Travel Resources

Travel and Vacations can be major contributors to a "Happy Life." Travel takes a great deal of planning to help ensure a fun trip. Many people leave their travel plans to chance and end up with poor results and aggravation instead of fun and enjoyment. We will try to steer you to websites that can inform you and make your travel planning easier.

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Air Midwest is a subsidiary of Mesa Air Group. It serves 55 cities in 19 states.

Air Sunshine operates scheduled service to the Bahamas, Cuba and Jamaica. Its main base is Fort Lauderdale.

AirTran Airways is a low-cost airline based in Orlando, Florida. It operates over 700 daily flights throughout the eastern U.S. and the Midwest, including over 200 daily departures from Atlanta. It is the world's largest Boeing 717 operator.

Air Wisconsin is the largest privately held regional and commuter airline which operates regional jet flights as U.S. Airways Express under contract to U.S. Airways.

Alaska Airlines, based in Seattle, has grown from a small regional airline to one carrying more than 12 million customers per year.

American Airlines is the largest airline in the U.S.

American Eagle is a regional airline partner of American Airlines, operating over 1,600 flights a day, serving 140 cities across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Atlantic Southeast Airlines is an airline based in Atlanta, flying to over 150 destinations as a Delta Connection carrier.

Big Sky Airlines is a commercial airline headquartered in Billings, Montana. It operates scheduled commuter passenger services to 21 cities (an additional 6 are served from service as Delta Connection).

Cape Air is based in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The airline operates in four distinct markets: Cape Cod and Islands (Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard), Caribbean, Florida and the Keys, and Micronesia.

Chalk's International Airlines is an airline based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Champion Air is an airline based in Bloomington, Minnesota. It operates general charter services, but has added scheduled charter flights to popular vacation destinations operated on behalf of MLT Vacations and Trans Global Vacations.

Chautauqua Airlines is an airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana. It operates scheduled passenger services on more than 670 flights daily to cities in 30 states, Canada and the Bahamas.

Colgan Air is a regional airline of the U.S., headquartered in Manassas, Virginia.

Comair is one of the world's largest regional airlines, operating under the name Delta Connection to a large number of destinations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Bahamas.

CommutAir is a regional airline based in Plattsburgh, New York, U.S. It operates under the name Continental Connection for Continental Airlines.

Compass Airlines is a new subsidiary to Northwest Airlines that currently flies Bombardier CRJ-200 jets between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Washington Dulles.

Continental Airlines is the 4th-largest airline in the U.S.

Delta Air Lines is a major U.S. airline headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia that operates an expansive domestic and international network.

Eos Airlines is based in New York. It specializes in business class services.

Era Aviation is an airline based in Anchorage, Alaska. Era will take you to some of Alaska's most famous destinations.

ExpressJet is a regional airline based in Houston, Texas. It operates Continental Express services for Continental Airlines offering over 1400 daily departures to more than 152 cities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Bahamas.

Frontier Airlines is a low-cost airline based at Denver International Airport. It operates flights throughout the U.S., Mexico, and Canada.

Frontier Flying Service is an airline based in Fairbanks, Alaska. It operates an extensive network of year-round scheduled commuter services to Alaska bush communities, primarily north of Fairbanks, as well as charter services to the lower 48 and Canada.

go! provides inter-island service within the state of Hawaii. Its flights are operated by Mesa Airlines.

GoJet Airlines is a new regional airline based in St Louis, Missouri. It began scheduled passenger services on Oct. 4, 2005 under the United Express name.

Grand Canyon Airlines started operations in 1927 and operates sightseeing tours over the Grand Canyon.

Great Lakes Airlines is an airline based in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It is a regional airline operating domestic scheduled and charter services.

Gulfstream International Airlines is an airline based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It operates scheduled services to 11 Florida cities and 10 destinations in the Bahamas.

Hawaiian Airlines is the 11th largest commercial airline in the U.S.

Horizon Air is a regional airline subsidiary of the Alaska Air Group. It has major hubs in Seattle and Portland.

Island Air is an independent commuter airline based in Honolulu, Hawaii. It operates scheduled inter-island passenger services in Hawaii.

JetBlue Airways is a low-cost passenger airline that provides customer service at low fares primarily on point-to-point routes.

Lynx Air International offers charter flights to several destinations in the Caribbean and Central America including Haiti, Cuba and the Bahamas.

MAXjet Airways is a U.S.-based all-business class, low fare transatlantic airline.

Mesa Airlines is an airline based in Phoenix, Arizona. It operates flights as United Express, US Airways Express, and under the brand go! for flights in the Hawaiian Islands.

Mesaba Airlines is a regional airline based in Eagan, Minnesota.

Miami Air International is a charter airline based in Miami, Florida. It operates passenger charter flights to the Caribbean and throughout the Americas.

Midwest Airlines is an American scheduled passenger airline based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Murray Air is an airline based in Ypsilanti, Michigan. They offer passenger charter services.

Nantucket Airlines offers hourly flights running all day between Hyannis and Nantucket.

