I like to travel with a first aid kit with a few products that I know work and the instructions are in English. It is a lot easier to have something on hand than having to find a pharmacy when travelling.
I am not a doctor, but I carry these products with me when travelling. Please seek medical assistance if needed and always read the packaging of any meditation before you take it.
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First Aid Kit
You could just bring a small travel size first aid kit to cover a lot of issues and there are a lot of great kits available on Amazon, like these ones:
These are the 5 products I always bring with me when travelling on a cruise vacation, a land vacation or even a weekend break:
Ibuprofen is good for headaches, fever, back pain, muscle pain and other body pains, as per the packaging label.
I always have a packet of Advil in my bag for headaches.
From cutting your finger to blisters on the back of your heels, band-aids are always handy to carry around. I don’t how many times I have needed a bandaid for cut up heels from my shoes rubbing after being out on tour all day.
I like to have a selection of sizes and choice of waterproof, I like these Band-Aids as it is a selection pack.
I have allergies and I always carry allergy medication in my bag. Allergies can start at any time so it is always good to have a packet handy.
These ones by Claritin melt in your mouth so you do not even need any water to swallow them.
Travel Sickness Tablets
If you are going on a cruise, it is good to bring some travel sickness tablets. Even if you do not get sick, if it gets rough it might hit you. I generally do not get sick, but if it has been very calm seas and then the weather changes I can feel queasy.
Dramamine can be taken for cruise, car and plane sickness.
Deep Heat is my go-to cream for sore muscles after the gym or walking around all day. I would rather apply heat cream onto the muscles than take an Ibuprofen.
Deep Heat always hits the spot after a long day.
Also, entering a country with prohibited medicines has been a hot topic with the media for the last few years. You must be careful about the type of medication you travel with, this article Taking Medication Abroad in 2018 explains why it’s important.
These are my top five travel first aid kit products, what can you not travel without in your travel first aid kit?
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Love Lucy x
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