Travelling is a frustrating and stressful part of the holiday experience for many of us; just to reach our ultimate destination with minimum fuss is a bonus, as there always seems to be a glitch in your planning somewhere along the way.
However, when you finally get settled into your accommodation and are ready to start enjoying yourselves, it's nice to have peace of mind that everyone is safe and healthy; it ruins the holiday when some member of the party is laid-up in bed, and it might compound your misery if you knew it was something you could have controlled with some forethought or foresight.
Although you can't totally eliminate the stress associated with a major holiday, this section can help you to minimise it.
You are going on a holiday and have probably looked forward to this moment for a long time; your high spirits will guarantee you are going to have the time of you life, and you deserve it all. But what if something happened when you are there? What if you fell ill and were unable to participate in the daily activities? Wouldn't that just be the worst feeling? There are one or two things you can do to reduce the health risks associated with certain destinations.
NOTE: Those who plan to study or work abroad for a significant amount of time might need additional vaccinations as advised by their employer or educational institute.
Averting Insect Bites:
Tick and sand fly bites are the main causes for the spread of diseases like:
Here are some of the ways in which you can prevent such bites:
Averting Animal Bites and Scratches:
Diseases like rabies can be caused by straight and direct contact with animals. It can also lead to serious injury or illness, thus it becomes important for you to take due precautionary measures to prevent animal bites and scratches. Such as: