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How To Dine Properly in Other Cultures
Here are some tips to consider when preparing to dine in a foreign country. Dining in accordance with their customs will go a long way for you, and any locals you might be with. 


The Hottest Trends in Carry-On Luggage
One must always have the right tools for the job, and traveling is no exception. Here, Travel Pulse discusses some of the most stylish and functional carry-on suitcases available today. 


Find Out Some of the Crazy Things Some People Have Been Caught Traveling With
The BBC reports on some of the crazy and unexpected things people have been caught with while travelling via train and plane. Click to get the full details on the findings.


How Can the New Travel Restrictions to Cuba Effect Your Vacation There?
The Trump administration has undone some of Obama's key legislation regarding travel to Cuba. The main restrictions include the abolishment of people-to-people travel, and transactions with companies run by the Cuban military. 


Remember, We're Here if You Need Us!
Remember that Assist America's Operations Centers are open 24/7. In the unfortunate event that you need us during this July 4th weekend, you can reach out to us by phone, email, text, or via our free mobile app. 


How to spot, avoid, and escape rip currents
Every beach goer should be aware of the threat posed by rip currents. Here you can learn how to identify and avoid, and possibly escape them.


Assist Alert: New Cyber Attack Causes Major Disruptions Around the World
A dozen countries reported this Tuesday, June 27, 2017 that a cyber-attack had targeted government sites, infrastructures, companies, banks and transportation.


Symptoms of Dry Drowning Every Parent Should Know
Dry drowning is something every single parent needs to know about -- especially in the summer months, as more children go into the water to evade the heat.


These Are The Most Dangerous Tourist Destinations In The World
Here is a list of the 15 most dangerous places on earth to take a vacation. Thankfully, in case you still want to check the places out, Assist America will be there to assist you in case an incident happens! 


Assist America, Inc. Appoints New Vice President of Sales, David L. Nagengast
Assist America is pleased to announce and welcome David L. Nagengast as the new Vice President of Sales. David brings more than 20 years of sales and business development experience in the Group Insurance industry and extensive expertise in the domestic and international employee benefits sector.


Situation: Mr. Patel and his family where just over 180 kilometers from home, on his way to his parents' house, when a car hit them at full speed. While Mr. Patel and the children were unharmed, Mrs. Patel was unfortunately badly hurt. Thanksfully, Assist America was there help! 


Gulf Crisis is Latest Strain on 2022 World Cup in Qatar
The diplomatic crisis in the Middle Eastern Gulf has had an immediate effect on transportation, travel, immigration, supplies, and oil price. Another impact that sport fans should be aware of is how it may affect the 2022 World Cup in Qatar if the situation isn't resolved soon. 


Assist Alert: MENA Diplomatic Crisis
On June 5th, several countries decided to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, including air, land and sea links to the country beginning Tuesday, June 6th. Read our report on the on-going situation and its impact on travelers.


A Flight Back in Time with the World's Oldest Serving Flight Attendant
At 80 years of age, it's safe to say that Bette Nash, still flying today, seen it all and served them all. She shares stories from her carreer up in the air and takes us back through the history of commercial air travels.


No laptop Ban on Europe Flights, For Now
The U.S. will not extend the laptop ban to flights from Europe to the U.S. for now, but the possibility is still "on the table," the Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday.


Assist Alert: Martial Law Declared in the Philippines Amid Violent Clashes
Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte declared the imposition of martial law on May 23 at 10:00 pm for the Island of Mindanao. This decision follows clashes between military forces and rebels in Marawi City (or Maranaoan in Filipino), a city located on the Island of Mindanao.


Increased Threat Level in the UK After Manchester Bombing
The government has raised its security threat level from "severe" to "critical" following the suicide bombing at a concert in Manchester which killed 22 people.


List of Countries That Require U.S. Citizens to Apply for Visas
If you plan on traveling internationally, no matter your citizenship, always verify whether your destination requires a visa. The list of countries that require visas for Americans includes some surprising travel hotspots such as Australia and Brazil and some more obvious destinations like Cuba.


The Traveler Newsletter: May 2017
A quarterly informational bulletin on security, medical, and travel related issues.