Top 5 tips for flying or travelling with a nebuliser

Top 5 tips for flying or travelling with a nebuliser

Travelling with a Nebuliser can be manageable with some planning and preparation. Here are some tips to make your travel experience with a Nebuliser as stress-free as possible:


  1. Consult with your healthcare provider

Before you embark on your journey, consult with your healthcare provider about your travel plans. Organize your medications and prescriptions and keep your medications, including Nebuliser solutions, in their original packaging, and carry them in your carry-on luggage. It's advisable to carry a copy of your prescriptions or a letter from your healthcare provider stating the necessity of the Nebuliser and medications. This will help facilitate security checks and avoid any potential issues.


  1. Research airline policies

Different airlines have varying policies regarding medical equipment, including Nebulisers. Contact your airline in advance to understand their requirements, restrictions, and procedures for carrying a Nebuliser on-board. When you arrive at the airport be prepared for security checks. Security personnel may need to inspect your Nebuliser and related supplies separately. Inform them about your medical condition and the presence of the Nebuliser. Keep your documentation easily accessible to facilitate the screening process.


  1. Carry a portable Nebuliser

Invest in a portable Nebuliser that is compact, lightweight, and battery-operated. Some airlines may only allow a Nebuliser to be used on-board that can be operated by batteries. Portable Nebulisers are designed specifically for travel and can be more convenient than traditional Nebuliser machines. Ensure it meets the airline's guidelines and is approved for air travel.


  1. Pack essential supplies

Along with your Nebuliser, pack all the essential supplies you may need during your journey. This includes extra medication vials, Nebuliser chambers, tubing, masks, filters, and any other accessories or cleaning supplies required for your specific Nebuliser system. It's always better to have more supplies than you think you'll need, as unexpected delays or extended travel can arise.


  1. Carry power adapters and batteries

If your Nebuliser relies on electrical power, carry appropriate power adapters or converters for the countries you'll be visiting. Check if your Nebuliser has a rechargeable battery option and ensure it is fully charged before your trip. Additionally, bring spare batteries to ensure uninterrupted usage, especially during long flights or situations where power outlets may not be readily available.

    Remember, it's always better to be over-prepared when travelling with a Nebuliser. Plan ahead, communicate with your healthcare provider and ensure you have everything you need to maintain your respiratory health while on the go.

    The VELOX portable nebuliser is ideal for travelling!

    The silent operation of the VELOX guarantees discreet treatment wherever you may be. With an option to use it from battery power (3 x ‘AA’ batteries) you can stay mobile. The small size and light weight of the device make it ideal for carrying with you at all times.

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