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Ask a Travel Nurse: What kind of car should a travel nurse buy?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What kind of car should a travel nurse buy?

I was recently asked an interesting question by a fellow nurse via email. She was considering her first travel assignment and was also in the market for a new vehicle. She asked me what type of vehicle I would recommend for travel nursing. My first response was, “Um, the one in which you can stuff […]

Travel Nursing Without Your Dog Can Be Ruff.

Travel Nursing Without Your Dog Can Be Ruff.

Traveling to your next assignment without your pooch (or kitty-were not discriminating!) would seem incomplete. You come home everyday to find them waiting by the door to greet you, that it would seem like something is amiss if they weren’t along for the ride. So there’s no reason you shouldn’t take along your favorite furry friends with you on your travel nursing assignments, just as long as you set it up with the staffing agency you are working with.

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Traveling with your dog is easier with DogFriendly.com

Traveling with your dog is easier with DogFriendly.com

If you have already traveled with your dog to a travel nursing job and had a hard time finding pet friendly locations or are considering traveling but are hesitant because you are unsure of how to deal with your dog then DogFriendly.com is a site you need to add to your favorites. DogFriendly.com provides city and state […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Have the rules of travel nursing changed?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Have the rules of travel nursing changed?

In speaking with a few new travelers and some of my recruiters, it seems the travel game has changed a bit. As most of us who are travelers know, last year was a particularly hard year for the travel nursing industry. At one point, travel assignments were down almost 50% from the previous year and […]

Travel Nurse Housing – The right company makes it easy

Travel Nurse Housing – The right company makes it easy

After accepting your assignment, there are many concerns that you will have when preparing to move to another area. One of those concerns will undoubtedly include housing. You may choose to take a housing allowance instead of allowing a travel company to provide you with housing. However, as a traveling nurse you do not have […]