The world is a very large place; especially if you don't travel very often.Â There are so many things to think about.Â There are so many things to explore.Â There are so many things that could go wrong.Â Even experienced travelers occasionally wonder about safety, food, itineraries, and packing lists.Â Â
An Ounce of Prevention...
With the right type of preparation, however, you can reduce much of your angst and uncertainty.Â Careful planning is one of the most important ingredients for a successful medical tourism vacation.Â By now, you should have read over our very general Step-by-Step Guide to Planning Your Trip and Travel Safety.Â In the following pages, we walk you through tons of useful tips culled from experienced tourists around the world.Â We try to answer questions like:Â
How do you avoid harassment from locals?
When should you begin the visa paperwork?
What should you wear when visiting Mosques?
Can I bring a seeing-eye dog?
What should you pack?Â
You can also use our online Forums to connect with past and present travelers.Â It's often useful to bounce ideas off of one another.Â Ask questions, provide comments, and research tons of information.Â Â
The Importance of Travel BooksAlthough we have tried to make the following travel tips as comprehensive as possible, they are still one-size-fits-all suggestions for very general travel.Â We strongly recommend that you purchase a Travel Guide Book for whatever medical tourism destination you plan to visit.Â You can benefit from more specific tips and tricks regarding your preferred country.Â Â Equally important, such books are portable, so you can reference them throughout your trip.