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The Traveler: November 2021

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Traveling during the Holiday Season +

Traveling during the holiday season can be challenging at the best of times as travelers attempt to navigate busy airports, train stations, and roads. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the restrictions that certain countries may impose on arriving passengers, make traveling during this period even more difficult. Click to read more...

Safety Concerns and Tips for Using Airbnb +

Airbnb and other home rentals, including VRBO and HomeAway, have become a prevalent form of travel accommodation in the past decade. Airbnb on its own accounted for an estimated 19 percent of the US lodging market in 2019. More than 40 million Americans used Airbnb in 2019, which represented an increase of 10 million compared with 2016. Click to read more...

Staying Safe during Winter Travel +

Adverse winter weather conditions, including blizzards, snowstorms, and long periods of sub-zero temperatures, negatively impact business and leisure travel. Such bad weather increases the risk of car accidents, hypothermia, and frostbite. The frequency and intensity of such adverse weather have increased in the past decade and studies suggest that the trend is set to continue. Click to read more...

Pre-Trip Assistance for London en route to South Africa +

Excited for upcoming international travel, our member was lost in the process of figuring what is needed when traveling post-pandemic. Click to read more...

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