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Suffering from an allergic reaction on holiday is horrible enough; but it’s even worse if your travel insurance won’t payout for treatment. Here’s how to make sure that you are safe.
Before you start to travel with food allergy?
- If you were prescribed an adrenaline/epinephrine auto-injector make sure to refresh your knowledge on when and how to use it. A a pharmacist or a nurse at your GP surgery.
- Make sure that your adrenaline pen is up to date, take a letter that will allow to take it on-board in hand luggage.
- Have an medic alert bracelet or an emergency card stating what you are allergic to and that you require adrenaline injection in case of reaction.
- Make sure you have a supply of antihistamines (over the counter cetirizine) or prescription equivalents.
- If you are travelling to a foreign country and you don’t speak the local language. Make sure that you translate and print a list all foods that you are allergic to!