Category Archives: Travel Health

Should I Get Travel Evacuation Insurance?

Air ambulance evacuation from a remote location can get expensive very quick. Should I Get Travel Evacuation Insurance?

Are you planning an adventure trip or visiting a remote location? Have you thought about getting travel evacuation insurance? TravelBug Health addresses some questions you may be asking. Is Evacuation Insurance different than Travel Insurance? When planning your travels, navigating the world of insurance can be complex, with various options available that cater to different […]

15 Real Life-Long Benefits of Studying Abroad

What are the benefits of studying abroad?

Exploring a new country and culture can be one of the most rewarding experiences for international students. Studying abroad broadens your horizons and allows you to see the world from a different perspective. It also helps you develop new skills, become more independent, and gain self-confidence. In addition to gaining invaluable life experience, there are […]

Traveling to Bali in 2024: Everything You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about traveling to Bali, Indonesia in 2022.

The island of Bali in the Indonesian archipelago has been one of the world’s tourist hot spots for decades, with nearly seven million visitors arriving each year. Fascinating history, exotic landscapes, and the friendliest locals make for an inviting destination. However, traveling to Bali requires a few extra precautions, including some vaccines that you may […]

How To Prepare for a Mission Trip: The Essential Checklist

Read this mission trip preparation guide from TravelBug Health.

Around 400,000 missionaries travel every year, with over 50,000 of them coming from the LDS church. This doesn’t even include the humanitarian trips unaffiliated with any church or the United State government’s Peace Corps program, which sends out almost 4,000 volunteers each year. In any case, a remarkable number of people travel every year hoping […]

The International Travel Checklist You Need Before Taking Off

TravelBug Health shares an international travel checklist to ensure you are prepared for your flight.

Taking your first international trip can be exciting but also a little scary, especially if you’re not well-prepared. Even if you’re an experienced traveler in your home country, going overseas presents its own set of challenges, but they’re easily managed with proper preparation. We’ve assembled a checklist of several critical planning steps for your next […]

Visiting Africa in 2022? Essential Vaccines & Travel Tips

Vaccines needed to travel to Africa

If you’re thinking of visiting Africa in 2022, make sure you’re fully vaccinated and up-to-date on all the latest travel health advice. African countries can be hotspots for a variety of illnesses and diseases, so it’s important to take precautions before you go. Africa is the second largest continent and health risks in each country […]

5 Ways a Travel Medicine Specialist Can Improve Your Trip

How can a travel medicine specialist improve your trip?

Traveling abroad can be an incredibly exciting experience: new cultures, new food, new beaches to relax on while sipping a cocktail. However, if you aren’t careful with your health, travel can also be a miserable ordeal. This is especially true if you’ll be visiting a developing country where sanitation standards might be lower than in […]

Preventing Malaria when Traveling Abroad: 7 Smart Steps

How do you prevent malaria

Malaria is one of the most common and deadly public health crises facing the world today. Infections are caused by the plasmodium parasite, which is transmitted between human hosts by blood-drinking mosquitos. While cases have declined dramatically over the past ten years, it is still a very real threat to travelers visiting Sub-Saharan Africa, along […]