Vaccination is certainly one of the matters that should be dealt with long before your departure. Vaccination can help you to avoid many unpleasant conditions while travelling while giving you more peace of mind.


On the other hand it is not a good idea to have too many ones, which are not targeted for your destination and activities. You may wish to speak with your travel medicine specialist before your holiday, especially when travelling to more remote and exotic parts of the world. In this article we outline a few useful tips.

Vaccination against yellow fever is required only if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever. You may check the list of those countries on the web page of CDC (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) to see if you may be required to get the yellow fever vaccine:

Among other vaccinations, tetanus, typhoid, and hepatitis A vaccines are recommended.

Some travellers also consider vaccination against hepatitis B, cholera, Japanese encephalitis and rabies. 

The above information may not be complete and we do not guarantee its regular update. This article cannot replace consultation with your healthcare provider. If you are interested in vaccination you may wish to speak to your travel medicine specialist 6-8 weeks before your holiday.