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
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
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.
Travel Insurance (don’t leave home without it!):
Squaremouth….Compare hundreds of travel insurance policies from 21 providers with 59,336 reviews
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
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