Croatia: Affordable medicine on the Mediterranean Sea
Medical procedures can be very costly so why not save money and enjoy a bright Europe vacation at the same time with a medical tourism trip to Croatia? Croatia offers the best of both worlds as it strives to remain on the forefront of medical technologies and services, while maintaining the relaxing feel of a Mediterranean paradise that will wash the stress from your body. An affordable location with very affordable quality health care makes Croatia an excellent choice for a vacation and a rejuvenating experience.
Why choose Croatia for travel and treatment?
Croatia stretches along the Mediterranean Sea filled with a rich history, a unique and welcoming culture and warm weather year round. In fact some hotels in Croatia, such as several on Hvar Island, offer discounts to guests if it rains during their stay. The laid-back atmosphere and warm climate make Croatia an ideal place for a seaside escape and a perfect setting to recuperate from medical care procedures. Croatia’s location in the heart of Europe makes it a breeze to reach from all around Europe. Some EU country residents, such as those from the UK, are even given free medical treatment in Croatian provided the correct forms are submitted.
Medical Facilities in Croatia
State-of-the-art medical treatments are available in Croatia and Croatian medicine only continues to evolve to keep up with its Western European neighbors. Modern equipment and quality care still come at a fraction of the price of similar medical treatments offered in Western Europe and North America. While lower costs for procedures can be found in other Central and Eastern European countries, the quality of facilities and physician skill is on par with, yet for far less expense, than those in the UK and the US..
Croatia's Hospitals and International Standards of Care
Croatian hospitals and medical clinics consistently meet demands of a medical tourism industry that is booming in this Mediterranean country. Professional staff, fully qualified to international standards, are accustomed to working with international guests and ready to keep you comfortable and informed clearly and efficiently in English. Costs of medical procedures in Croatia can be more than 50% cheaper than in the United States of America, meaning $30,000 in procedures in the US can reduce to well under $15,000 in Croatia, thanks to low-cost treatments at internationally recognized standards. You can avoid wait lists and are welcomed for extensive aftercare, without the exorbitant prices of those found in the US and the UK. Spinal care is one area in which Croatia excels. Dental care is an extremely popular medical offering in Croatia, and travelers are capitalizing on low costs of expertly implemented procedures like dental implants, bridges, fillings, crowns and root canals. Ophthalmology (eye care) is another area of expertise in Croatia for cataract treatment and both LASEK and LASIK surgery. All forms of cosmetic and orthopedic surgery are performed here to international standards.
Convalescence in Croatia
Croatia’s warm climate and seaside locale are ideal for recuperation and rehabilitation, but more than that, facilities in Croatia focus on after care and post surgery convalescence. Terme Selce Health and Sports Center specifically focuses on improving health and aiding convalescence.
Croatia Travel Information
Visas are not required for Canada, the United States and most European countries. For those from member EU countries, only official ID is required for entry. The cost of staying in Croatia is about $70 US a day, and the currency is the Kuna. Electrical output is 230 volts.
Croatia Quick Facts
Croatian 96.1%, Serbian 1%, other 2.9%
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