On Call in Action: Pregnancy Complications While on Expat Assignment

Pregnant woman at computer

  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…

Traveling With Wheels: Tips for Hassle-Free Flights with Wheelchairs

Man in wheelchair at airport

Although air travel has improved greatly for wheelchair travelers, the rule of thumb is to plan ahead. How? We’ve zeroed in on some of the most common air travel gripes for people with wheelchairs to provide you with tips for making your flights as hassle-free as possible. Know Your Rights: Congress passed the Air Carrier…

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: DIY Winter Emergency Roadkit

Car in a ditch

Attention road warriors! Whether or not you love winter  (and the driving conditions that come with it), you should pay attention to the 2014 winter forecast for several regions of the U.S. from the likes of AccuWeather, the Weather Channel and the National Weather Service. Even the most experienced drivers can run into unexpected emergencies…

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…

Meetings Abroad: Health & Safety Planning

People at a conference. There are many things to consider when planning an international conference

    Planning conferences, trade shows and corporate events in other countries is growing in popularity and a great way to make meetings exciting and memorable. A lot goes into coordinating a successful meeting abroad, but there’s one more thing you should also add to your list: protecting the health and safety of the meeting…

Travel Assistance 101: How to Make an International Phone Call

Solitary pay phone in French countryside

Your trip is booked and now it’s time to iron out the details — one that comes to mind: how will I phone home? The good news is that you have plenty of options. The not-so-good news? Placing a call from abroad can be a tad tricky. For example, we know someone who spent an…

A Look Ahead: Top Business Travel Predictions for 2014

Predictions for business travel in 2014 include an increase in travel spending

As we embark on a new year, we can only speculate what 2014 will bring to the travel industry. To keep you looking forward, we’ve compiled a list of travel predictions for the year to come. We’re curious to see if any of these expectations will prove true! 1)      Business Travel Spending Increase – Gearing…

10 Business Travel Resolutions to Make This Year

THe start of 2014 is a good time to make travel resolutions

A fresh new year is upon us and perhaps you have some career-oriented goals in mind — get a promotion, land that big account, find a new job (to name a few). But for those of us who frequently hit the road, have you thought of adding some business travel resolutions to your list? Here…