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December 2015
Air Travel Etiquette: 5 Ways to Be a Better Passenger

12/9/2015

We’ve all been there – the screaming kid. The talker. The frazzled, unprepared traveler holding everyone up at the security checkpoint. Ah yes, when it comes to air travel, it seems as though we encounter these scenarios more often than not. And with so many airlines packing us into planes like sardines these days, it’s safe to say that many of us would rather get a root canal than go on an airplane.

Goodbye Cold: Tips for Healthy Warm Weather Winter Travel

12/9/2015

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.

Deep Vein Thrombosis and Travel: Common FAQs

12/9/2015

One of the most overlooked travel illnesses is deep vein thrombosis, aka DVT. Roughly 1 in 1,000 people will experience DVT each year, and research has shown that anyone sitting in one place for longer than four hours, such as during a long flight, can be at risk. The CDC is working to raise awareness, but it’s important to know the facts and how you can prevent it while traveling.

Important Notice: Good Sam Travel Assist is not responsible for costs or expenses arising from travel to a country for which a formal recommendation in the form of a Level 4 Advisory for International Travel from the U.S. State Department has been issued preceding your arrival into that country. We strongly urge all international travelers to continue to check for advisories in your destination country prior to departure at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/before-you-go.html