International Travel Resources

Travel Warnings

Please click the link below to download a release from the Texas State Department of Health. Here you will find more information regarding mosquito-born illnesses Chikungunya and Dengue, including symptoms and precautionary measures. It is also important to check with your in-country project leader, the CDC, and/or the US State Department for vaccination requirements or any other warning before you travel.

  • Please check the CDC updates on Zika-affected areas, transmission, and symptoms. If you are pregnant or wish to become pregnant, we highly recommend that you do not travel to an affected area.

Country Information, Travel Documents, Vaccinations, etc.

Mobile Apps

It is often a good idea, especially when traveling in a group of 6 or more, to utilized a travel agency for your air travel. 

  • XE Currency

    Free app that delivers live, accurate currency conversion. Available on iPhone, Android and Windows Phone.

  • Viber

    Free calls, texts and photo-sharing with anyone who also has Viber installed. Available on iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone.

  • Packing Pro

    Key in facts about your trip (location, duration, etc.) and it will suggest everything you need, from essentials like your passport, to what type of clothing you'll need, with separate lists for additional family members. Available on the iPhone for $1.99

  • TravelSafePro

    Emergency numbers for virtually every country, including embassies. Available on Android for $.99

  • PinPin ATM Finder

    ATM locations for over 220 countries. Available on Windows Phone for free.

  • World Lens

    A pretty revolutionary idea, simply hold your phone's camera up to any sign, menu, or word and it will translate it into English in real time. Provides translation from Portuguese, German, Italian, French and Spanish into English and vice versa. Note the language packs cost extra. Available on iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone.

  • Google Translate

    Text and voice translation for 80 languages. Available on iPhone and Android.

  • Trip Journal

    A virtual scrapbook for you to upload photos, videos, and journal entries to document your trip in real-time; it can even geotag your location if your GPS is turned on and create a map. Available on iPhone and Android.