You should confirm with your doctor that all courses and boosters are up to date as recommended for life in Britain. For Peru the courses or boosters that are usually advised are Hepatitis A, tetanus and typhoid. Other vaccines to be considered are Diphtheria, Rabies and yellow fever.
There is no yellow fever vaccination certificate required for entry to Peru. There is a risk of yellow fever in some parts of Peru and the vaccination is only recommended for travelers over the age of 9 months who will be visiting these areas. Please consult with your doctor to check if the yellow fever vaccination is advised for your trip.
In most of Peru there is a low to no risk of malaria and antimalarial medication is not usually required. In the Southern Amazon region there is a variable risk and antimalarial medication is usually advised if you are visiting this area. In the northern Amazon region there is a high risk of malaria and anti malarial medication is usually advised. Please consult with your doctor as to whether you need anti malarial medication for your trip and for what type of medication is best for you.
Disclaimer: All the information we provide here is purely for guidance purposes and we are not medical experts. We always recommend that you make an appointment with your doctor 6-8 weeks before departure who will be able to properly assess your personal medical history, give accurate advice and advise on exactly which immunisations or medical precautions you need to take.