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IAMAT - The International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers

Issues in Group Travel

When you travel in a group, if you are like me, you may sometimes leave your brains behind. That is, you leave a lot of decisions to the group leader. I had an experienced traveler come up to me in the lobby of Tokyo’s best western-style hotel to ask “Bob, you lived in Tokyo, I know. How do I get a taxi here?” And I had to remind her that the man in uniform at the front door here would summon her a cab, just as his counterpart would do at any major hotel in the world. But you should think for yourself when it comes to your own special interests, even if you travel with a group and ...

IAMAT - The International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers

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We are very pleased to announce the re-launch of our website. Our new site better reflects our work and we hope that you will find all the information you need to make your trip a safe and healthy one. Exciting new features will allow you to: Get instant membership in your inbox – IAMAT membership is free. Get a tax deductible receipt (US and Canada) in your inbox for your donation to IAMAT – any amount is appreciated. Access all the travel health advice you need, including vaccinations, disease risks, and food and water safety advice for your destination. Easily access our popular Medical Directory using your IAMAT membership number to find qualified IAMAT affiliated doctors at your destination. ...

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