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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.

Mon Jan 07 08:24:00 EST 2019

5 Precautions for Traveling with Medication

For the most part, travelers who take prescription medications of all kinds can travel without problems throughout much of the world. In addition to the suggested precautions, some countries have restrictions on the type and/or quantity of medications that can cross their borders.

Thu Jan 03 04:45:00 EST 2019

10 Tips for When You're Stranded at an Airport

Your plane was delayed, and now you’ve missed your connection. It’s after midnight, and the next available flight doesn’t depart until dawn. A hotel room is out of the question. What do you do?

Thu Dec 27 09:51:00 EST 2018

Mission Brief: December 2018

Every day, Global Rescue personnel are involved in medical, security, and travel operations all over the globe. Here is a snapshot of some of our recent activity.

Tue Dec 18 15:53:08 EST 2018

5 Crowd Safety Tips for the Holidays

From the famed Christmas markets in Germany to tree lightings in London and holiday festivities in scores of other cities worldwide, the holidays bring opportunities to celebrate the spectacles of the season. Whether you’re heading to a shopping mall to pick up gifts or celebrating the season at a holiday festival, it’s important to know how to keep yourself safe.

Sun Dec 09 17:18:00 EST 2018

Medical Treatment When A Fishing Trip Goes Wrong

Jonathan Olch of Park City, Utah, is the author of the highly acclaimed new book, A Passion For Permit.  Over a 30-year period, Jonathan has chased or caught hundreds of Atlantic permit, along with several other prized Trachinotus species, in premier fishing destinations such as Belize, Florida, Cuba, the Bahamas, Mexico, Honduras, Seychelles, Australia, Oman, Turks & Caicos, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Venezuela and Panama.

Fri Dec 07 11:36:00 EST 2018

Medical Evacuation from a Mountain in Nepal

Former firefighter and Global Rescue member Martin Lesperance was three days from the summit of Mera Peak in Nepal and fighting extreme weather when he developed dangerous frostbite on his feet and fingers.

Tue Nov 20 13:01:00 EST 2018

3 Gifts for the Discerning Traveler

With the holidays upon us, gift givers are preparing for the shopping season and pulling their wishes together. While TVs, video games and mobile phones top many lists, the gift of experience is what others are seeking to give.  And, there's no better way to do that than through travel. 

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