Oman vaccinations: which ones do you need?

Are you travelling to Oman soon? Once you’ve read our travel advice, you will know what precautions you can take. Our experts recommend vaccinations for Oman, although in most cases these are not mandatory. Which vaccinations you require for your trip to Oman is dependant on the duration of your stay in this sultanate.

Oman lies on the Arabian Peninsula and borders the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Oman has a hot desert climate with high temperatures, and is among the sunniest and driest countries in the world. The best time to travel to Oman is between November and March when it’s not too hot. The country has much to offer for adventurous travellers. You can take a trip through desolate deserts, discover the most beautiful oases, enjoy the spectacular mountains and valleys, or admire medieval fortresses and mosques. Also, the historical capital of Muscat is well worth a visit.

Regardless of your holiday itinerary for Oman, you should always be aware of diseases and the fierce sun. Our skilled KLM Health Services nurses gladly tell you which specific vaccinations you require for Oman and what else you can do to minimise health risks during your stay. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.

Oman vaccinations: the most common risks

Various diseases are prevalent in Oman to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks in Oman and read which specific vaccinations you require.

Dengue

In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

DTP

Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis A

Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis B

Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.

Rabies

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.

Schistosomiasis

In this country Schistosomiasis is prevalent. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.

Yellow Fever - compulsory from Yellow Fever area

In this country Yellow Fever is prevalent. There is a potential risk for travellers. Vaccination is recommended. Vaccination is possibly COMPULSORY when traveling from a Yellow Fever area. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.

Yellow Fever - possibly recommended

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.

A healthy trip to Oman: prepare for your trip with our tips

Make your trip to Oman as pleasant as possible and avoid unexpected surprises. Below you will find helpful tips and tricks to prepare yourself for your journey.

Our KLM Health Services’ Doctor Connect service allows your to contact a KLM Health Services expert 24/7, either by telephone, text message or WhatsApp. Not only in case of emergency but also if you have doubts. Subscribe to Doctor Connect.

Seemingly innocent things such as food, water and bright sunlight can pose a risk to your health during your travels. Want to know what measures you can take to reduce these health risks? Please read our travel tips.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice helps you prepare for safety risks during your stay abroad. The travel advice, for example, tells you which regions are safe and to which regions you should not travel. Sometimes there are security risks. If this is the case, please be alert or, preferably only travel to the country concerned if genuinely necessary. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up a central telephone number for travellers, which can be reached 24/7. Please call: +31 247 247 247.

Schedule a vaccination for Oman? Make an appointment!

Please make an appointment online for your Oman vaccinations. An overview of our branches can be found here. Do you have any other questions about immunisations for Oman? Please feel free to contact us via 0900 109 109 6 (€1,00 per call) or send an email to travelclinic@klm.com. You can also visit our frequently asked questions page.

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