Travel vaccinations and malaria service

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Travel vaccinations and malaria service

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Boots Travel Vaccinations
and Health Advice Service

When you travel abroad you may be exposed to diseases you haven't come across before.

Travel vaccinations and antimalarials can help prevent some of the more serious illnesses you might encounter.

Why choose Boots?

Getting your travel vaccinations and antimalarials at Boots is convenient: **

  • Choose a location near you: Most of our pharmacies offer our Malaria Prevention Service and our full travel service is no more than a 30-minute drive away for most people
  • Pick a time to suit you: You may be able to have an evening or weekend appointment. You may also be able to get an appointment last-minute

We have specially-trained pharmacists who provide:

  • A free personalised risk assessment - to help you understand which vaccinations are right for you
  • Travel health advice - to help you stay healthy on your trip

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What vaccinations do I need?

The vaccinations you may need will depend on a number of things like the areas you visit, activities you do and where you stay.

Our service offers the travel vaccinations most commonly required, such as:

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Meningitis ACWY
  • Rabies
  • Tick-borne encephalitis
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow Fever*

*Vaccination against Yellow Fever is available in selected stores only. See the full list of stores offering this service.

We also recommend making sure your childhood immunisations are up to date to protect you against diseases like:

  • Measles, mumps and rubella
  • Diphtheria, tetanus and polio

You can be vaccinated against these diseases free of charge at your doctor's surgery, or we can provide this service along with any other travel vaccinations+.

+Charges apply. See our travel vaccination price guide.

How our travel services work

Travel Vaccinations and Health
Advice Service**

Available in nearly 200 stores UK wide there are 3 easy steps to getting your travel vaccinations, health advice and antimalarials before you travel.

  1. 1
    Book an appointment
    Ideally you should allow 6-8 weeks before you travel, to allow time to complete any courses of vaccinations should you choose them. You can book an appointment online using the option below or visit your nearest travel trained store
  2. 2
    Free personalised risk assessment
    At your appointment you'll have a private consultation with one of our specially trained Pharmacists to assess which vaccinations and antimalarials are suitable for you and your trip and allow you to make an informed choice
  3. 3
    Vaccination and antimalarials
    Your Pharmacist will vaccinate you with the vaccines and supply the antimalarials you choose along with providing additional advice to help you stay healthy on your trip

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Book appointment

Malaria Prevention Service

If you would just like to purchase antimalarials without vaccinations, this service is available in over 2000 stores across the UK; there are 3 easy steps to follow

  1. 1
    Book an appointment
    You can either book an appointment online at a time and day to suit you, or visit any of our 2000+ stores for a quick consultation
  2. 2
    Personalise your trip
    Our Pharmacy team will take some details about you and your trip to ensure you get the best advice suitable for your individual circumstances
  3. 3
    Collect your antimalarials
    Your Pharmacist will dispense your chosen antimalarials as well as providing you with advice to help prevent being bitten whilst away, and the option to book in for a travel vaccination consultation at one of our participating stores should you require

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**Suitable for ages 5 and over, subject to eligibility criteria, and pharmacist and stock availability. Charges apply.

Price guide

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