Tips to avoid the travel cold

So, you have spent enough of the time in planning and organizing your travel adventure, not to mention searching. The time has come; you are now on the trip, but inappropriately you are struck down with a common cold. You feel sick, and so as well does the adventure. Sound familiar? Buses are formidable carriers of a common cold. Here are few tips to avoid bus travel cold. Few are plainly obvious and common sense, but sometimes we as human beings are blind to a most obvious. And occasionally common sense isn’t at all as common as we expect.

  • Clean hands

Hands are the most consistent point of very first contact with microorganisms that are harmful to human health. They make immediate contact with an armrest, handshake, back seat etc. Thus, basic act of washing the hands with hot soapy water is essential against transference of germs. If you’re traveling in a bus by booking it from, wash hands before taking any meals, and also after you reach your destination. Buses can be a tight squeeze, so getting off from the seat to wash your hands eat can be a mission. In such case, taking a portable bottle of hand sanitizer on board with you can come in handy.

  • Drink adequate amount of water

bus from ipoh to cameron highlands (10)Drinking enough water responds the dehydrating effects of traveling in a bus from (for instance cramps, fatigue, headaches, and stomach problems). However, doing so could also assist your natural immune mechanisms function in a better way. Because the air in buses is quite dry, your throat and nose are the first areas that would suffer from the dry air so taking a plethora of water will help you to dehydrate well. Sip water consistently during the travel, despite drinking an adequate amount of water all at once during or before stepping into the bus. Doing so will keep the defensive system of your body from long dry periods.

  • Use any type of mouthwash

Using a mouthwash for germ-killing during bus travel might give additional protection. At the same time, it also helps to keep the throat moist.