What if Grandma does get run over by a reindeer?
Holiday Travel Tips from On Call International
According to AAA, 43.6 million Americans travel during the holiday season. Travelers are faced with a wide variety of potential issues that could put a damper on their holiday spirits. With flight delays, traffic problems, motor vehicle accidents, and non-cooperative weather, travel assistance services from On Call International are a must-have this season.
On Call’s services protect travelers from unexpected emergencies and expensive medical transportation costs while ensuring access to top medical care and providing comprehensive travel assistance to travelers 50 miles or more away from home. Here are some tips from On Call International’s CEO Mike Kelly to help combat typical holiday season travel-related hazards:
- Let's face it, as the winter season approaches, more and more people pick up the flu. Be prepared before you leave for your travels.
- Airlines prepare days in advance to make sure things run as smoothly as possible. So should you.
- Lost Luggage: With millions of travelers heading “home for the holidays” it is important to make sure your luggage is tagged with all of your contact information such as full name, address and phone number. Should you realize that your bag did not make it to your final destination, be sure to immediately contact a representative of your airline to report lost luggage and do not leave the airport until the problem is resolved. Next, by having an On Call International membership, you can make one phone call to their 24 hour Global Response Center to access their lost luggage assistance services. They can track your luggage and help you stay updated while you continue on with your trip.
- Returning Home: Should you need need help getting home in the event of a natural or political disaster, or if you suffer from a medical emergency, On Call is prepared to evacuate you to safety or to appropriate medical care. On Call also offers support to members who find themselves trapped due to delays and will assist in switching flights and locating accommodations. For more information, visit: www.oncallinternational.com