Travel Safety

No matter where you're going, an ounce of prevention can mean more fun for everyone. Here's how to make your own first aid kit, what medications to pack, and health insurance know-how should you need a trip to the emergency room. Our smart planning ideas will get you there safely.

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These Are the Safest Ways to Vacation with Kids During the Summer of COVID-19

In light of the pandemic, pivoting to vacation rentals, RVs, camping, and resorts with plenty of elbow room is the safest way for families to enjoy the summer sun.

10 Tropical Vacation Spots You Didn't Know Are Zika Free

For families who love warm, beachy travel, there is no scarier word than Zika. Here are ten vacation destinations with very minimal risk of Zika transmission.

How to Make Sure Your Kid is Safe When Traveling Alone

With more and more news stories about kids ending up on the wrong plane and, in some cases, the wrong country, it's easy for parents to wonder if letting their child on a plane alone is a good idea. But there are ways to ensure your kid's flight goes smoothly.

More Travel Safety

How the CDC Could Ban People With Measles From Traveling

The number of measles cases in 2019, the CDC noted, is “the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.”

United Airlines Apologizes After Placing 14-Year-Old Boy on Flight to the Wrong Country

"When somebody says unaccompanied minor, wrong airplane, wrong country, everybody should’ve stepped up and done something," said the boys mother, Brenda Berg.

CDC Issues First Zika Travel Advisory Within the U.S.

Here's what you need to know about the latest Zika travel guidelines from the Centers of Disease Control.