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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, 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 […]