Travel Health Guide

Laos

Laos is home to breathtaking natural wonders, humble and friendly people, sacred buddhist rituals, and endless adventure. Swimming in pristine waterfalls, walking through cliffside Buddhist temples, or ziplining through Gibbon sanctuaries are just a few of the unforgettable experiences you can have in the Laotian countryside.

Travel Health Guide

Laos

Laos is home to breathtaking natural wonders, humble and friendly people, sacred buddhist rituals, and endless adventure. Swimming in pristine waterfalls, walking through cliffside Buddhist temples, or ziplining through Gibbon sanctuaries are just a few of the unforgettable experiences you can have in the Laotian countryside.

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Laos Travel Checklist

At Runway, we're looking to empower the traveler with information, resources and access to prescription travel medication. Runway Health Guides are compiled from government sources, local authorities and vetted by a team of licensed travel physicians. From vaccine requirements to medication recommendations, here’s everything you need to know.

Vaccine Entry Requirements For Laos


COVID-19


Requirements for COVID-19 vaccinations change regularly. For the latest travel requirements, please refer to this interactive map developed by our friends at Sherpa.

Most travelers get these

when traveling from the US to Laos

Vaccines

Covid 19
Childhood Vaccinations

  • Chickenpox
  • Diphtheria – Tetanus – Pertussis
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Measles – Mumps – Rubella (MMR)
  • Polio
  • Shingles
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

Medications

Traveler’s Diarrhea Antibiotics

to alleviate an intestinal infection resulting from eating or drinking contaminated food or water. It is the most common travel-related illness and can occur anywhere, but the highest-risk destinations are in Asia, Africa, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Middle East.

Malaria Medication

if traveling beyond the capital. Malaria is present throughout all regions of the country, with the exception of Vientiane. Plan ahead- you may have to start taking medication for several days before and after you travel to ensure that it is effective.

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Some travelers get these

when traveling from the US to Laos

Vaccines

Japanese Encephalitis

is only recommended for those who frequently visit or are planning to spend a month or longer in areas with Japanese encephalitis.

Rabies

may be considered if planning activities that involve direct contact with animals or wildlife – ie. wild camping, cave exploring, or fieldwork in rural areas. As a rule, we recommend avoiding interaction with animals – even domestic pets may carry diseases.

Medications

Motion Sickness Medication

will ensure your travels by air, land or sea are more enjoyable without nausea and dizziness tagging along.

Sleep Aids

may be a great addition to your packing list if you struggle with jet lag or sleeplessness due to travel stress or time zone changes.

Travel Checklist

At Runway, we're looking to empower the traveler with information, resources and access to prescription travel medication. Runway Health Guides are compiled from government sources, local authorities and vetted by a team of licensed travel physicians. From vaccine requirements to medication recommendations, here’s everything you need to know.

COVID-19

Requirements for COVID-19 vaccinations change regularly. For the latest travel requirements, please refer to this interactive map developed by our friends at Sherpa.

when traveling from the US to Laos

Vaccines

Covid 19
Childhood Vaccinations

  • Chickenpox
  • Diphtheria – Tetanus – Pertussis
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Measles – Mumps – Rubella (MMR)
  • Polio
  • Shingles
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

Medications

Traveler’s Diarrhea Antibiotics

to alleviate an intestinal infection resulting from eating or drinking contaminated food or water. It is the most common travel-related illness and can occur anywhere, but the highest-risk destinations are in Asia, Africa, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Middle East.

Malaria Medication

if traveling beyond the capital. Malaria is present throughout all regions of the country, with the exception of Vientiane. Plan ahead- you may have to start taking medication for several days before and after you travel to ensure that it is effective.

when traveling from the US to Laos

Vaccines

Japanese Encephalitis

is only recommended for those who frequently visit or are planning to spend a month or longer in areas with Japanese encephalitis.

Rabies

may be considered if planning activities that involve direct contact with animals or wildlife – ie. wild camping, cave exploring, or fieldwork in rural areas. As a rule, we recommend avoiding interaction with animals – even domestic pets may carry diseases.

Medications

Motion Sickness Medication

will ensure your travels by air, land or sea are more enjoyable without nausea and dizziness tagging along.

Sleep Aids

may be a great addition to your packing list if you struggle with jet lag or sleeplessness due to travel stress or time zone changes.

This guide is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute providing medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment.

This guide is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute providing medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment.

This guide is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute providing medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment.

This guide is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute providing medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment.

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