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Travel Insurance Facts for International and Volunteer Travelers

Posted by on November 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment  

During a normal workday, how easily does your mind drift away to your next vacation destination? Images of swaying palm trees, deserted beaches and mountainous terrain play in your mind’s eye on an endless loop. Or perhaps you visualize the smile on your students’ faces when they experience a new culture or the adrenaline rush of spotting a bottlenose dolphin during a conservation trip. No matter the scenery, dreaming of the possibilities is without a doubt one of the best parts of pre-travel preparations.

While not nearly as enjoyable as daydreaming of foreign lands, another “to do” on your list should be obtaining travel insurance. This step is vital to ensuring your trip is everything you’ve dreamt of. So, to get you back to that daydream as quickly as possible, we’ve constructed the following Frequently Asked Question list to highlight need-to-know details about travel insurance for international and volunteer travelers:

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7 Ways Discover Corps Practices Sustainable Tourism (and What It Means for You)

Posted by on November 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment  

These days it’s impossible to pick up a magazine, peruse the newspaper or read a blog without running across buzzwords synonymous with sustainability. Words such as renewable, eco-friendly and green living are appearing with more and more regularity. This is also true for sustainable tourism, as its various forms include green travel, ecotourism and conscious travel.

But other than being a trendy term, what does sustainable tourism actually look in the real world? And just as important, what does this mean for you?

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5 Reasons Organized Tours Are Perfect for Multi-Generational Family Vacations

Posted by on November 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment  

Is your family itching to pack their suitcases and beeline to the airport? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Family travel is taking off globally and this trend is only expected to increase.

According to GlobalData, family travel is expected to rise by nearly 25% to 376 million trips annually by 2022. This rapid growth includes a rise in multi-generational family vacations, which presents an important question to consider – What’s the best way for my entire family to travel?

Countless options are available, but organized tours may offer the best opportunity for your family to share a more meaningful overall experience. Here’s 5 reasons organized tours are perfect for multi-generational family vacations:

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Top Family Reunion Ideas to Top All Others

Posted by on November 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment  

The people will always make the place. For as much as world-class vacation packages can promise to entertain and impress, experienced travelers know that even the globe’s greatest destinations are really only as memorable as the family or friends you elect to bring along with you. The recipe for a truly unforgettable vacation calls not only for an awe-inspiring location, but also for a travel entourage worthy of the memories. Given that family vacations are unique in their ability to commemorate common bonds, resurrect familial friendships and establish a new generation of worthwhile memories, consider this your invitation to pair a worthwhile destination with a deserving audience.

As long as the people make the place, a family reunion is the perfect way to celebrate some of Earth’s foremost sights and sounds! Below are a few destinations that Discover Corps has found successful for family reunions in the past:

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