Chronic Illness and Travel: Preparation Strategies and Advice From Our Chief Medical Officer

According to the CDC, six in ten adults in the U.S. have a chronic disease. As an organization sending individuals abroad, it’s your duty of care (i.e. your moral and legal responsibility) to prepare and protect all of your travelers. It’s also important to consider spending a bit of extra time considering those who may…

On Call in Action: Life-Threatening Car Accident in Belize

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Life-Threatening Car Accident in…

Study Abroad Etiquette: Japan

Before students travel abroad, encourage them to brush up on local etiquette so they can comfortably adjust to their new surroundings. In this blog, we’re sharing tips to help your students avoid common etiquette mistakes in Japan. Greetings and Punctuality Punctuality is extremely important in Japan. You should plan to arrive 10-15 minutes earlier than…

On Call in Action: Protests in Venezuela

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Protests in Venezuela      …

Travel Assistance 101: A Day in the Life of an On Call Assistance Coordinator

One of your travelers is abroad when they begin to feel very ill. They don’t know where the nearest clinic is (or how they will manage to get there!), so they place a call to your organization’s travel risk management provider, On Call International. Immediately, they are connected to an On Call Assistance Coordinator (AC)….

On Call in Action: Medical Emergency in Argentina

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Medical Emergency in Argentina…

Study Abroad Etiquette Around the World [Round-Up]

Studying abroad can expose your students to a multitude of exciting possibilities and opportunities. However, adjusting to new cultures can sometimes be a challenge, especially for those with limited travel experience. To help your students prepare for their trips around the globe, we’ve compiled a list of our etiquette guides for some of the most…

On Call in Action: Student Goes Missing in England

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Student Goes Missing in…

Electrical Guide: How to Keep Your Devices Charged Around the World

In the rush of travel planning, it can be easy to forget that electrical outlets vary from country to country. No one wants to arrive at their destination only to realize they have no way of using their devices! Learn how to be prepared (and keep your phone charged!) no matter where you’re traveling: Before…

On Call in Action: Medical Emergency in Remote Area of Chile

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Medical Emergency in Remote…