Vaccinations For Thailand - Which Vaccines Do I Need?


Thailand is the most popular travel destination in Asia, with over 16 million visitors enjoying its beaches, mountains and busy cities every year. Whether you are planning a holiday for the whole family or a backpacking trip, it is important that you take precautions before you step on the plane.

It is recommended that travellers going to Thailand get vaccinated against hepatitis A and tetanus before travelling. A range of other vaccinations may also be required - this depends on where you are travelling and which activities you have planned for your stay.

There is a low risk of malaria in Thailand and malaria tablets are essential when visiting certain rural and forested areas.

Malaria in Thailand

Thailand is considered to be a travel destination with a low risk of malaria. Regions affected by malaria are:

•    rural and forested areas at the border to Burma, Cambodia and Laos
•    rural and forested areas in Phang Nga and Phuket

There is no risk of malaria in major cities in Thailand.

The recommended malaria tablets for travellers going to Thailand are Malarone and Doxycycline.

Medication Pack Size Price
Malaria Tablets
Various From £25

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