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Moldova Travel warnings

Moldovan Transportation Tips

There are a few options for getting around Moldova, from cars to public transportation to your own two feet. They all have their own pros and cons of course. You must decide for yourself which type of transportation you

What to Worry About in Moldova

In any country, there are always local laws and customs to be aware of so you don't make a fool of yourself. Or worse. Moldova is no different. Be on the lookout for petty crime like pick-pocketing and scams, keep your

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The Trouble in Transnistria

If you’ve done any sort of research on Moldova, you’ll have heard about a troublesome section on the eastern bank of the Dniestr River. So what exactly is Transnistria? Well, it’s a territory on the Moldova-Ukrain

Recommended vaccinations for Moldova

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)

    Infectious hepatitis infects through contaminated food and water. Vaccination consists of two injections about 12 months apart, which protects for up to 25 years. The first vaccination protects for 12 months.  The hepatitis A vaccine can be combined with the vaccine against hepatitis B .


    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

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