travel

Travel

eat on plane

  • Check your travel insurance is appropriate for your health needs.

  • Check the airline policy regarding food allergies in advance, particularly for international travel.

  • Ensure that you have your two adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors, ASCIA Action Plan and ASCIA Travel Plan with you and within reach, at all times.

  • It is recommended that you carry your own food for the trip where appropriate (e.g. on flights).

  • Wipe down tray tables, Wipe down tray tables, arm rests, remote controls and TV screens with wet wipes when you board the plane.

  • Some airlines have food exclusion zones as part of their management policy, however airline staff cannot control food other passengers bring on board.

  • Remember your adrenaline autoinjector must be within reach at all times. Do not put your adrenaline autoinjector into checked luggage or overhead storage.

More information is available from:

Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia 
allergyfacts.org.au/allergy-management/risk/travelling-with-allergies

ASCIA

www.allergy.org.au/health-professionals/anaphylaxis-resources/ascia-travel-plan-anaphylaxis

Translated information is also available from the following weblinks:

allergyfacts.org.au/allergy-management/risk/translated-information

www.allergy.org.au/patients/about-allergy/anaphylaxis-translations

Content updated July 2017