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Last Updated: November 22, 2022

Be prepared with MyMedic First Aid Kits - An essential travel companion

A first aid kit is essential for packing for every trip when we leave home, no matter how long it is.

Now that the pandemic is over, there’s no reason for you not to be prepared for mishaps. In this article, we look at the most popular first aid kits on the market for travelers, and boat owners.


My Medic - FAK First Aid Kit

MyMedic has a range of First Aid Kits in a variety of colors. If you already know you want to buy one, click the button below to see the full range on MyMedic.com. 

MyMedic FAK Red

The most popular MyMedic First Aid Kits for travel

The First Aid Kits listed below are the most popular kits. These are suited to hiking, or for keeping on the bike. 

The Solo

Basic $50 USD - Advanced $100 USD

MyMedic Solo First Aid Kit Color Coyote

The Solo is compact, water resistant and lightweight.

This kit comes in 5 colors and will tuck nicely into most backpacks without taking up too much room. 

It's a good place to start if you're on a budget as it covers the basic essentials.

The kit contains over 45 quality, essential first-aid supplies and mesh pouch on the front is ideal for storing extra bandages or sunscreen. 

Solo FAK Inside

The two buttoned Molle straps on the back of the Solo bag are for attaching this kit to another bag if needed.

This handle is designed to be easy to grab, high quality and heavy duty. 

It also has a large high quality zipper so it won't snag or get stuck when trying to open it. 

The Solo kit is a flat-fold design to make it easy to find what you need, when you need it.

Solo FAK Red
Contents of My Medic Solo First Aid Kit


Chest Seal







My FAK (First Aid Kit)

Basic $120 USD - Advanced $240 USD

My FAK Tri-Fold First Aid Kit

The FAK (My First Aid Kit) was designed to be versatile, functional and indestructible.

This Kit can be used anywhere from a day trip out with the kids, a multi-day backpacking or hiking adventure, or any off-road treks on your bike. 

My FAK What's Included

What's inside the FAK?


Chest Seal
CPR Shield


Small Gauze Pad
Knuckle Bandage
Small Bandage
Knee or Elbow Bandage
Pressure Bandage
Non-Adherent Pad
Large Gauze Pad
Fingertip Bandage 2-2
Gauze Roll 1-1
Liquid Skin 2-2


Burnshield Gel 2-2
Burnshield 0-1


Fizz Tablets 0-2


Tylenol 2-2
Pepto-Bismol 2-2
Bayer 0-1
Ammonia Wipe 0-1
Advil 3-3
Dramamine 0-2


Paracord 0-1
Light Stick 0-1
Survival Blanket 1-1


Scalpel Blade No.10 0-2
Scalpel Handle 0-1
Thermometer 1-1
Nitrile Gloves 2-2
Surgical Tape 1-1
EMT Shears 7.25
Scalpel Blade No.11 0-2
Pen Light 1-1
Surgical Scissors 0-1

Sprain & Fracture

Elastic Bandage 1-1
Triangular Bandage 1-1
Finger Splint 1-1


Antibiotic Ointment 2-2
Lip Balm 2-2
Sunscreen 2-2
Sting Relief Wipe 2-2
P.A.W.S Hand Wipe 2-2
Povidone Prep Pad 0-2
Anti-Itch Cream 2-2
Oral Pain Relief 2-2
Petrolatum 1-1
BZK Towelette 2-2
Alcohol Prep Pad 2-2
Saljet - Sterile Saline 2-2

Boat Medic | First Aid Kit

First Aid Box $200 USD 

My Medic Boat - Range of Colors
  • Official first-aid partner of the U.S. Sailing Team.
  • Sink-Proof, Crush-Proof, Dust-Proof.
  • Hand-picked by first responders and medical pros.
  • HSA/FSA approved.
  • Boat First Aid Kit Inside
    Boat First Aid Kit - My Medic

    The Boat Medic kit has a heavy duty handle and comes with dual-action clips. The handle is easy to grab even when wet, and the dual action clips means there will be no accidental opening. The case can be locked shut if required. It also has an Automatic Pressure Release Valve. This will keep both dust and water out.

    This Kit is water tight making it buoyant. If it accidentally falls overboard, it will float and keep the First Aid supplies dry. 


    CPR Shield


    Liquid Skin 0-1
    Small Gauze Pad 2-2
    Pressure Bandage 0-1
    Secure Strip 0-1


    Burnshield 0-1
    Burn Shield Gel 0-2


    Fizz Tablets 0-2


    Tylenol 0-1
    Advil 0-2
    Dramamine 0-1
    Bayer 0-1
    Benadryl 0-1
    Pepto-Bismol 0-1


    Survival Blanket 0-1
    Paracord 0-1


    Pen Light 0-1
    EMT Shiers 0-1
    Small Cold Pack 0-1
    Nitrile Gloves 0-1
    Tweezers 0-1

    Sprain & Fracture

    Triangular Bandage 0-1
    Elastic Bandage 0-1
    Arm - Leg Splint 0-1


    Swipe Relief Gel 0-3
    Lip Balm 0-4
    BKZ Towelette 0-2
    Sunscreen 0-4
    Antibiotic Ointment 0-2

    Boat Medic measures 8 inches by 10 inches and is 4 inches deep. (approx 20 cm x 25.4 cm x 10 cm deep. It comes in a range of colors and weighs 3.5 pound (or 1.5 kg). 

