Everyone loves a good holiday. There is nothing more exciting than to travel across the glove and have that much-needed relaxation. However, there is one insect that can spoil your much deserved holiday – mosquitoes.
Mosquitoes are mostly found in every country, so it is most likely that you will encounter them even when you travel. While these insects are small but they can create much chaos as they bite us and spread a range of diseases like malaria, Zika virus, dengue fever, and so on.
Thankfully, there are ways to avoid mosquito bites. Avoid places where mosquitoes live. Here are some tips to help you out:
If you want to avoid mosquitoes better bring a mosquito repellent with you. This will be your best friend as you travel to your new destination. You can easily buy insect repellents at supermarkets or in a pharmacy and just apply it to the exposed skin area. Find products with DEET as it is the most effective.
Mosquitoes love to be active at dusk and dawn, but it may still differ depending on species. Still, avoid going out during the times when mosquitoes are active.
Even if you are at home avoid standing water since this can be a good place for mosquitoes to lay eggs. For mosquito infestations, it is good to contact an expert in mosquito, tick and flea control Newtown to help you with the problem.
During your travel, check if there is standing water nearby and remove it immediately if there is since you still do not want them to breed while you are enjoying your vacation.