Coming down with a cough or getting a nasty scrape on your knee is bad enough on a regular day, but ten times worse when you’re in a foreign country without first-aid. Despite our best efforts, there are times where an unwanted health or medical issue can quickly jeopardise the enjoyment of a long awaited-holiday. While rarely requiring serious medical intervention, problems like minor cuts and burns, aches and pains, upset stomachs, allergies and malaise are literal pains that need to be dealt with, pronto.
Having a travel first-aid kit will give you the means to take care of these afflictions quickly while overseas. That way, you can continue enjoying your vacation without skipping a beat. We recommend including these 10 items when putting together your own first-aid travel kit.
Text: Chip Chen
Additional text: Zoe Zeng
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