Checklist for travelling with IBD

o   Pack safe foods in hand luggage and case

o   Pack extra supplies of medication in hand luggage and case

o   Check storage information for medication, ie, if it needs to be refrigerated

o   Asked GP to provide overview of condition and medication

o   Ensure condition is covered by insurance

o   Get a copy of emergency insurance company number

o   Request a fridge at the hotel

o   Information and location for the nearest hospital

o   Pack IBD essentials such as hand sanitiser, Imodium, wet wipes

o   Pack translation cards for key phrases such as “Gluten-free” and “Where is the nearest toilet”

o   Speak to the airline about additional requirement such as specific in-flight meals and seats near the toilets

Source: Managing IBD