Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: 7 Essential Tips for Safe Winter Travel

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac  predicts that the winter of 2015 will be another arctic blast with above-normal snowfall throughout much of the US. “Be prepared,” says Janice Stillman, editor of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. “There’s plenty in the forecast to cause all sorts of mayhem.” Don’t have the time (or patience!) for mayhem? We don’t…

Holiday Travel Advice Round-up

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The holidays are upon us! Have fun and don’t forget to check out our advice for staying safe, healthy (and sane!) during your travels this season: Holiday Air Travel: A Survival Guide 8 Productive Tips for Long Layovers Tis the Season to be Healthy: Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel Holiday Business Travel Survival Guide How…

On Call in Action: Traveler Stranded at Airport Days Before Christmas

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Whether you’re traveling for business, school, or pleasure, it’s safe to say that things don’t always go as planned. (Good thing you always remember to pack your On Call card!) But here’s the thing: unless you’ve actually experienced a travel emergency (a broken leg, lost prescription, stolen passport, or even a legal mix-up), it’s hard to imagine how travel assistance…

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: 8 Productive Tips for Long Layovers

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Long layovers…<insert sigh here>. We’ve all heard the saying, “good things come to those who wait,” and when it comes to finally arriving at your destination after a long business travel day, that couldn’t be more true. However, that doesn’t mean your layover needs to be “lost” time. We’re here to help with some creative ways…

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: Holiday Business Travel Survival Guide

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It’s hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner – and, with that, some of the busiest travel days of the year. If you have personal or business travel planned during this hectic season,  check out these helpful hints for surviving the holiday travel rush with your sanity—and holiday spirit—intact (our gift…

How to Keep Your Belongings Safe When You Fly

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In recent years, you may have heard stories of airport employees robbing unsuspecting travelers of their valuables while they pass through security checkpoints and metal detectors. Which makes you think: if security agents are stealing, what is going on amongst gate agents, baggage handlers and even fellow passengers? There’s no need to be paranoid and…

Your Guide to Hassle-Free Summer Business Travel

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After one of the coldest and snowiest winters on record for many parts of the US, summer is finally in full swing — and with that, more Americans are itching to get away.  According to travel counselors surveyed by American Express Travel, 45% said their summer travel bookings are up compared with last year,  despite…

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: 7 Tips for Nervous Fliers

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We’ve all heard the facts: statistically speaking, flying is far safer than driving. Not only are airplanes continuously getting safer, but everyday activities from walking to driving are still considerably more dangerous than flying. In fact, according to the New York Times, a traveler could fly every day for 123,000 years and still be safe!  Rationally…

Travel Assistance 101:
What to Do If You Miss Your Flight

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You know you can call us if you get sick or injured while traveling, but did you know you can also contact On Call for minor hiccups and inconveniences like a lost passport, stolen wallet or even a missed flight? Well, now you do! These are the types of things that aren’t life-threatening, but can be…

On Call in Action: Business Traveler Misses Flight to Madrid…

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Whether you’re traveling for business, school, or pleasure, it’s safe to say that things don’t always go as planned. (Good thing you always remember to pack your On Call card!) But here’s the thing: unless you’ve actually experienced a travel emergency (a broken leg, lost prescription, stolen passport, or even a legal mix-up), it’s hard to imagine how travel…