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Airlines
For detailed information, flight schedules, route maps, and more contact numbers link to each airline's web site

n Alaska Airlines 800-252-7522 Reservations, 800-654-5669 Mileage Plan Customer Support, 206-392-6580 Baggage Services, 877-502-5357 Web Site Support | Operates locally from Spokane International Airport. Sister airline to Horizon Air

n Delta Airlines 800-221-1212 Domestic Reservations, 800-511-9629 Spanish Language Domestic Reservations, 800-241-4141 International Reservations, 800-325-3999 or 800-323-2323 Mileage Plan Support, 888-750-3284 Web Site Support | Operates locally from Spokane International Airport

n Horizon Air 800-547-9308 Reservations, 206-392-6580 Baggage Services | Operates locally from Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport, Lewiston Regional Airport and Spokane International (there is NO service betwen Pullman-Moscow and Spokane) | Sister airline to Alaska Airlines

n Southwest Airlines 800-435-9792 Reservations, 800-826-6667 Spanish Language Reservations, 214-792-4223 Customer Relations

n United Airlines 800-864-8331 Domestic Reservations, 800-538-2929 Intl Reservations, 800-426-5561 Spanish Language Reservations, 800-426-5560 Asian Language Reservations, 800-589-5582 Web Site Customer Support , 800-824-6200 Arrival & Departure Flight Status, 800-221-6903 Baggage Claim | Operates locally from Spokane International Airport

Airports

n Boise Airport (BOI) 208-343-3110, Fax 208-343-9667, Paging 208-383-3135, TTD 208-383-3137, 3201 Airport Way, Boise ID | Airline info, arrivals & departures, cargo, connecting cities, job & business opportunities, parking info, restaurants & coffee shops, rules & regulations, statistics & facts, transportation & lodging, weather

n Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport (LWS) 208-746-7962 (administration), 406 Burrell Ave, Lewiston ID | Flight schedule, airlines, regional links, regional map, recreation, transportation, current weather, airport map & driving directions (via Yahoo! maps) | Airport services: restaurant, lounge, hair salon, gift shop, car rentals

n Portland International Airport (PDX) Portland OR | Travel tips, airport services, disabled services, parking, lost & found, AirportMAX light rail, shops, conference center, safety & security, news, career opportunities, weather info, directions to PDX, terminal maps, traffic advisories, arrivals & departures, ground transportation

n Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PUW) 338-3223, 3200 Airport Complex North, Airport Road, Pullman WA 99163 | Airline service, taxi service, general aviation services, rental car agencies, airport location, fact sheet, parking, shuttle services

n Sea-Tac Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) Seattle WA | Traveler news, all about flights, parking & transportation, passenger services, airport facilities, lost & found, flight info, airport map | General conditions @ Sea-Tac

n Spokane International Airport (GEG) 509-455-9320, 9000 West Airport Drive, Spokane WA | Directions to airport, and maps to parking & terminal | Felts Field info | Passenger data, traveler info, passenger safety measures, real-time arrival & departure info @ Flightarrivals.com

Airport Shuttles

n EE Airport Service Links to airport transportation in most major U.S. cities. Also provides hotel and flight information and quotes

n Wheatland Express 334-2200 or 1-800-334-2207, 4101 SR 270, PO Box 125, Pullman | Reservations suggested | Round trip service to Spokane International Airport from Pullman, Moscow, and Colfax, operates daily, limited schedule on weekends

Air Travel Information

For travel advisories and other travel information refer to Travel Information

n Air Traffic Control Command Center Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) | Flight delay map and real-time graphic display shows general airport flight conditions using colored dots (updates are automatic)

n iTravelSafe Membership service providing email-delivered trip-specific travel advisories, safety alerts, and news to business travelers for a low annual fee

n Preparing for Travel Transportation Security Administration (TSA) | Offers travel "tips" and suggestions - basically the RULES you will be held to by the TSA

n Prohibited Items List Transportation Security Administration (TSA) | A PDF file that lists all items prohibited on commercial flights

n Security Checkpoint Wait Times Transportation Security Administration (TSA) | Based on the day of the week and hour of the day, offers historical checkpoint wait times specific to your arrival or departing airport

n Transportation Security Administration [T.S.A.] Domestic airport security, airspace closures, travel tips, What to wear through security checkpoints, current list of permitted items, current list of prohibited items

n TSA Acceptable Luggage Locks Transportation Security Administration (TSA) | This web page lists the ONLY luggage locks that can be opened and re-locked by the TSA and provides links to their manufacturers web sites. Non-TSA approved locks are cut off the luggage leaving it unsecured

City Transit Service

n Pullman Transit 509-332-6535 or (WSTRS) TDD Relay # 800-833-6388 or dial 711, Pullman, eMail: pullman@ci.pullman.wa.us | Operates within the Pullman city limits, Monday thru Friday

Highway Systems

n Pullman-Moscow Highway Improvement Project This link takes you to the Washington State Department of Transportation's SR-270 project site. There you can read about the proposed 4-lane divided highway and download PDF files containing aerial views of the new corridor as it relates to the existing two-lane highway. Project start is now set for sometime in 2005, with completion in late 2007.

