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  • This first section of TravelUplan has numerous resources for you to use in creating a vacation plan: do research in other travel-related sites, order travel planning books, maps, videos, or checking out lists of top vacation spots, ski destinations, all-inclusive resorts or even "Last Minute Deals".
  • Student travel has often included Europe as a destination. Check out guides to student travel as well as other travel resources, especially for overseas travel.
  • Traveling with a family means looking either for deals or resorts that cater to a family. When you have youngsters, you want a family-friendly atmosphere. Here are a few resources to help you plan your family vacation.
  • Here are resources to help you plan your upcoming wedding: from planning guides, to bridal gowns and wedding party dresses to spas for the bridal party to honeymoon destinations.
  • We all enjoy luxury in some form, especially when traveling, be it with designer shoes & accessories, luxury hotel accommodations or cruises. Here are a few suggestions on how to find 'it' as well as tips from Travel, and hints on Fine Living from
  • 3-day getaways are like mini-vacations. Whether you are planning to take several of these to replace one long vacation for the year, or if you just enjoy getting away to recharge periodically, here are some suggestions where to go.
  • What does Adventure Travel mean to you? Is it travel to an exotic destination overseas or travel to an area of natural beauty to enjoy outdoor sports? However you define it, let us help you with your adventure travel planning.
  • This section will contain a variety of articles on trip planning and travel preparation. The first artices will center around ways to vacation for less and travel with less. When times are tough, the need to travel for rejuvenation is even greater. How to do it?
  • Travel today requires "lots" of travel information. For your convenience, there are numerous sources to help you get the travel information you need: TSA requirements, airport security, weather (foreign and domestic), travel health advice, passport help as well as other international travel tips.
  • Travel by train is the most enjoyable way to travel through an unfamiliar land. Train travel in Europe is an experience not to be missed because it is fast, comfortable, scenic, convenient and moderately priced. Here are tips on how to make the most of train travel.
  • Even while visiting a town on business, there can be ways to squeeze in a sightseeing tour, if you can plan ahead. Check out tour times and dates here and get a ticket during that extra block of time you can make available for your play time.
  • Getting exercise when traveling can be both a challenge & an adventure. Find out how to: work out in your hotel or a local gym, hike a trail close to town, or run a trail in town.
  • When traveling, eatiing out can be both a chore and a pleasure. When dining out, taking advantage of the opinions of others can reward you with a very enjoyable experience. If you have the option to eat in, grocery delivery can save you a lot of time.
  • Have you ever found that a great show or sporting event currently playing at your travel destination ever had tickets available after you arrived? Come here to get tickets before you leave or for hard-to-get tickets.
  • Use our Travel Preparation List and convenient online shopping for all the "stuff" you need to bring: digital cameras, travel clothes, gear & clothes for outdoor sports/recreation, and help with packing & home arrangements. Finally, entertainment while traveling: books and magazines (paper, audio, digital), music and movies....
  • In these days of taking less with you on the plane, lightweight and quick drying are essential qualities in travel clothing. Be ready with travel clothing, jackets, waterproof items. Learn more about Merino wool.
  • What a better time to play a game than when traveling, be it a board or sports game for all the family to play or a video game solo. Perhaps it's a game to keep a child busy in the car or on the plane.
  • If you enjoy listening to music, you have many ways to do so. Music CDs and downloadable music in MP3 form are so easy to do now. Get educated or entertained in audio or video with podcasts.
  • Podcasts are web based audio or video series shows available by subscription. Podcasting is making available thousands of informative or entertaining shows that, once downloaded to your personal media device, can be watched at any time.
  • Despite the obvious advantages that GPS offers in giving driving directions, having a map is cheap insurance as a backup. Maps are also a helpful reference to travelers when multiple stops are to be made, especially when traveling by train.
  • What defines a romantic gesture? Thoughfulness, like making the effort to shop for and give an unexpected gift. It matters not how expensive it is, but how joyful it is to receive something of value "just because". Here are some suggestions for just such an occasion.
  • Many a vacation involves some form of recreation or sport that requires the top gear to go with it: outdoor gear for camping, fishing, golf, hiking, cycling, kayaking, or just relaxing at the beach. Here are several outstanding suppliers of a wide variety of gear for your shopping convenience.
  • Half of the work in preparing for a trip is getting the gear you need for your outdoor adventure. If you are traveling from a place with sparce availability or selection in outdoor gear, shopping online is the only way to get what you need. Here are some great suppliers of top outdoor gear and footwear.
  • Summer time brings the warmth to enjoy fantastic sports: biking, climbing, fishing, skateboarding, wakeboarding or windsurfing, or just simply enjoying the beach. With each new year brings better gear or broken gear to shop for, and here are some great suppliers to meet your needs.
  • When you travel, who hasn't experienced a dead battery in something? Perhaps you forgot your car charger, perhaps your traveling by air or train where there is no plug? With a solar charger, if you have sun, you have power! This can be especially important when in remote areas.
  • No doubt there are so many items to think about getting for a trip that sometimes you just don't know where to look. If there are specific item you need that are not listed in our "Stuff" pages, here are several search boxes to help you find them.
  • "GO! The Day of Travel" is a 'toolbox' to help you with your travel day: weather (here or there), traffic, current date & time, maps & directions, and air travel tools. There are also tools to help those traveling by car. Don't forget to use these for your return home!
  • Successful trip planning involves a lengthy 'to-do' list: where to go, what to do, travel arrangements, & shopping for clothes, gear, etc. UseTravelUplan's many web resources to quickly get through your travel planning list.