Well it is common knowledge that the incidence of injury or an accident is that much higher once we step outside of the home into unfamiliar surroundings or exposed to greater risk either through driving or participating in some extreme sport.
We are all pretty gun ho when it comes to being on holiday with all the excitement of being away. Spare a little thought for your safety and try to plan a few things ahead – where are you going and what will be the situation good or bad?
Will you be exposed to bugs and bites or little nasties along the way and how near will the emergency services be from where you are staying. Even when staying in rented accommodation the facilities when it come to first aid can be quite basic.
We have just put up an article which might trigger off some thoughts about your next impending trip be it on home soil or far away.
Try to plan ahead and make one person responsible for your travel first aid kit ensuring that all eventualities have been taken into account.
Do any family members have any specific ailments or allergies or do they need their inhaler for asthma etc. All of these seemingly minor issues can be a nuisance with no foresight of what ‘might’ happen while you are away.
Have a read here and decide for yourself if you need to bring yourself up to date on your Travel First Aid Kit.
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