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Resources for Catholic Travelers

 

We want to suggest some additional resources that will help you plan your travels.  On some of the commercial sites listed we may earn a small commission if you make a purchase….it helps to cover our expenses.  Although we do not endorse these sites, we do feel that they offer a great service.

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Two-minute Travel Tips from Select International Tours

Mobility problems

Tips for taking great pictures

 

Additional Catholic Travel Sites (alphabetical order)

Catholic TV: Join Kevin Nelson as he takes you along for inspiring trips.

Constant Procession: chronicles the miraculous apparitions of the Virgin Mary and their influence on humanity as well as their affect on actual historical eve

Joan’s Rome: an insiders look at the “Eternal City” by Joan Lewis.

Latin Mass locations: in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Puerto Rico, U.S.A, Canada.

Latin Mass locations:  United Kingdom

MassTimes.org: Check on Mass times throughout the world.

Official Vatican website: for a video tour click on “Basilicas and Papal Chapels”

Ordinariate of St. Peter: For Roman Catholics who were nurtured in the Anglican tradition (parishes in the U.S. & Canada).

Rome Reports: up-to-date reports and video on the activities of the Holy See.

 

General travel information (not necessarily Catholic..alphabetical order):

 

Auto Europe:  Mileage charts and driving times, auto rentals at a discount (not just Europe) and lots of useful information.

Credit Card Foreign Transaction fees  important information to know as you travel.

Currency Converter: be sure to know the real cost of your trip.

The Man in Seat 61:  Everything you need to know about train travel in Europe, Asia & the Americas.

Home exchange: swap homes for a great local experience.

OTG:  Farm to table dining experience with noted chefs at airports!

Strikes and Labor actions that may impact your travel plans

The essential guide to traveling with a medical condition

Time converter: converts local time to Greenwich Mean Time

Travel Websites Directory: list of many travel websites.

Traveling when pregnant:  lots of great advice.

TripAdvisor: Latest reviews on hotels and restaurants.

Wheelchair travelers:  great travel advice & useful information for those in wheelchairs.

Wireless passwords from airports around the world

 

Travel Insurance (don’t leave home without it!):

Squaremouth….Compare hundreds of travel insurance policies from 21 providers with 59,336 reviews

Planning Flights:

Airfare Watchdog: Shop for the best fares

Travelocity:  Another way to find great fares

 

Flight Seat selection & Frequent Flier sites:

Expertflyer: this website can help you get the seat you want.

Frequent fliers: check out thepointsguy.com for great advice.

Seat Guru: great source for airline seat info, user flight reviews and more.

 

Hotel booking sites:

There are some really bad ones out there, so be sure to check the reviews of the booking website itself.  The ones we recommend have great reviews overall.

Tripadvisor:  grand-daddy of them all for great reviews (but not the only game in town).

 

 

Currency and credit cards:

U.S. News Money:  Find the best credit card with no foreign transaction fee to save money while traveling abroad (U.S. citizens)

 

Catholic Books, Jewelry, Gifts:

Ignatius Press:  Books, Magazines, Films, Music, Audio, Art

Holy Art:  Statues, Icons, Incense, Monastery Products*, Gifts     *Monastery food items cannot be shipped to U.S.A.

The Catholic Company:  the leading online Catholic books and gifts store

Some of our favorite Catholic Sites: (not necessarily travel-related)

Aletia:  News, inspirational stories and more.

CatholiCity: Home to popular free Catholic CDs and novels, Catholic news and commentary, the Best Catholic Links on the web. Worth a visit.

Catholicjobs.com: great employment resource for Catholics.

Catholic Cuisine: recipes for celebrating the feast and seasons of the liturgical year.

Catholics Come Home.org: rediscover the truth, wonder and mystery of the Catholic faith.

Catholic Match: Catholic dating for all ages

Catholic Search engine: This search engine provides a wide range of Roman Catholic sites.

Catholic World View Fellowship:  Mission trips and Education

ChurchPop: Fun & interesting articles (part of EWTN)

DecentFilms.com: movie reviews you can trust from a Catholic perspective.

Drinking with the Saints:   One part bartender’s guide and one part spiritual manual.

Dynamic Catholic: Great articles and news from Mathew Kelly and others

Epicpew.com: Catholic news and articles of interest concerning the Church

FOCUS:  (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) Winning the hearts of college students

Grace before Meals: Fr. Leo Patalinghug’s great site dedicated to Catholic cooking & travel

Jennifer Fulwiler:  Catholic mom & blogger

Knights of the Holy Eucharist: founded by Mother Mary Angelica on July 25, 1998

Marge Fenelon:  Catholic wife, mother, award-winning author and journalist, blogger, and speaker.

MaryPages: Marian apparitions around the world.

Morning Glory:  Early morning news & commentary on EWTN.

Santa Nomina:  Thoughts on Catholic baby naming.

Sonrise Morning Show:  Great show from EWTN.

Spirit Daily:  News & Commentary.

The Miracle Hunter:  Internet resource for reported miracles

Top Catholic Blogs:  Lots of great Catholic bloggers.

Young Catholic Professionals:     founded in 2010 to help driven, Catholic professionals in their 20’s and 30’s connect with one another and grow in their Catholic faith

 

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