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.
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.
No health certificates are required for entry to Saudi Arabia , but it is always wise to check before departure, as health restrictions may vary, depending upon the situation at the time.
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. During in summer or in hot climates keep your fluid levels it is important.
Medical Services :
-> If at any time you feel unwell you Tour Manger can advise you in contacting a doctor for a consultation.
-> 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
-> You also take a small supply of antiseptic cream, aspirin, sticking plasters, insect repellent, cough medicine and perhaps some antibiotics.
Health Precautions for Saudi Arabia
-> Avoid eating food from the roadside vends. If, by chance, you are forced to eat from there, make sure that the food is well cooked and is served hot.
-> Try to avoid spicy dishes, especially in the initial stages of your travel.
-> Never eat cut fruits sold by the roadside vendors. Always eat fruits you can peel. Wash the fruits properly with water well before eating them.
-> You also carry a mosquito repellent ointment with you always.
-> Avoid eating salads, especially at small restaurants and small hotels.
-> Always carry a kit of the basic emergency medicines you might need. Especially medicines for upset stomach, diarrhea, vomiting, fever, etc. Also, keep some band-aids, antiseptic ointments, etc with you.
If you are visiting Saudi Arabia in summer time, drink lots of water, cover your head with scarves or caps or hats, wear sunglasses and use sunscreen lotion. Try to stay indoors in the afternoon.
-> There's a very low crime rate in the UAE, and most visits to Saudi Arabia are without incident
-> Always keep a copy of your passport details and important travel documents, credit card numbers, travel insurance documents and travelers cheque numbers separate to the originals.
-> 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.
-> It is compulsory for all clients to be adequately covered with Cancellation and Curtailment travel insurance prior to their tour departure