Travel Planning Necessities


Time Zones, Weather, Currency Converters and Tranlations Services

This is the place to come if you want to know the various time zones around the world, what the weather forecast is, what the currency exchange rate is and more....

Time zones Includes more than just time zones

World weather This site is the best for checking the weather because you can save a whole list of cities you may be visiting on your holiday and then very easily (and instantly) see the current temperatures each time you visit the site. Type in the city you want information on, then, when the new page pops up, you can save that particular location by clicking on the link that says "Save Location". Keep doing this progressively for all the cities you will visit on your holiday. Each time you visit the site your own personal lisst of cities will be on the left side of the screen.

Weather averages You can find out the average minimums or maximums for each month. Then work out which month suits you best for travel.

Currency converter

Language translator service Helpful when you visit web sites that are in foreign languages.



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