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14 Fall Road Trips for Seeing the Best Fall Foliage
There is more to see in the fall in the U.S. than just leaves changing color (although those are worth seeing, too). As the weather cools and gets crisper, take advantage by going on a road trip.


American Airlines Passengers Were Told They May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis A by a Flight Attendant
Thirty-six American Airlines passengers were notified that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A by a flight attendant, the ABC affiliate WSOC-TV reported. The potential exposure reportedly occurred on a September 21 flight from San Francisco to Charlotte.


Assist Alert: Japan Prepares for Super Typhoon Hagibis
A dangerous typhoon, considered as a Cateogry-5 hurricane by the U.S. military’s weather agency, is expected to hit Japan this Saturday, October 15 with what could be the heaviest winds and rain since 1958.


The Very Best Airlines for Holiday Travel
If you look only at price, you might end up on an airline that’s notorious for losing bags or delaying passengers. If you’re a frequent flyer, you could be flying for free after you collect your points, jet-setting to a destination you otherwise may not have considered, but choosing who you fly with matters.


In Action: Medical Repatriation from Florida After Colon Surgery
While traveling with his wife in Florida, Jason started experiencing severe pain in the abdomen and was immediately taken to the local hospital. Here's how Assist America helped Jason and his wife return home after his colon surgery.


7 College Football Travel Destinations Worth Visiting
Few events rival the atmosphere of college football. From tailgating until the final score, you cannot help but feel excited. Even if you're not rooting for either team, these college football travel destinations are some of the best places to visit in the fall.


Assist Alert: Thomas Cook Collapses Overnight and All Flights Have Been Canceled
Thomas Cook, a British, fully integrated travel company and tour operator headquartered in Manchester, England that serves leisure destinations worldwide, has collapsed as of Sunday, September 22 after talks on a financial rescue failed.


This Is the Best Time to Book Your Holiday Flights for 2019, According to Experts
The holiday season is one of the busiest and most popular times to travel with people wanting to get home to family or go on a spectacular vacation with their time off. Experts say it’s also one of the most expensive times to travel and that waiting for the best price can actually come back to hurt you.


Assist Alert: Construction at San Francisco Airport Runway Leads to more than 450 Flight Cancellations and Postponements while British Airways Cancels 100% of Flights due to Pilot Strike
The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has closed one of its major runways for repairs over the weekend. Construction of the runway has caused hundred of flight delays and cancellations that may continue until September 27, when the runway reopens.


9 of the best US Labor Day events for 2019
Held on the first Monday of September, Labor Day has become much more than a 24-hour celebration. The public holiday, in honor of working people in the United States, signifies the end of summer for many. So it is little wonder that the entire three-day weekend boasts festive events to which people travel from coast to coast.


Tips for Choosing the Best Airplane Seats
With crowded flights, little leg room, and low air circulation, traveling on airplanes can be uncomfortable and unnerving. There are many factors involved in picking the right seat to help your overall in-flight experience. Here are some tips for finding the best seats to fit your situation.


Scientists Say That Traveling Makes Us Much Happier Than Any Material Wealth
Thomas Gilovich has revealed that people experience the same amount of happiness when making a purchase and when they travel. While the happiness you derive from a purchase reduces over time, the memories of your traveling experience still supply you with happiness hormones for a long time. 


Assist Alert: Hong Kong International Airport Experiences Continuous Flight Disruptions
Once known as one of Asia’s major transportation hubs, Hong Kong International Airport has lost its status following the cancellations of many major flights throughout the past few weeks. International flight reservations to Hong Kong have fallen by 33% between mid-July to early August following the intensified protests. 


The Traveler: August 2019
Welcome to the August Edition of The Traveler e-Newsletter! Enjoy a newsletter packed with interesting security, health and travel-related articles.


Assist Alert: Hong Kong Anti-Government Protests Update
Anti-government protests in Hong Kong have taken a turn for the worse and have led the U.S. State Department to issue a Level 2 Travel Advisory, cautioning travelers to “exercise increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest.”


These Are Your Rights When You Buy a Plane Ticket
Did you know that as an airline passenger, you also have something like a passenger's bill of rights? These lay out your basic rights as a passenger.These passenger protections were first issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation in December 2009.


Assist Alert: Hong Kong Anti-Government Riots
Hong Kong has seen eight consecutive weekends of anti-government and pro-democracy demonstrations, some of which have been marked by violent clashes between protesters and the police. 


In Action: Medical Referral in California
Grace started experiencing severe leg pain on a business trip to California and had to consult a doctor. She called Assist America to help her find a local physician that can help her during her stay in the US.


The Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets
Airfare prices are volatile with a capital “V”. Did you know that the average economy fare changes a total of 61 times before a trip? So it stands to reason the number one question we get from customers is “When should I buy my airline ticket to get the best deal?”


Tips for Staying Hydrated During Summer Travels
With the warmer days of this summer season quickly approaching, more people are flocking outdoors to enjoy some summer fun. If you’re planning a trip for the season or are just enjoying the outdoors, it is essential to stay hydrated and here are a few tips that may be helpful.