New England Airlines is based in Westerly, Rhode Island. It serves only one scheduled destination, Block Island.

North American Airlines is an airline based at JFK Airport in New York City. It operates U.S. domestic and international charter services.

Northeast Airlines is based in Miami, Florida. It operates passenger and cargo charters for travel groups and clubs.

Northwest Airlines has the largest fleet in the world.

Pace Airlines is a charter airline based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It operates executive passenger and sports flight charters.

Pacific Wings is a commuter airline based in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. It operates scheduled and charter interisland services in Hawaii.

Peninsula Airways is based in Anchorage, Alaska. It is a commuter airline operating extensive scheduled passenger and cargo services, as well as charter and medevac services.

Piedmont Airlines is a regional airline and a wholly owned subsidiary of the U.S. Airways Group. Piedmont operates nearly 440 daily departures to 55 cities throughout the eastern United States and Canada.

Pinnacle Airlines is a regional airline based in Memphis, Tennessee operating all of its flights under the name Northwest Airlink for Northwest Airlines.

Primaris Airlines is a charter airline based in Scottsdale, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada.

PSA Airlines is a regional airline based in Dayton, Ohio, that flies under U.S. Airways Express brand for U.S. Airways. PSA is wholly owned by U.S. Airways Group.

Republic Airlines offers scheduled commercial passenger service as U.S. Airways Express. The all-jet airline currently operates a fleet of 28 aircraft.

Scenic Airlines is an airline based in Las Vegas, Nevada. It operates sightseeing flights over the Grand Canyon.

SkyValue is a low-cost airline that is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

SkyWest Airlines is a North American regional airline headquartered in St. George, Utah.

Southwest Airlines is a low fare airline based in Dallas, Texas. It is the largest airline in the U.S. by number of passengers carried domestically for any one year and the third largest airline in the world by number of passengers carried.

Spirit Airlines is a low-cost airline operating nationwide scheduled and charter flights.

Sun Country Airlines is a low-cost airline headquartered in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.

Swift Air is an airline based in Phoenix, Arizona. It operates a fleet of business jets.

Ted's ever-expanding service can whisk you from Denver and Washington, D.C. and Chicago to great U.S. destinations.

Trans States Airlines is the sixth largest privately held regional airlines in the U.S.

United is the world's 2nd-largest airline.

U.S. Airways is the 5th largest airline in the U.S.

Vision Airlines, formerly Vision Air, is a Las Vegas, Nevada based airline. This airline operates air tours of the Grand Canyon, Marble Canyon, Hoover Dam, and Monument Valley.

Wings of Alaska is a scheduled and charter airline company based in Juneau, Alaska.

World Airways, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of World Air Holdings, Inc., is a U.S. certificated air carrier established in 1948. For 59 years, World Airways has been a global provider of long-range passenger and cargo air transportation services to the U.S. Air Force, major international airlines and freight forwarders, international leisure tour operators and cruise ship companies.

Xtra Airways has aircraft based throughout the U.S. ready to serve your charter needs.

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Avantair is an American aircraft fractional-ownership company(headquartered at Fairfield, NJ and based at Essex County Airport, Caldwell, NJ). Avantair also has bases in St. Petersburg, FL and Reno NV.

Blue Star Jets is a large broker of private jets for hire.

Bombardier world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from regional aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment.

Chief Executive Air has become one of the market leaders in providing world wide private jet charter services.

Cirrus is an airplane manufacturer.

CitationShares, a joint venture of Cessna Aircraft Company and TAG Aviation, offers fractional jet ownership and jet card membership.

The Falcon is a family of business jets manufactured by Dassault Aviation.

Eclipse Aviation is an Albuquerque, New Mexico based manufacturer of the Eclipse 500 Very Light Jet.

Bombardier Flex Jet is a leader in fractional aircraft ownership.

Flight Options provides fractional aircraft ownership.

Jet Linx provides fractional aircraft ownership.

Marquis Jet is a leader in private aviation.

Members Air leases private aircraft shares as an alternative to purchasing shares.

NetJets created the concept of fractional jet ownership.

TAG Aviation specializes in the complexity of owning and operating aircraft worldwide.

The Company Jet is a fractional jet ownership company focused exclusively on businesses and business travelers.

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Bargain Bookers

Place bids on airfare, hotels, car rentals; and save money.

Full online travel service with info on destinations, travel bargains, and travel tips.

Search for travel deals on cruises, hotels, cars, flights, and vacation packages.

A great site for planning your vacation.

Get discount travel deals at

Save money on travel; also includes last minute trip packages.

Includes the lowest fares on vacations; as well as travel guides, tips and services.

Fox World Travel is a full-service travel agency dedicated to providing corporate, leisure and meeting management services.

At, travelers can purchase special-rate airfares, book hotel rooms at over 65,000 properties worldwide, rent cars from all major agencies and save up to 70% on vacation packages.

If you're looking for a hotel, this is the place to start your search from.

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Royal Caribbean is a top cruise line.

Find a cruise on the Norwegian Cruise Line.

Celebrity is a top cruise line.

Carnival Cruise Lines is the world's largest cruise line.

