General Advice : It easy for you to catch the common cold, the flu or to aggravate an existing medical condition. The main reason of this is different air, water, dairy, food, lifestyle and jet-lag, that can reduce your resistance. Our advice for you to take a multi-vitamin course while on tour and eat and rest properly.Check with your health insurer before you depart to ascertain your coverage in the event of emergency.
1. To avoid illnesses while you travel you should eat and rest well while on tour
2. Avoid drinking too much alcohol and take some simple health precautions during your tour time.
3. Avoid unpasteurized dairy products.
4. Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially before eating. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand gel (with at least 60% alcohol).
5. If you take any prescription medication, be sure to bring enough of it for the entire duration of your trip, as some medications are unavailable in Russia.
Water : Water is the important part of the life. In some areas water is undrinkable, so please take care.You use only the bottled water in these area. Tap water is not safe for drinking. Bottled drinking water is always available and usually provided free in hotels.
Medical Services :
-> If at any time you feel unwell you Tour Manger can advise you in contacting a doctor for a consultation.
-> You also take a small supply of antiseptic cream, aspirin, sticking plasters, insect repellent, cough medicine and perhaps some antibiotics.
-> If you are on a regular course of medication or contraception you must bring a sufficient supply for the entire time you are away from home.
-> In other countries it is recommended that you carry prescriptions for any drugs you may need or carry with you without a prescription
In Russia there are no diseases that are particularly prone to Russia and vaccinations or immunizations are required to enter the country. The level of public health and sanitation in Russia is high. Russia medical care is of a high standard but is government-controlled and rationed. In general, if you have a medical emergency, the best way is to find the nearest hospital and go to its emergency room. If the problem isn’t urgent, you can call a nearby hospital and ask for a referral to a local physician.
Safety and Security :
-> Terrorism is a threat throughout the world. Our advise you to exercise caution and monitor developments that might affect your safety in Russia because of the risk of terrorist attack.
-> The crime rate in Russia is similar to that in Australia
-> Your always aware about your passport, money and camera and should be carefully guarded at all times while you travel.
-> You also carry a extra passport photos with you.
-> We aware to Petty crime such as pick pocketing and street theft can occur at tourist destinations, hotels and on public transport.