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Boots UK helps us to make the most of our great British breaks

08 June 2016
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Boots UK helps us to make the most of our great British breaks

UK ‘staycations’ were booming last year, with three-quarters of adults either opting to holiday at home or planning a UK break1. Boots UK knows with holidays in this country comes long car journeys and the temptation to pack everything but the kitchen sink. To help keep your family protected and make the holiday a success from the moment you lock the door Boots UK has pulled together the UK holiday helpers check list.

Specifically designed to help care for your family’s travel first aid needs, this handy kit is ideal when on the go. Joining forces with St John Ambulance, the Boots St John Ambulance Travel First Aid Kit (£11.99) provides first aid essentials from dressings and plasters to bandages and wipes plus a first aid guide providing information and advice on dealing with everything.

These Boots Kids Immunity Gummies (£3.14) will help make sure your kids are on top form before the holiday even starts. The blackcurrant flavour and gummy texture will mean that little ones won’t even notice it’s doing them good! The gummies contain vitamin C to help maintain a healthy immune system.

And, knowing you can never have too many wipes, why not stock up with these Boots Anti-bacterial wipes (£1) to help remove bacteria and clean kids’ hands and faces. Use biocides safely. Always read the label and product information before use.

Unluckily for many, motion sickness is a common and familiar feeling when it comes to car journeys. The feeling happens when the motion you sense with your inner ear is different from the motion you visualise2. To help reduce this unwanted feeling consider the Boots Pharmaceuticals Motion Sickness Tablets (£2.79) which can help relieve the symptoms of motion sickness. Contains cinnarizine.  Always read the label

As well as keeping your little ones clean and healthy, keeping them occupied and comfortable will also help make the journey far more relaxing. This Trunki SnooziHedz Seatbelt Cover Blue (£4.99) also has a pocket so they can keep those favourite keep sakes close to hand. Or perhaps add a little luxury to nap time with this Trunki Yondi Neck Pillow Red (£12.99)specially designed to form a soft and supportive cushion stopping your child's head rolling forward so they can snooze in comfort - it also comes with the unique Trunki GripTM so your little one can attach their favourite comforter or blanket.

This lightweight and durable Trunki PaddlePak (£19.99) may be just the helping hand you need to avoid kids packing their entire collection of toys. With an ingenious roll top that creates wide opening for easy access they can pick just their favourites to take with them. Then when on holiday the waterproof material will make it the perfect partner for little swimmers.

Even if UK weather is a little less predictable than on the continent, protecting your kids (and yourselves) from the effects of the sun is a must. This Mini Club girls sunsafe suit (£13.00) is fun and bright as well as providing excellent UVA and UVB protection with a UPF 40+ rating. Pairing this with Soltan Family Pack (£14.00), a great four pack of products from the Soltan range including Soltan Kids Moisturising Suncare Lotion SPF50, which is specially formulated for your child’s vulnerable skin.  

 

About Boots UK

Boots UK (boots.com), the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer, is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.  With 2,510* stores in the UK, Boots UK is committed to providing exceptional customer and patient care, be the first choice for pharmacy and healthcare and offer innovative 'only at Boots' exclusive products such as the UK’s leading skincare brand No7, all delivered with the great value customers love. Created over 165 years ago, the Boots brand is still at the heart of the communities it serves.

*As at 31 August 2015 excluding equity method investments

Notes to Editors

  1. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/leisure/11840260/Poldark-fans-flocking-to-South-West-fuel-UK-staycations-boom.html
  2. http://www.medicinenet.com/motion_sickness_sea_sickness_car_sickness/article.htm

 

 

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Boots UK is the largest pharmacy-led health and beauty chain in the UK and its purpose is to champion everyone’s right to feel good. With 2,336* stores and a team of around 52,000* colleagues, of which approximately 6,600* are registered pharmacists, the Boots brand has been at the heart of local communities across the UK since 1849. Boots UK is committed to providing exceptional customer and patient care and being the first choice for pharmacy, beauty, healthcare and wellness, alongside offering its innovative portfolio of product brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin.

Boots UK is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) – a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. More company information is available at boots-uk.com.

*As of Aug. 31, 2020