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Travel Aids - Tips to Avoid Mosquito Bites

Here are six simple tips to avoid mosquito bites while traveling in Southeast Asia. The bite of an infected mosquito can transmit the parasitic disease, malaria. Use these simple tips to prevent mosquito bites.

1. Use an insecticide-treated bed net.

2. Use insect repellent

3. Donít wear perfume, cologne or heavily scented lotions.

4. Try not to wear clothing with dark colors or floral patterns.

5. Cover up as much as possible.

6. Donít swat and provoke them.

The above tips are good to use around the house, too. Keep antihistamines and alcohol swabs in the first aid kit. Use mosquito coils in the yard and/or on the Southeast Asia trip.

A little planning goes a long way when it comes to preventing disasters while on overseas trip. Use these tips to protect yourself and family from mosquito bites! Learn more tips to have a safe and enjoyable time while in Southeast Asia. Links to three prior travel aids for good health are below.

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