8 Tricks to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Safeguard yourself against germs with these travel tips.

8 Tricks to Stay Healthy While Traveling

By Toni Gasparis

Do you know the dirtiest places in hotels, planes, and other public travel spaces? Find out the small things that you can do to avoid catching the cold, flu, or an infection while traveling. Use these tips to arm yourself with the knowledge to protect yourself and your family.


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Common surfaces that people frequently touch are usually the dirtiest. In fact, airport trays have been found to harbor bacteria and viruses, like MRSA and norovirus. Use sanitary wipes to clean tray tables and arm rests on planes, as well as light switches and remotes in your hotel room, or while on a cruise ship. Remember to keep a small hand sanitizer nearby or in your bag, in case you find yourself in a sticky situation.

Could you imagine making 4.6 billion calls in a month?

That's how many robocalls Americans received in February this year. And when your phone is ringing endlessly with scammers asking about your car's warranty, a free cruise, or even a scary warning about your insurance coverage, it can definitely seem like all the calls are going to you. So what do you do when you get one of these fake calls and how do you protect your personal information and money from cons? Here are the important steps to take.

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