Medical holidays ‘less trustworthy’
Individuals looking to save on medical costs and travel abroad for treatment need to do their research, it has been advised.
Consumer advice and information firm Looking Good BuyAssociation warned that although it can be cheaper overseas, it is often less trustworthy.
Felicity Quigley, spokesperson for the firm, that for those who do decide to combine medical treatment with a holiday, it is wise to meet the surgeon beforehand and perhaps to talk to previous patients.
"See what they’ve had done and really satisfy yourself that by saving yourself a little money by going abroad, you’re actually going to be saving yourself not getting into any kind of trouble," she added.
The British Dental Health Foundation reports that 60,000 Brits searched the internet for dental holiday information during October, an increase of 50 per cent on the previous month.
Jordan has seen an increasing number of tourists taking advantage of cheaper cosmetic dental treatmentsin recent years, reports the Arabian Business Magazine.Join this Discussion