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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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Six Safe Travel Tips for the Olympic Games in London

London, always a highly popular destination, will welcome a flood of visitors this summer as host of the 2012 Summer Olympics. If you plan to be among them, you’re probably well aware that the influx of spectators coupled with the usual tourist mobs will make for a crowded capital city. Luckily, we’ve put together some… Read more »

Travel Con Games + Travel Tips to Avoid Them

The following is a guest blog post from our friend and well-known travel expert, Rudy Maxa. You’re driving along a highway in Italy and a car pulls up beside side you beeping and pointing to your rear tire.  The concerned-looking driver’s gestures suggest you pull over to the side of the road. Don’t do it…. Read more »

Seven Tips for Employers with Traveling or Expatriate Employees

According to the U.S. Travel Association, business travelers make up approximately 20 percent of all travelers and there are 6.32 million Americans living overseas, in more than 160 countries. While life on the road can sometimes seem appealing from racking up frequent flier miles to overnights at popular hotels, true road warriors know that business… Read more »

Advice and Tips for London-bound Travelers

For the past several days, rioting and looting in London has been widespread. While the U.S. State Department has not issued any Travel Alerts or Travel Warnings for visitors to the U.K., On Call recommends that travelers avoid visiting retail centers and follow the advice and emergency public service announcements from authorities. Additional violence is… Read more »

NAFSA, a Success for On Call!

A big “Thank You” to everyone who joined us at NAFSA’s 63rd Annual Conference and Expo! Nearly 9,000 people from around the globe flocked to Vancouver for the largest international education event in the world.   View from the NAFSA Conference in Vancouver, BC, Canada NAFSA 2011 Conference and Expo not only featured educational seminars… Read more »