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DON'T forget to pack your first aid kit when going on holiday. Here are some essentials: ANTISEPTIC AND DRESSINGS ANTISEPTIC, dressings and plasters. Even the smallest cut or graze can get infected if not cleaned and covered. Boots offer Value 20 Washproof plasters for 69p, a Value stretch bandage for 69p and 150ml liquid antiseptic for PS2.19, all on their 3 for 2 offer.

SCISSORS, PINS & TWEEZERS YOU'LL need the right first aid tools. Boots sell Essential scissors for PS2, slanted tweezers for PS1.90 and 50 safety pins for PS2.49.

SUNSCREEN AND AFTERSUN STOP burns ruining your trip. Aldi's Lacura range is the cheapest, a Suncream bundle with two lotions, a spray and aftersun for PS9.99 (online only).

INSECT REPELLENT TO keep creepy crawlies at bay try Superdrug's Buzz Off Insect repellant for PS2.49.

ANTIHISTAMINES THEY can calm down all sorts of allergic reactions, not just hay fever. Make sure you get the type that suits you. Superdrug offer 30 Almus tablets for PS1.99.

ANTI-DIARRHOEA TABLETS SUPERDRUG offers one of the cheapest options, a pack of 24 kaolin and calcium carbonate tablets for just PS2.19.

PAINKILLERS AN absolute essential.. Boots offers a pack of 16 500mg Paracetamol tablets for just 20p.

ANTI-MOTION SICKNESS TABLETS YOU never know how a turbulent flight or choppy boat ride might affect you. Take precautions with a pack of Stugeron Cinnarizine 15mg Tablets 15s PS3.19 from Boots or Superdrug.

REHYDRATION SACHETS BECOMING dehydrated through sunstroke, sickness or diarrhoea can make you feel desperately ill.

Use powders to help your body retain as much water, and essential salts, as possible. Tesco offers a pack of 6 Dioralyte blackcurrant sachets for just PS3.05.

THERMOMETER A BIG help, particularly if you have kids and fear they have a fever coming on. Boots sells a basic digital thermometer by Omron for just PS5.40.

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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Jul 7, 2017
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