Summer Travel Advice Round-Up

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…

Travel Trend Report: The Rise of the “Bleisure” Traveler

What do you get when you mix business and leisure travel? The growing trend of bleisure travel (aka, bizcations) isn’t just taking time out from a business trip to relax; but rather, it’s the act of rolling business trips and vacations into one. For example, a savvy bleisure traveler with an upcoming trip to Paris…

How to Plan a Business Trip…With Your Kids

As business and personal life become more blended for the modern worker, taking family on a “bleisure” trip is becoming more popular for working parents. This can be a great way to spend time with the kids and explore new destinations with them – as long as you can also get your work done. If…

Summer Driving: 6 Tips for a Safer Road Trip

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…

On Call in Action: Child’s Health Scare Interrupts Trip

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…

Holiday Travel Advice Round-up

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 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…

Long Weekend Travel Tips: Staying Safe & Healthy

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner, unofficially marking the long-awaited start of summer – the time of year that brings perfect opportunities to plan a fun-filled long weekend with family or friends. Last year, AAA projected that 34.8 million Americans would travel 50 miles or more from home during Memorial Day weekend. This year, the number of…

Top Destinations to Visit in 2014

Traveler at Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Georgia

  You’ve read our post on top travel predictions for 2014, so now it’s time to decide where to head next. Whether you’re planning a getaway with your family or looking for a new destination for your company’s annual meeting, the new year brings a fresh outlook on travel destinations. We’ve compiled a list of…

Expert Tips for New Travelers

Waiting at the airport

“The journey of thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu Traveling for the first time can seem a bit daunting, especially if your journey takes you thousands of miles away. While excited for new possibilities you may also be a little nervous about the unknown.  Not to worry – we’ve come up…