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However...there are people who don't and say 'its fine'
Besides...if you are going for 7 days, and only take 7 days worth of pills...what happens if you are delayed returning home? Things happen..you could be delayed for a couple of days.
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Packing far more than you expect to need is also a must. You never know what emergency may arise, and you could find yourself in a situation where obtaining further supplies because you are delayed is not possible.
i put them in a vip lock bag and they never even look at them. Then I just fill the pills when i get to my room for the week. simple as that
Not so much for your own benefits, but for customs or quarantine checks.
Especially in Middle Eastern countries, SE Asia and some South American countries, some border officials can be suspicious (or bored) and give you grief.
Perhaps your doctor or pharmacist has "sample packs" of your meds you can get.
Also take copies of any prescriptions, just in case....
Also remember that some countries do prohibit the import of the strangest thins. Stuff we take for granted. For example paracetamol is apparently banned to Thailand. At least according to our company"s travel department.
I seem to recall someone mentioning their case accidentally came open and the meds spilled out. Sorting things back into their correct container was a challenge. So, on my last cruise I carried the bottles and the carrier and sorted them into their "days" once onboard.
Of course, please / please / please - transport your meds in your carryon bags / purse - something you will not let leave your side - ever. I can't tell you the number of times I have been onboard and heard people at Guest Services upset about their baggage that "has our medications in it".
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