- Dr Colin Tidy
Nobody expects to get ill on holiday, but it does happen. Fortunately, with a few sensible precautions (including checking your travel vaccinations are up to date!), you should be able to ensure that the only mementos you bring back from holiday are happy ones.
Being vaccinated against illness before travelling abroad may be inconvenient and mildly unpleasant, but don’t be tempted to skip those injections – or leave them until the last minute. We ask a GP and a specialist travel health nurse for their advice