Travel Clinic

If you are going overseas, make an appointment to discuss your plans with our travel doctor to ensure you have a safe and healthy trip.

Dr I-Pen Hsu and Nurse Anna Spelman have a comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of travel medicine.

Services Provided

Individual medical advice on international health risks specific to your destination.

Vaccination recommendations and/or re-certification. We are a yellow fever certified clinic.

Risk assessment and advice on strategies to prevent travel related illness such as altitude illness, insect borne diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, etc.

Full medicals (where appropriate), vis application health checks and fitness to travel certificates.

Welcome to the Safe Travel Website! This website provides official advice for New Zealanders living and traveling overseas. It is crucial for your safety and well-being to register and update your travel plans on this site. By registering, the NZ Government will be able to communicate important information and ensure your safety in case of an overseas emergency. This site also offers a handy travel checklist and provides tips for safe travel.

Clinics are held every Thursday morning.

The Travel Clinic will be closed during the holiday season, from Thursday 21st December 2023 and resuming services on Thursday 18th January 2024.


Single (30 mins)$110.00
Double Appointment (2 adults,2 children) (60 minutes)$250.00
Nurse only$35.00
Other (Casual patients)$110.00
Cholera (Dukoral)$55.00
Hepatitis A Adult$115.00
Hepatitis A + Typhoid$165.00
Hepatitis A child$80.00
Influenza Quadrivalent$38.00
Japanese Encephalitis$275.00
Meningococcal B$160.00
Meningococcal ACYW (Nimenrix)$130.00
Meningococcal Menactra/Men Quad fi$155.00
Polio (IPol)$75.00
Yellow Fever$120.00
Adacel Pertussis, Tetanus and Diphtheria$67.00
Travel Clinics are held every Thursday morning with Dr I-Pen Hsu and Nurse Anna Spelman

We recommend you book your travel clinic appointment at least 4 weeks in advance of your departure.

Please fill out the Pre-travel Questionnaire below prior to your appointment.

Pre-travel Questionnaire

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e.g. visiting friends, tourism, business, volunteer/aid work, research, adventure/holiday or seeking health care
Please specify destinations (country, state/region, urban or rural) / length of time spending at each location (days/weeks/months) / planned or likely activities (e.g. diving, trekking high altitude, camping, medical care)
(e.g. diabetes, asthma, cardiac disease, disabilities, surgery, recent radiation/chemo)
Mental health conditions (e.g. anxiety)(Required)
Contraception, blood thinners, insulin
e.g. antibiotics, animals, foods, latex
e.g. altitude sickness, DVT
Have you had the chicken pox infection/vaccine?(Required)
Have you received all of your childhood vaccinations?(Required)
e.g. backpacking, host family, resort
e.g. flying, train, cruise)
If you are female:
I understand that any information provided by me will be confidential in terms of the Health information Privacy Act.(Required)
I understand Newtown Medical Centre is seeing me as a casual patient.(Required)
I understand payment is required on the day of consultation.(Required)
Newtown Medical Centre may use the services of a Debt collection agency and any unpaid accounts plus costs in recovering the unpaid account will be the responsibility of the patient.