Travel Products

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

Cost: $10

*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.


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.





Infant Mosquito Net

Cost: $5

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: $15 (100 ml) 

A water based formula. Reapply every 6 hours as needed. *Can be used on children 12 years and older.

Care Plus

Care Plus – 20% Icaridin (DEET-free spray)

Cost: $10 (50 ml) 

$15 (100 ml)- currently out of stock

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.