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Trip Insurance vs Travel Insurance | What’s the difference?

Shockingly, most vacationers do not protect themselves or their families with travel insurance! Whether you're a vacationer, a travel agent, or an employer, when your family and clients are traveling for work or vacations abroad, your number one priority is that they return happy, healthy, and on time. One of the things you or your [...]

By |2018-12-06T13:40:18+00:00December 6th, 2018|Safety|Comments Off on Trip Insurance vs Travel Insurance | What’s the difference?

When Spring Break “Breaks” in Mexico

Mexico travel safety is a hot topic in 2018! Travel and tourism emergencies such as homicides, arrests, serious injury requiring medical evacuation, toxic gas leaks in vacation homes causing deaths, and hundreds of Minnesotans stranded in Mexico when a snowstorm forced Sun Country Airlines to cancel the last flight home are just a sampling of [...]

By |2018-04-19T12:50:57+00:00April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A first in commercial air safety history: ZERO deaths in 2017

Despite more flights than ever before, exceeding 100,000 flights per day worldwide, 2017 was the safest year on record for commercial air travel. Dutch aviation consulting firm To70 estimates the fatal accident rate for large commercial passenger flights is now just 1 in 16,000,000 flights. While there were no deaths on commercial airline jets, [...]

By |2018-01-17T14:27:16+00:00January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Depart Smart group teaches travelers how to stay safe” – The Voyage Report Podcast

Learn how to stay safe while traveling in The Voyage Report's newest podcast: "Depart Smart: Group Teaches Travelers to Stay Safe." Inspired by the untimely death of her son, Sheryl Hill founded Depart Smart, a non-profit organization committed to preparing travelers for journeys abroad. Sheryl gives our Mark Albert a 10-question Travel Safe Quiz, [...]

By |2018-01-10T11:53:24+00:00January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 7 safety priorities for world traveling senior citizens

Your kids are grown. Your career is winding down. It’s time to live life to its fullest in new ways. For many, that means connecting with people and cultures while traveling the world. Whether it’s hiking in the Himalayas, taking cooking classes in Tuscany, joining a motorcoach tour of Chile, or tutoring orphans in Tanzania, global adventures [...]

By |2017-12-18T16:35:05+00:00December 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Depart Smart is a Moodle Case Study for the first consumer-driven, online travel safety certification course!

INTRODUCTION Depart Smart is a nonprofit organization based in Minnesota, USA, working to reach, teach and engage travelers as active participants in their health and safety abroad. Travel and tourism is a strong and profitable industry. However, most people do not know how to Depart Smart for the world. Simple things can make lifesaving differences, [...]

By |2017-12-18T16:36:47+00:00October 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ready, Set, Go! – Study Abroad

GET READY! – Choose Your Study Abroad Program This article originally published under ClearCause Foundation.  Depart Smart is bringing it forward by popular request. If your child is going abroad on a program.  Please enroll in Travel HEROES Safety Certification to empower them to advocate for themselves, avoid risks, get help and home safely. Tyler Hill [...]

By |2017-12-10T09:17:48+00:00September 1st, 2017|Safety|0 Comments

Mexico Travel Warning – How to Depart Smart

In the face of recent events around the world and expanded warnings for tourists, we have all been witness to the fact that anything can happen while traveling abroad. Unfortunately, consumer protection is poor in the $7+ trillion travel and tourism industry. No one warns anyone before they buy a trip or board a [...]

By |2018-02-08T11:33:14+00:00September 1st, 2017|Safety|0 Comments

Otto Warmbier’s Story

Thank you Zachary Rogers, WKRC for hosting us to speak in the wake of Otto Warmbiers return home. We are honored to be featured in your piece, Depart Smart: What you should know before traveling abroad.  Our hearts go out to Otto's family and friends. The New York post released a news article on Otto Warmbier - [...]

By |2017-06-16T11:41:22+00:00June 16th, 2017|Safety|0 Comments