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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Select Wisely - Food and Health Translation Cards for Your Traveling Needs

Living or traveling abroad with allergies, dietary and/or medical restrictions? Worried about translating your food and health needs to airport security in a foreign country where you don't speak the language? 

 It's hard enough communicating in one's native language about life-threatening conditions. Add in language and cultural barriers, and travel may seem impossible. But it's not.

Select Wisely,LIFESAVING resource site you will want to check out.

Select Wisely offers travel translation cards for travelers who are:
  • diabetics or asthmatics
  • managing sugar-free/gluten-free diet
  • managing latex, drug, animal or food allergies
  • vegetarian
  • traveling with sick children
  • carrying a Letter for Autoinjectors or Inhalers
Select Wisely offers Life-Threatening Food Allergy Cards and Food and Health Translation for Travelers cards in the standard languages (Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Thai), as well as 20+ other options.

Their homepage provides a full list of the 'Food and Health Translations for Travelers' they can provide, and this list is incredibly extensive.

Want to know more about the food variety and simplicity of their language translation cards? Visit their 'Languages + Food' link.

Looking for invaluable day-to-day information about interacting with locals in foreign countries, airlines, reading food labels and cross contamination possibilities? Check out their 'Travel Tips' link.

Looking for some good websites for travel, eating food, and/or studying abroad? You may find their 'Resources' link helpful.

So if you're in a position to live or travel abroad, Select Wisely translation cards and services may help your dream become a SAFER reality.