Fahad Khan

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Fahad Khan is a content writer for Studio Ex Machina.  He thinks about humans and things we make. 

On Holiday? Remember to Look After Yourself

Travel can be an opportunity to broaden the mind and see the world. At the very least, it gives us a chance to unwind and break free of our daily routine—and who doesn’t enjoy that? It’s good to get free . . . but you may want to think twice before you get wild. Although a big part of your holiday may be trying new things, remember that a little common sense goes a long way towards keeping your trip safe, healthy, and enjoyable. Use common sense when engaging in new activities. There may be all kinds of new activities available to you while on vacation, such as parasailing, waterskiing, zip-lining, driving vehicles like dune buggies or scooters, scuba diving, and snorkelling. Some things to keep in mind: Are the operators licensed? Do they have a good reputation online and/or on the resort? Are they knowledgeable, properly trained, and…

Multi-Trip Annual Travel Insurance

Who doesn’t love a clean slate? The New Year is a great time to map out plans and set goals, and travel is often at the top of the list. And if you’re like many other Canadians, you’ll be taking more than one trip in 2016. Heading out of the country? Consider multi-trip annual insurance—and save money and time. The multi-trip annual policy is becoming increasingly popular with experienced travellers. We all like saving a few dollars. And if you travel frequently, those savings could add up to a lot of extra cash in your pocket. One such plan is the RSA Medi-Select Advantage. With this particular plan, travel within Canada is unlimited, and there’s no age limit on this year of discovery and adventure. RSA also offers coverage tailored to travellers 55 and older. One big advantage of the multi-trip product is its “set and forget” nature: you sign…

#itravelbecause

Reasons to travel abound—from simple curiosity and self-discovery, to business and education. But don’t just take our word for it: we took time at the recent Go Global Expo to ask attendees to share their own reasons for travelling. Is there a common thread that ties all these reasons together? Our CEO Robin Ingle’s experienced take on travel has something very simple at its heart: when we travel, we see that all over the world people are more alike than they are different. More than just a pleasant notion, in today’s world it’s more important than ever to experience, remember, and live with this truth. This holiday season, let’s remember all we share in common with everyone else in the world, and maybe make plans to go see for ourselves. So what’s your reason going to be? View the rest of the articles on Ingle International for more travel guides and…

Snowball Fight!

Well, almost. Stuart and Lola will tell you it’s not exactly a fair fight, but it sure looks fun! We thought it’d be nice to have Stuart and Lola deliver a festive message wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday season, but maybe shooting in front of a live studio audience wasn’t the greatest idea. And where did they get all those snowballs, anyway? Stuart’s out in the cold Stuart would like to wish you and all of our clients a safe and happy holiday season. Besides some minor difficulties with his lines, Stuart gets a little more than he bargained for. The live audience, though, seems to be having fun with it! And where did they get all those snowballs, anyway? Duck Lola duck While trying to deliver a special holiday message, Lola runs into some unforeseen problems. She’s having a little trouble remembering her lines, and…

Pop Quiz for Travellers!

Everyone loves a pop quiz, right? Wait, don’t answer that. We like them. But we love expos and conferences, where opportunities abound to connect and network with industry leaders, as well as with the most important part of our business—you. Conversations with travellers help us focus our own business, improve our products, and deliver better experiences to you. And it’s fun. We took it to the public once again when we cornered met with attendees at the 2015 Go Global Expo in Toronto to ask them about the facts of travel insurance. What’s covered, what’s not . . .  And what about that base tan? Is that even a thing? Some of the answers may surprise you. Our interview subjects faired pretty well. How would you score? Just in case you fail miserably, there’s always the helpline@ingleinternational.com. Now watch this short video for fun facts from our new friends! View the rest of the articles…