Travel + Type 1 Diabetes


Whether through local or international destinations, travel changes how you see the world. It helps you gain a new perspective and a better understanding of our planet, humanity and the cultures within it. It tests what you thought you knew about others and yourself. It can also test your type 1 diabetes management. Ideally, you’ve prepared well enough that you don’t run into surprises concerning your care, but sometimes the unexpected happens and you have to make do. Here are our travel basics from packing and airport travel to personal stories of surviving customs and jet lag. Bon voyage!

Travel Resources

Travel Stories

WRITTEN BY BT1 Editorial Team, POSTED 05/25/16, UPDATED 12/22/22

This piece was authored collaboratively by the Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team.