Are you Traveling This Memorial Day Weekend?


According to AAA, around 37 million people are planning to travel for this Memorial Day Weekend; over 34 million by car and 2.5 million by air. Whether you are flying or driving, consider these tips for this weekend. Remember, if your destination is 100 or more miles away from home, you are covered by Global Travel Plus travel assistance services. 
Posted: 5/27/2021 2:43:51 PM


Understanding Long-COVID


Some people are experiencing long-term symptoms, weeks after testing positive for the coronavirus. These symptoms, more commonly referred to as "long Covid" or "Post-COVID syndrome," is a condition in which a person experiences symptoms of COVID-19 after the body clears the virus out of its system. Long COVID is classified as a post-COVID condition described by the CDC as a new, retuning, or ongoing health problem more than a month after infection.
Posted: 5/21/2021 10:18:54 AM


The "Revenge Travel" Phenomenon


Since the COVID-19 pandemic left many travel plans altered, canceled, or postponed, it's only natural that so many people feel a sense of wanderlust for travel. This has led to the rise of a recent phenomenon, called “revenge travel.” What is “revenge travel?” People refer to the sudden surge in traveling as taking revenge on the last year when restrictions and state guidelines recommended we stay home.
Posted: 5/14/2021 9:37:27 AM


5 Tips to Help Travel Anxiety


As travel continues to ramp up, travelers are beginning to express concerns about upcoming travel plans, whether it's traveling anxieties or anxiety about re-entering the world after COVID lockdowns. Mental health professionals created the term "reentry anxieties" to address these rising concerns. According to a study by the American Psychological Association, nearly half of Americans feel uneasy about adjusting back to in-person activities, including travel. Use the following tips to help calm anxieties as travel resumes.
Posted: 5/7/2021 10:00:00 AM