U.S. Department of State: USA Study Abroad


Local Travel Agencies

In addition to the Internet, we recommend that you research travel options using travel agents. Below is a list of local agencies around Claremont where you can walk-in and speak with an agent, or call.

The following links do not imply endorsement by Pomona College. They are provided for informational purposes only.

Claremont Travel
24889 Taylor St.
Loma Linda, CA 92354
(909) 799-8500

The following links do not imply endorsement by Pomona College. They are provided for informational purposes only.

Airfare Booking

STA:  Student Travel
Student Universe:  Student Airfares
RyanAir:  Budget Airfares
Easyjet:  Budget Airfares
Travelcraftusa:  Discount Airfare

Guidebooks & Maps

Atlapedia:  Maps & Country Information
Distantlands:  Pasadena Bookstore & Outfitter
Insight Guides:  Travelguides
Moon:  Guidebooks & Maps
Letsgo:  guidebooks & budget travel resources
Lonelyplanet:  Guidebooks, Country Information, Maps & Budget Travel Resources
National Geographic:  Maps, Country Information
Rick Steves:  "Through the Backdoor" Guidebooks & Travel Resources
Timeout:  City Guides -- Local Entertainment Calendars & Information

Rail & Bus Travel

Japan Rail Pass: www.japanrailpass.net
McCafferty's/Greyhound Australia: www.greyhound.com.au
Great Southern Railways Australia: www.gsr.com.au
CountryLink Australia: www.countrylink.nsw.gov.au
Eurolines: www.eurolines.com
Busabout: www.busabout.com
Eurail: www.eurail.com
Rail Europe: www.raileurope.com
National Express Great Britain: www.nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink: www.citylink.co.uk
Megabus Great Britain: www.megabus.com
Traveline Great Britain: www.traveline.org.uk
Chunnel Tunnel: www.eurostar.com
National Rail Great Britain: www.nationalrail.co.uk
German Rail: www.bahn.de
Renfe Spain: www.renfe.es
Chile rail (Empresa de Ferrocarriles del Estado): www.efe.cl


Hostelling International: www.hihostels.com

Tourist Information

Most countries have official tourist offices that are government agencies designed to promote tourism in their country. These are often great sources for information and will send you free maps, guides and travel brochures upon request. You can contact theses official tourist offices through the following links.

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

Government Tourist Information Centers