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Holiday health

General travel advice
Helpful hints to reduce the risk of injury or illness while on holiday

European health insurance card
Find out more about what the card covers and how to apply

Health factors
Remember to tell us about any pre-existing medical conditions before you take out travel insurance

Avoiding disease abroad
Advice on avoiding more serious holiday illness, such as malaria

Beat jet lag
If you're travelling long haul, chances are you'll suffer some of the symptoms of jet lag - here's how to minimise the effects

Travel health insurance
Why it's important to have travel insurance to cover emergency health treatment while on holiday

Travel medical insurance
Accidents can happen on holiday - make sure you have travel insurance to cover emergency medical expenses

Fitness holidays
Make sure you have a decent level of fitness as well as the right travel insurance first - here's what you need to know.

Holiday health checks before you travel
Before you go on holiday, you need to make sure that you have covered all the relevant health issues – immunisations, taking prescription medicines with you and informing your travel insurer of any pre-existing medical conditions.

Other useful information:

Holiday safety
Winter sports and activity holidays
Holiday planning guide
Ethical tourism