Health and special assistance

See how you can travel carefree with personally bespoke travel advice and the right vaccinations. Or if you require special assistance, find out how KLM CARES can assist you. We’ll gladly help to make your journey a smooth one.

Special assistance

If you require some assistance at the airport, want to bring your assistance dog or will be travelling with a wheelchair or special medical equipment, you can count on KLM CARES. Simply make your special assistance request at least 48 hours before your departure.

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Vaccinations & health advice

If you are travelling, you may be at risk of being affected by all sorts of diseases. Many infectious diseases can easily be prevented if you get vaccinated or take the right precautionary measures. Find out as early as possible how you can prepare yourself:

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Travel by air is usually safe for mothers-to-be. Women that are over 36 weeks pregnant are recommended not to fly. We also discourage flying during the first week following delivery, also for your baby.

If you are expecting more than 1 baby, we recommend consulting your physician first. If you have had complications, you always need to have permission to fly from your physician.

Special meals

We offer a range of special meals tailored to your medical or religious preferences. You can order them at for all KLM intercontinental flights.

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