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mosquitos about at the moment

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mosquitos about at the moment

Does anyone know if there are many mozzies around at the moment. Going in 2 weeks :)

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1. Re: mosquitos about at the moment

I wouldnt think so at this time of year, its a bit early,

Best to take repellants with you, If they are hungry they don't go by the weather,

If you take sprays don't forget to rub it in before it evaporates,

Alan

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Thanks Alan. They love me even through repellants, always take a load with me :)

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3. Re: mosquitos about at the moment

Hi Durham,

If you think the repellants don't work it maybe like I said you don't rub it in, once it evaporates it won't work, if you use plug ins change the tablet each day, close the balcony doors early, before dusk, even spray your room before you go down to evening dinner,

Not saying they all work but it might,

If you get bitten during the day it could be sand flies,

Alan

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Thanks again Alan!, I am just one of those people they love. Last Nov in Egypt I was using Incognito shampoo, shower gel, anti mosquito after sun then on top of that spray repellant plus always have the plug in in the rooms and had some mosquito coils for the balcony, I was still eaten alive. Because I react bad I had to get a steroid and anti histamine injection from the doc. The best thing I used over there was off so will look for some local stuff when I get to Tunisia too. My husband is sat next to me with no repellant on and they never bother him. Put up with it though as I love my hoildays :)

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5. Re: mosquitos about at the moment

Hi, if you take vitamin B for one week before you go and whilst your there, they should stay away from you, they don't like it, they will have a nibble and move on! It's worked for me for the past two holidays, good luck.

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6. Re: mosquitos about at the moment

I'm sure you do this anyway....

Put the repellent on first thing in the morning, an hour before having to go out. Ensure its well rubbed in. By the time your going outside it will have dried and absorbed into your skin. This is when its most affective. Same goes for sun lotion.

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7. Re: mosquitos about at the moment

I just got back from Tunisia today

Indeed, there are plenty of mosquitoes

They don't go on holiday !

I zapped a few most nights in the bedroom/bathroom

Got bitten a few times too when i forgot to hunt them down before going to bed

Happy Holiday and Happy itching !

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8. Re: mosquitos about at the moment

Mick!!!!!!

Hope you had a great holiday?

Nice to see you back.

Buzzzzz buzzzz x

Julie

Edited: 13 April 2014, 19:27
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9. Re: mosquitos about at the moment

Hi Julie,

Yes, the dreaded Tunisian midgie was in form

I used repellent but some times forgot to apply it

There was bit of rain during our first week Not severe

Showers overnight and damp in the morning, then sun comes out

I understand that gets the mozzie up and about

However, we have both got great tans !

High 20s some days

Regards Mick

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10. Re: mosquitos about at the moment

welcome home mick,

alan

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