Bradley International Airport
The official site of Bradley International, the airport in WindsorLocks serving the Hartford and Springfield, Mass., areas, has informationabout the airlines that fly from it, as well as flight schedules, parking,ground transportation and the like.
The World Airport
Looking for an airport Web site? This international directory has anextensive set of links.
Airlines of the Web
Can't find an airline's Web site? This extensive, searchable directorywill help.
About: Air Travel
There's a lot to learn about the art of being an air passenger here.The best feature is a link to airlines' seat maps for various aircraft.
This is a top-notch tool to track the departure and arrival of flightsbetween major U.S. cities in real time.
Travelocity is one of the leading airfare sites on the Web. Its "Dream Maps" feature is particularly fun.
Orbits, founded by several leading airlines, is a robust fare search engine.
Expedia is another major airfare site. The "Fare Compare" feature isquitehandy.
Tell Hotwire when and where you want to go and it will respond withthe lowest prices from its participating airlines. The catch: you don'tfind out the name of the airline or the exact departure time until youbuy the ticket.
Critics say Priceline's reverse-auction process takes too much controlfrom consumers when they buy airline tickets. But the site is still sellinglots of them.
Cruise2.com is an enormously popular and somewhat disorganized site,flush with cruise ratings and reviews and busy message boards - some wheretravel agents and passengers barter for cruises and others where passengerstrade advice.
This site in the About.com network has practical articles such as "PlanningYour First Cruise" and "Hurricanes and Cruises," plus a rich set of linksto cruise-related sites all over the Web.
The Cruise Critic site has message boards for the major cruise lines,and each gets dozens of posts daily. The site also has a section on portsof call and shore excursions, topics neglected on many cruise sites.
Cruise passengers who visit this site are asked to rate their levelof satisfaction on dozens of criteria, from dining-room service to cabinamenities, and the scores are averaged for each category. The reviewers'comments are also provided.
Tyzo is a travel directory featuring tens of thousands of travel sites organized in a directory covering more than 130 countries.
At Fodors.com you can construct a personalized mini-guide to any ofhundreds of popular destinations around the world.
The recommendations for restaurants, hotels and attractions are nice,but the real strength of this site is the network of links to Web sitesfor the places you want to visit.
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel
This site has a wonderful daily newsletter, published on the site andavailable via e-mail, of travel bargains around the globe.
Travelzoo is a guide to travel sales, specials and deals, with extensivelistings provided by travel agencies.
Concierge.com from Conde Nast lists and archives daily air, hotel,cruise and vacation package deals.
LastMinuteTravel.com has an extensive database of travel deals, manyof them from large travel discounters.
Connecticut Department of Transportation
The DOT has lots of information for drivers, from real-time trafficcameras to construction updates.
Find your way from here to there with ctnow.com's driving directionspage.
McNally Road Trip Guide
When you're planning a road trip in the United States, this guide cantell you what road construction projects could be in the way.
Not that you would speed, but if you did you might want to see thislist of places where police throughout the nation like to lie in wait.
Official site of the railroad company, with online schedules, routemaps and ticket sales.
This railroad carries commuters and other passengers between New Havenand Grand Central Station in New York City. It also runs trains betweenthe city and seven counties in New York state.
& Consular Information Sheets
Is the country you want to visit safe? The State Department's adviceabout crime, unrest and other hazards worldwide are particularly valuablefor travelers who leave the beaten track.
Passport Services and Information
This site describes how to apply for a passport, renew a passport,replace a lost or stolen passport, even add extra pages to your passport.There are even downloadable forms.
The Compleat Carry-On Traveler
This site calls itself "A Compendium of Opinions and Ideas on the Artof Travel, With an Emphasis on Living Out of One (Carry-On-Sized) Bag."And that about covers it.
OANDA.com calls itself "the currency site" and it sure has lots ofbells and whistles to back that up. Not only will its converter translatedollars to Deutsche Marks but it will give you a printable cheat sheetof currency values that you can print and carry in your wallet.
Need to get online when you travel? Cybercafes.com lists more than4,000 Internet cafes in nearly 150 countries.