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Traveling During Chinese New Year

By: Sara Naumann,

The biggest question people have when traveling to China during Chinese New Year is whether or not they’re going to be able to go sight-seeing and shopping. The good news is, yes! Tourist attractions, in fact, most service industry-related businesses, will not close over the holidays. Of course, there are going to be big crowds – this is the busiest travel time in the year. But it’s still fun to visit China during it’s most festive season. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about traveling during the holidays. Read More »

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Improved Versions of Inbound Plans!

Insurance Services of America now offers improved versions of Inbound Guest, Inbound Immigrant and Inbound USA. All insureds under age 70 will receive an acute onset of a pre-existing condition benefit at no additional charge! Treatment must be received within 24 hours of the onset. Read More »

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Travel Advice By County

Here is a wonderful website to help assist you for all of your traveling needs. It’s a compiled list of almost every country in the world, with traveling facts, tips and warnings.

Take a moment to look at this website if you’re planning on traveling anywhere soon, which we assume you are since you’re on our website!

Cheers!

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Health Insurance and International Destinations

When traveling internationally one thing you need to do is make sure you have the right kind of health insurance plan. Learn about health insurance and international destinations with help from a licensed health and life insurance agent in this free video clip.

Read more: Video: Health Insurance & International Destinations | eHow.com

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How Can I Save Money On My Smartphone Bill While Traveling Internationally?

How Can I Save Money on My Smartphone Bill When Traveling Internationally?

By: Adam Dachis

Dear Lifehacker,
I’m planning a trip abroad and I want to be able to use my smartphone without racking up an enormous bill. What’s the best way to save money and stay in contact while traveling internationally?
Sincerely,
Frugal Globetrotter

Dear F.G.,
Your smartphone provider loves to charge high rates for international roaming. The charges, to some extent, are understandable because they don’t necessarily have infrastructure where you’re traveling. That said, charges are higher than you want to pay and, in some cases, much higher than they ought to be. With a few adjustments and tricks, you can communicate on the cheap without a problem. Read More »

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US State Department Travel Warning for Haiti

US State Department Travel Warning for Haiti

The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Haiti about the current security situation. This replaces the Travel Warning dated June 18, 2012, updating information regarding the level of crime, the presence of cholera, lack of adequate infrastructure – particularly in medical facilities – seasonal severe inclement weather, and limited police protection. The United Nations’ Stabilization Force for Haiti (MINUSTAH) remains in Haiti.

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Remember Your Health Before Travel

Those heading overseas should allow at least a few weeks before they travel, to ensure they are properly prepared in terms of health and vaccination, a James Cook University academic has warned.

Australian residents made a record eight million short-term trips overseas in 2011-12, often lured overseas by strong Aussie dollar and cut price airfares, according to data issued by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Australian travellers are being urged today to seek travel health advice in preparation for the holiday season. 

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Ask a Flight Attendant: What are the most comfortable travel shoes?

UNCOMFORTABLE travel shoes can not only ruin your feet, they can ruin your vacation.  Bobby Laurie, a Los Angeles-based flight attendant for almost seven years, gives great advice in picking comfortable and fashionable shoes you can travel with.  He recommends sturdy shoes that to not include any metal (in case you are enrolled in the T.S.A. PreCheck program, which can enable frequent travelers who have been prescreened to pass through security without removing their shoes.

He shares a tip in case you find yourself with a sore blister at 36,000 feet.  You can read about it over at New York Times online at http://ow.ly/dBgq3. Read More »