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  • Make sure your day-to-day management of asthma is under control before you travel.
  • Visit your doctor for an asthma review to fine tune your asthma management and update your asthma action plan. 
  • Your doctor can also provide you with a letter describing your asthma and your current medication.
  • Check that your travel insurance policy specifically includes asthma, that you can meet any conditions or requirements, and that it offers the cover you need.
  • Take more asthma medication away with you than you think you’ll need, and always carry some with you.
  • Carry your asthma medication in your hand luggage. 

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Reviewed on: 16-04-2019