Holiday Dialysis in Turkey

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Holiday Dialysis in Turkey

COVID-19 Update

In times of COVID-19, we do not hesitate to make the hygienic efforts necessary to ensure your Health and Safety during your Holiday Dialysis!

Pick a Destination

We provide holiday dialysis treatment in Turkey’s most beautiful locations such as Antalya, Izmir, Istanbul, and many more. We will be happy to assist you in the complete booking process.

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Istanbul

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Antalya

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Ankara

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Samsun

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Kayseri

Before you travel

Visa Requirements:
This depends on your nationality, but most tourists can stay for up to 3 months in Turkey. Many nationalities do not have to apply in advance for a tourist visa.
For more information, please check here: http://www.mfa.gov.tr/. You can also always consult with the Turkish Embassy in your own country for visa updates.

 

Currency:
In Turkey, you pay with Turkish Lira (TL). The following denominations are available:
Bills: 5, 10, 20, 50 & 100 TL
Coins: 1, 5, 25 & 50 Kurus

All international airports in Turkey have currency exchange facilities.
The rate is published daily in the Turkish newspapers. You can also check it online:
https://www.tcmb.gov.tr/kurlar/kurlar_tr.html

 

Driving:
You can drive in Turkey with EU, US or International driving license. You should always have your driving license, your passport and insurance documents for the vehicle with you in the car, as you will need them if you are involved in an accident.
Within urban centers (meskun mahal), you must heed the speed limit of 50 km per hour. Outside urban centers the speed limit is 90kph, while 120kph is the speed limit on highways.

 

Useful phone numbers:
Police: 155
Emergency: 112
International Operator: 115
Directory Assistance: 118 80
Jandarma (Gendarme): 156
Fire Department: 110

Is it possible for dialysis patients to travel?

Yes, it is possible. There are no travel restrictions for dialysis patients, but treatment is mandatory. Please discuss your travel plans with your doctors.

 

How should hemodialysis patients begin to plan a trip?

When making travel plans, hemodialysis patients should first determine the health system in the country they plan to visit and dialysis treatment conditions in the region. Please discuss your travel plans with your physician regarding any medical restrictions that may make travel impossible.

 

How much will dialysis cost abroad? 

Dialysis treatment varies depending on the conditions of the patient’s health insurance. Please consult with your health insurance company.

 

Will my health insurance cover the cost of my dialysis while I am abroad? 

It depends on the conditions of your health insurance; the treatment fee covers transportation and medical costs.

 

Can I use my European Health Insurance Card while I am abroad?

Yes, you can use it for treatment, but not for payment.

 

Which documents should I carry with me to make sure D.med can provide the best treatment for me?

Epicrisis, last dialysis monitoring form (or dialysis protocol), medication plan, specific information about your vascular access if necessary, serology (including Hepatitis B and C, HIV not older than 6 weeks), your medication at dialysis treatment as EPO, Ferritin and other IV  medication) and passport.

 

How do I book an appointment at the clinic?

To book your Holiday dialysis we use a centralized booking procedure. Please fill out the contact form here: (link) to contact our multilanguage team, which will get back to you within 24 hours. For urgent matters, please check our contact details for each language to give us a call.

 

How can I reach the Clinic from my resort?

We have a free transfer service from your hotel to the clinic. Upon request, our paid private transfer is available. In the pandemic period, group transportation is done according to the necessary isolation and distancing rules. Upon request, there is a paid private transfer.

 

What if there is an emergency?

All our clinics are located near hospitals. When there is an emergency, we call the 112 Emergency hotline and give them the relevant information. During treatment hours, the dialysis doctor is in the clinic, but you can contact our doctors 24/7 outside treatment hours.