Hotels are being pressured to cut corners, and that means that even in the best hotels, the service staff is being forced to take time to fold the toilet paper and replenish the minibar, but they have less time to actually clean the room. Be proactive, and be prepared. A few simple sanitation precautions can […]
Archive | February, 2012
If you are worried that your proposed destination may erupt in revolution, your best protection is a policy with a “Cancel for Any Reason” clause.
Tipping is one of those things that is misunderstood at home and abroad. There recently was an article in the San Francisco Chronicle not long ago complaining that San Franciscans are among the nation’s worst tippers. But then, San Francisco is the only city with a restaurant tax to fund the city’s health insurance program, […]
A lot of people travel without carrying travel medical insurance. They assume that their health care coverage will follow them wherever they go. Nothing could be farther from the truth, especially when you are traveling abroad. Most conventional health insurance policies don’t cover illness if you get sick or hurt on the road. For example, […]