Just in Case You get Sick

  • Advil/Tylenol/Aspirin whichever pain reliever works best for you
  • Cold Medicine
  • Cough Drops
  • Vitamins, Etc. whatever you normally take when you get a cold
  • If you take Prescription Medications bring a sufficient supply for the entire trip plus an extra week to ten days (in case of emergency). Bring it in the original container. If possible, bring a copy of the prescription as well. Medications can prompt extra questions and official paperwork from a doctor usually resolves all problems.
  • Band-Aids
  • Charcoal Pills often effective to resolve upset stomach from waterborne illness
  • Knee/joint brace or ACE bandage if you need one frequently
  • Earplugs and/or Benadryl if you are a light sleeper
  • Sunscreen
  • Chap Stick
  • Bug Spray
  • Keep in mind that countries have different laws about what medicinal products are acceptable. For instance, CBD oil/cream is legal in most of the US, but can land you in jail in some countries. If you use anything on a regular bases (prescription or over-the-counter) that you think might cause a problem, do your own research and contact us for help. Global Encounters is not responsible if you attempt to enter a country with a controlled substance.
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