Archives for December 2012

A Look Back: Top Travel Headlines of 2012

From the sinking of the Costa Concordia, to the London Olympics and Hurricane Sandy, 2012 was certainly a big year for travel headlines. On Call International takes you around the world (don’t forget to pack your travel assistance membership card!) to sample some of the most interesting travel stories in the world this year: Italian…

Staying Healthy Before, During and After Your Winter Travels

A travel survey done earlier this year revealed that 63 percent of travelers reported they or a travel companion got sick while on vacation. Whether you’re traveling to a neighboring state or across the globe, feeling your best is an important part of having a great winter trip. Luckily, the medical experts here at On…

How NOT to Get the Flu While Traveling

The 2012-2013 flu season is officially here and is off to its earliest start in almost a decade. Health officials reported last week that the primary strain circulating tends to make people sicker than other types and is particularly hard on the elderly.  In fact, 2003 was one of the most lethal seasons in the…