Working on the Frontline: 5 household items to take with you.

Posted in High Risk Travel Insurance what to pack when volunteering, what to pack when working abroad, working abroad checklist, High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance on 5 August 2019

The following items are useful in a 'last resort' situation and should not be replied upon as a permanent fix. We accept no liability for any loss, damage or injury incurred in their use.

1) Binder Clips

Binder Clips are not only a great accessory for the office, they're handy and useable in many more situations when you put your mind to it.

For example, Binder Clips can be used to hold broken luggage together, to hang up wet clothes and temporarily repair torn hems to name a few. They are also small and compact enough to take up almost no room at all in your suitcase!

black binder clip

2) Duct Tape

Duct Tape does almost everything; Repairs broken shoes, torn clothes, can be used as an emergency bandage and can help water proof a number of items. This is one item you should remember to pack for every trip!

duct tape

2) Wet Wipes

Wet Wipes are a must -have in any backpack as they are so multifunctional!

Not only can they help keep you clean and germ free, they can be used to wipe down door handles or any other surface that may need disinfecting before you would want to touch it. Keep those germs at bay!

a man using wet wipes to clean his hands

4) Baby Powder

If you are going to be spending a lot of time on a beach or anywhere else with sand, you're going to end up with sand stuck all over your body which can become a nightmare to wash off and can cause skin irritations If left on too long. Baby Powder can make it easier to remove sand while calming your skin at the same time. Genius!

baby powder

5) Condoms

According to the NHS, condoms are 98% effective at preventing pregnancy. However, if you are in a tight spot, they're effective at protecting and waterproofing your small items too!.

Should you for whatever reason be submerged in water, by placing your valuables such as mobile phone and wallet in a condom, it is more likely to stay undamaged.

(We accept no responsibility for these items.)

Condoms are also a useful tool for carrying water too in an emergency should you not have anything else to hand.

pile of condoms

Get covered with Travel Insurance

As soon as you book your trip and definitely before you travel, one of the most important things to remember is to book your travel insurance!

When travelling to challenging or 'high risk' environments across the world, you'll need a travel insurance product that can offer enhanced protection and extensive emergency assistance which is exactly where High-Risk Voyager travel insurance can help. Even in countries the FCDO have advised against all or 'all but essential' travel!

With a 24/7 emergency medical helpline and access to the 'One Tap Emergency Response' App, Emergency Medical Expenses cover up to £1,000,000, Emergency Medical Evacuation cover up to £1,000,000, cover for PTSD treatment and much, much more, High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance can offer peace of mind and financial protection from the unexpected on your next business or leisure trip.

This article is for information and entertainment purposes only. It does not constitute advice in any way. The information provided here is correct at the time of writing however please check the latest policy wording for the latest terms, conditions and exclusions.

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