The surprising costs of inoculations around the world

Following the announcement that the NHS will soon no longer be providing free prescriptions for some travel-related vaccinations, a fascinating infographic reveals the potential cost for Brits of being inoculated around the world.

China proves to be one of the most expensive places to hit if you want to be fully-protected against all eventualities.

The charts, compiled by price comparison site TravelSupermarket, show that if you want to be completely safeguarded from tetanus, hepatitis A and B, rabies, typhoid, tick-borne encephalitis, Japanese encephalitis and tuberculosis, your final invoice will come in at an eye-watering £984. Scroll down to see how the cost of travel-related injections vary around the world…

Europe

In Europe you could pay up to £954 on jabs if you're heading to Russia, while in France, Spain and Italy no vaccines are required for most travellers

In Europe you could pay up to £954 on jabs if you’re heading to Russia, while in France, Spain and Italy no vaccines are required for most travellers

Popping to Paris for a saunter around the Tuileries, or treating yourself to a soak and massage in a Turkish bath?

First you need to know how much you’ll spend on your travel jabs before you get to the check-in desk.

In Europe you could pay up to £954 on jabs if you’re heading to Russia, while in France, Spain and Italy no vaccines are required for most travellers.

Africa

 If you're going to Africa, a full set of vaccinations could cost you £822 before touching down in Kenya, Senegal and Uganda

If you’re going to Africa, a full set of vaccinations could cost you £822 before touching down in Kenya, Senegal and Uganda

If you’re going to be exploring the varied local wildlife on the vast savannahs of Kenya, or dancing the night away in Senegal’s vibrant capital Dakar, make sure you know how much you’ll need to budget for your travel vaccines before you touch down on your adventure.

If you’re headed to Kenya, Senegal or Uganda, a full set of vaccinations could cost you £822, Namibia is also a pricey place to hit with a £722 maximum price for jabs.

Rabies is one of the most expensive jabs to get, at £165. This is advised but not required for spots included Uganda and Morocco.

Asia

Asia proves to be one of the costliest places to be completely safeguarded, with a comprehensive jab package for China totalling £984

Asia proves to be one of the costliest places to be completely safeguarded, with a comprehensive jab package for China totalling £984

Unsurprisingly, Asia is a hotspot for young UK tourists and backpackers. It boasts ancient temples, serene gardens, fast-paced cosmopolitan cities and awe-inspiring mountains, (not to mention the mouth-watering local food.)

Cost of living is generally low, but make sure you’ve budgeted enough for your vaccines before you go!

Indeed, Asia proves to be one of the costliest places to be completely safeguarded, with a comprehensive jab package for China totalling £984. A jab protecting against tick-borne encephalitis is the costliest one to get, coming in at £210.

South America

Going to South America might require a bit of saving on top of the flights, as a full set of vaccinations for Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia could cost you £664

Going to South America might require a bit of saving on top of the flights, as a full set of vaccinations for Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia could cost you £664

One moment you’re in the peaks of Machu Picchu, the next you find yourself adorned in bright feathers for a night of revelry in Rio’s famed carnival!

You’ll need to be on good form, so make sure you’ve got your vaccines sorted before you go.

It might require a bit of saving before you go however, as a full set of vaccinations for Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia could cost you £664.

These jab packages will protect you again conditions including yellow fever, tetanus and typhoid. Inoculations for Columbia come in at around half the price.

North America

If you're headed to the U.S., it's good news as no vaccinations are required. But if you're headed to the Dominican Republic, be prepared for £667 bill for vaccinations

If you’re headed to the U.S., it’s good news as no vaccinations are required. But if you’re headed to the Dominican Republic, be prepared for £667 bill for vaccinations

Is the warm and inviting Caribbean island of Puerto Rico calling? Then on to sip mojitos in Cuba?

If you’re booking a trip to North America soon, find out how much you’ll need to fork out on vaccines first.

If you’re headed to the U.S., it’s good news as no vaccinations are required.

But if you’re headed to the Dominican Republic, be prepared for £667 bill for vaccinations, the priciest of the pack being for tuberculosis.

Oceania

Ready to swap your nine to five for a sandy beach? Whether you’re heading down under for a deep-sea dive in the Great Barrier reef, or ready to take life slow on the remote island of Fiji, make sure you’ve sorted your tropical vaccines first!

Ready to swap your nine to five for a sandy beach? Whether you’re heading down under for a deep-sea dive in the Great Barrier reef, or ready to take life slow on the remote island of Fiji, make sure you’ve sorted your tropical vaccines first!

Ready to swap your nine to five for a sandy beach?

Whether you’re heading down under for a deep-sea dive in the Great Barrier reef, or ready to take life slow on the remote island of Fiji, make sure you’ve sorted your tropical vaccines first!

Getting to Papua New Guinea by plane is expensive in itself but the recommended travel jabs will blow your budget further.

If you go the whole hog with jabs for cholera, malaria, hepatitis B, Japanese encephalitis, rabies , tuberculosis, typhoid, tetanus and hepatitis A, expect a bill for £882.

At the other end of the scale, a comprehensive vaccine package for New Zealand comes in at £205.

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