Chikungunya in The Caribbean

According to a recent Travel Health Notice posted by the Public Health Agency of Canada on February 12, 2014 there have been confirmed cases of  Chikungunya in the Caribbean. Chikungunya is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito causing fever and joint pains. Travllers are strongly advised to practice Mosquito Saftey measures during stay […]

Travel Insurance Types…What Do They Really Mean?

There is a misconception among travellers that “Travel Insurance” covers health expenses.It DOES NOT. it merely means coverage for lost luggage and cancelled trips plus other non medical expenses. there is two other types of Insurance all travellers should consider: “Travel Health Insurance” which covers health expenses abroad like doctor visits, ER and hospital admissions […]