A Few Points to Remember

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    • Do not expect the same comforts as home. No grumps or whiners please!
    • Expect things to be different. Expect to be confused sometimes and frustrated.
    • Learn to adapt and appreciate the cultural differences.
    • Please read all the CSA materials. Ask any questions or concerns.
    • After arrival, direct all questions to the on-site Director.
    • Please take copies of your confirmation to show upon arrival and check-in.
    • Do not criticize the country or culture. Be positive.
    • Use common sense regarding safety issues. Obey laws of the country.
    • Follow the old adage: “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”
    • Arrive at the housing and program assignment as scheduled.
    • Pack light. Many items can be purchased locally.
    • Bring a major credit card, travelers checks, and some cash.
    • If you plan to arrive earlier, please plan on staying at a local hotel or hostel.
    • Take 2 passport photos with you for ID cards.
    • Be sure you have a valid passport and Visa (if needed).
    • Consult on-site Director for any changes after arrival.

    Time / Date Zones
    www.timeanddate.com
    www.timezoneconverter.com

    Weather
    www.weather.com

    Exchange Rates
    www.xe.com
    www.travelex.com

    International Banking
    www.citibank.com
    www.americanexpress.com
    www.westernunion.com

    Whatsapp
    www.whatsapp.com

    Global Cell Phone Rentals
    www.travelcell.com
    www.cellhire.com
    www.planetfone.com

    Get USA Unlimited (International)
    www.studentSIMS.com

    News
    www.onlinenewspapers.com

    Note: See other sections for additional web-links. Also, sent with docs.