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Q. What are the entry, visa and vaccination requirements for an Australian couple visiting Malaysia, Britain and Spain across a period of 19 days?
A. You won’t need any visas for this trip, as long as you’re travelling for leisure and going for only a few weeks. Just make sure you have at least six months’ validity on your passport, which is something that is recommended for most overseas trips.
Regarding vaccinations, I always rely on The Travel Doctor-TMVC (see tmvc.com.au) for up-to-date advice. The TMVC says that, as well as making sure your standard vaccinations (tetanus, diphtheria and others) are up to date, vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for travel to Malaysia and Spain. Hepatitis A is transmitted through contaminated food and drink, so anyone is susceptible to it. You should also consider… (click here to keep reading this article by Jane E. Fraser)