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27 Things To Do In Mexico (And That’s Just For Starters)

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This colorful country continues to be high on the list of travelers, a year-round destination that never ceases to surprise those who venture south of the border. Here’s a (short-ish) things of things to do in Mexico… Some might seem familiar, others, not so much. Enjoy! Swim with the whale sharks in Holbox (Mexican Caribbean). Snack […]


Vacation Planning Checklist

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There’s nothing more exciting than planning a getaway, though sometimes it seems there are a thousand and one things to remember to do before you leave. This vacation planning checklist will help you make sure you get to every one of them—we even divided it into four sections for the maximum organization: What to do […]


Car Rental Do’s and Don’ts

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             When it comes to car rentals, it’s all about the little details. Before you sign on the dotted line (or give them your initials electronically), you might want to read about some car rental do’s and don’ts. Do make your reservation as far in advance as you can. Availability […]


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

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An ex-pat in beautiful Lake Chapala, Mexico, SkyMed Champion 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 […]


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. […]