Browse the depth and breadth of what's on offer on this subject at your library. This page aims to be a guide to finding travel guides, books and other material at the library and online. Enjoy!
Yes! we have downloadable ebooks. Overdrive eBooks is a free service.
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Recent print books
- Tourism New Zealand
The official site of Tourism New Zealand, a great source of information for both visitors and locals.
- Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas
Ministry of Foreign Affairs — Information on countries, travel documentation and risks. Includes a section on Health & Travel
- CIA The World Factbook
Browse by country and click on the 'Travel facts' for a country to see useful information
- Trip Advisor
Comprehensive links to articles, guidebooks, travel businesses, plus informative and entertaining user comments.
- Sustainable Tourism
Internet resources on eco-tourism, part of the Global Development Research Center website.
- World clock
What time is it in Minsk?
Online Travel Guides
- Bradt Travel Guides
A solid travel site compromised by the amount of advertising.
- Footprint Handbooks
- Insight Guides
- Let's Go
Featuring the full-text of Let's Go guides to countries and major cities, including walking tours, history, transport to and within cities, and the usual food, shopping and accommodation listings.
- Lonely Planet
A website for the most popular travel guides at WCL, serving the budget conscious and those interested in adventuresome travel.
- Rough Guides
General travel information plus extensive histories and well selected recommended readings under many destinations.
- Time Out
Informative guides "to the world's top 34 cities", with topical articles and up-to-date night-life listings from its London and New York magazines.
Check out our Magazines on Overdrive and our Pressreader database for digital magazines which can be read on desktops, tablets and smartphones.
You'll find many popular titles -- have a browse!
New Zealand guidebooks
We have guidebooks for all regions of New Zealand, starting at the call number 919.31.
Australia & the Pacific Islands
Americas & Caribbean
This page is written and maintained by library staff. Our aim is to keep you informed about the Travel section of the Library and to highlight parts of the collection which may interest you. We'd be pleased to hear from you about this page - you can email us with any feedback.