Planning a vacation? Don’t forget to pack a travel first aid kit

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It’s time for summer vacation and in order them to be beautiful, they have first of all to be safe. Safety while traveling, is provided by packing a small travel first aid kit which contains everything that may be needed during a journey.

If you are under medication, a basic travel first aid kit should include prescription medicines in the original bottle. You should just take into account the duration of trip, in order to have the approproiate ammount of pills with you. Keep in mind that medicines and food supplements should be maintained in a cool place, so make sure that they are properly stored.

Although you may not suffer from any illness, it won’t cost mush to have a travel first aid kit with you, especially if you have children. Basic things that you should pack in to your travel first aid kit, during your summer vacation are

  • Anti-mosquito lotion that protects from all kind of insects, especially from the tiger mosquito
  • Soothing gel after sting
  • Face and body sunscreen with a high protection index, based on your skin’s needs
  • Aloe vera gel or emollient soothing cream for relieving sunburns
  • Saltwater for clogged and stuffy nose
  • Scissor
  • Sterile gauzes
  • Cream with cortisone action to treat allergic conditions
  • Electrolytes for dehydration
  • Probiotics for prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
  • Elastic bandages
  • Cooling and haemostatic sprays
  • Cotton
  • Thermometer
  • Disposable gloves
  • Antiseptic fluid
  • Medicines such as analgesics, antipyretics, antiemetics, antidiarrheal

In Vita4you you can find ready travel first-aid kits or you can get all that is missing from your pharmacy so you have a safe and beautiful journey.


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