If leukaemia, lymphoma or recent cancer treatment have given you a weak immune system, you may need to take a supply of antibiotics with you. Your GP can give you a prescription – they may want to speak to your cancer specialist before they do this.
There may be more to consider if you have cancer and are planning a trip. Take our booklets or audio CDs with you for advice and support.
Cancer treatments can affect people differently. Read about how to cope with possible side effects to help you enjoy your break.
If you’re feeling up to some physical activity, walking can really help you to feel better. Meet people, get active and find motivation by organising your walk.
What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Read our blog for travel insurance recommendations and advice from people who have been away since their cancer diagnosis.
Share experiences and advice on practical issues when living with cancer, such as money, work, benefits, travel insurance, transport, food and drink, organising support at home, or getting specialist equipment.
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