A first aid kit can be invaluable when you’re travelling abroad. What you put in it will depend on your travel plans and personal requirements. For example, if you are travelling with children you will need child-friendly medicines and creams, and if you are going to a hot country insect repellent and sunburn treatment might be high on your list.
For information on what vaccinations you might need to enter a particular country and the latest health and safety news visit the government’s foreign travel advice website.
Here’s a list from NHS Choices of basic items you might want to include in a first aid kit.
These could include:
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