Aug 14, 2013

Don’t Freak out about Travel Alerts! Fear is a 4-Letter Word
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Travel news you can use from The Travel Detective® Middle East , Terrorism , Travel News , Travel Safety — on August 11, 2013 7:30 am
Every time the State Department posts a travel advisory, a travel bulletin or—as happened last week—a global travel alert, I get hundreds of emails from people wondering if it’s safe to go overseas, go to Orlando or even leave their house.

Here’s what I tell travelers:

The worst four-letter word starting with “f” is “fear,” and most Americans know no shortage of it when it comes to making their travel choices—and the fear often inhibits those choices.
But it is essential to put those fears in proper historical context.When there is a specific travel alert for a location, keep in mind the length of the alert. Most threats are for a set time period. The recent alert was just issued, but if you’re planning on […]

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