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Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

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Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

ive heard the mossies can be a real pain in july / august, so want to be prepared, going with 1 wife and 2 kids, whats the best spray or lotion to take ?

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1. Re: Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

Other than light long clothing, best bug spray has to have 25% deet

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2. Re: Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

i was also thinking of which one to get, has anybody used jungle formula?

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3. Re: Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

Hi

We went to gran bahia in january i bought boots own brand with deet and we didnt have one bite between three of us.

I also invested in one of the plug in repelent and we didnt have any bugs in our room the whole fortninght hope this helps

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4. Re: Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

Hi Gavin

Can you tell me where you got the mozzie plug in from as I've been looking and they all have the round 2 prongs not the flat ones that are needed in mexico.

Thanks

Jo

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5. Re: Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

Hi Jo

We got the plug in from duty free at manchester as we also couldnt find one here.

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6. Re: Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

Hi Gavin

Thanks for that.

Jo

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7. Re: Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

There is a brand in Mexico called Auton

No bad smells and works well

Yellow bottle with a red cap comes either lotion or spray

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8. Re: Whats the best bug / mozzie spray to take

I usually get one called 'OFF' and I always buy some from the Supermarket before I leave for the next trip.

You'll pay about £8- in the Hotel for a small can whereas you can get a large Spray in Walmarts Playa Del Carmen for about £2-

I still end up with a few bites though, some of them just don't careless what you put on! :))

snooks

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