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In Action: Medical Repatriation from Scotland

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When Jake traveled to Scotland for a school trip, he started feeling severely sick and had to be taken to the hospital. Here's how Global Travel Plus helped Jake return home safely and what Jake shared about his trip upon returning home.
Posted: 8/16/2019 9:00:00 AM

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What to Expect When Traveling in Hong Kong

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On the weekend of 27 July, large-scale demonstrations involving tens of thousands of people took place in central Hong Kong for the ninth consecutive week. While there are no official travel warnings that explicitly advise against traveling to Hong Kong, travelers should exercise caution and know what to expect.
Posted: 8/2/2019 9:00:00 AM

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Common Types of Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

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When we think about travel planning, the first things that come to mind are our hotel reservations, researching restaurants and attractions, and making transportation arrangements. However, travel can make you particularly vulnerable to scams and fraud.
Posted: 6/28/2019 12:00:00 PM

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How To Deal With Homesickness During College

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Homesickness is more than the concept of missing home or missing family – it is the feeling of longing and feeling out of place. Whether they are in or out-of-state or studying in a foreign country, not only are students experiencing a new phase of life, but they are also at a new school, in a different state or a new country.
Posted: 8/24/2018 10:00:00 AM

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In Action: Medical Repatriation from China

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A member, Yang*, traveled from China for a two-year study abroad program in the United States. A few months into her studies in the U.S., she started having unusual episodes of generalized weakness, fatigue and respiratory distress. After an alarming episode, Global Travel Plus helped her navigate her way back home.
Posted: 8/17/2018 10:00:00 AM

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