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 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.



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)

Cost: $20

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

Cost: $25

This compact bag contains Gravol, Imodium, Pepto Bismol, Tincture of Iodine, Oral Rehydration Salts, and alcohol swabs.


Travel Socks

Cost: $35

*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

Cost: $30

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 (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.


Single – Care Plus (wedge shaped)

Cost: $45

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
Weighs 310 grams.

Double – Care Plus (bell shaped)

Cost: $50

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)
Weighs 480 grams.


Infant Mosquito Net

Cost: $5

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.)


Ben’s Spray – 30% DEET

Cost: $15 (120 mL), $10 (37 mL)

A water based formula.
Reapply every 6 hours as needed.

Care Plus

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

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/ticks and 10 hours from black flies.
*Can be used on 6 months of age and older.


Watkins – 28.5% DEET

Cost: $20 (240 mL), $12 (80 mL)

A cream repellent.
Reapply every 6 hours as needed.



Tube (SPF 50+)

Cost $20.00 (89mL)


Stick (SPF 30+)

Cost $15.00 (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 in children over 6 months