ekotracks travel-resources


Travel Resource Links

hese travel related websites have been listed for the convenience of our clients to assist them in their preparation for overseas travel.

Travel Documents

  • US Passport Services
  • Visa Information

Health Information

  • Health issues prior to traveling abroad
  • Illness and injury abroad
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • The Global Traveller – Travel health information
  • World Health Organization

Country Information

Airlines servicing southern Africa

  • Air Botswana (local)
  • Air Namibia
  • British Airways (BA)
  • Delta Airlines
  • Iberia
  • Lufthansa
  • South African Airways (SAA)
  • Swiss Air
  • Virgin Atlantic

Airports and Flights

  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) – Airport security
  • Flight Status at US Airports
  • Seat Guru – Airline information and seat placements


  • US Customs (know before you go)
  • Documentation needed to visit other countries

Currencies and Banking Abroad

  • Currency Converter or OANDA.com
  • Images of countries money
  • Sending/Receiving Money Overseas in an Emergency 

Safety Abroad

  • Country-specific advice & warnings
  • Safety Issues & Tips

Sources of World News

  • BBC
  • Reuters
  • World Press Review

Country Information

  • Background Notes ( US State Dept.)
  • BBC Country Profiles
  • US Department of State – Travel info, Country safety
  • Central Intelligence Agency – Country information
  • British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Lonely Planet

Travel Information

  • International Travel (US State Dept.)
  • World Electricity Guide
  • World Meteorological Society – World Wide Weather
  • Climate Care – CO2 emissions and offsetting environmental impact
  • World Wide Metric – Measuring units conversion tables
  • Metric/Imperial Converter
  • Lonely Planet Guides
  • Rough Guides
  • Let’s Go Guides


  • Country Calling Codes
  • Phone Cards
  • Calling collect from outside the US (eg. AT&T)
  • World Time and Temperature
  • World Time
  • World Time Zone
  • Time Zone Conversions
  • Personal World Clock
  • Free Online Translator
  • Free Translator

Intercultural Issues

  • What’s Up With Culture?
  • Making a good impression as an American abroad

Emergencies Abroad

  • US Embassies, Consulates and Diplomatic Missions
  • If you have lost your passport
  • If you have been a victim of crime
  • General Emergency Info

Why Travel With Eko Tracks

Variety: Our large variety of products, offer great travel opportunities for adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts with a passion for nature.

Expertise: With an intimate scientific knowledge of the African savanna and its wildlife, first-hand personal travel experiences and destination expertise, we offer a wealth of information to our clients.

Network: Having lived in Africa for more than 40 years and drawing on extensive long term business relationships we provide you with specially selected quality products.

Dedication: We are passionate about Africa with its large vistas, a plethora of wildlife unmatched anywhere else, and a diversity of cultures unique to this continent. But above all, we are dedicated to conservation through education.

Read Our Reviews

“I learned so much and the interactive field work and labs were especially beneficial. Amazing! The best choice I’ve ever made with my life. It opened my eyes to everything going on here and was life changing. Samantha, Veterinary Field Study 2018.”

“I learned a lot about conservation that I didn’t before especially about the elephant problem, and the effects of game farming, hunting, poaching in SA. Mary, Veterinary Field Study 2018

“This was an amazing program and I would do it 10,000 times if I could. I learned so much and got to participate and see so much that I never would have in any other program. Amanda, Veterinary Field Study 2018

Recent News

New referral program

Launch of new, updated website

South Africa Specialist

Deep-sea fishing charters

Credits for study abroad programs