What do I do if…

What do I do if…

If you are like most pilgrims, you are probably wondering what to do if things happen on your trip. Rather than wonder, take a look through these frequently asked “What-ifs” and put your mind at ease. You miss a connecting flight, or your flight is...
Oh no! I Lost My Passport!

Oh no! I Lost My Passport!

Losing a passport while traveling doesn’t have to ruin your overseas trip. There are a variety of ways travelers can protect themselves and obtain emergency replacements. Still, sometimes things go awry, headaches and unexpected costs can pile up when you don’t...
Is it Safe: Traveling to and from the Holy Land

Is it Safe: Traveling to and from the Holy Land

Anticipation “Oh, please be careful. It’s so dangerous over there.” I knew my friend meant well, but her words were not comforting. I was only a few days away from departing for the Holy Land and my nerves were already raw from packing, checking flights, reading...
Does Medicare Cover You When Traveling Abroad?

Does Medicare Cover You When Traveling Abroad?

Most of our clients are concerned about medical coverage while traveling abroad. We always recommend the purchase of a good Travel Protection policy which includes coverage in case of illness or accident. The Travel Protection (Travel Insurance) policy provides peace...
Are you a pilgrim or a tourist?

Are you a pilgrim or a tourist?

By Mathew Kelly My friend Fr. Bob Sherry and I have been hosting pilgrimages for a long time. Our current schedule includes three trips each year: the Holy Land; Lourdes and Paris (France); and Rome, Assisi, and Florence (Italy). On the opening night, we always ask...