Summer Study Abroad: Health & Safety Considerations for Your Students

Study Abroad Notebook

The statistics revealed in the Institute of International Education’s latest Open Doors Report says the number of study abroad students more than tripled over the last few decades and one in ten U.S. undergraduates will study abroad before graduating.. Whether they’re taking classes or getting hands-on experience outside the classroom, there’s no doubt your students are anticipating the cultural…

On Call in Action: Zip Lining Accident…

Zip Line

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…

Summer Travel Advice Round-Up

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The kids are out of school, work has slowed down, and the weather couldn’t be better…ah, summer is finally upon us! Have fun and don’t forget to check out our advice for staying safe, healthy (and sane!) this summer travel season:   Your Guide to Hassle-Free Summer Business Travel Don’t Let Summer Weather Delay Your…

Summer Driving: 6 Tips for a Safer Road Trip

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Did you know that summer—not winter as you might expect—is the most dangerous driving season?  During the summer months, particularly on long weekends like Memorial Day, there is an increase in the number of vehicles on the nation’s roadways; and, according to the Department of Transportation, the summer actually accounts for an 18% increase in fatal…

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: How to Keep Your Medications Safe in the Heat

Medication

Picture this: you’re visiting friends at their lake house when your allergies start acting up. You pop an over-the-counter pill — which usually gives you quick relief — but you still feel uncomfortable. In fact, after several more doses, the drug still has no effect. What gives? Think long and hard where your medication was…

On Call in Action: Traveler Gets Injured on Beach Vacation

Stingray

  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…

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: Common Medications That Cause Sun Sensitivity

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Did you know that many medications can have negative effects on your skin when you’re exposed to ultraviolet light? This condition, also known as photosensitivity, can cause symptoms ranging from itchiness to an uncomfortable rash, burns and blisters. If fun in the sun is on your summer travel agenda, you won’t want to miss this…

From Chicago to Japan: Squeezing More Summer Fun into Your Next Business Trip

Henderson Wave Singapore

  While business travel doesn’t usually afford much leisure time, your next business trip doesn’t have to be all work and no play. If you’re headed to one of these popular cities for work this summer, you’ll find several ways to make your free time feel more like a mini-vacation: London, United Kingdom: London offers an…

Your Guide to Hassle-Free Summer Business Travel

Business travelers relax on a plane

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…

Warm Weather Roundup: Our Favorite Tips for a Safe Summer Trip

Family on summer trip

The 4th of July and summer vacations are upon us. Have fun this season and don’t forget to check out our advice to stay safe and healthy on your summer travels! Beat the Heat: Advice for Safe & Healthy Summer Travels Long Weekend Travel Tips: Staying Safe & Healthy Plan Ahead: Don’t Let Summer Weather…