Thailand is a Southeast Asian seduction for travellers throughout the world. Culturally captivating, Thailand brings serene sea sides and delicacy delights together with bustling cities and big-city life. A country which incorporates the best food, weather and relaxation while retaining its culture and history; Thailand is an exotic destination for the quintessential holiday.
The extremes of Thailand can place well-meaning travellers at risk of exposure to diseases and illness such as Zika virus and Malaria. Consult a travel doctor prior to departure to assess your risks in relation to your medical history and travel plans.
There are a number of viruses and illnesses in Thailand that are contracted through insects particularly mosquitoes. Ensure you a prepared and read up on our insect avoidance tips.
One of the great pleasures of travel is sampling the local cuisine and Thailand is renowned for its street and market food culture. However, contaminated food and beverages are a common cause of traveller's diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal illnesses such as Typhoid and Hepatitis A.
Access to clean drinking water can be a challenge in certain parts of Thailand. Presume water from any tap, well, or other local source is contaminated. Use bottled or treated water when brushing your teeth and rinsing your mouth. Do not add ice to your beverages as it may have been made from unsafe tap water.
Practicing safe eating and drinking practices are essential in minimising your risk of contracting traveller’s diarrhoea and other gastro intestinal disease's.
Travellers invariably overindulge in ‘sunlust’ activities while traveling in warm climates. It is important to make sure you apply sunscreen regularly and stay hydrated as dehydration and heat stroke often go unrecognised.Learn more
Travel Doctor-TMVC provides specific health recommendations tailored to your individual holiday plans. Our medical and nursing staff at Travel Doctor-TMVC have extensive knowledge of international health issues, immunisation and preventative medicine. Travellers should have individual risk assessments by one of our doctors whether they are holiday makers, businesspeople, or long-term expatriates.
Travel Doctor-TMVC has clinics throughout Australia. We are always available to assist you before you travel, on your holiday, or when you return. You can book an appointment online at any time of the day or night by visiting our locations pages, or you can talk to one of our friendly team members during business hours on 1300 658 844.
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Suite 1, Ground Floor
53-67 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Level 5, West Tower
410 Ann Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Coolangatta Medical Centre
4/91 Griffith Street
Coolangatta QLD 4225
Suite 14, Lena Karmel Lodge
1 Childers Lane
Canberra ACT 2601
Level 3, 393 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Wodonga West Medical Clinic
60-62 Waratah Way
Wodonga VIC 3690
28 Cranbourne Road
(PO Box 889)
Frankston VIC 3199
P15 Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct
3 Southgate Avenue
Southbank VIC 3006
Shop 9 St Martins Arcade
50 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Level 7, Dymocks Building
428 George Street, (near the QVB Building)
Sydney NSW 2000
23 Chamberlain Street
Campbelltown NSW 2560
Level 6, 781 Pacific Highway
Chatswood NSW 2067
General Practice Plus Mountain Retreat
430 Macquarie Street
South Hobart TAS 7004
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