Did you know that Hungary has the most dentists per capita in the world? Well, now that you do, you won’t be surprised that they also have the most advanced equipment and very high healthcare standards. On the other hand, prices of dental services are much lower than in the US, Australia and western European countries which attracts both people with basic dental needs to those seeking full-mouth restorations. And while you’re doing any dental work in Budapest, the capital of Hungary, make sure to go sightseeing and Danube River cruising. It’s truly a gorgeous city full of life and history!
Exotic Turkey is a huge name in medical tourism, especially when you consider the fact that this country has more than 1200 public and private hospitals that welcome foreign patients. Many patients from the Netherlands, Germany, France, the U.K. and Mideast countries choose Turkey as their medical tourism destination of choice. And how could they not when they get affordable medical care in high-end clinics and hospitals that meet the highest healthcare standards for a very affordable price. The bases for health providers are the country’s biggest cities, Istanbul, the capital—Ankara, and Izmir. These cities not only have amazing weight loss, fertility, orthopedic, ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery facilities, but they are truly interesting tourist destinations. You can get top medical care and have a vacation of your life!
Travelers all over the world consider Spain a traditional tourist destination because of its amazing natural beauties, great food and vibrant cities. However, Spain is getting a new kind of tourists—medical tourists who seek the best healthcare with their relaxing vacation. Luckily, cities like Barcelona, Madrid, Seville and Malaga offer both! For instance, you can even plan for holiday dialysis in Spain and enjoy the beauties of the Mediterranean during your stay. Such a service is very easy to arrange in this country, thanks to its wide range of quality public and private hospitals and experienced doctors with years of experience in nephrology. Other medical branches like cosmetic surgery, dentistry, ophthalmology and weight-loss surgery is also brought to the highest standard, so Spain can meet all your medical needs.
Not many people think of the Czech Republic when talking about medical tourism, but there are more than plenty of reasons why this European country attracts so many patients. Its capital, Prague is home to some amazing private clinics and hospitals employing medical experts who have top-notch equipment at their disposal. Doctors are mostly English-speaking and many hold diplomas and certificates from the UK and US-based centers of learning. Plus, Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It has rich Gothic architecture, vibrant nightlife, amazing food and it’s just overall a place that will win you over in no time. Plus, you can get amazing medical care and a fun vacation for very little money. Procedures, flights and accommodation are around 60% cheaper than in the UK.
Another European country that’s making a name for itself in medical tourism and it’s doing it fast! Cheap flights are on the rise and when you combine it with the fact that Slovakia has a very low cost of surgery, you can really see why medical tourists are rushing to this central European country. It might be your most cost-effective place for getting liposuction, nose jobs or any other cosmetic surgery. The capital of Bratislava has great medical facilities, but Slovakia’s most famous destination for wellness tourism is Piestany, a small spa town an hour and a half from Bratislava. So, when you’re finished with your procedures or surgeries, make sure to travel to Piestany for some deep relaxation.
Thanks to the super low-cost flights to Poland, make medical tourists from Scandinavia, Germany and the UK are rushing to this central European country. This destination is constantly at the top in cosmetic surgery and dental procedures, but don’t think you’ll get botched. Poland holds very high standards of medical care and is constantly pushing their specialists to advance their knowledge and get additional training. Plus, the capital of Warsaw is very beautiful with its varied architecture that reflects the city's turbulent history. You can find everything from Gothic churches to modern skyscrapers!
Europe is really at the top of places to visit for medical AND regular tourism. Whichever country you choose, you’ll not only come back healthier, rejuvenated and more beautiful, but also full of amazing photos, memories and experiences. Europe really is the whole package!
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