Asthma, holidays and travel

8) Vaccinations


  • If you are travelling outside of the UK you and your child may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases found in other parts of the world.
  • Some vaccinations are free, but you may have to pay for others. For more information visit NHS Inform.
  • Talk to your GP, practice nurse or travel health clinic about immunisations at least six weeks before travelling.
  • Some medicines or vaccinations have to be given well in advance of date of travel.
  • You can find out more about which vaccinations you may need by visiting NHS Fit For Travel.