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Testimonial: Broken Clavicle Requires Surgery, SkyMed Member Flown from MX to OR

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An ex-pat in beautiful Lake Chapala, Mexico, Keith McKalip was enjoying a pickleball game when he went “too far” for the ball and ended up with a broken clavicle. Keith was taken to the hospital in Ajijic, where the doctor took an X-ray and stabilized him. “The next day, I saw an orthopedic surgeon at […]


Traveling in Retirement: Staying Safe and Within Budget During Your Vacation

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Thanks to Sharon Wagner from SeniorFriendly.info for this great guest blog post. One more senior-friendly travel tip: check in with your Personal Travel Concierge at SkyMedTravel.com to plan your trip. If you book with us, you get a SkyMed Trip Essentials membership free! Retirement is supposed to be the time in life where you get to […]


Ecotourism: What is Green Travel?

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“Green travel,” or ecotourism, has been picking up steam for years along with voluntourism and sustainability: fortunately for Mother Nature, it’s part of a triumvirate that’s sticking close to the top of travel trends around the world. But what exactly is green travel? For starters, it’s more than choosing to vacation in a national park. […]


Cruise Tips for First-Timers

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Congratulations! Boarding your very first cruise can be exhilarating, to say the least, though it might be a tad overwhelming. This is a unique vacation that comes with its own unique set of travel tips, so read on for some of our favorites. First, find a cruise line that fits your personality Are you cruising […]


21 Basic Phrases For Travelers

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So you’re packed and ready to go! Congratulations! If you’re headed to a foreign country, you might want to pack a little more than your walking shoes and sunscreen. Learning or writing down a few choice phrases for travelers in the language of the country you’re visiting is never a bad thing: not only does […]


Luxury Travel On A Budget

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“Luxury” and “budget” don’t always mix, but there are certain special occasions when taking the low-star road isn’t quite what you want—think proposals, anniversaries and honeymoons. However, they don’t need to be mutually exclusive. Here are some tips on how to enjoy luxury travel on a budget and live the high life while sparing your bottom line. […]