Travel insurance pays out over $6.7 million a week to cushion the blow when there is a medical emergency abroad, according to a recent report from the Association of British Insurers.Medical and car insurance are so important in most places in the United States that it's illegal not to own it. Shouldn't that at least be enough to prompt you to consider the value of a good travel insurance policy?Read More
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Do I need to get a cell phone for my trip to Israel?
So you’re going to Israel and getting conflicting information about using a cell phone in Israel.
Some have told you that your cell phone will work in Israel, others claim that they won't work. Your cell phone provider may have assured you that you cell phone will most definitely work abroad, even in Israel. Some friends may have used their own phones and returned to outrageous charges or horror stories of being disconnected. Others may have rented phones or SIM cards, and found it confusing (it's not, I promise).Read More
11 Tips to Consider When Traveling with Allergies
When you’re traveling, you can’t escape certain things. Changes in time zones, a bit of jet lag, and for many travelers, exotic foods. Food can be such an important part of the traveling experience that individuals are eager to try native foods in the country where they are traveling. This means that for individuals who have food allergies, it’s important that they take care and find ways to deal with food allergies. Here are a few tips:Read More
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