How-to Handle Travel Emergencies

End of Life Management Toolkit #9 | by Team Passare and Y Colaborative

Travel Emergencies Resource List

Use these key resources whether you travel within the US or abroad:

  • Go to: www.DHS.gov, the US Department of Homeland Security website, for information and tips on staying safe.
  • Go to: www.tsa.gov, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) website. To learn more about prohibited items in carry-on and checked luggage, use the “Can I Bring My…” utility. Smartphone users go to: www.tsa.gov/mobile to download the “My TSA” application about TSA travel policies and procedures.
  • Go to: http://blog.tsa.gov/2013/11/tsa-2013-holiday-travel-tips.html, for ideas to help you navigate security checkpoints during holiday travel.
  • Go to www.aap.org for tips from the American Academy of Pediatric (AAP) website about traveling with children.
  • Dial: 1-888-407-4747, to contact the local US Embassy or Consulate if calling from the US or Canada.
  • Important Note: If an emergency or death occurs during your trip, go to: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/tips/emergencies/emergencies_1212.html for comprehensive information on how to manage travel emergencies.
Use these key resources when you travel within the US:
  • Go to: www.DHS.gov, for information on staying safe while traveling in the US. The DHS issues alerts for terrorism threats through its National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS).
  • Call: 1-866-289-9673 to contact the TSA Contact Center (TCC) or email: [email protected], for information on safe travel.
  • Go to: www.DHS.gov, for information on staying safe while traveling in the US. The DHS issues alerts for terrorism threats through its National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS).
Use these key resources when you travel outside the US:
 
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The Robert L. Shepard, Professional Law Corporation

Robert L. Shepard’s practice is focused on preventative law, basic estate planning, designed to avoid probate; family limited partnerships designed to reduce estate taxes; S Corporation formation to protect assets, and creating irrevocable trusts to protect inheritors against creditors. He has helped over 1,000 clients protect their hard-earned assets and ensures that these assets get passed on to the next generation. Having been before every Federal District Court in California, the U. S. Tax Court, and many of the state’s Superior Courts, he has never had a single: trust set aside, business agreement held unenforceable, or entity disallowed by the Internal Revenue Service, or any court. He also as a deep interest in transferring his breadth of knowledge in the classroom as a law professor. 

Y Collaborative 

Y Collaborative provides consulting services that help individuals, families, businesses and organizations to prepare for the expected and unexpected. Renowned for its sensitivity and care, Y Collaborative guides clients through the myriad questions about how to prepare for times when they may not be able to speak for themselves so that they can maintain control of their lives. TM We provide tools and support to have meaningful conversations with family, friends and trusted advisors. We also assist clients to understand and complete Advanced Directives, DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) orders, Medical Powers of Attorney and other important documents so that they maintain control of the decisions made on their behalf. Y Collaborative can help anyone – those who realize that it is valuable now to think about what they want to have happen and those who want to control how they want to be treated in the future – as well as those who don’t want to deal with these issues now.

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