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Letter from the doc to fly?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by cjohnson, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. cjohnson

    cjohnson · Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone

    Going on holiday on Saturday (hurray!!!) but this is first time since diagnosis last August. I have contacted the travel company to say have diabetes etc. etc. but they say I need a letter from the doctor to be able to take testing kit on board plane etc. Is this normal and what do I ask the doctor to put?

    Thanks in advance for any help.

    Regards
    CJ :)
     
  2. wobbles

    wobbles · Active Member

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    I have no idea. However, maybe you should just ask your GP as this may be something they have done before for someone else and they know the drill?

    Cheers + Bon voyage!

    Wobbles
     
  3. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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    Hi CJ,just explain to your doctor that you need a letter about your medication for travelling and he will know what to write.
     
  4. Katharine

    Katharine · Well-Known Member

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    It is useful to have it so you can justify having needles etc on board. Once you have it just keep it with your passport. I have such a letter but have never actually been asked for it.
     
  5. cjohnson

    cjohnson · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for your replies everyone - have asked for said letter and pick it up on Thursday.

    CJ :D
     
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    Have a great time!
     
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