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May 2016
Travel Etiquette Around the World: Cuba


Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean, has been the topic of controversy since an embargo was put in place by the United States in 1960. And while jumping on a plane for a beach vacation to Cuba is still out of the question, under new regulations, more Americans are now able to experience a destination that has been off-limits for more than 60 years. If your visit falls under one of the twelve approved categories here are some important etiquette tips and reminders so you’re prepared for your trip.

Road Trip: How to Drive Safely in Mexico


Taking to the road to explore neighbor to the south? Driving around Mexico offers great opportunities to see the sights off the beaten path. With the right precautions, you’ll be set for an amazing adventure. Here are some tips to help make your trip safer.

The Sharing Economy: 5 Essential Safety Tips for a Safer Ride


Getting a ride wherever and whenever you need it has never been easier thanks to services like Uber and Lyft. But this ease and simplicity also presents some risks, especially in unfamiliar surroundings.

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