getting sick while traveling abroad

024: Surviving Getting Sick While Traveling Abroad

What would you do if…

Surviving getting sick while traveling abroad. What would you do if you travelled to a foreign country for business. The night before you get so sick that you need to be hospitalized 

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Resources, Tips & Tricks:

  • Insurance, Insurance, Insurance – make sure you have travel insurance. You never know what can happen.
  • Call the insurance company if you can and let them know that you are going to the hospital and which hospital your are at.  
  • At times the insurance can confirm that are in or going to a good hospital
  • Make sure any over the counter medication you bring with you is not expired 
  • Your credit card may already have insurance. 
  • If you have a known condition, make sure your credit card covers it
  • If you have allergies and specific allergies to certain medications be sure to keep that info on you. And make sure to have that information translated in the language of the country(s) you are visiting.
  • Always make sure you have wifi (local SIM Card or portable WIFI like Skyroam
  • Always let people know where you are