Health insurance may be a requirement for citizens of the United States, but those expensive plans don’t usually do a whole lot of good if you’re abroad and get sick. Having a backup health plan is not only a good idea but can save you a fortune in doctor and hospital bills if you have the unfortunate luck of breaking a bone rock climbing in New Zealand or catch a nasty case of pink eye in New Delhi.
When shopping for an international health insurance plan make sure you find a plan that has the important features you may need.
Hospitalization and doctor fees are a must. If you don’t have proof of insurance you could be forced to pay hefty fees before you can even see a doctor.
Dental care should also be covered under your health plan umbrella. Dental problems can lead to serious complications if left untreated. Being able to see a dentist and get help paying for costly procedures could save you from a lot of pain and suffering.
Cancer treatment is something a good plan should cover because cancer has its own agenda and doesn’t care if it interrupts your travel plans.
Strong customer support is also a must. You will need to comfortably rely on your provider to guide you through unfamiliar territory and ensure filing claims is not more difficult than it needs to be.
Sometimes, no matter how thorough your health plan is, returning to the states is the best option for you to get the care you need. Look for a plan that includes this option to help cover the expense of getting you back home when it’s really necessary.
Not being able to bring a pet along for a trip can be a dealbreaker from some dog lovers when making plans. Luckily, the folks at Pup Flask created an easy-to-use portable dog bowl that will travel anywhere you and your pup go so hydration is never a problem.
Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.
Lantern festivals are sweeping the nation. Lanterns originated in China, but made their way across the world. Lantern lights are mesmerizing when they light up the night sky. I always think of the scene in the Disney movie Tangled, where the whole town sends lanterns up to the sky in honor of the missing princess and the entire sky is covered with lanterns. Travel around the world to see the best lantern festivals.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Spend the holidays at National Harbor, a growing destination conveniently located just south of Washington, D.C. National Harbor offers something for everyone this season, whether you’re traveling with the family in tow, seeking a romantic pre-holiday getaway or want to host a friends’ weekend for the season.