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.
Global Rescue members —the world’s most experienced travelers — have definite ideas about their travel and are forging ahead with their plans. Here’s a roundup of the results from the Global Rescue Summer 2022 Traveler Safety and Sentiment Survey.
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.
What’s the most dangerous activity for any traveler? Driving. If you plan to rent a car, the risk could multiply if you aren’t familiar with the vehicle, the local roads or the traffic laws. Here are some driving safety tips from Global Rescue travel expert, Harding Bush.
All-inclusive resorts have all the amenities you need — except, perhaps, health care. It’s important to ask before your book. Medical emergencies can happen anywhere, anytime, even at the immaculate sandy beach or on the award-winning golf course.
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.
The weather provided one of the safest and busiest spring Himalayan climbing seasons on record. Global Rescue climbing experts and our Safe Travel partners provide a roundup of records and rescues for 2022.
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.
The summer season is a wonderful time to go outdoors, but be wary of the array of dangerous bugs, insects, arachnids and myriapods. Here is a list of insects that sting and bugs that bite as well as tips on how to avoid insect bites and stings in the woods, on the trail or on your outdoor deck.
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.