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.
With UNESCO world heritage such as the archaeological site of Troy and the Göreme National Park, Turkey is steeped in history. However, Turkey is not just for history enthusiasts – its seaside resorts and its lively capital are a magnet for millions of tourists every year. Before you’re ready to chill out on one of Turkey’s fantastic beaches or visit the world-famous Hagia Sophia you need to consider your travel health. Depending on where and when you are travelling, you may need vaccinations or malaria tablets. Our friendly and experienced travel nurses are happy to help – visit your local Superdrug Travel clinic for advice and vaccinations. The brief guide below will help you understand which vaccines you may need and whether you will be at risk of catching malaria.
As with all destinations, it is essential that you see a travel nurse or pharmacist at least 6 – 8 weeks before you travel.
Altitude and Travel
This country has either areas with high altitude (2400m or more) or/and areas with very high altitude (3658m or more). Travellers who may go into areas of high altitude should take care to avoid ill effects of being at altitude including Acute Mountain Sickness, a potentially life-threatening condition.