Are you travelling to Saudi Arabia? Prepare your trip well. We recommend certain vaccinations for Saudi Arabia. If you are going on a pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj), you must have been vaccinated against meningitis. Which other vaccinations you need for you trip to Saudi Arabia is dependent on the places you plan to visit and the duration of your stay in this fascinating country.
Saudi Arabia vaccinations: the most common risks
Various diseases are prevalent in Saudi Arabia to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines and measures can protect you against these. Make sure to make an appointment at our Travel Clinic before travelling to Saudi Arabia so you will know at an instant which specific vaccinations and precautions you require.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
In this country there is a risk of getting malaria. Protection against mosquito bites is necessary during day- and nighttime. Sometimes malaria tablets are recommended, please contact KLM Health Services.
There is an increased risk of measles in this country. A MMR (Mumps Measles Rubella) vaccination is recommended for anyone who has not been vaccinated against measles or has experienced the disease.
In the Netherlands, most children now receive a vaccination against BMR. We therefore recommend a vaccination for some travellers. This advice depends on age, past vaccinations and diseases experienced.
Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.
In this country Schistosomiasis is prevalent. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.
Vaccination against tuberculosis depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.