Category: Travel Safety (page 2 of 4)

How to Feel Safer About Traveling

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In a changing world of travel, there are bound to be safety concerns. It’s understandable that people may be afraid of traveling more than they were before due to several recent events. Travel is still generally very safe, so hopefully such tragedies haven’t deterred you from traveling altogether. Here are some ways to help you feel safer when traveling.

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Tips to Protect Your Rental Car

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A lot of rental cars get broken into because there are dead giveaways that tourists are using the car. Even if the plates are from a different state, you can make it look like the driver is a local. Thieves know that tourists carry valuable items like cameras and laptops so when they see a rental car, they may break into it. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to keep your rental car and belongings safe.
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International Travel Safety

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Traveling abroad is exciting but also very different from the U.S. It’s unfamiliar to most people, so it’s important to know how to stay safe. Each city has different safety concerns, but some safety tips are the same regardless of location.
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Stay Healthy While Traveling

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Staying healthy while traveling is easier than you’d think. Even though your normal routine is disrupted, there are precautions you can take that will help you stay in good health. Here are some tips to help you have a good trip and avoid getting sick.

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Social Media Don’ts When Traveling

socialmediatraveldontsSummer is here and that means many of us have plans to hit the beach and take a vacation or two over the next few months. When vacation has finally arrived, many of us head right to our social media to share posts and pictures about just how excited we are to get away. Although it seems like a fun way of showing off your trip to friends and family, sharing on social media while on vacation can actually be very risky. According to the MetLife Auto & Home Safety Pulse: Danger at the Door survey, 15 percent of the total population reports using social networking sites to post updates when leaving their homes, and more than double that amount—35 percent—of younger Americans (aged 18-34) “check in” to locations and tweet about their whereabouts when away.
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Tips for Traveling with Children

travelingwchildTraveling is one of the greatest things a family can do together.  Bringing your kids along can require a lot of planning and patience, and it may be a challenge, but there are many reasons that traveling with your kids can be extremely beneficial. It will give them an opportunity to be introduced to new locations, cultures, and people. It can be educational and allow them to explore places that will expand their horizons.  Don’t let the stress of preparing to travel with children stop you from providing them with the best experience possible!
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Traveling Tips for Hurricane Season

Naples, UNITED STATES: Palm trees at a hotel bend in the fierce winds, 24 October, 2005, as Hurricane Wilma slams into Naples, Florida. Hurricane Wilma pounded Florida with torrential rain and some of the strongest winds in its arsenal early Monday as it came ashore in the southern US state, threatening death and destruction. An Air Force reconnaissance plane measured Wilma's winds at 193 kilometers (120 miles) an hour, slightly weaker than when it made landfall, but still making a strong category three storm. "It made landfall at 6:30 (1030 GMT) at Cape Romano," Eric Blake, an official with the National Hurricane Center, told AFP.Cape Romano is about 32 kilometers (20 miles) west of Everglades City, Florida. Landfall marks the official arrival of a hurricane's when the center of its eye reaches land. Quiet usually reigns in the eye of such a storm, with no significant winds, which resume with a vengeance with the back wall of the eye hits land. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)


It’s the beginning of hurricane season once again, starting June 1st and ending on November 30th. You can’t predict if a hurricane will ruin your travel plans, so it’s important to travel prepared. This is especially important since hurricane season lasts for half of the year and falls during the busy summer travel season. Luckily, travel insurance can help to protect your travel plans. Here are some tips on how travel insurance could help you during hurricane season.
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Tips for Protecting Your Summer Vacation

It’s that time of year when many people start getting ready for a summer vacation. What they don’t always plan for is travel insurance. Summer is a busy travel season, so there could be some potential issues. You’re focused on relaxing and having fun but in order to have the best summer vacation, you may want to think about travel insurance first. Here are some reasons why you may want travel insurance coverage this summer!
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Cruise Safety Travel Tips

A cruise is a unique type of vacation where you feel safe and secluded, so it can be easy to forget that you need to watch out for your safety while you’re living the good life. Here are some tips to make your next cruise a safe one!
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Cold Weather Travel Tips



Winter is here, and we all know the difficulties we can experience while traveling during these cold and snowy winter months. Whether it’s snowing, sleeting, or freezing rain, the most important thing is to arrive safely to your destination. Travel Insured wants to provide you with a few winter travel safety tips to ensure you get there safely no matter if you are driving or flying!
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