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USA Passports, Regulation & changes
The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 requires that by January 1, 2008, travelers to and from the Caribbean, Bermuda, Panama, Mexico and Canada have a passport or other secure, accepted document to enter or re-enter the United States. The Administration is proposing to complete it in phases following a proposed timeline...
How to get a USA Passport in a Hurry
If you need to get your US Passport in a hurry here are the requirments
accessible & barrier free Websites
The easy, safe and inexpensive place for people with disabilities
to register accessible friendly domain names. Dot com names only
$7.85 per year
Own Personal Travel Website
Capture your journey on maps and store and display your photos,
stories and experiences so your family & friends can enjoy your
trip. During your trip, sign into your site from any computer and
in one easy to use and secure location, you update your trip. Friends
and family at home can now follow along on your journey.
improve border management at U.S. ports of entry, the U.S. Department
of Homeland Security, the new U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status
Indicator Technology (US--VISIT) became operational in 2004 to process
visitors visas at airports and seaports entering the United States.
99,000 words about accessible cruises
a picture's worth 1000 words, check this out and see if you can
identify with the people you see. Want to know if an accessible
cruise is for you? Check it out...
access symbols - get-um here
symbols are intended to help you advertise access services to customers,
audiences, or employees. These can be used freely in advertisements,
newsletters, conference and program brochures, membership forms,
building signage, floor plans and maps.
& Visa Services
for passport and Visas for USA travelers to foreigh destinations.
Convert foreign currency into US dollars, or convert US
dollars into dozens of foreign currencies. This is easy, fast, simple
Use our world-class quality instant translation to convert
foreign web sites, words, or letters into French, Spanish, French,
German, Italian, Portuguese, or Norwegian. A way cool assistant
for any foreign romance.
America for Accessibility
What a limiting and frustrating experience it is when a
destination is not accessible to us. To stop this from happening
join this online community where you can rate accessibility in your
own city or find out what other reviewers think about destinations
all around the USA.
you, or someone in your family need a piece of equipment to make
your holiday more accessible? Wheelchairs, lifts, scooters, oxygen,
hospitals beds, walkers and more - delivered to your home, hotel,
or cruise ship.
the world watches the world. Check into other places in the world
in real time.
Americans' should plans to travel every September 11.
Americans need to travel every September 11 to show the
world that no act of terrorism can dominate the spirit of a great
are the Airlines and hotels cooperating?
Ship Illness - What's up with that?
everything you ever wanted to know about the illness that is striking
cruise ships. Are the ships safe? What's causing it? How bad is
it really? And, how to prevent it from happening to you.
Air Carrier Access Act
The Air Carrier Access Act prohibits discrimination on the basis
of disability in air travel and requires air carriers to accommodate
the needs of passengers with disabilities.
Netequette guide to e-mail
come up to speed with the Internet culture and etiquette on the
Internet (Netiquette), we offer this guide as a minimum set of behaviors
for anyone who sends, receives, or posts e-mail messages.