Advice For All Destinations
You should visit a travel clinic 6 - 8 weeks before your trip to ensure that you will be able to get all vaccinations you need in time.
The nurse or pharmacist will assess which vaccines are relevant in your case and provide information on how to stay healthy while you’re travelling.
It is also important that you get travel insurance to ensure you’re covered in the event of a medical emergency.
Thailand is the most popular travel destination in Asia, with over 16 million visitors enjoying its beaches, mountains and busy cities every year. Whether you are planning a holiday for the whole family or a backpacking trip, it is important that you take precautions before you step on the plane.
It is recommended that travellers going to Thailand get vaccinated against hepatitis A and tetanus before travelling. A range of other vaccinations may also be required – this depends on where you are travelling and which activities you have planned for your stay.
There is a low risk of malaria in Thailand and malaria tablets are essential when visiting certain rural and forested areas.