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

Global Mobility

Small world, big opportunities For the past few decades, the workplace is growing to include a literal world of options. It’s becoming increasingly more common for employees to further their careers by working abroad.  In fact, going abroad to work either short or long term has spawned a whole new relocation industry, referred to [...]

By |2018-03-30T11:55:32-06:00February 13th, 2018|Safety|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 |2018-01-17T14:27:16-06:00January 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 |2018-01-10T11:53:24-06:00January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s been a wild year for travel. What’s ahead for 2018?

How was traveling in 2017 for you? USA Today and Washington Post columnist Christopher Elliot writes about travel in 2017 and offers commentary on 2018 travel in two articles - "Travelers, here's what to expect in 2018" and "It’s been a wild year for travel. What’s ahead for 2018?" Depart Smart's Travel HEROES course is featured [...]

By |2017-12-18T16:34:39-06:00December 11th, 2017|News|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 |2017-12-18T16:35:05-06:00December 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Safeguard Your Mental Health and Manage Anxiety while Traveling with these Helpful Tips

Senior Editor at Smarter Travel, Sarah Schlichter, composed the article 'Traveling with Depression: 12 Tips for a Better Trip'. Depart Smart's Founder, Sheryl Hill is quoted in the article.  Schlichter writes, International travelers should keep in mind that certain medications—including many psychotropic drugs used to treat depression—are restricted or even banned in some parts of the [...]

By |2017-12-10T09:17:46-06:00September 16th, 2017|Safety|0 Comments