Tag: travel health

Travel Health Update: Zika Virus Q+A with Dr. Wheeler

Zika is still all over the news and is obviously a big concern for people, including those headed to the Olympics this summer. The virus is spreading rapidly, and the frequent updates are hard to keep up with. Check out our latest interview with our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert Wheeler, to help separate ‘fact… Read more »

Medical Landscape in Rio: Q+A with Dr. Wheeler

With the Olympic flame on its way to Rio this August—and the Zika virus being a top concern for many travelers these days—we’ve  received several questions regarding the medical landscape in Rio. To help answer these questions, we teamed up with our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert Wheeler, to provide his advice and overall impressions… Read more »

[INFOGRAPHIC] Americans Cancelling Travel Due to Fear of Zika

Would you cancel your trip to destinations affected by the Zika Virus? Survey says… You betcha. In fact, according to our recent Zika travel survey, 64% of Americans said they would cancel their travel plans amid the Zika virus outbreak. Women seem to be most concerned about the virus… and with good reason: many health… Read more »

The Zika Virus and Travel: Should You Be Worried?

Zika has been making headlines lately, and for good reason. The virus, primarily transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, has been linked to miscarriages and birth defects. The WHO declared a Public Health Emergency for International Concern and the CDC issued an Alert – Level 2 for travelers to affected areas. Want to know if you’re at risk for the… Read more »

Our Favorite Holiday Travel Tips

The holidays are here! Since it’s the season for giving, we’re sharing our favorite tips on how to stay safe, healthy and stress-free during your holiday travels: Air Travel 8 Productive Tips for Long Layovers Air Travel Etiquette: 5 Ways to Be a Better Passenger Air Travel Etiquette: 5 (More) Ways to Be a Better… Read more »

Beat the Clock: Our Best Advice for Fighting Jetlag

Jetlag. It’s a travel reality we can all relate to—you get off a flight in a completely different time zone exhausted, sore and grumpy and all you want to do is go to bed. Instead, you’re committed to a full day of business meetings or jumping into a power-packed vacation. No one likes feeling jetlagged… Read more »

Goodbye Cold: Tips for Healthy Warm Weather Winter Travel

Ready to escape the frosty air and spend a few days in a tropical locale this winter? Before you relax, soak up the sun and let your guard down, don’t forget to take a few precautions to help you stay healthy during your trip: Educate Yourself When we picture ourselves soaking up the sun on… Read more »