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Cruise Safety – What You Can do in Case of an Emergency

POSTED April 9th 2019 BY Travel Writer
It rarely happens but when an emergency occurs on a cruise ship it is a huge logistical undertaking to keep everyone safe and in extreme cases get them evacuated off the ship. Well, it just happened. The cruise ship the Viking Sky was sailing in waters along the Norwegian coast when the engine failed in rough seas stranding the ship. They airlifted half of the...
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Prevent Home Burglaries While Traveling

POSTED March 29th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Keep em’ Out! Most criminals who burglarize homes are looking for an easy hit; a house that they can break into quickly, take something of value and leave without being detected. There’s no fail-proof way to keep out a burglar, but every little bit of deterrence helps.  Even if you can’t afford a security system, you can take a few minutes to make your home a little...
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This supplement could save your life on your next flight

POSTED March 23rd 2019 BY Travel Writer
No doubt you’ve heard about developing deep vein thrombosis or DVT in your legs during a long flight. DVT can be a life-threatening blood clot that travels through your bloodstream to your lungs causing a pulmonary embolism. A pulmonary embolism can block blood flow and be fatal. Signs of potential DVT include swelling of the ankles and/or legs and can be very uncomfortable. Good news,...
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Starting in 2021 US citizens will need to register online before visiting Europe

POSTED March 11th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Many major news outlets recently reported that in 2021 Americans will need a visa to visit the 26 European countries that make up the Schengen Area countries which include Spain, France, and Germany. That report is false. However, that US citizens will have to register with the European Travel Information and Authorization System, or ETIAS, set up for travelers is true. It will require the currently 60...
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Alarm Your Hotel Room Door to Help Keep Intruders Out

POSTED March 6th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Is it safe to stay in a hotel alone as a woman? If you’ve ever been concerned about someone unexpected entering your hotel room while you’re inside? The problem while not prevalent is real. Even with security protocols in place, well-meaning hotel personnel like housekeeping and maintenance staff might open room doors for guests encountered in the hallway. They may even use a tool to...
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Should I Carry my Passport at all Times or Use the Hotel Safe?

POSTED February 26th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Detective Kevin Coffey, our founder, offered advice on protecting your passport on Rudy Maxa World Travel, America’s # 1 Travel Radio Show. You can hear the short segment here: Following is a summary of the tips he offered the listeners. What is best? Using the hotel safe or carrying your passport on your person. 1. Use the hotel safe. There’s a greater chance you’ll lose...
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