Mosquito Avoidance Tips

Travellers are advised to prevent mosquito bites by taking these steps:

  • use a DEET-containing insect repellent on exposed skin
  • sleep under a mosquito net, ideally impregnated with permethrin
  • choose accommodation with screens and fans
  • impregnate clothing with permethrin in high-risk areas
  • wear long sleeves and trousers in light colours
  • use mosquito coils
  • spray your room with insect repellent before going out