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10 health and safety tips to adopt while travelling for business

Whether you’re a globally mobile business owner or an executive on an international business trip, travelling can be hazardous. But you can employ our tips to reduce the chance of injury and illness.

Business travel safety advice

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Moving or travelling abroad: 2018-2019 Global disease and security report for expats and the globally mobile

If you’re planning to travel or relocate overseas, it is important to know you’ll be safe wherever you’re going. We look at the disease, violence and natural disaster risks in several key destinations to help you prepare and make informed decisions.

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The rise of the microstay

More and more hotels are offering their rooms for short stays in the daytime to international travellers, hospital visitors and even weary shoppers for a fraction of the overnight cost. 

Could you use a microstay?

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15 questions to ask yourself before moving to another country

Accepting a job in another country is just the beginning of your exciting journey. There’s a lot to think about before the move itself. Use our handy check list to make sure you have considered all the essentials. 

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Five tips for relocating with children

You may have landed the job of your dreams in a far-flung country, or chosen to move for access to a better lifestyle, but there’s no doubt that moving is stressful. That’s why we’ve put together our five top tips for an easy family move abroad.

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Relocating internationally: the value of pre-trip planning

A new life abroad should be a positive, rewarding experience. But if you have an on-going medical condition or want to make sure you have access to the best health and wellness support once you've made the move, you'll want to make sure you've done some research beforehand.

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Stress-free family travel: seven ways to keep under-10s entertained at an airport

Whether or not your family flies frequently, these ideas are designed to distract and entertain youngsters at the airport, and all completely free or at next to no cost. 

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Terrorism: How Aetna International and Aetna Security Assistance keep you safe

For international travelers especially, whether taking a single business trip, engaging in an extended foreign assignment or permanently relocating abroad with a family in tow, understanding the security risks in the country they’re traveling to is critical.

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Global safety and security assistance

Our global safety and security assistance solution delivers around the clock intelligence designed to meet risk management needs and support globally mobile workforces. Aetna International connects eligible members to security alerts, political and natural disaster information and 24/7 access to personalized safety advice from multilingual representatives. 

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8 delicious tropical fruit for good health

Load up on vitamin C, help prevent medical conditions including cancer, and get your antioxidants with these tropical fruit.

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Tempura – The history of Japan’s unique fried food

Tempura is one of the most common Japanese dishes served outside of Japan. Along with sushi, it’s synonymous with ‘Japanese food’ in the minds of many. This is a dish that consists of vegetables and seafood battered and deep fried, and served over rice or noodles. But what many don’t realize is that tempura’s origins are not Japanese.

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Learn some simple Arabic phrases

These commonly used Arabic words and phrases will give you a great start when travelling to Dubai.

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