If you're planning to travel outside the UK, you may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases found in other parts of the world. If possible, see a GP or a private travel clinic at least eight weeks before you are due to travel.
Some vaccines need to be given well in advance to allow your body to develop immunity. Some will involve a number of doses spread over several weeks or months.
Check which vaccinations you need
You can find out which vaccinations are necessary or recommended for the areas you will be visiting on these websites: