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…

Healthy Holiday Travel Tips and Tricks

Hotels, planes, and other public travel spaces can be a breeding ground for germs that cause cold, flu, or other infections. Luckily, there are small things that can make a big difference in preventing illness—our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Siegart, shares his favorite tips, tricks, and hacks for staying healthy during the busy holiday…

On Call in Action: Rooftop Accident in Brazil

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: Rooftop Accident in Brazil…

Study Abroad Etiquette: Brazil

Before students travel abroad, encourage them to brush up on their etiquette so they can comfortably adjust to their new surroundings. In this blog, we’re sharing tips to help your students embrace the local culture and avoid common etiquette mistakes in Brazil. Greetings and Punctuality Brazilians are known to be friendly, relaxed people and tend…

On Call in Action: Hurricane Irma Evacuation

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. Hurricane Irma Evacuation     …

Stress and Study Abroad: A Guide for Administrators

Although studying abroad can be a wonderful experience, a different culture and new environment can also create unique stressors. How can you help your students manage stress when studying abroad? Read our advice below and share with your students to help them prepare for a less stressful trip abroad. Be Prepared: Students should take the…

On Call in Action: Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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: Ebola Outbreak in the…

Diabetes and Air Travel: A Guide for Your Travelers

Traveling can be exciting and rewarding, but traveling with a chronic medical condition can sometimes add additional stress and complexity. One of the most common chronic diseases affecting travelers is diabetes. In fact, according to the American Diabetes Association, 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed every year. “Travelers with diabetes face a special challenge; however, most…

Protecting Your Travelers from Foodborne Illnesses

The recent outbreaks of E. coli and Salmonella in the U.S. draw attention to the possibility of acquiring a foodborne illness, even in resource-rich areas. And for travelers, the risks can be even higher. According to On Call’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Siegart, “When traveling, one should be mindful of foodborne illness risks, particularly…