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Everything you need to know about flying with a cold!

Flying With A Cold: Everything You Need To Know Before Boarding

Picture this: you’ve booked your flights, packed your bags, and are ready to embark on your next adventure… When an ever-annoying common cold decides to make an appearance! Whether you’re suffering from a runny nose, sore throat, sneezing, or even a fever, travelling with cold symptoms can be a nightmare. Plus, you may now be […]

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Safe Travelling With Medical Conditions: Why And How To Get Travellers Vaccines

When you live with an existing medical condition, planning a trip abroad can take a little more preparation than usual. One important aspect of international travel (depending on your destination) are travel vaccines, which can help keep you and others around you protected from dangerous diseases not normally found in the UK such as yellow

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Short Trip Travel Essentials: The Ultimate City Break Packing List (Free Download)

There’s no denying the allure of a city break. Cities around the world are positively brimming with cultural treasures and urban delights, whether you’re savouring the charm of Europe travel through capitals or embracing the hustle and bustle of the metropolises of South America. But for travellers with medical conditions, embarking on a city break

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Travel Insurance With Pre-Existing Medical Conditions: How To Get The Right Coverage And Stay Protected Throughout Your Trip

Whether it’s embracing the allure of a new culture, discovering exciting foods, relishing sun-soaked beaches or experiencing enchanting views, travelling can expand your horizons in more ways than one. And if you’ve been here for a while, you know there’s nothing we love more than exploring a new destination! Yet before setting off on your

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Travelling With A Wheelchair: How I Enjoy Accessible Trips Abroad

I was born with a very rare neuromuscular condition which means I am a full-time electric wheelchair user, but it has not stopped me from travelling abroad. Far from it! From a young child I was lucky enough to be taken on foreign holidays, which meant I caught the travelling bug at an early age.

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How To Overcome Anxiety Of Travelling Alone: Travel Tips For Worry-Free Holidays

This article was published with the endorsement of a clinical psychologist. As people living with underlying medical conditions, we understand better than most that planning a holiday (or even a solo world trip, for the more adventurous of us out there) can be both thrilling and nerve-wracking.  The fear of travelling alone is called travel

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The Best Essential Oils To Take On Vacation: Top 10 Must-Haves And How To Use Them

Looking for the best essential oils for travel, but not sure where to start? Using essential oils can help to naturally treat a number of travel-related symptoms and issues, from stress and anxiety to strengthening your immune system, or even alleviating jet lag and travel sickness. When used right, and with the correct recipes, quality

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Self Care While Traveling: 10 Top Tips to Prioritise Your Mental and Physical Wellbeing on Holiday

Do you make it a priority to focus on self care while traveling? If the answer is no, we don’t blame you. In all the excitement that comes with preparing for (and going on) a trip, it’s easy to forget about your daily routine.  However, wellness should be a key part of your holiday plans,

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling: The Ultimate Guide (Easy Tips for Any Holiday)

Living with a medical condition shouldn’t stop you from enjoying everything the world has to offer. Exploring a country in a new time zone, walking along the beach and discovering new foods are some of life’s greatest pleasures – and you deserve to experience them. However, learning how to stay healthy while traveling is especially

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Healthcare Abroad – Medical Alert Translation Letters (Free Download)

Travelling and holidays are part of our life. When you have a chronic condition, this should not be a reason to enjoy time away, but it is important to ensure a few checks are in place. You may need to check with your specialist before you leave, for blood tests or medications. Ensure you have

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