Travel health and safety –

Travel health and safety –

Travel insurance

Get travel insurance if you travel outside Canada, no matter where you’re going or how long you’ll be there.

Travel health kit

How to prepare a basic travel health kit no matter where you are going.


Check which vaccinations may be recommended or required for your destination.

Eat and drink safely

Avoid common causes of illness while traveling, including food poisoning, stomach flu and travelers’ diarrhea.

Travel-related diseases

Information about the risks of contracting a disease that may not be common in Canada. Read these fact sheets and be prepared.

Insect bite prevention

Prevent bites from mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, or flies carrying travel-related diseases.

Sun and heat

Avoid the health risks of strong sunlight and extreme heat.

Oral hydration

How to use oral rehydration solutions to treat dehydration caused by travelers’ diarrhea.

Visiting friends and relatives

Visiting friends and relatives in a foreign country involves unique risk factors and travel patterns. Learn how to protect your health.

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