Travel Tip of the Day: Pack a First Aid Kit

TylenolPack a First Aid Kit
I always carry a mini first aid kit (a little plastic bag) in my carry-on (Tylenol in particular has brought me instant relief in the past), just in case. Here’s what I carry in mine: a thermometer, Band-Aids, Tylenol, nose drops, anti-diarrhea pills, decongestants, antacid tablets, allergy pills, antibiotics, and an inhaler (I used to have asthma). You can get most of this on the road, but why wait? And trust me: When you get sick you’re going to wish you packed this stuff before you left. Here’s a variety of basic ones you can buy on




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1 Comment on "Travel Tip of the Day: Pack a First Aid Kit"

  1. Thanks for the great tip and link to so many others! Ever since I lost a filling in my tooth on a Christmas Eve, I am never without a small kit that creates a temporary filling. Christmas was on a Friday that year and the temp filling lasted until I could get to the dentist on Monday. This tiny kit (container and applicator), which can be found in drug stores and on Amazon, stays in my travel first aid kit for peace of mind.

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