On Call in Action: Blood Pressure Complications at Conference in Singapore

Travel assistance helps man with blood pressure problems

Whether you’re traveling for business, school, or pleasure, it’s safe to say that things don’t always go as planned. (Good thing you always remember to pack your On Call card!) But here’s the thing: unless you’ve actually experienced a travel emergency (a broken leg, lost prescription, stolen passport, or even a legal mix-up), it’s hard to imagine how travel assistance…

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Business Etiquette on the Road: Traveling With Your Boss

Employee and boss on a business trip

Traveling with your boss may sound intimidating, but if you play your cards right, it could be a great career opportunity. We put together a list of tips to help you make a good impression throughout your trip: 1)     Determine your responsibilities in advance: Talk to your manager before the trip to define your role. Who…

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Fall Travel: 4 Considerations for Business Travelers

Autumn in Paris

The lazy days of summer have come and gone – along with the busy summer travel season. As temperatures drop and we fall back into routines (no pun intended!), a variety of options present themselves to business travelers. Here are some things to consider if you’ll be traveling for work this fall: Take advantage of…

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Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: International Business Travel Checklist

International business travel

Traveling internationally requires more preparation than just grabbing your passport and packing your bags.  Use our checklist below to prepare for a safe, healthy and successful business trip abroad: √   Contact your bank and credit card companies to advise them of your travel dates and destinations. This will help you ensure your credit card won’t…

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Customization & Travel Assistance: A Winning Combo

Customize

It’s 2 a.m. when your phone rings. Your company’s CEO wants to know how many employees are traveling in Cairo, the location of one of your largest clients. You turn on the news and see images of violent political demonstrations and civil unrest. Government and medical sources are reporting hundreds of people killed and several…

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Travel Assistance 101: Common Travel Fears and How On Call Can Help (Part 2)

Lost passport

You’ve read our first round-up of common travel fears and how On Call can help. However, there are a few more fears we hear that keep some travelers up at night. Keep calm and travel on: What if I lose my passport? If your passport is lost or stolen when traveling abroad, your first action should…

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On Call in Action: Business Traveler Needs Trip Planning Advice

Buenos Aires at night

Whether you’re traveling for business, school, or pleasure, it’s safe to say that things don’t always go as planned. (Good thing you always remember to pack your On Call card!) But here’s the thing: unless you’ve actually experienced a travel emergency (a broken leg, lost prescription, stolen passport, or even a legal mix-up), it’s hard to imagine how travel assistance…

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12 Hacks That Will Make Your Business Trips Easier

Business traveler packing

Are you looking for ways to make your days on the road less hectic? Here are some of our favorite tips that will not only simplify your travels, but will make life on-the-go a little more enjoyable: 1. Pack a travel first-aid kit: Staying at a destination off-the-beaten path? Chances are you won’t find a…

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The Top 10 Trends for Corporate Meeting Planning

Business meeting

With summer coming to an end, it’s time for every event organizer’s busiest time of year – the start of a new conference season! If you’re responsible for planning a conference or corporate meeting on your company’s behalf, consider these trends shaping today’s corporate events: 1. Location, location, location: A survey conducted by hospitality management…

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How to Keep Your Belongings Safe When You Fly

baggage loss

In recent years, you may have heard stories of airport employees robbing unsuspecting travelers of their valuables while they pass through security checkpoints and metal detectors. Which makes you think: if security agents are stealing, what is going on amongst gate agents, baggage handlers and even fellow passengers? There’s no need to be paranoid and…

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