Staying Healthy On Tour

Last Updated: 20th May 2014

More Tour and Travel Advice for Europe

by – Matt Vernick, Tour Manager, Europe

To avoid coming down with illnesses while you travel you should eat and rest well while on tour, avoid drinking too much alcohol and take some simple health precautions.

by – patooma

A common condition that some Contiki participants may experience while on tour. Such symptoms may include, but are not limited to; the common cold, cough, fever, sore throat, or a combination of all the ailments.

The belief behind the cause of this affliction is that these participants may lack sleep, party too hard, drink too much or a combination of all of the above while on tour. This generally does not bode well for their immune system, and due to the unfamiliar environment and stresses, participants acquire this extra tour experience.

Generally, Contiki participants spend many hours in their humble abode (aka, the “coach”) and once one person falls ill, the likely hood of their malady being shared with other is quite high.



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