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At Holidaysafe we love a trip abroad, but part of travelling is accepting that things may not go exactly to plan – immediately conjuring images of flight delays and bad weather. However, according to recent research by airport parking company Parkat, diarrhoea has topped the list of things holidaymakers most fear when travelling abroad.
According to data collected from The Boston Consulting Group, people in Norway have the best ‘well-being’ in Europe, and Macedonia has the worst. The Boston Consulting Group based their research upon 44 different well-being indicators, including wealth, health and education, to give each country a score out of 100.
In August over 2 million travellers are expected to arrive in Brazil, ready to watch over 10,000 athletes from 206 countries compete for just 306 medals across 28 sports. Unfortunately, the 2016 games have been somewhat overshadowed by problems within Brazil, for example the Zika virus (which is especially concerning for young women). To help anyone travelling to Brazil in 2016, here are our top tips for a drama free trip.
Travelling with any medical condition can add a whole new level of stress to a holiday, but this anxiety can be amplified for people who suffer from a potentially fatal allergy to something quite commonly associated with travel, such as peanuts. In these situations you can usually request a nut free flight, and can also ask the cabin crew to make an announcement to passengers, but what do you do if they refuse?
There is nothing worse than arriving at your holiday destination, only to suffer from cold or flu for the rest of your trip. Or alternatively, arriving home and coping with a bug as well as the back to work blues. However, there is new hope for travellers as one teenager claims to have a solution.
Living with severe food allergies day to day can be extremely stressful for suffers, but what if you had no control over the offending food source coming into close contact with you at 35,000 feet?
A shocking majority of us do not take our annual holiday allowance, and instead let our precious days off fall to the way side. However, now there is a medical reason to ensure you take every last day – not going on holiday is bad for your health.
According to recent research from law firm Slater and Gordon, 1 in 4 Brits have been struck down with food poisoning during a trip abroad, leaving many seriously unwell and unable to enjoy the rest of their holiday.
When travelling worldwide it is important that travellers visit their doctor before they depart, to enquire if they need any extra inoculations or preventative medicines before travel. However, what would you do if there was no medicine which could protect you against a potentially fatal illness?
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