Useful websites for travellers

Currency exchange rates
www.xe.com - Exchange rates between any currencies.

Translation software
translate.google.com - Translate text to and from numerous languages.

Weather
BBC Weather - Five-day forecasts for locations worldwide.

Hotels
Booking.com - Free online booking portal for 400,000 hotels and other rented accommodation worldwide.
Hotel Reservation Service - Free online booking portal for 250,000 hotels worldwide.
Ibis hotels - More than 1,600 value-for-money hotels.

Travel
Google Maps - Scalable maps worldwide.
ViaMichelin - Route planner and other information for Europe and many other regions worldwide.
DB Bahn - The German Railways timetable gives detailed train timetables for many countries across Europe.
momondo - Free online portal for comparing and booking flights and hotels. Also car and holiday rentals.
thebigproject.co.uk - Links to websites of low-cost airlines.

Other useful sites
A world of trams and urban transit - An LRTA list of light rail, light railway, tramway and metro systems.
American Public Transportation Association - Gateway to public transportation links.
kisvasut.hu - Site about Hungarian narrow gauge railways.
Trolleybus Web Ring - Portal linking predominately trolleybus websites.

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