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Resources for Catholic Travelers

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Additional Catholic Travel Sites (alphabetical order)

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

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).

Perpetual Adoration: Churches throughout the world offering 24-hour adoration.

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.

Best Travel Websites.com

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

Lounge Buddy:  Access to airport lounges worldwide..great for long layovers

 

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.

Awestruck Social Network: Catholic social network dedicated to celebrating the faith and promoting the Church

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

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

MaryPages: Marian apparitions around the world.

Medjugorje Today: Latest news from Medjugorje.Select International Tours

Morning Glory:  Early morning news & commentary hosted by Brian Patrick.

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

 

And some other sites of interest to Catholics:

The Good Shepherd Store: Hand-crafted items from a Christian shop in Bethlehem.

 

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