Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Healthy holiday tips — infographic

1-minute read

No matter who you are or which country you’re visiting, it’s important to think about your health as you travel or prepare for a trip. This can help you if you have a medical emergency, and may even prevent something disastrous from happening.

Download this infographic as a PDF to print it

Healthy holiday tips infographic

Click here for a text version of this infographic.

More information

You might be interested in these topics as well:

Share this infographic on your site

Copy and paste the code in the box below into your page editor to embed this infographic on your website or blog.

Healthdirect Australia’s terms of use apply to your use of this infographic widget.

Learn more here about the development and quality assurance of healthdirect content.

Last reviewed: December 2019

Back To Top

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Top results

Travel health

The articles in this section will help you plan ahead and stay healthy while travelling.

Read more on WA Health website

Travel health | Australian Government Department of Health

Its important to protect your health when youre travelling, especially outside of Australia. With good planning you can avoid diseases and other health conditions. Find out what were doing to help Australians stay healthy when they travel.

Read more on Department of Health website

Health advice for Australians travelling overseas

When you travel overseas you may not be able to get the same level of health care that you do in Australia.

Read more on WA Health website

Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS) - Transport for health

Transport for Health provides a range of transport and travel assistance to people who cannot use or have difficulty using public and/or private transport or who are disadvantaged by distance.

Read more on NSW Health website

Travel in pregnancy | Women's Health Queensland Inc

Whether travelling for work, a destination wedding or a babymoon, pregnant women should consider these factors before packing their bags.

Read more on Women's Health Queensland website

Novel coronavirus | Australian Government Department of Health

Here's what we know about thenovel coronavirus, or2019-nCoV.

Read more on Department of Health website

Travelling with Children

When you consider all factors involved, the thought of travelling with children can seem overwhelming! Try not to worry too much as it is a fun, rewarding bonding experience.

Read more on Karitane website

Air travel with toddlers

Travelling by plane with your toddler might sound challenging. But follow these tips, and with some planning, you can try to make the experience as safe and comfortable as possible for you both.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Travelling with kids: sleep routines | Raising Children Network

Travel with kids sometimes means adjusting their sleep routines. Here are ideas for making changes in sleep routines easier for your children.

Read more on website

Rural and regional healthcare - Better Health Channel

Some rural patients have to travel to regional centres or metropolitan areas for the healthcare they need. The Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme can subsidise travel and accommodation costs.

Read more on Better Health Channel website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo