This is a disease awareness website produced by UCB and is intended for a UK and Ireland audience.

Travelling with Inflammatory Arthritis

Travelling with inflammatory arthritis needn’t be a struggle. It’s best to plan and prepare, so here are some things to consider:

Top Tips

Man on a plane

On the journey

Normally, travelling involves sitting down for long periods of time. Try to change position as often as possible. For example, swap from sitting to standing, and move your joints around when practical.


If you have mobility problems, try to book a ground floor room or one near a lift. If you need mobility aids, make sure that you book them in advance and check that the room is large enough for you to use the aids you need.

The information provided on this website is not a substitute for professional medical care. If you have any concerns about your health or medicine, you should consult your healthcare specialist or general practitioner.

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the patient information leaflet. You can also report side effects directly in the UK via the Yellow Card Scheme website: or via the the MHRA Yellow Card App in the Google Play or Apple App Store. In Ireland please report via the HPRA at

You can also report adverse events to UCB at or

Images used are not of real patients.
IE-DA-2300086. September 2023