Crystal Cruises offers tremendous savings to some of the world's most fantastic locales.

The Princess fleet carries more than a million passengers each year to more worldwide destinations than any other major line.

The ships of Regent Seven Seas Cruises offer voyages of exploration and discovery to over 300 ports on six continents, including Antarctica.

Journey aboard the Silver Cloud and Silver Wind.

Seabourn cruises for luxury vacations to the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Europe, South America, Asia and Transatlantic.

Oceania Cruises is the world's largest upper premium cruise line.

Disney Cruises are great for families!

Geek Cruises is everything you're looking for from a conference: stimulating seminars by the top names in the field as well as relaxation, adventure, and family time.

For parties of two to a gala event for hundreds, Odyssey offers elegant, climate-controlled dining decks for brunch, lunch, dinner or moonlight cruises. Odyssey serves three of the nation's greatest cities: Boston, Chicago and Washington, DC.

StarLite Cruises is Tampa Bay's favorite dinner cruise line.

A wonderful starting point. Compare cruise lines, browse through virtual ship tours, and get advice, info and hot deals.

Learn about cruise ship companies and their individual vessels on this very comprehensive website on cruising.

This site has great resources for cruising, especially the message boards by passengers on the ships.

This site provides cruise reviews and ship stats/comparisons. Search for cruises by destination, date, or line/ship.

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Information & Resources

Airlines lower fares everyday. This site alerts you of these fare reductions.

The Mobissimo search engine performs real-time queries of the multiple websites that travelers traditionally check manually (plus dozens of others that are often overlooked).

A great source for airplane seating, in-flight amenities and airline information.

Millions of travelers plan their trips at Trip Advisor.

Travel Library provides an environment where our visitors can share local knowledge and experiences on destinations and travel services around the world. is designed to be your one-stop destination for Travel service.

Let help you find a great place to stay in hundreds of cities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and 216 other countries. was designed to break through the information overload of the Web to bring the best travel sites together with insightful editorial in one convenient, user-friendly spot.

The Independent Traveler is an interactive traveler's exchange and comprehensive online travel guide for a community of travelers who enjoy the fun of planning their own trips and the adventure of independent travel.

Luxury Link is a premier online luxury travel resource. Showcasing more than 1000 extraordinary hotels and resorts, cruises, tours and villas in more than 60 countries, Luxury Link provides unparalleled access to exclusive offers and insider tips for the sophisticated traveler.

VirtualTourist is a worldwide travel community where real travelers and locals share real travel advice and experiences.

From lodging to restaurants, from sports to nightlife, from culture to cruises, our PlanetRider researchers and editors have cut through nearly a quarter of a million Web sites, throwing out the junk (over 95 percent!), while keeping only the best, most informative and useful sites.

This site is one of the most comprehensive backpacking resources on the web. It includes hundreds of travel guides.

This site has lots of information for those who like to hike.

The traveler's marketplace.

Jaya Travel is a full service leisure travel agency offering airline tickets, hotels, car rentals and customized tour packages to our valued customers.

Book your ski vacation at this great site.

Find out what time it is all over the world.

This site is a great resource for learning about your vacation or travel destinations around the world. Once on the site, go to search icon and let your imagination run wild as you learn about each place and when and where to go.

Wonderful site where you can search through vacation ideas, destination guides, plan your trip, and more!

This is convenient site for planning vacations.

This is comprehensive site for planning trips and vacations.

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International Travel

This is a great site that specializes in European Travel.

Jim Rogers is a very wealthy investor who chronicled his trip around the world on this amazing website.

This is a great blog from an 18 yr. old aspiring world traveler.

Includes links and info to any destination throughout the world.

Comprehensive listing of articles traveling abroad & learning languages, links to travel websites and other information on traveling abroad.

Frosch International Travel is a privately owned travel management company. Founded in 1972, Frosch was established with a focus on deluxe leisure and corporate travel.

Small group tours to over 90 countries worldwide.

A great source for international travel information and discount travel services!

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A directory of over 60,000 hotels and resorts worldwide. Search by location, date and price.

Find bed & breakfasts from all over the U.S.

This is a great marketplace for vacation rentals.

This site searches the Web to get you the best hotel rates.

PlacesToStay is a leading independent booking service offering carefully selected hotels all over the world at genuinely good value.

Select Registry....... Discover an Amazing Bed and Breakfast, Inn, or Boutique Hotel. Select Registry is a portfolio of more than 325 quality-assured premier bed and breakfasts, inns, and hotels throughout North America.

This site contains 350,000+ hotel reviews written by travelers that booked their lodgings using

LateRooms is an established way for hotels around the world to sell their late availability bedrooms, and for customers to take advantage of excellent savings.

Information and packages to Sandals Resorts in Jamaica, Antigua, St. Lucia and the Bahamas.

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Airline and car rental reservation services.

Find the latest high-speed train info to travel tips and reservations.

Rent a car in the U.S., Canada, or Europe. Search by location, date, or vehicle class.

Find a limousine service in the U.S., Canada, Europe, as well as other countries worldwide.

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