Read about Global Rescue’s most dramatic operations, hear from some of our 1 million members (and counting), and get helpful advice on subjects like traveling safely, what to do in an emergency, and the best (and worst) places to take your next adventure.
Contracting COVID-19 is nothing to shrug off. It’s a serious disease, especially for people who are older or have medical conditions that could complicate recovery. Unfortunately for Suzanne Blowers, a 78-year-old woman with three rare blood diseases, these were the circumstances facing her during a river cruise in France when she tested positive for coronavirus […]
Kristin Harila is a former cross-country skier from Norway. She’s new to mountaineering but has already broken climbing records. In the spring of 2022, she summited six 8,000+ meter peaks in 29 days, breaking the speed record set three years ago by Nimral “Nims” Purja, a member of the Global Rescue Mountain Advisory Council. We caught up with Harila a few days before her trip to the Himalaya where she will attempt to summit the remaining three peaks by November 3rd to beat another record set by Nims.
Perhaps the COVID test result was a false negative but world Traveler Donna Lamp-Helffrich didn’t want to get on another cruise without conducting her due diligence and completed an exam with a physician. She called Global Rescue. Here is her travel story.
Travel isn’t just about discovering a place but discovering yourself. And, according to Darnell Clayton,there’s no better means of self-discovery than journeying to theplace (or places) of his ancestral roots. Here’s his travel story that has led to a love affair with the African continent, plus a handful of his pro tips about how to get the most out of heritage travel.
When is a good time to call Global Rescue? Anytime, as David Lane discovered during a five-day hike in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy. Here is his travel story and how our emergency medical assistance saved the day.
Traversing the Greenland icesheet is not for the faint of heart, but Ada Myhren, a top tier athlete from Norway, was ready. Then the unexpected happened, resulting in a call to Global Rescue. Read her travel story.
Not all travel risk management providers are the same. Some are more expensive. Others provide limited services, while others have a variety of restrictions. Here’s a travel story about what one traveling couple went through before they were Worldwide LifelineTM members.
When a member received an emergency pacemaker during a deep sea fishing trip in Costa Rica Global Rescue deployed a paramedic to provide a medical escort from hospital bedside to the member’s home country hospital of choice.
Aftera strong downdraft from a developing storm pushed his paraglider into a remote mountainside in The Himalayas, injured pilot Steven Mackintosh knew he couldn’t get out of the situation by himself. And it’s precisely why he’s now a Global Rescue member for life. Here's his adventure travel story.
When you’re away from home, who do you call to ask medical questions? Global Rescue members know to call Global Rescue medical advisory services 24/7/365. Read Scott Kozak’s travel story of his heart attack in Costa Rica, and how our medical team helped save his life.