Health tourism is the term given to the growing trend for many people to seek medical treatment outside their country of residence. There are many reasons why this is becoming the popular choice for a number of reasons, the main being that it is usually significantly cheaper.
Turkey is expanding rapidly and the number of 'state of the art' medical facilities now makes Turkey a very viable destination for every kind of medical treatment. Every year Turkey's popularity as a holiday destination increases, so these two factors combined make Turkey an obvious choice for those considering health tourism as an option for their illness.
Well actually you don't, the medical expertise is provided by qualified doctors and nursing staff at one of the many new hospitals springing up all over Turkey. Our expertise is to coordinate every element of a 'health tourism' package, ensuring that flights, ground transport, accommodation, medical treatment, aftercare and convalescence and your return home are organized in such a way that all you have to think about is you determination to recover.
job is to organize, supervise and coordinate every aspect
of the program, yours is to put all your energy into getting well.
There are not so many countries in the world that offer state-of-the-art medical equipment and treatment, affordable prices as well as providing excellent holiday destinations.
Turkey is one such country and 'Health Tourism' is understandably becoming an increasingly important element in Turkey's tourism sector.
Bodrum is not only the most popular holiday resort on the Turkish Aegean Riviera, it's also home to several 'world class' hospitals.
In order to be able to provide our 'holiday-health' clients with the best possible care and vacation package we have teamed up with several established private hospital in Bodrum.
Some Health Tourism websites would have you believe that they can provide every treatment under the Sun. We make no such claims, every country, indeed every hospital specializes in certain fields. It's no secret that medical treatment is only as good as the doctors, support medical staff and aftercare providers.
Embarking on any journey takes time and planning, when the trip includes medical treatment the whole planning procedure can become stressful. We aim to reduce or eliminate all the stress out of making your treatment/ recuperation/ holiday arrangements.
We are mindful of the need to not only accommodate the 'patient' but also the needs of accompanying companion/s. Even Turkey's flagship flight company, Turkish Airlines, offers generous discounts not only to patients but also to their companions.
We have been arranging 'customized' tours of Turkey for our clients for over fifteen years. Together with our clients, each unique itinerary is adjustable in real time to accommodate any changes.
Even if you decide to get your treatment in another country, Turkey may be exactly the right place to recover. The climate 'year round' in places like Bodrum are conducive to recovery. Spa resorts close to Bodrum, like Pamukkale, can even promote recovery and when you're feeling up to it, the Aegean region offers many places of interest to visit as an aid to your recovery.
Our healthcare helpline is available to all our clients 24/7.
Turkey is easily accessible by air, by sea or overland.
From both Ataturk airport and Sabiha Gokcen airport there are there are frequent connections to Bodrum every day, flight time is just one hour.
During the summer months there are charter flights direct to Bodrum from many European cities. However, it should be borne in mind that it is not possible to change the return date of charter flights should it be necessary to extend your stay.
Bodrum airport is just 30 minutes from Bodrum Private Hospital.
There are regular scheduled ferry services from all the Italian Adriatic ports, from Athens and all the main Greek islands to Bodrum.
Driving all the way from Europe to Turkey is a long and sometimes arduous journey.
Despite many of the Eastern European countries now being in the EU, border crossings can still be time consuming and stressful. Best just to drive to one of the Italian ports and take a ferry the rest of the way.
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