One of the biggest mistakes I see travelers make, over and over, is to unnecessarily cancel a trip or rule out a country because they’ve misconstrued a U.S. State Department travel advisory. A Travel Alert does not mean don’t go. And sometimes that’s true for...

Women and their partners who are thinking about pregnancy—and, of course, women who are already pregnant—should not travel to countries where Zika virus is a risk. But the rest of us? Let’s keep things in perspective. Mosquitoes have been carrying nasty diseases for centuries. And...

Leave it to frequent fliers to come up with creative ways to make overnight flights comfortable. These unusual recommendations come from assorted travel experts and friends on Facebook. They’re not all what you’d expect, but they’re all very clever. What items do you take on...

It’s during these times that a sense of security for travelers and their loved ones at home is of foremost importance. For those who are planning to travel abroad in the near future, there are several things travelers can do to stay safe. • Sign up...

Acknowledging that traditional paper and plastic cards have gone the way of the Dodo bird, MedjetAssist, a world leader in medical, security and crisis response, today launched a free Apple iOS Wallet card (formerly known as Apple Passbook). Designed to offer convenience and...