International Health Travel

Suggested Packing List

→ View the Department of State’s A Safe Trip Abroad guide

  • Traveller's Checks
  • ATM Card
  • Umbrella/raincoat
  • International phone/ buy pre-paid phone in destination country
  • Toilet paper
  • Bilingual dictionary (e.g., English-Spanish)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Copy of medical records and extra pair of glasses
  • Prescription medications
  • White coat
  • Over-the counter medicines and supplies
    • Analgesics
    • Decongestant, cold medicine, cough suppressant
    • Antibiotic/antifungal/hydrocortisone creams
    • Pepto-Bismol tablets, antacid
    • Band-Aids, gauze bandages, tape, Ace wraps
    • Insect repellent, sunscreen, lip balm
    • Tweezers, scissors, thermometer, stethoscope