Health & Travel Insurance

How to Prepare for Any Medical Emergency While Traveling

POSTED September 14th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Don’t let the fear of a medical emergency while traveling stop you from traveling. Prepare for it and then begin packing your bag. You can fall sick, experience a minor injury, or have an accident anywhere in the world. It’s just easier if a medical emergency happens at home because you have quick and easy access to care at home.  Don’t let potential illness, injury...
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Trip or Travel Insurance? Or Both!

POSTED May 10th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Travel insurance or trip insurance? Insurance is necessary for peace of mind for you and your family when you travel. We’ve tried to make understanding the difference between trip and travel insurance easy. Insurance is your backpack plan if you encounter problems before or during your travels. Even the best thought-out plans may be interrupted by circumstances out of your control, think political unrest, global...
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USPS Informed Delivery -Sign Up Before ID Thieves Do

POSTED May 10th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Do you get checks, tax documents, bank statements, credit cards, or legal documents in the mail? Sign up for USPS informed delivery on the USPS website. If you don’t, thieves could sign up first in your name and be informed before you are as to what is being delivered to you and whether it is worth stealing before you have a chance to get to...
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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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Visit a Doctor Specialized in Travel Medicine Before Your Next Trip

POSTED February 13th 2019 BY Travel Writer
What is the difference between a travel medicine physician and a general practitioner? While your regular doctor may have knowledge about what diseases you may encounter when you travel, healthcare professionals at travel clinics are specifically educated on the many various health problems you may encounter around the world. Travel clinics specialize in vaccinations for Meningitis, Polio, Typhoid, and Yellow Fever to name only a few...
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PillMap What is it? and Why You Shouldn’t Travel Without it!

POSTED February 11th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Welcome to Kimber Westmore, inventor of the PillMap a new and clever item to simplify life and travel. Read how the PillMap solves a problem for people taking multiple medications with a management system that easily updates as medications change. This could be a lifesaver! Article by Kimber Westmore PillMapTM – Don’t Fly Without it!  Did you know that 43 percent of Americans take at...
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Over the Counter Meds You Should Always Pack

POSTED January 8th 2019 BY Travel Writer
It never fails if you’re going to get sick while away from home, it’ll happen at night when the stores are closed or somewhere when you’re a distance from a town with a drug store, and the worst scenario is it happens in a foreign country where you don’t speak the language. So be prepared to alleviate your symptoms or cure your ills by always...
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Renting Cars with Credit Cards

POSTED April 22nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
Many travelers prefer to pay for rental cars with credit cards. In fact, if you don’t have a major credit card, you may find that some car rental companies will not rent you a car, or will require a large cash deposit to cover any potential damage. Are you covered? You may even save money when you rent a car using a credit card, since...
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