Traveller’s medical kitMedical travel kit

Thanks to the Emirates website for this great travel advice.

 It’s always good to travel prepared

Here’s a list of some medical items you may need depending on where you’re flying & things to remember to carry on your travels. 

  • Your regular medications (don’t forget to check if they’re allowed in your destination & bring a covering letter from your doctor)
  • Vaccination certificate
  • Travel Insurance with medical cover
  • Digital thermometer
  • Analgesics (paracetamol, aspirin, ibuprofen)
  • Antacids for indigestion, heartburn or an upset stomach
  • Topical antiseptic/antibiotic
  • Antihistamines for allergies
  • Dressings and adhesive bandages
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Malaria tablets, if your doctor has prescribed them
  • Sunscreen
  • Oral rehydration preparation

Did you know people across the world use Facebook to connect and support each other in a crisis?

The Australian Government also has several sources of information for travellers to help keep you safe.