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A Guide to Preparing a Basic Travel First Aid Kit

By on Sep 4, 2011 in Travel Advice | 1 comment

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A First Aid Kit is one of the most important items to pack when heading off on your travels, especially if you’re like us and your destinations often involve remote locations in developing countries where local health services may not be first rate. What you pack into your First Aid Kit will depend on the destination, length of trip and type of intended activities. Below is a quick checklist to be used as a guide to packing a Basic Travel First Aid Kit that should suffice for the initial treatment of minor injuries and ailments travellers may encounter on the road. If you would prefer a printable checklist, please click here to download a PDF version.

Basic First Aid Kit Checklist

 Medical Supplies

 

Medications / Creams etc

 Also consider

 

Disclaimer: Niki is a Registered Nurse in current practice in Australia. The advice provided is given as general guidance only. It is recommended to consult your Doctor prior to your departure regarding your personal circumstances.

1 Comment

  1. Chris

    November 14, 2014

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    Thanks for this list, I’m surprised there aren’t more “travel first aid kits” which are prepackaged out there!

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