Travel Tools

Book Excursions

Escape the crowds…discover a new culture…go on an adventure! ShoreTrips are recommended by Amber because they’re smaller, more creative and better priced than what you can purchase on-board your cruise ship.

Apply for a passport

The following guide will prepare you to apply for a new U.S. passport, whether it’s your first time applying, you need to renew, or want to get a passport for your child.

What is Tsa Precheck?

Tsa Precheck allows low-risk travelers to experience expedited, more efficient security screening at participating U.S. airport checkpoints. GOES (Global Online Enrollment System) is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.

Will you need a Visa when you travel?

Need a visa application form? Are you not sure about the entry requirements? Enter the Online Visa Section and see our complete list of countries.


Not sure if you will need a Vaccine when you travel?

Check the vaccines and medicines list and visit your doctor (ideally, 4-6 weeks) before your trip to get vaccines or medicines you may need.


World Clock and Time Zones

The World Clock has been an accurate and reliable source of time for over 15 years. We at work constantly towards keeping the Clock accurate and updated.

Sign up for Email Travel Warnings and STEP

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll your trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Are You Planning a Trip to Mexico from the United States? – Information regarding prohibited items and required documentation to re-enter the U.S from the US Customs and Boarder Protection. Get the information you need to smoothly navigate the process and procedures if you are traveling for business, study, or pleasure. Sample Customs Declaration Form. Each individual arriving into the United States must complete the CBP Declaration Form 6059B.

Customs, Currency & Airport tax guidelines

How many spirits and cigarettes may you bring bring back into the USA? Do you need to pay a departure tax for Cuba?  If so, how much?  Want to know?  How much spirits and cigarettes may you bring into the United Kingdom? Want to know?

Currency Converter

What is the dollar worth in the country you are visiting?  Which currency is currently used in Cyprus? When will Cyprus switch to the Euro?  Want to know?


Weather forecasts

Should you pack an umbrella or a swimsuit today? Get clear and accurate 7 day international weather forecasts for major cities of the world. Temperature index , wind and dew point data also constantly updated.


What should you pack?

Here is a customizable universal packing list! Or check out Rick Steve’s packing list Whether you’re traveling for five days or five weeks, here’s what you’ll need to bring.
Remember to pack light to enjoy the sweet freedom of true mobility. Happy travels!

A travel check list

Travel can be exciting but at the same time very unpredictable if you are not prepared. Amber has compiled a check list to better help you plan your next trip.


Vacation Tipping Guidelines

When it comes to your vacation, it’s the littlest details, such as tipping etiquette, that can become the most confusing. Whom should you tip? How much? Do you need to tip at all? Never fear! With this simple guide to tipping, it will take the guesswork out of tipping etiquette and help you focus on more important things – like enjoying your vacation.


Want to see where you are sitting on the plane? At SeatGuru, we want to make travel more enjoyable by helping you find airline seat maps, flight information, seat advise, user comments and photos.


3-1-1 Liquids RuleYou are allowed to bring one small bag of liquids, aerosols, gels, creams and pastes through the checkpoint. These are limited to 3.4 ounces (or 10mL) or less per container. Consolidating these containers in the small bag separate from your carry-on baggage enables TSA officers to screen them quickly.

baggagefeesBaggage Fees
Baggage fees can be a pain. Airline baggage policy for all airlines are constantly changing. Get detailed info, find out what airlines to fly with ahead of time, and stop the potential surprises of fees you never expected to pay.

translatorLanguage Translator

Get quick and accurate translations in a wide range of languages. These translators will provide you the most easy to use yet powerful translation experience.
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The 10 Things I Always Carry With Me When I Fly

Bring that empty water bottle! Note: None of these suggestions are shockingly new. They’re simply meant as helpful reminders to scan over before you head on a trip! ~ Cambria Bold


childrenTop tips for traveling with children and minors traveling alone
Travelling with children can be a bit like taking a herd of wild goats on holiday. Whether they’re your own or someone else’s, factoring a child’s needs into your travels involves a lot more than sticking on a CD full of pop music and making toilet stops.
Flying with young children
Children traveling alone (unaccompanied minor)
20 tips for traveling with kids

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