Did you know that 74% of travellers to tropical countries don't even take a mosquito repellent with them? Don't be bug bitten like them! Be #BugBodyReady!Down
Decide on your destination
Is it in the tropics? Is there a rick of Mosquito Borne Disease
Seek advice from a GP or travel clinic 4 TO 6 weeks before you travel to find out if you need vaccinations or antimalarials.
Insecticide treated clothingFind out more
Repellent Bed net
Pack these items
On holiday, make sure you stay protected!
See a doctor if you feel ill on holiday, or after you return
Now you are #BUGBODYREADY
Some fast facts you really should know before you buzz off out the countryDown
Here are our most frequently asked questions, click each question to reveal the answer
Here are our most frequently asked questions, click each question to reveal the answerDown
Before going on holiday, you should take medical advice to ensure you take the correct precautions such as vaccines and medicines. You should visit your GP or seek urgent medical attention if you have any concerns about bites or experience any symptoms.Masta
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We want to get little explorers buzzing about tropical countries, foreign cultures and travel. Via the power of Skype we are partnering schools in the UK with schools in Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Tanzania, Florida, South Africa, China and Hong Kong.