Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: How to Get through Airport Security Faster

If you’re like most business travelers, you don’t have a lot of time to kill… at the airport or reading this post. Breeze through airport security with these quick and dirty tips: Double-Check Tricky Items: You could go to TSA’s website to review the list of prohibited items, but why waste time when there’s an

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Holiday Air Travel: A Survival Guide

Planning to visit your in-laws across the country for Thanksgiving or making your way to New York to experience the holidays in Manhattan? You’re not alone! According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the number of long-distance trips increases by 54% during the Thanksgiving travel period, and by 23% over the Christmas-New Year’s period.  Air

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Food Allergies & International Travel: How to Plan for a Healthy Trip

You’re having breakfast at a café in France. When ordering crepes you tell the waiter you’re allergic to hazelnuts and he assures you that the topping is hazelnut-free. Turns out, the waiter was wrong — thankfully the Benadryl you packed did the trick, but what if the reaction had turned into something more serious? If this

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Travel Assistance 101: How to Use On Call’s Nurse Helpline

Imagine: You’re traveling in Switzerland and you wake up with swollen eyes, a headache and a stuffy nose. The over-the-counter medication you packed doesn’t seem to be working, and it’s starting to put a damper on your trip. What’s next? You’re not sure if you’re ill enough to see a doctor, but it would be

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On Call in Action: Student Injures Ankle in Ecuador

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: This Month: Study Abroad Student Fractures

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Advice for Vegan Travelers: Europe Edition

Think it’s impossible to travel and stick to your vegan diet? Think again! With the right planning and troubleshooting, vegan travel can be easy as (vegan) pie. Vegetarianism – and veganism, especially – are not as prevalent in continental Europe as in the U.S. and UK, so finding vegan meals can be more challenging than

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Five Tips for Working Moms Who Travel

Business travel for working moms can sometimes be tough, especially if you have to be away from your children for an extended period of time. Whether you travel often or just once in a while, you, your kids and your partner are put to the test as soon as you leave for the airport. Here

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Traveling with Diabetes: How to Plan for a Healthier Trip

Are you one of the 5.8 million people in the U.S. (that’s 8.3% of the population!) with diabetes? If you are, that doesn’t mean you can’t travel! Yes, it’s true—changes in meal patterns, activity levels and time zones can affect your blood sugar levels, but with some good planning, your trip can still be still

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Car Rental

If you’ve ever traveled for business, chances are you may have had to rent a car. In fact, a recent study from Travel Leaders Group stated that more than half of the travelers surveyed requested a rental car while on a business trip. But, with all of the car rental options available, how do you

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