Archives for September 2014

On Call in Action: Blood Pressure Complications at Conference in Singapore

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…

Business Etiquette on the Road: Traveling With Your Boss

Traveling with your boss may sound intimidating, but if you play your cards right, it could be a great career opportunity. We put together a list of tips to help you make a good impression throughout your trip: 1)     Determine your responsibilities in advance: Talk to your manager before the trip to define your role. Who…

Fall Travel: 4 Considerations for Business Travelers

The lazy days of summer have come and gone – along with the busy summer travel season. As temperatures drop and we fall back into routines (no pun intended!), a variety of options present themselves to business travelers. Here are some things to consider if you’ll be traveling for work this fall: Take advantage of…

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: International Business Travel Checklist

Traveling internationally requires more preparation than just grabbing your passport and packing your bags.  Use our checklist below to prepare for a safe, healthy and successful business trip abroad: √   Contact your bank and credit card companies to advise them of your travel dates and destinations. This will help you ensure your credit card won’t…

Customization & Travel Risk Management: A Winning Combo

It’s 2 a.m. when your phone rings. The head of your organization wants to know how many travelers are in Cairo. You turn on the news and see images of violent political demonstrations and civil unrest. Government and medical sources are reporting hundreds of people killed and several more wounded across the country. U.S. embassies and American citizens are at…

Travel Assistance 101: Common Travel Fears and How On Call Can Help (Part 2)

You’ve read our first round-up of common travel fears and how On Call can help. However, there are a few more fears we hear that keep some travelers up at night. Keep calm and travel on: What if I lose my passport? If your passport is lost or stolen when traveling abroad, your first action should…