Web Travel Resources for Incoming Students
The following websites have been selected by UNT-International staff members who have spent considerable time abroad and have had the opportunity to test a wide variety of travel resources. These resources have also been recommended by students who have studied in the US. If you want to recommend a new site, let us know.
These links will guide you to relevant, informative websites that will assist you as you prepare to travel to Texas.
If you cannot find the information you need, please do not hesitate to contact the Study Abroad Office.
- Visa Process
- Health Issues
- Destination Information
- Ground Transportation
- Other Resources
This process can be lengthy and complicated. The following links are good starting places to inform you about the visa process.
- Visiting the U.S. (Visa requirements for coming to the U.S.)
Before traveling abroad, it is vital that health concerns are known. Some countries require immunizations before obtaining a visa.
- CDC Travelers' Health Information Page
- World Health Organization
- Immunization Action Coalition (information about vaccine-preventable diseases)
UNT Student Health Center Section for International Students:
- Introduction for International Students
- Health Issues
- Health Resources
- International Student Insurance
- International Student Insurance FAQs
- Immunization Requirements
The following information can help you plan your trip, or give you the information you need to make your trip successful.
Basics & Logistics
- CIA World Factbook
- Metric System Conversions
- Electrical Plugs and Frequency by Country
- World Clock & Time Zones
The following is a list of transportation options that you may want to make use of for school and for your explorations of Denton, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, and the U.S.
Around Texas & the U.S.
- International Calling Codes
- International Emergency Numbers
- Cybercafes.Com: directory of internet cafes around the world
- Google Language Translator
- Universal Currency Converter
- ATM Locator: Visa/PLUS or MasterCard, Maestro, or Cirrus
- Lost or stolen credit cards, call:
- American Express: 1-336-393-1111 (for calls from outside the U.S.) / 1-800-528-4800 (for calls from the U.S.)
- Visa: 1-303-967-1096 (for calls from outside the U.S.) / 1-800-847-2911 or 1-800-VISA-911 (for calls from the U.S.)
- MasterCard: 1-636-722-7111 (for calls from outside the U.S.) / 1-800-627-8372 or 1-800-MASTERCARD (for calls from the U.S.)
- Discover: 1-801-902-3100 (for calls from outside the U.S.) / 1-800-347-2683 or 1-800-DISCOVER (for calls from the U.S.)
- Diners Club: 1-702-797-5532