NAVIGATE, the Podcast:

Traversing the Globe with World Travel Protection

Looking for the best travel podcast to inspire your upcoming adventures while also helping you travel smarter? Listen to NAVIGATE – the top travel podcast that enhances the way you explore the world.

In each episode, our World Travel Protection host speaks with a travel industry expert or experienced everyday traveller to bring you thought-provoking travel insights, experiences and advice, helping empower you to travel the world with confidence.

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#23: Summer Travel Trends with Travelex Insurance

Are your travel skills a bit rusty? Many people are travelling long distance for the first time in years – here are the trends you need to know to set yourself up for a relaxing trip.

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#22: Firsthand experiences in Ukraine | Part 2

Veteran Kate MacEachern sits with us during a short break home after spending months in Ukraine. She shares her experience helping those most in need through the support team, The Canada Way.

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#21: Firsthand experiences in Ukraine | Part 1

In this interview, we hear from GM Risk Group who first deployed teams in January and continue to provide on-the-ground support to their clients today.

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#20: Research your trip like a former intelligence officer

In this episode, we cover seven different types of travel risk you should be monitoring and three components to a robust intelligence report.

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#19: From Reactive to Proactive: A Changing Travel Industry

In this episode, industry experts discuss how the travel safety industry has evolved from being reactive to proactive and how technology has propelled this shift.

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#18: Common Traveller Safety Mistakes

What do you research before jumping on a plane? Listen to this episode for the common mistakes travellers make when it comes to their safety and how to prepare like a risk expert for your next trip.

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#17: Evacuating Afghanistan to escape from the Taliban

When the Taliban returned to Kabul, conflict expert Jill Kornetsky made the tough decision to leave as part of the US led evacuation effort. Listen for her story and safety tips when in high-risk destinations.

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#16: Traveller Story: Medical Evacuation

Would you trust your crisis response plan with your life? One traveller had to after an intense climbing fall on the Matterhorn mountain. Listen for his story and lessons learned.

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#15: Mile High Medicine Part 2 | Fit to Fly

Are you ‘fit to fly’? Evacuation experts take us through the complex process behind successful medical repatriations and the most common reasons for needing one.

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#14: Mile High Medicine Part 1 | Medical Emergencies on Planes

“Is there a doctor onboard?” Listen to this episode to learn what goes behind the scenes when there’s a medical emergency with – and without – a doctor on the plane.

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#13: Will COVID-19 Change International Student Travel?

International travel programs are a popular aspect of university education. We turn to an adult learning expert and university travel manager for their insight into student travel resuming after borders reopen.

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#12: Is Travellers Insurance Important?

What is travel health insurance cover and why do you need it? A Cover-More Travel Insurance expert reveals the answers, plus learn from an unlucky traveller’s cautionary tale.

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#11: Coordinating Evacuations During COVID – Part 2

How do medical assistance providers organise safe evacuations? Tune in as AMREF Flying Doctors share insights on their day-to-day working life.

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#10: Coordinating Evacuations During COVID – Part 1

What’s involved in coordinating an evacuation? Listen as the AMREF Flying Doctors reveal the challenges of medical assistance during COVID-19.

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#9: One Year of COVID – and Preparing for Year Two

What’s life like after one year of COVID? How do we prepare for year two? Listen to experts cover the latest in lockdowns, travel bans and new travel risks.

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#8: How COVID-19 has Changed Travel

Planning to travel as the borders re-open? Listen to this podcast episode reveal the impacts of COVID on travel, increased travel risks, and how to travel safely.

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#7: How to Run a Global Business During COVID-19

COVID has created unique global business challenges. So how do you manage international programs during a pandemic? Tune in now to learn.

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#6: How to Manage Mental Health and Stress Responses

Feeling stressed or isolated? Listen to this episode for expert mental health and wellbeing tips on managing the impacts of COVID and pandemic fatigue.

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#5: Mental Health Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Has COVID-19 affected your mental health? Listen as a psychotherapist discusses stress symptoms and stress management techniques to support wellbeing.

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#4: How do Journalists Avoid Risk on the Job?

It’s one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. So how do journalists stay safe while chasing a risky story? A media safety expert reveals all on NAVIGATE.

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#3: How to Travel Safely in the Tourism “Death Zone”

Want to climb Mount Everest or tackle K2? Discover the reality and risks experienced by one academic researcher based in this tourism “death zone”.

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#2: How to Manage the Risks of Business Travel

Think global business travel is all fun? A world champion waterski jumper reveals the travel risks solo female business travellers need to be aware of.

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#1: Has COVID-19 Increased Fraudulent Activity?

COVID has created health problems, but has it also increased fraud-related activity? Our crime experts talk about new travel cybercrimes and scams.

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Helping you navigate travel beyond our travel podcast

Is NAVIGATE one of your top travel podcasts for travel tips and inspiration? Our team at World Travel Protection can also help you – or the travellers you’re responsible for – stay safe and informed pre-, during and post-travel.

To learn more about our expert team of travel, medical and security risk professionals, and the Travel Risk Management Tools they use to keep travellers safe 24/7, contact us today via the form below.