Tips for Traveling with Allergies
Think About Your Destination
Being near a large body of water, such as the ocean, may help to reduce your risk of being exposed to , as long as the area that you’re is not nearby trees or fields of grass. If you’re on a beach vacation, opt to lounge at an area of the beach that is far away from grassy areas or trees which produce pollen heavily, such as Bermuda grass, elm and oak trees.
Going on a cruise can be exciting alternative to consider, especially for people who are prone to . Despite the fact that pollen particles can be transported out to sea, they’re highly unlikely to pose an risk if the cruise ship is far away from land, as coastal winds can disperse them quickly. What’s more, some cruise ships even come with “allergy-friendly” cabins.
Wherever your vacation takes you, be sure to check out the so you can be prepared to manage allergy symptoms effectively should they start to flare up.
Fly the Allergy-Friendly Skies
, spores, and pollen can stick to clothes, shoes, hair and luggage of people who board the same flight as you. To help minimise your exposure to these allergens, be sure to wipe down the tray table, arm rests and window area with cleansing wipes thoroughly before tossing them in a sealable bag.
The low humidity levels in airplane cabins may cause dehydration, which in turn can cause your allergy symptoms to flare up.1 Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and pack your allergy medicine in case you suffer an allergic reaction when flying. Be sure to keep your medicine in its original packaging.2