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Hungary
  • Summary
  • Why Hungary
  • Travel Notes
  • Our Selected Hotels
  • The Healthcare System
  • Costs
  • About Hungary

Hungary is a beautiful country bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania, and Ukraine to the east, Slovenia, and Austria to the west and Serbia and Croatia to the south. It lies at the crossroad of Central Europe and has a population of approximately 10 million people.

Hungary is fast becoming a prime destination for healthcare services for the traveler coming in from the UK, the USA, Germany, Italy, Austria, Scandinavia and other countries. The price of treatment in Hungary is much lower than what you need to pay in developed countries. If you are planning to undergo cosmetic surgery or want to avail any kind of treatment in Hungary, here are more details to help you in the endeavor.

There are several airline carriers that can help you travel to Hungary in a comfortable manner. Moreover, Hungary is easily accessible by train, land, air, and sea from the neighboring European countries. In addition, European Union citizens are not required to have an entry visit for a stay of less than 90 days in Hungary. However, they need to carry a valid passport when traveling to Hungary.

Why Hungary

If you are looking forward to going under the knife without breaking your bank, then Hungary is the place that will suit you best. Since a long time, this beautiful country has been a well-known destination for medical tourists. Over the past few decades, the medical tourism has been blooming in the country. However, until the past few years, it was not considered as a popular destination by medical tourists. But with increased mobility, cost-effective cosmetic, dental and other medical treatments, cheaper deals on airlines, and many other similar factors have pooled in to make it a popular destination among travelers.

Hungary is known to offer its tourists and medical travelers’ rich experiences, high-quality medical service and a lot more. Hungarian doctors are highly knowledgeable and have years of experience to back their knowledge. The country is also well known for attracting international patients who are seeking treatment in dental, orthopedic, eye, dermatology, and cosmetic surgery. 

Hungary is well-known for advanced medical practices, high standards and highly educated doctors and surgeons. Moreover, the procedures and surgeries are performed with latest technology instruments and internationally qualified doctors. Post surgery, you can explore the country or visit the capital city for a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation.

Why should you choose Hungary as your Plastic surgery destination?

(1) You can avail premium cosmetic surgery procedures at competitive prices.

(2) English and German are the two languages used by the doctors. Thus, communication becomes easy.

(3) The country also houses affordable accommodation which can help you stay longer for post-surgery recovery.

(4) Private and public hospitals offer state of the art medical treatments which are comparable to international standards.

(5) Hungary has close proximity to Middle Eastern and Europeans countries which make it easy for travelers to travel from these regions.

Travel Notes

Hungary is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and its capital city - Budapest is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities. Stunning architecture, thermal spas, amazing folk art and Europe’s most beautiful capital after Dark is what summaries Hungary. If you are flying to this beautiful country, you will land at Budapest’s international airport, Ferihegy which is situated 28 kilometers away from the city center.

Getting to/from the airport

From the airport, you can choose a minibus that will take you to any part of the city at an economical price. You can also hire taxis from the airport which are available at the entry. Hiring a taxi will cost you around 4000 Ft, for a journey of approximately 45 minutes.

If you do not like flying, you can choose to travel by train. Medical tourists traveling from European countries can enjoy overland journeys which can be tiring. But you can always opt for overnight trains.

Traveling within the country

It is easy to travel within the country as the public transport of the country is reliable, economical and efficient. The eastern railways daily serve various trains and help connect tourists with some of the popular destination lying across the country. On the other hand, the Southern and Western Railway helps tourists connect with domestic destinations.

Accommodation

If you chose to stay at a three-star hotel while undergoing a medical treatment such as cosmetic surgery, you may need to pay somewhere near 12,000 Florint. However, a luxury hotel room can be secured for 30,000 Florint. After undergoing the procedure, you can always indulge in a relaxing and rejuvenating holidays at this mesmerizing destination.

The Healthcare System

If you want to indulge in a rich cultural experience while taking up your medical treatment, then you should definitely visit Hungary. It is a country that has always valued the healing effects of thermal waters.

Do you know that in the 16th century attractive Turkish Baths were built by the Turks and are still used till date?

The private and public hospitals in the country are equipped with the latest technology equipment and facilities to offer best services to their clients at competitive pricing. All the cosmetic surgeons and doctors in the country are highly qualified and experienced in their field.

There is some minimum qualification, which a doctor needs to pass in order to start practicing. In other words, it means that a doctor is capable enough to perform a surgery or procedure even on his first day.

Hungarian doctors need to be registered with Orvosi Kamara, a government department and must have passed their surgery exam to become a member of Hungarian Association of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeons.

Moreover, all the hospitals whether public or private, need to be registered and approved by the government of health department. Individual doctors also need to get themselves registered with the government health department in order to perform surgeries or treat patients.

Surgery Treatment Accommodation Total Cost

About Hungary

Hungary is located in the heart of Europe and is surrounded by Slovakia, Serbia, Austria, Croatia, Romania, Ukraine and Montenegro. The country is known for its rich culture and history. So if you are planning a holiday to an exquisite location and want to undergo a medical procedure in the meantime, make sure to travel to Hungary.

The country boasts of an approximate population of 10 million people and a hot climate during summers. Hungary also offers plenty of options to visitors to enjoy their stay. Hungary has emerged as the Europe Gateway, however, its position has made it highly vulnerable to invaders.

The capital city of the country, Budapest is positioned on the River Danube banks and is one of the most popular European destinations. A vibrant, architecturally beautiful and mesmerizing city, Budapest offers its visitors hundreds of opportunities to explore the beautiful locales.

The Hungarians are patriotic and proud of their culture and history. If you love food, this place offers you endless options to experience the amazing taste. Expect to see dishes such as Paprika Chicken with dumplings or Goulash or different pork dishes. Hungarians also love ham and you can see this ingredient in a majority of dishes.

The country houses something or everyone and nature lovers will also love being here. Spectacular scenery, panoramic views and impressive nature, you need to take a trip to the country to enjoy the scenic views.

Quick Facts About Hungary

(1) The name “Hungary” is derived from Medieval Latin “Hungaria” which means “Lands of the Huns.”

(2) Lake Balaton is the largest lake in Central Europe covering an area of approximately 600 square kilometers.

(3) The sulphuric waters of Heviz are believed to possess medicinal qualities and are known to cure rheumatic ailments and pains.

(4) Rubik’s cube, krypton electric bulb, and the biro were patented by Hungarians.

(5) The country has produced 13 Nobel laureates till date.

(6) Want to be a writer? Touching the pen of the statue of anonymus in Budapest’s City Park is believed to bless you with great writing abilities.

(7) In small amount, Palinka is a medicine. Hungarian nagymamak is known to treat a headache, menstrual pain and more.

(8) It is considered rude to cheers with your beer glass, however, it is important to have an eye contact when Egrszsegedre-ing.

(9) The world’s best female chess champion – Judit Polgar acquired the grandmaster title in 1991 when she was 15. She is from Hungary.

(10) When it comes to naming newborns, parents are subjected to a naming law. They should choose a name from the pre-approved list or get the new name approved from the Research Institution for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. 

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