Latest news from SOS International

SOS Insights: When the 60+ segment gets injured while travelling


We in the Nordic countries live longer than ever before. Life expectancy for both men and women is going up and futurologists talk about a completely new segment, which they call "senagers", a contraction of the words "seniors" and "teenagers".

Increase in the number of travel assistance cases during the summer high season


The summer is now drawing to its close and SOS International can look back on a busy, but good, summer high season for the travel assistance alarm centre. During the months of June, July and August, the alarm centre handled more than 35,000 cases, which is an 11% increase compared to the same period last year.

New supplier in Thailand will bring savings to SOS International’s customers


On 1 August 2018, on having completed an extensive tender process, SOS International commenced collaboration with a new supplier in Thailand.

High risk of overtreatment on popular holiday destinations


This summer, SOS International expects to Help most Scandinavians on holiday in Spain, Greece and Turkey. The acute personal help company estimates that the risk of overtreatment is especially high in private clinics and hospitals in these particular countries.


We know too little about security on business trips


More than 60% of Nordic business travellers do not know what number they should call if they need assistance on their business trip. And they do not know if their workplace has a plan in place in case of a critical situation.

Read more about our new survey.


SOS Insights: Self-drive holidays and roadside assistance abroad


The summer peak season for self-drive holidays is ap­proaching. Below follows a selection of facts, information and advice from SOS International on roadside assistance abroad.

FIFA World Cup - Russia 2018


The FIFA World Cup in Russia 2018 will be the 21st FIFA World Cup and takes place between 14 June and 15 July 2018. Matches will be hosted by eleven (11) different cities in the European part of Russia. SOS International has prepared guidelines on safety and other good advice in connection with the World Cup in Russia 2018 in collaboration with local partners and specialists.

SOS Insights: Summer 2018


In a minute, the calendar will flip to June, and this marks the start of SOS International’s summer high travel season.

Podcast: Do you feel safe on your business travel?


The world is changing, and destinations that have typically been considered safe are not necessarily safe anymore. Therefore, many companies and their employees can be exposed to security risks when operating either at home or abroad and managing these risks can be complex and demanding.

How to travel safely and securely in Greece


Greece is a popular summer destination for Nordic travellers, and data from SOS International's alarm centre shows that over a number of years the country has been among the top countries from which most claims are filed.

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