We carry a variety of travel supplies. All items are non-refundable and the prices include sales tax. These items are available at the VCH Travel Clinic/Vaccination Clinic for your convenience. We run on a cost-recovery basis so items are sold at cost.
Prices are subject to change without notice.
What products are available?
Knock Down – Bed Bug Spray
*Carry in checked luggage only*
A water-based compound non-irritating to humans and animals. Kills bed bugs and other crawling and flying insects on contact. Use in well-ventilated area. Do not spray more than once a week.
Treat your mattress while abroad: Spray mattress and replace bedding after 15 minutes. Ideally, leave a window open and leave the room.
Treat your suitcases on return: Empty, spray and leave in garage or outdoors overnight.
Cost: $40 (50 capsules)
Taking Florastor can reduce the incidence of traveler’s diarrhea by 59%. This is a natural yeast based product that restores the lining of the intestine. Prevention: 1 capsule per day starting 2-3 days before departure and continue for duration of trip. Treatment: 1 capsule taken twice daily for 3-5 days.
Go Girl (Feminine Urination Device)
Allows women the convenience of going to the bathroom standing up. Reusable can be washed with soap and water. Made from medical grade silicone that conforms to your body. Includes a reusable storage tube with a baggie and tissue.
“S.O.S.” Stand-by Overseas Supply Kit For Travelers’ Diarrhea
This compact bag contains Gravol, Imodium, Pepto Bismol, Tincture of Iodine, Oral Rehydration Salts, and alcohol swabs.
*Available at the Vancouver location only
Dr. Segal’s Compression Socks are comfortable, easy to wear socks, and offer a light compression (15-20 mm Hg). Benefits include increased circulation during long periods of sitting or standing such as travel, work, and sports. They also aid in reducing swelling and leg fatigue.
This 650mL plastic sports bottle with filter is a convenient, safe and effective way to get clear, clean tasting water anywhere. The filter removes Chlorine taste and 99.9% of Giardia and Cryptosporidium, as well as sediment and debris. When used with water purification tablets this water bottle will kill viruses, bacteria, and protozoa. Each filter treats up to 380 liters of water.
Water Purification Tablets (Aquatabs)
Cost: $15 (50 tablets)
Compact and easy to transport tablets. No unpleasant taste, odour or colour. The tablets are iodine-free and safe for use by children and pregnant women. Effective against many waterborne diseases. Add 1 tablet to 1 liter of clear water – leave 30 minutes before using. It is also safe to add 1 tablet to a smaller water bottle. Shelf life of 5 years.
Rechargeable through a USB cable and can be operated for up to 12 hours on one full charge. When using for travel, simply charge and bring the cordless fan anywhere for convenient and easy-going use. Each fan comes with its own stand cradle that holds the fan upright and in place when in use, or can be used hand held. The fan has three adjustable speeds; it is lightweight and easy to bring around with you wherever you go! Compact size is ideal to carry around in bags, purses, and backpacks.
Single – Care Plus (wedge shaped)
Easy to hang, wedge shaped net ideal for one person.
Has Durallin impregnation, effective for three years.
Dimensions (open): 220 x 100 x 140 cm
Weight: 310 grams.
Double – Care Plus (bell shaped)
Easy to hang, bell shaped net ideal for one or two people. Has Durallin impregnation, effective for three years. Dimensions in use: 850 x 225 cm (diam. x height)
Weight: 480 grams.
Infant Mosquito Net
Fine knit and washable polyester mesh. Fits most strollers, baby carriers, and playpens. Elastic hem.
(Sunscreen is applied first followed by the repellent 20-30 minutes later.)
Ben’s Spray – 30% DEET
Cost: $5 (37 ml) Cost: $15 (120 ml)
A water based formula. Reapply every 6 hours as needed. *Can be used on children 12 years and older.
Care Plus – 30% DEET
Cost: $15 (100 ml)
Non scented, Non Greasy, Quick Drying.
Repels mosquitoes, black flies, deer flies, ticks, and chiggers for up to 6 hours.
*Can be used on children 12 years and older.
Care Plus – 20% Icaridin (DEET-free spray)
Cost: $15 (100 ml)
Cost: $25 (200 ml)
Non-scented and does not damage synthetic materials. Provides 6-hr protection from mosquitoes and ticks and 10 hours from black flies.
*Can be used on 6 months of age and older.
Watkins – 28.5% DEET
Cost: $12 (80 ml) Cost: $20 (240 ml)
A cream repellent. Reapply every 6 hours as needed. *Can be used on children 12 years and older.
SUNSCREEN – THINK SPORT
Tube (SPF 50+) Stick (SPF 30+)
Cost: $20 (89ml) Cost: $15 (0.64oz)
- Free of biologically harmful chemicals – No avodenzone, oxybenzone or UV chemical absorbers.
- Highest level of Broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection.
- Highest level of water resistance (80 minutes).
- Non-nano formulation, Non-aerosol formulation.
- Free from: parabens, phthalates, PABA, and 1,4 dioxane.
- Applies and absorbs easily – non-oily feel.
- Safe for use on children over 6 months.