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Air Travel

  • Helping you plan your next travel adventure
  • EasyJet
  • Germanwings
  • Google Flight Search
  • Hipmunk: Cheap flights and hotels 
  • Hopper: Tells you when to fly and buy and scores you the lowest fares
  • Iberia
  • IcelandAir
  • RyanAir
  • Skyscanner: Compares millions of flights to find you the cheapest deal, fast
  • STA Travel: Offers a special Ticketing Program for study abroad students.  Lock in your ticket price as early as you need with a non-refundable deposit of $300, then at any point up to 7 days before departure you pay the remaining balance. For more info on the Airfare Deposit Program call (800) 535-7172 or email
  • Student discounts on travel
  • Transavia
  • Travel Cuts: International Airfares
  • Travel Startups: These 12 startups help you book flights, find the right hotel room, assemble an itinerary and save money — they'll help you land amazing vacations at better prices than ever.
  • Virgin Airline

Rail Travel

Bus Travel

Ferry/Boat Travel

Sustainable Travel

Foreign Consulates & Embassies in U.S.

Passports & Visas


  • Youth Vote Overseas: Online access to voter registration needs for overseas American citizens who wish to participate in federal elections.

Calling & Communications



For Western students, faculty and staff traveling abroad and engaged in educational activities, a number of health plans are available. For student programs, see: Student Travel Abroad Health Insurance Information.  Western requires evidence of health insurance (photocopy of insurance confirmation letter or I.D. card) and a completed Health Insurance Verification Form.pdf.  The University policy Traveling Outside the U.S. (POL U5950.17) applies to travel abroad for students, faculty and staff.

Country Specific Information

Pre-Departure Information

Student Blogs and Articles

Diversity Resources

Disability & Access Abroad