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March 2015
Long Weekend Travel Tips: Staying Safe & Healthy


Spring is here, and now begins the time of year that brings perfect opportunities to plan a fun-filled long weekend with family or friends.

Measles and Travel: Should You Be Worried?


With all of the media coverage regarding measles, it’s not a surprise that the CDC recently issued a health advisory on the outbreak. Although the measles virus was eliminated from the United States in 2000, it’s now making quite a comeback. Measles is brought to the country by travelers who have not received proper vaccinations; and, according to the WHO, it’s one of the most infectious diseases currently known. Stay safe and informed with this list of commonly asked questions we hear from travelers, including advice for preventing measles.

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