Hotels & Resorts

n EE Airport Service Links to airport transportation in most major U.S. cities. Also provides hotel and flight information and quotes

n Hotels.com

Inter-state Bus Service

n Northwestern Trailways 334-1312, 1002 NW Nye, Pullman, eMail: busnws@aol.com | Scheduled and charter services | Scheduled service to: Pullman, Spokane, Moses Lake, Wenatchee, Ellensburg, Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, Moscow, Lewiston, Grangeville, McCall, Boise | Route map, schedule, history

Online Travel Agencies

n Expedia Online travel agency | FREE membership | Search for the best prices on airfare, rental cars, hotels, vacation packages, tours, and cruises | Travel tools including flight status, airport information, and currency converter | Travel deals & fare watcher | Traveler tools

n Orbitz Online travel agency | FREE membership | Search for the best prices on airfare, rental cars, hotels, vacation packages, tours, and cruises | Travel deals & fare watcher

n Travelocity Online travel agency | FREE membership | Search for the best prices on airfare, hotels, cars, rail travel, vacations, cruises | Find arrival and departure information | Travel tools

Rail Service

n AMTRAK (National Rairoad Passenger Corp) Reservations, trains & destinations, savings & promotions, services, AMTRAK store, history

Relocation Services & Resources

n Extended StayAmerica Residential hotels for individuals and families that are relocating. 475 hotels from coast-to-coast including Seattle, Boise, and Spokane Valley | Suites include mini kitchens, computer workstations, living areas, and on-site laundry facilities | Services NOT yet available in the quad-cities area (Pullman, Moscow, Lewiston, Clarkston)

n Moscow-Pullman Bed Finders Alternative housing for one night or up to one month. Accommodations in Pullman, Moscow, or the countryside surrounding the University Cities.

Taxi Services

n A Good Taxi 883-2822, Moscow

n A-Z Taxi 882-6141, Moscow

n ABC Taxi 208-413-1645 | Serving Pullman, Moscow, Lewiston, Clarkston

Travel Advisories

n About.com Business Travel Advisories Travel advisories, links to dozens of travel-related sites, customs/etiquette, passport/visa information, travel technology, travel insurance, banking information, and health advisories. WARNING: About.com employs excessive pop-ups

n Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air Travel Advisories and Know Before You Go Advisories, boarding rules, baggage screening, personal security screening, security fee, when to arrive at airport, check flight status, electronic timetables

n CDC Traveler's Health The CDC's National Center for Infectious Diseases web site includes travel advisories and breaking news on disease outbreaks. The site also has an interactive world map

n Malaria Foundation Travel Advisories Malaria-related travel advisories and links to health sites addressing the spread, vaccination, and treatment of Malaria

n U.S. State Department Travel Advisories U.S. State Department, Bureau of Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 | Travel warnings, consular information sheets, travel safety information, chemical & biological agent facts sheets, behavior modification fact sheets, foot & mouth disease fact sheet, foreign road safety, American deaths abroad, conversion to the Euro info. View all current warnings, select specific countries

Travel Information

Also refer to Air Travel Information

n American Automobile Association (AAA) AAA Washington-Inland Auto Club (WA & northern ID) based in Bellevue WA with regional office in Spokane WA. Membership service that offers emergency road service, hotel discounts, online reservations, maps & directions, auto insurance, road construction schedules, traffic cameras, fuel prices, driving classes, border crossing information, and international drivers permits (IDP's). List of local (Lewiston) and regional (Spokane) offices and emergency road service phone numbers

n EmbassyWorld.com U.S. embassies and consulates in foreign countries, foreign embassies and consulates in the U.S., U.S. dipomatic missions, United Nations diplomatic missions

n Idaho Road Conditions Weather forecast map, national traffic and road conditions, road construction areas, webcams, gasoline prices, RV propane sources locator, Idaho campgrounds & RV parks, Idaho public RV dump sites, rest stops, Idaho ATM locator, Idaho state map, destination climatology, etc

n Idaho Transportation Department Road Conditions Transportation Department Home Page | Road Conditions link includes: Detours & closed roads, winter road maintenance, weather/pavement conditions & web cams

n International Drivers Permits (IDP) The U.S. State Department has authorized only the AAA and National Automobile Club to issue IDP's to U.S. citizens. IDP's or "international drivers licenses" issued to U.S. citizens by other entities are illegal.* The U.S. State Department suggests using an IDP for identification, even if not driving in a foreign country. *Read about the international driver's license Internet scam at MacWizard's Frauds, Scams & Hoaxes web site

n The Liesure Source The complete source for accommodations, places to eat and things to do and see in the Pacific Northwest, encompassing British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and Idaho

n National Automobile Club Membership service that offers many products to the general public including trip routing, travel luggage, touring publications. Commercial, government, and family emergency Roadside Assistance and other services for members

n New Travel Document Requirements FAQs For travel by foreign tourists AND Americans coming FROM Mexico, Canada, Caribbean, Burmuda, Panama

n Oanda.com's Travel Channel Currency CheatSheet for currency conversion, exchange rates, order currencies and travelers checks, travel checklist, weather conditions and forecasts, ATM locator, primer on foreign measurements

n Sabre's Travel Alerts & Information Sabre's web site contains warnings and alerts as well as links to all U.S. domestic and international airports

n U.S. State Department Travel Information & Advisories U.S. State Department, Bureau of Consular Affairs 888-407-4747

n USA Today European Weather Weather data for planning a European vacation | Related pages: USA Today Weather Almanac

n Washington State Department of Transportation State-wide traffic cameras (incl. Pullman & Spokane), restricted bridges, mountain pass reports, local construction and traffic revisions, state rest areas, state highway map, express lane information, tourism and park information

Travel Surveys

n Zagat Survey

 

 

 

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