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10/19

The Worlds Best Travel Agent Shares her Top Achievements
Ever since Jaclyn India founded her ultra high end travel agency, she has encountered some of the worlds wealthiest clients. She has helped arrange weddings on the Eiffel Tower, private viewings of the Mona Lisa, and even found a way to have a client explore the Galapagos Islands from the comfort of their own Yacht.  

10/17

The 10 Best Marine Adventure Holidays in the World
If you enjoy the ocean, and underwater exploration this list is perfect for you. A vacation to any of these spots is sure to be an unforgettable experience!

10/12

A Surprise Vacation Service? Sign Me Up!
Would you agree to a vacation before you knew where you were going? The practice is becoming increasingly common for travel agencies, with many people finding comfort in not knowing their destination. Itineraries are well planned by the agencies, and you are guaranteed at least one major surprise on the journey!

10/10

The Latest Word On Travel To Cuba
You can still have an amazing vacation in Cuba, despite the recent travel warning and restrictions. Click here to find out more!

10/05

Leadership Lesson Learned While Waiting for Flight to Crash Land
This interesting story from a domestic flight passenger shows the importance of composure and thought in the face of adversity. Both things we pride ourselves in at Assist America.  

10/03

Traveling to the Caribbean Anytime Soon?
Check out how the recent hurricanes can effect your travel to the Caribbean. Despite efforts from first responders, there are still lingering damages that can hinder your journey. Travel Weekly has compiled a list of the potential travel obstacles you can expect, for every island in the Caribbean. 

09/28

New U.S. Travel Ban Adds North Korea, Venezuela
The U.S. Government unveiled new restrictions on travel to the United States from eight countries, including North Korea and Venezuela, after its ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expired Sunday.

09/26

8 Things Never to say to a Flight Attendant
Flight attendants want to help you have the best flight possible, however all bets are off if you say or do these things. 

09/21

New Drivers License Requirements Are Coming to Airports
New drivers requirements are coming this January. Not all states are fully prepared, and you could be effected. Click here to learn more. 

09/19

New Luggage Scanners Could Be Coming
Testing has just been approved for a new, and more effective luggage scanning device. Click here to learn how these scanners work, and why they would slash airport security lines. 

09/19

Assist Alert: Mexico Once Again Hit by a Dramatic Earthquake
A strong magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred this afternoon shortly after 1:00 pm near Mexico City. Severe damage to several buildings, infrastructure and MEX airport are reported. Primary reports also indicate dozens of people killed and more injured. 

09/14

Vital Medications Left Behind During Emergency Irma Evacuation
Last week, the Caribbean Islands and South Florida suffered severe damage as Hurricane Irma passed over the region. An estimated 6.3 million Florida residents followed evacuation orders and found refuge in northern states. Over the course of this crisis, Assist America was fully staffed and closely monitoring the situation to assist members in need of travel or medical support.  

09/13

Transformed by Travel: Transformational Travel Takes Off
In the last couple of years, there’s been an increasing amount of buzz about something called “transformational travel.”  This movement, or travel trend, is defined by The Transformational Travel Council as any travel experience that empowers people to make meaningful, lasting changes in their life.

09/08

Assist Alert: A String of Natural Disasters Shatters the Caribbean Islands, Southern U.S. States and Mexico
Since the last couple of weeks, several natural disasters have hit southern states, Mexico and the Caribbeans. With all these weather events happening in such close timeframe, it is hard to keep up with the news. Here, we review the situation for each event and assess how it affects travelers.

09/06

Assist Alert: Hurricane Irma, Most Powerful Atlantic Ocean Hurricane in Recorded History
Category-5 Hurricane Irma has made landfall late last night, hitting several Caribbean islands. The eye of the storm passed over Barbuda, Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy islands and is now pointing to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before possibly heading for Florida over the weekend.

09/05

Cruise Lines Forced To Change Routes Due to Approaching Irma Hurricane
Multiple cruise lines are altering their sailings as Hurricane Irma approaches the Caribbean. The current forecast predicts that the hurricane will reach Anguilla on Wednesday at Category Four, with sustained winds of 125 knots and gusts to 150 knots.

08/31

Frankfurt to Evacuate 70,000 Residents After British WW2 Bomb Found Near City Center
German police will evacuate about 70,000 people from their homes on Sunday after an unexploded World War Two bomb was discovered in Frankfurt.

08/29

Last Americans Rush to North Korea Ahead of Travel Ban
Follwing the suspicious death of U.S. student Otto Warmbier, U.S. citizens will be barred from traveling to North Korea beginning September 1. This ban  has prompted some daring American globetrotters to fast-track their vacations to North Korea.

08/28

Assist Alert: Catastrophic Flooding in Texas Following Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey developed last week over the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in Texas and parts of Louisiana last Friday night as a Category 4 hurricane. Since then, Harvey was re-classified as a tropical storm which heavy rainfalls have caused dramatic damages to some of Texas’ most populous cities.

08/24

Assist Alert: The U.S. Department of State Issues a New Warning Regarding Travels to Mexico
Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of State issued a new travel warning regarding the risk of traveling to certain parts of Mexico due to the activities of criminal organizations in those areas.