    10 Essentials First Aid Kit - Pack to Survive

    10 Essentials First Aid Bag $249 USD 

    What 2020 taught is is that you can never be too prepared for the unexpected. Designed in the USA, this kit is a rugged backpack with a roll top closure.

    It's stocked with emergency and survival supplies that will help you to survive the first 72 hours when things don’t go according to plan.

    10 Essentials Waterproof First Aid Kit

    The 10 Essentials dry bag is comfortable to wear, durable and waterproof.

    It has 2 elastic mesh pockets on either side that provides easy access to any extra's you want to add or carry, and there's a fully waterproof outer pocket. 

    If necessary, it can be used as a flotation device with the built-in inflation valve.

    This kit has been designed around the National Parks recommended 10 Essentials. 

    These are 10 categories of first aid and emergency items that can help you in the event of injuries, sudden weather changes, or unexpected delays. 

    10 Essentials Bag Front
    10 Essentials Bag Back First Aid KIt
    • First Aid
    • Multi-Tool
    • Water
    • Food
    • Fire
    • Light Source
    • Navigation
    • Sun Protection
    • Shelter
    • Clothes

    This kit is designed to be worn as a back pack and has padding on the back with two wide backpack straps for comfort. It also has a sternum strap.

    It also has a heavy duty handle at the top. 

    It measures: 23.3" Height x 14.1" Wide x 5" Deep

    (or approx 60 cm x 36 cm x 12.7 cm)

    Capacity - 15 Ltr

    Weight - 8 lbs (3.6 Kg)

    10 Essentials Bag Front
    10 Essentials Bag Back First Aid KIt
    • First Aid
    • Multi-Tool
    • Water
    • Food
    • Fire
    • Light Source
    • Navigation
    • Sun Protection
    • Shelter
    • Clothes

    This kit is designed to be worn as a back pack and has padding on the back with two wide backpack straps for comfort. It also has a sternum strap.

    It also has a heavy duty handle at the top. 

    It measures: 23.3" Height x 14.1" Wide x 5" Deep

    (or approx 60 cm x 36 cm x 12.7 cm)

    Capacity - 15 Ltr

    Weight - 8 lbs (3.6 Kg)

    What's inside the 10 Essentials First Aid Kit?

    10 Essentials - What's inside

    This kit comes with over 100 essential items covering the 10 essential categories.

    All the items for each category are kept in 4 separate storage bags with each category clearly marked so that you will find what you need easily. 

    Pack to Survive - 10 Essentials First Aid Backpack Kit

    Clothes, Shelter, Sun Protection

    This pack includes: 

    1 x poncho

    1 x sunglasses

    1 x emergency bivvy (similar to a sleeping bag but it's water proof)

    1 x pair of wool blend socks

    1 x pair of rubberized and insulated gloves

    1 x beanie*

    1 x pair of hand warmers

    2 x Aqua Tabs (for water purification)

    * One side of the bean is made with reflective material. This will light up when a light is shone on it at night. The other side is a non reflective black. The beanie can be worn either way. 

    10 Essentials Backpack Life Saving Essentials

    Food, Water

    This pack includes: 

    1600 calories of food

    1 x bag of portable water

    1 x life straw (to purify water directly from a stream)

    1 x collapsible water bottle

    Navigation, Light Source, Fire

    This pack includes: 

    1 x Chem Stick (Glow Stick)

    1 x waterproof container with matches enclosed

    1 x Fire Starter

    1 x Compass

    1 x Headlamp - chargeable with USB or Solar

    Multi-Tool, First Aid (includes the Hiker Medic supplies below)

    What is included in the Medic Supplies Section of 10 Essentials Kit

    As well as the Hiker Medic pack, this pack also includes: 

    1 x pressure bandage

    1 x space blanket

    1 x extra large hand towel

    2 x rolls of Super Tape

    1 x Stay Alive Guide - This is a guide to basic First Aid and outdoor survival tips

    1 x Multi Tool

    The 10 Essentials Kit is backed with the My Medic Lifetime Guarantee. If you aren’t 100% satisfied, simply send it back.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is it better to build a first aid kit or buy one?

    Most people get premade first aid kits to save time and money compared to buying individual supplies and assembling a kit.

    Buying a premade kit ensures you don't overlook any important supplies or tools. 

    How often does a first aid kit need to be checked?

    You should undertake a check of your First Aid Kit after each use. If you haven't used it in a while, then check it at least once every 12 months. 

    What is the importance of having a first aid kit?

    Having a first aid kit with you can help prevent an injury from getting worse and can potentially save any trips to a clinic or hospital.

    This is especially crucial, if an injury involves blood-loss. 

    What are the 10 most important things in a first aid kit?

    • Elastic Bandage
    • Trauma Shears
    • Gloves/Eye Protection
    • CPR Pocket Mask
    • Tourniquet
    • Roller Gauze
    • 4×4 Gauze Pads
    • Medical Tape
    • Two Triangular Bandages
    • Sam Splint
    4.8/5 - (6 votes)

    About the Author

    Sharon McKenzie

    Sharon McKenzie is an Advanced Certified Scuba Diver who loves to explore the ocean depths. She is an advocate for marine and eco conservation, promoting sustainable products. In her free time, Sharon also enjoys paddleboarding and snorkeling. She has two upcoming diving expeditions to Bali and the Great Barrier Reef, which are destinations she has always wanted to explore.

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