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You might belong to a special diet for some ethical. religious or medical reason. These can make international travel difficult, but with a little preparation you can meet the challenge. Here are some tips to remember.
Warn Airlines About Allergies
Let Customer Service at your airline know ahead of time. It’s almost certain that they’ve dealt with passengers who share your dietary restriction.
Pack Plenty Of Medicine
Do an end-around of any travel-related complications by packing your own medications, supplies and equipment.
Learn Bits Of Language
Even if you don’t know the language of the country you’re visiting, learn enough to let people know about your special diet.
Check Your Insurance
In case you do need to buy medicine or receive medical care while on the road, check to make sure your insurance will cover you while abroad.
Use Side Dishes
If you find yourself unable to find full meals within your dietary restrictions, at least you should be able to ‘cobble together’ meals made up of side dishes.
Get A Prescription
Have your doctor fill out a prescription for you before you leave to make buying medicines simpler, just in case you need to.
Pack Your Snacks
If your snacks are highly specialized, don’t count on being able to find their equivalent. Pack your own.
Tech For You
There are more tech options available for you than you might be aware of. For instance, feed a little of your meal to the Nima Portable Gluten Sensor and it’ll tell you whether it’s gluten-free.
Be informed before you travel. Just for openers, you ought to be able to learn the locations of any vegetarian or vegan restaurant in that city.