We are all told to check with the Foreign Office website before travelling to ensure destinations are ‘safe’. But we aren’t always warned as often or prominently about checking local customs and medication constraints. Both can get us into unexpected trouble!
It’s logical we would check out serious medications such as morphine for cancer treatment before travelling, but I’ve never considered Vicks Vapour rub and similar everyday, over the counter medicinal products could be banned in other countries and could result in a lot of trouble even potentially include a prison sentence because of the ingredients they contain!
Cut and paste the link below into your browser and check out what you pack in your first aid box before leaving home!
Don’t get caught out!