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 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?
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.
A collapsible convenient travel cup which is leak proof, hygienic, and features a pill holder. PC & BPA free.
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.
A squeezable travel tube which is carry-on approved. It has a “no drip” valve and a handy suction cup. Can be used for toiletries and is also foodsafe.
“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.
Water Bottle & Water Purification Tablets
This .65 litre Nalgene 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.
Water Purification Tablets
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.
Lifesystems Ultranet Single
Compact wedge-shaped net designed for one person. Pre-attached hanging cord. Hanging hooks (x 2) included, consider carrying extra hooks and string. Weighs 220 grams (7 oz). Impregnated with deltamethrin anti-mosquito treatment which lasts through 20 washes and/or 6-12 months standard use.
Bell-shaped net designed for 2 persons.
Lifesystems Hoopnet King Size
Bell-shaped net for two persons. Pre-attached hanging cord with spring-steel hoop. Hanging hooks (x 2) included, consider carrying extra hooks and string. Weighs 800 grams (26 oz). Impregnated with deltamethrin anti-mosquito treatment which lasts through 20 washes and/or 6-12 months standard use.
Lifesystems Mosquito Net Hanging Kit
Cost: $12 **low supply**
A versatile kit for hanging all shapes and sizes of mosquito nets. The kit includes: nylon cord, rubber suction hook, safety pins and screw hooks.
Infant Mosquito Net
Fine knitted 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.)
Cost: $15 (120 mL), $10 (37 mL)
A water based formula with 30% DEET. Reapply every 6 hours as needed.
Care Plus (DEET-free spray)
Cost: $15 (100 mL)
Active ingredient is Icaridin 20%. Provides 12-hour protection from mosquitoes/ticks and 10 hours from black flies. Safe for use on 6 months of age and older.
Cost: $20 (240 mL), $12 (80 mL), $6 (45 mL)
A cream repellent with 28.5% DEET. Reapply every 6 hours as needed.