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Snowbirds – the people relocating to a different location for several months to avoid cold, snowy weather – are changing. They’re more financially constrained, more mobile and younger than before. Every year, millions of people from Canada and the northern states fly south for the winter, exchanging the snowy chill of their hometowns for […]
Are you going to be driving in the snow? Depending on where you live, work and play, driving in snowy conditions may be unavoidable More than 70 percent of roads in the United States are located in regions with frequent snowfall, according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA). And nearly 70 percent of the population […]
Winter Travel: Here and Abroad 2022 has been the year many travelers took flight again. Pandemic restrictions have eased, and pent-up desire to explore and see loved ones has unleashed a flood of travelers into the air. As travelers plan for the holidays, many are asking if they will face the same long lines and […]
Mark Pattison, a former NFL player, successfully climbed Mount Everest in 2021 despite suffering from a case of snow blindness on summit day. He couldn’t see out of one of his eyes. “When we woke up that morning and started our climb at 12:30, it was awful, we had snow and sleet coming across, blowing […]
No clue what to do when you hear a flood alert? You’re not alone.Floods affect nearly a third of the world’s population — more than any other natural disaster — and they can occur at any time of the year. Global Rescue experts weigh in with flood safety tips.
Travelers have to find bits and pieces of information on various online resources to develop a full pre-travel picture of the risks and requirements of the destination. Not anymore. Introducing Global Rescue’s Travel Intelligence Center
Summer travel is all about sunshine and warmth, but if you don’t research your destination, your trip could be more about tropical cyclones, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. Global Rescue experts provide advice to help travelers prepare for wild weather.
The Himalayan climbing season is here. And so is Global Rescue, having again deployed its medical operations personnel to the region to support emergency rescue operations for our mountaineering and trekking members.
While a favorite season for many outdoor enthusiasts, fall and the early weeks of winter also come with their own unique — and often hidden — hazards that can make a day hike riskier than your average summer outing. Here are some essentials ways to be fully prepped before you step.
Sunny days, clear skies and warm weather make summer travel ideal. However, make no mistake: there are plenty of pitfalls and traps doors making hot weather travel unpredictable and dangerous. Safety advice from Global Rescue travel experts will protect your travel plans and your health.