Travel Blog


In Action: Medical Referral for Study Abroad Student in the United Kingdom

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A student member pursuing a study abroad program in the United Kingdom was seeking treatment for severe anxiety. However, she preferred to have a physician she can visit regularly during her stay abroad and called Global Travel Plus to help her locate a doctor that can continue the treatment of her anxiety.
Posted: 10/23/2020 9:00:00 AM

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In Action: Medical Repatriation While Traveling in Montana

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While visiting his daughter in Montana, a member started experiencing severe swelling, tenderness, and pain in his legs. He had recently undergone a leg surgery which had become infected. Global Travel Plus arranged repatriation services to help the member safely return home and receive treatment.
Posted: 9/18/2020 9:00:00 AM

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Travel Assistance is More Important Than Ever

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From providing referrals to COVID-19 testing sites to organizing video conferences and complex medical transports, the Global Travel Plus Operations team has been a constant support to members facing a medical emergency while traveling during the pandemic.
Posted: 8/28/2020 9:00:00 AM

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In Action: Medical Evacuation and Repatriation from the Bahamas during the Pandemic

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While on a romantic getaway to Bahamas in celebration of their wedding anniversary, a member had to be rushed to the ICU due to severe kidney pain. She was diagnosed with kidney failure and the member’s family was told by the facility to have her evacuated to another hospital.
Posted: 6/19/2020 9:00:00 AM

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In Action: Medical Evacuation from Laos for COVID-19 Testing

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While pursuing a study abroad program in Laos, two roommates became ill with symptoms similar to the ones of the novel coronavirus and required testing before returning to school. Global Travel Plus arranged transportation for these members to a facility that could provide COVID-19 testing.
Posted: 5/7/2020 9:00:00 AM

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