelcome?Vendor=Donver
    http://www.lastminutetravel.com/
    http://www.yoursitemanager.com/galileo/galileol.htm
    http://www.hoovers.com/travel/0,1334,12,00.html?lf=biztrav
    http://www.ebookers.com/index.html
    http://www.counciltravel.com/
    http://4standby.com/
    http://www.travelscape.com/index.cfm
    http://www.atntravel.com/
    http://www.economytravel.com/
    https://www.flycheap.com/
    http://www.flyaow.com/
    http://www.cheaptickets.com/
    http://www.biztravel.com/

    Cars

    Detailed US Trip Planner
    Gives specific route information as well as facilities.
    Requires entering email address.
    US Trip Distance and Cost Calculator
    Very nice simple calculator allows you to graphically select points along the trip, enter gas costs and mpg, and get a rough idea of the trip..
    Mainly US but links available for Canada, Ireland, and the UK.
    US Trip Distance Calculator
    Suggested by students in the "Intro to Business Class" of Green Mountains school.
    Non-graphical and does not actually report gas prices as advertised.

    TRAINS

    Deutsche Bahn train reservations in Europe.
    Eurail
    Amtrak

    Travel Guides

    Subway Navigation
    for over 50 cities
    MapQuest
    Maps and routes custom made on demand.
    Virtual Tourist
    See also VT II: Fun reports from travelers
    Webtraveler
    Virtual Tours of places like Big Sur.
    Global Network Navigator Travel Center
    Linked to Fodor's.
    Travel and Tourism
    from CyberXpress Mall
    Conde Nast Traveler
    Lonely Planet Online
    Travelweb
    HOSTELS
    Internet Hostel Guide
    All About Hostels
    CityNet
    International Country,State, and City information.
    Jet Charters
    Take your friends for a ride.
    Charles Petrie's Germany Page
    Travel guides specific to Germany.
    Currency Converter
    Converts most currencies.
    Page&Moy Travel Advisories
    See also US State Dept. Warnings.


    Charles J. Petrie
    Stanford Center for Design Research
    <petrie@cdr.stanford.edu>