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PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY & REDRESS

Protecting your Privacy

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has implemented significant procedures to protect your privacy including the information you provide in connection with travel to the United States. 

Additional information is available on how DHS protects your Passenger Name Records (PNR) and how you may access those records as follows:

Redress

The Department of Homeland Security maintains a single point of contact for all individuals, regardless of citizenship or country of residence, who have inquiries or seek resolution regarding difficulties they experienced during their travel screening at transportation hubs—like airports and train stations—or crossing U.S. borders. 

This includes being delayed or denied boarding on an aircraft, or being identified for additional screening when entering or exiting the country.  Applications can be filed with the DHS Traveler Redress Inquiry Program(DHS-TRIP).

 

TOURISM RESOURCES

There is a great deal of useful U.S. travel information on the Internet, and a preliminary excursion in cyberspace will serve you well when you are ready to begin your journey in the real world.


Transportation/Getting Around

  • Amtrak: Train schedules and ticket reservations
  • Greyhound: Bus schedules and fares


Accommodation

  • All-Hotels: One of the largest online hotel reservation companies. 
    It offers every kind of lodging including B & B's, discount motel and 
    luxury 5-star accommodation all over the world.


Alternative accomodation can be found at:


 Campgrounds & trailer parks:


Vacations on a dude or guest ranch:


Things to do

  • Musea: Virtual Library with museum listings by name, state, type, etc. (courtesy of Oakland Museum of California)
  • National Parks Service: All the information you are looking
    for about visiting the National Parks (courtesy of National
    Park Service).
  • Ticketmaster: Ticket reservations for sports, arts, music and family events.
  • World Heritage Sites in the U.S. (courtesy of National Park Service)


Disabled Travelers

For information on barrier-free vacations, accessible air travel, transportation and destinations start with the Disability Travel and Recreation Resources (courtesy of Jim Lubin)


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