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Common Opinions and the Real Benefits of Travel Insurance

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 6 Jun 2011 | By nomads-news | Views [5457]

Is travel insurance really worth it? That’s the question that often gets tossed around the travel community. As the General Manager of WorldNomads.com , I want to delve into some of the common myths and opinions about travel insurance that are out ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, coverage, disease, emergency, medical insurance, travel, travel insurance, world nomads

Insurance for independent & adventurous travelers in the next life

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 1 Apr 2011 | By nomads-news | Views [11020]

Death - life’s most arduous journey, why not make it a little easier with the peace of mind of Afterlife Travel Insurance? After a life of adventure and worldwide travel, why not make sure you’re covered when you cross-over. With WorldNomads.com AFTERLIFE ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, april fools, benefits, claims, coverage, death, emergency, life, travel, travel insurance

True Travel Tales - Disaster Response

USA | Thu, 10 Feb 2011 | By true-claims-stories | Views [1767]

What happened? Tell us your tale. In 2005, as a FEMA Community Relations Field Specialist, I was deployed to St. Bernard, Louisiana, truly the “ground zero” of Hurricane Katrina in that state. This was the most tragic thing I’d ever experienced ... Read more >

Tags: disaster relief, e coli, emergency, fema, hurricane katrina, skin infection, terrifying travel tales, united states, usa

Hold on Tight!

VIETNAM | Wed, 3 Mar 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2761]

On our trip in Vietnam, we rented scooter taxis to take us to Monkey Island. The road was very winding and on our return trip a sharp turn caused me to fall off the back of the scooter and slide a few meters across the gravel road. I was stopped by ... Read more >

Tags: accident, broken leg, emergency, motorbike, vietnam

House Fire

CHILE | Fri, 12 Feb 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [1701]

While in Pucon, Chile our tour group was staying in a rented house. One morning while getting ready to go skydiving a man came into the house frantically urging us in Spanish to leave the house immediately because there was a fire next door. We quickly ... Read more >

Tags: camera, chile, emergency, fire, skydive, true claims

When disaster strikes: survival tips for travelers

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 25 Jan 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2966] | Comments [1]

The recent earthquake in Haiti is a reminder that disasters can occur anywhere at anytime.  It's not always possible to 'be prepared' and in those instances, having some knowledge of safety and survival tips could be vital. This article looks at how ... Read more >

Tags: disaster, earthquake, emergency, non-destination, survival, travel-advice, travel-safety, travel-safety-tips

Hiking holiday? Here's what to bring... just in case!

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 9 Feb 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [5664]

WorldNomads.com's roving medical expert and afficionado of Adventure Travel Health, Dr. Erik McLaughlin MD helps you prepare for a hiking excursion. Hiking holidays are a great way to spend your time off.  These trips are often done ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, emergency, first aid, hiking, non-destination, travel-safety, travel-tips, worldwide


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