TRAVEL NURSING LINKS

Choosing your destination:

Best Places - Find a destination based on what's important to you: health, climate, cost of living, schools and more.
USA City Link - Listing of U.S. states and cities offering information on travel, tourism and relocation.
YellowPages.com - City information, entertainment, shopping guides, business listings, dining and weather.
Citysearch.com - Comprehensive city guide: Arts, attractions, hotels, movies, music, nightlife, restaurants, shopping, and sports and recreation.
CJR newspaper finder - Scan thousands of U.S. and Canadian local papers to find out more about your prospective home.
CNN.com/weather - Five day forecasts for every city in the United States.
CityTownInfo.com - A collection of information about various U.S. cities and towns, including almanac-like reference data, property statistics, local weather reports, links to official city Web sites and maps for almost 3,500 cities.
State and Local Government on the Net - This online directory provides one-stop access to the Web sites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments.

Planning your move:

Moving Center - Your one-stop shop to assist you in managing a move.
Homefair.com - Price and plan your move and get information on moving services.
Moving.com - Find a place to live. Get mortgage and finance information, moving and planning help, and shopping services.
Clickandmove - Your moving and relocation experts, offering products and services in real estate, moving, career, travel, finance, and more.

Finding travel deals:

CheapTickets.com - More than 1 million discount airfares on 40 airlines, plus hotel deals, car rentals, packages and more.
Priceline.com - Bid on airline tickets, hotel rooms, car rentals, and phone services.
Travelocity.com - Book flights, car rentals, lodging, and create a customized trip planner.
Orbitz.com - Travelers can find a wide selection of low airfares, as well as deals on lodging, car rentals, cruises, vacation packages and other travel.
Hotels.com - Find great rates and availability in the city or town of your choice, along with guest ratings and special travel offers.

Moving vans and services:

LocalEstimates.com - Car and truck storage, moving truck rentals, packaging services, and vehicle transport. Get bids from local companies and select the best offer.
123movers.com - Compare prices of various moving companies and get competitive pricing for moving, auto shipping, car transporting, storage and other relocation services.
Vanlines.com - Network of movers and relocation companies.
U-Haul - U-Haul truck rentals for your do-it-yourself household move.
Budget Truck Rental - Local and cross-country moves at reasonable rates.
Ryder - Ryder truck rentals.
Hertz Trucks - Van and truck rentals.
Allied - Full service relocation service/movers.
MiniMoves - America's small move specialist.

Tools for the trip:

Motels.com - Search for discounts at 30,000 motels or hotels anywhere in the world.
Trip.com - Trip planner, airline tickets, car rentals, hotel reservations, news, and information on destinations.
MapQuest.com - Get detailed maps and directions from your current home to your new assignment; you can even plan stops along the way.

To find discounted rates on hotels, motels and plane fares, see Travel Deals, above.

Housing:

Move.com - Compare neighborhoods, find an apartment, organize your move, and connect your utilities.
Apartments.com - Find your next apartment online.

Postal services and shipping:

UPS.com - Track your packages with United Parcel Service, get shipping rates and estimated transit times.
USPS.com - Visit the United States Postal Service online to change your address, locate post offices, track packages, find zip codes and get postage rates.
FedEx.com - Federal Express. Track shipments, get shipping rates, find drop-off locations and schedule a pickup.
Yellow Pages - Find a local post office in the yellow pages.

Money management/taxes:

IRS forms and publications - Download IRS forms and publications or request printed copies.
Turbo Tax - Prepare your taxes online with the most popular tax program.
Quicken - Download software to manage your investment, personal finance, retirement, loans, taxes, banking, and insurance information.
CNNMoney.com - How to manage all your finances and investments, and save and plan for your future.
CARDWEB.com --The payment card information network. Find a credit card with the lowest interest rate.
Top 150 Banks - List and links to Web sites of the 150 U.S. financial institutions with the most deposits.
Yellow Pages - Find local banks and credit unions in the yellow pages.

Internet service providers (ISPs):

CNET Web Services - Find a dial-up, DSL, or ISDN Internet Service Provider in your area.
National ISPs - Compare the differences among the national Internet services providers.
AOL Anywhere - Get Internet connection with AOL.
MSN - Get Microsoft Internet service, Hotmail and more

Wireless phone access:

WirelessAdvisor.com - Find and research all of the wireless, cellular and digital PCS phone companies serving your area.
Sprint - An all-digital, all PCS nationwide network with clearer calls, serving more than 300 major metropolitan areas.
AT&T Wireless (formerly Cingular) - Find more bars in more places with the nation's largest wireless phone network.
Verizon - Wireless services plans and cellular phones, all on the nation's best network.
CellularOne - A network of wireless providers in 35 states.
Cricket Communications - Get unlimited local calling, long distance, text & picture messaging -- with no signed contracts.

NurseZone links travel nurses with the resources they need to research their next destination and plan the entire move. Find all the travel nursing links you need in one place.