Turkey ranks among the one of the top 10 medical tourism destinations in the world. The cost of medical recourses in Turkey is quite affordable compared to Western European countries. High quality of care and immediate access to world-class treatments allocate Turkey at the top of the list. Therefore, thousands of people each year travel to Turkey for their medical treatments.
One of the major benefits offered by Turkey is the significant savings compared to other countries. Many treatments cost even up to 70% less than the same treatment in EU.
Turkey has a very convenient location, only 2-3 hours away from the main cities of Europe and the Middle East. The network of international flights, including those operated by Turkish Airlines, one of the largest airlines in the world, currently serves over 127 countries and almost 300 international destinations allowing patients from all over the world to travel to Turkey easily and economically.
Currently, the nationals of nearly 80 countries and territories do not need to get a visa before traveling to Turkey for tourism or commercial purposes. While holders of passports of 40 other countries and territories can obtain e-Visas online for a small fee prior to arrival.
Private hospitals in Turkey offer the most advanced medical treatments and technology available in the world today. In addition to technologically advanced medical infrastructure, Turkey is a leading medical tourism destination with many advantages.
Some of the main reasons to choose Turkey as a medical destination are:
- Accredited and very well-equipped hospitals
- High quality of health services
- Competitive prices
- Hospitality and rich culture
- Easily accessible location
- A great tourist destination with plenty of natural, historical and touristic attractions.