An indispensable resource on the Internet is the Air Traveler’s Handbook (www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/user/mkant/Public/Travel/airfare.html), a comprehen sive listing of links to everything you need to know before you board a plane.
One last note: To protect yourself, make sure any website you use has a secure server before handing over any credit card details including US offices in Boston, Chicago, L.A., New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. Tickets, travel insurance, railpasses, and more. In the UK, 11 Goodge St., London WIT 2PF (®020 7436 7779); in New Zealand, Shop 2B, 182 Queen St., Auckland (®09 309 0458); in Australia, 366 Lygon St., Carlton Vic 3053 (®03 9349 4344).
Travel CUTS (Canadian Universities Travel Services Limited), 187 College St., Toronto, ON M5T 1P7 (®416-979-2406; www.travelcuts.com). Offices in Canada, the US, and elsewhere. Also in the UK, 295-A Regent St., London W1B 2H9 (®020 7255 2191).
USIT, 19-21 Aston Quay, Dublin 2 (®01 602 1600; www.usitwdrld.com). Ireland’s lead ing student/budget travel agency has 22 offices throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Offers programs to work in North America.
Wasteeis, Skoubogade 6, 1158 Copenhagen K. (®3314 4633; www.wasteels.com). A huge chain with 180 locations across Europe. Sells Wasteeis BIJ tickets discounted 30- 45% off regular fare, 2nd-class international point-to-point train tickets with unlimited stopovers for those under 26 (sold only in Europe).
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