Older travellers

Travellers who are 60 years of age and older make up an increasingly large proportion of Canadian travellers.
If you are an older traveller, you may have medical conditions that are important to consider before and during travel. It is important to consult a health care provider or visit a travel health clinic to discuss your travel plans, preferably six weeks before you travel.

Vaccines

General information

Yellow fever vaccine

Influenza vaccine

Malaria

Transportation risks

Air travel

Jet lag

Driving

Environmental and recreational risks

High altitude

Extreme temperatures

Preventing falls

Travellers’ diarrhea

Travelling with medication and medical supplies

Don’t forget…

  1. Consult a health care provider or visit a travel health clinic preferably six weeks before you travel.
  2. Pack a travel health kit.
  3. Obtain travel health insurance.
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