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Last modified: March 14, 2003

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By Air
Airline tickets, hotel and car rental reservations wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Airline tickets and many more conveniences for a traveler.
Cons: Not so many options for Belarus.
wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Airline tickets and many more conveniences for a traveler.
Cons: Not so many options for Belarus.
Inn26 travel portal wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: One more travel portal. Start up as yet, nevertheless useful.
Cons: Not much information about Belarus.
Former USSR Air Flights wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Find a flight practically everywhere in the former USSR.
Cons: Not sure about the site, but the prices...
Belavia Air Lines wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Belarusian State Air Carrier official site. Flights Timetables.
Cons: No other conveniences otherwise.
By Car
A Russian Auto Site in Germany wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Must see. Very good. Invaluable info if you are going to travel by car.
Cons: Not a Belorusian site, but does it matter?
By Train
Express 2 wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Find a train to any place in the former USSR. Actually all the information you need to travel by train.
Cons: 1. Access limited; 2. Paid services; 3. Russian site, but does it matter? 
Lodging and accommodation
www2.travelnow.com wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: On-line hotel reservation.
Cons: Nothing special otherwise.
Academservice on-line wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: On-line hotel reservation.
Cons: Nothing special otherwise.
Downtown Minsk map. Hotels location ???
Pros: Find where your hotel is located.
Cons: Turns out that there are just a few hotels in downtown.
Belarus Rent Service wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Rent an apartment in Minsk. Looks as a good money saving option for travellers. Fast, easy to navigate.
Cons: Well, I'd preferred other colors.
Travel Agents
Travel services from Belarus e-Guide wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Essential services for foreign visitors. Visa support, on-line hotel or apartment reservation, transportation etc. Easy, convenient.
Cons: Only in English.
Belarus Tourist Travel Agency wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Nice looking, easy to navigate. Even shows something from what it offers.
Cons: The services offered are limited. No e-business.
Ecotour Travel Agency wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Nice looking, easy to navigate. Even shows something from what it offers. Has some options for a traveler on budget.
Cons: The services offered are limited. No e-business.
Travel Documents
Maps and Plans wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Cities, regions, everything. Nice design, easy to navigate. No water, just the stuff.
Cons: No so far.
Travel Documents   wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Probably everything you need to know to travel to Belarus.
Cons: No so far.
RUSSIAN VISA EXPRESS
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Pros: Visa services for CIS countries and for Belarus in particular. Online requests and processing.
Cons: You have a chance to find out.
Visa online wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Visa services for CIS countries and for Belarus in particular. Online requests and processing.
Cons: You have a chance to find out.
Belarus embassy in Washington
(Submitted by D. M. Cabrita)
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Pros: Most interesting for consular information. Contains addresses for other belarusian embassies around the world.
Cons: No belarusian language version.
Embassies in Minsk and abroad wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Maintained by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Supposed to be up to date.
Cons: Just addresses and contact numbers.
The Embassy of RB in UK wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)

Pros: Already not the only place where I have found the Belarusian Visa application form on-line. Got better.
Cons: Still not good enough.
Travel Guides
Downtown Minsk map. Where to eat and Theatres. ???
Just Downtown Minsk map with some places to eat shown.
Minsk in Your Pocket wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Well known publisher of country and city guides. Has become better lately. Well written.
Cons: The editor was so scared by the Ghost of Communism, that he sees him behind every corner.
Travel to Belarus wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Private charity initiative. Substantial source of information about Belarus for a foreign traveler.
Cons: As a private effort lacks some professional touch.
Globe of Belarus wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Very interesting personal site. Many places of interest. Many pictures. History of Belarusian architecture.
Cons: Only in Russian.
Travel stories
Children of Chernobyl wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Surprisingly, but it's one of the best collections of information and images about Belarus.
Cons: No so far.
Travel stories wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: To read how to enjoy a visit to Belarus click here
Cons: To read how to spoil a visit to Belarus click here

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