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A passport is an internationally recognized travel document that verifies the identity and nationality of the bearer. Any time you connect through or travel to a foreign country, you will need to provide your valid passport. Some countries, for example, require that your passport be valid for at least six months or longer beyond the dates of your trip. And also, your passport should have enough blank pages for entry and exit stamps at the airport. In addition, you need to check on visa requirement on the country you are traveling to. If you are a U.S. citizen, the requirements for obtaining a new passport or renewal are outlined on the U.S. Department of State web site

Visa Visa

A visa is an endorsement or stamp placed by officials of a foreign country on a U.S. passport that allows the bearer to visit that foreign country. Visa requirements vary based on the country you are visiting.

Singapore:
If you are holding a US Passport, there is no visa required to travel to Singapore for a limited number of days. Complete details are available here
India:
Tourist visa required for US passport holders to visit India. Further information is available here
Thailand:
If you are holding a US Passport, there is no visa required to travel to Thailand on tourism for 30 days. For further information on here

Current Travel Warnings issued from US Department of State.

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Along with travel documentation such as passport, visa you may also need to familiarize yourself with the countries entry requirements, disembarkation/embarkation procedures, exit requirements, customs and other details. This information may change from country to country and time to time. We advise you to look at each country government website for the current information. Here are useful links:


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In Canada
The High Commission of India in Ottawa, Canada

In India
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In Burma - Myanmar
For Myanmar Citizens visiting India -- Embassy of India, Yangon



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Visa - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand

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Thailand Embassy
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Mexico

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Immunizations

Under the International Health Regulations adopted by the World Health Organization, a country may require International Certificates of Vaccination against yellow fever, especially if you are traveling from an area of the world that is infected with yellow fever. Prophylactic medication for malaria and certain other preventive measures are advisable for travel to some countries. No immunizations are required to return to the United States. Detailed health information may be obtained from your local healthcare provider or from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.


Airport Fees

All international flights are subject to U.S. Immigration and U.S. Customs fees paid in advance as part of your ticket. In addition, many countries have departure fees that are sometimes collected at the time of ticket purchase or upon exiting the foreign country. This fee is typically around $15. This may vary from country to country and time to time.


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Healthbase, an award-winning* medical tourism facilitator in USA, is the trusted source for global medical and dental choices, connecting patients to leading healthcare facilities worldwide. We arrange a variety of medical tourism services from basic consultations to full service treatment abroad. We help you to take care of all your medical tourism details from arranging the surgery and financing options to visas, travel, lodging and tourism.

Healthbase caters to the needs of individual consumers, self-funded businesses, insurance carriers, benefit consultants, insurance agents, and third party administrators seeking affordable medical travel and dental travel options. Our state-of-the-art, easy to use, information rich web-based system makes it easy to coordinate international medical care including necessary travel and accommodation for patients and their companions, all at one place.

The cost of surgical care at our ever growing network of affiliated institutions is typically a fraction of the cost of care in the U.S. with equal or superior outcomes. Healthbase arranges first class services for patients at major internationally accredited hospitals in Thailand, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Turkey, Belgium, Hungary, Costa Rica, Panama, Brazil, Mexico, USA and is expanding to Canada, UK, Jordan,Taiwan, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia, El Salvador and Guatemala.

We offer over two hundred medical, dental and cosmetic procedures in various categories: Orthopedic procedures such as hip replacement, Birmingham hip resurfacing, artificial knee replacement, rotator cuff repair, knee surgery; Cardiac and Vascular procedures like heart bypass (multiple coronary artery bypass graft or CABG), aortic aneurysm repair, heart valve repair, heat valve replacement, angioplasty, RF Ablation; Spinal procedures such as spine fusion, laminectomy, disc replacement; Weight-loss procedures like gastric bypass, lap band, gastric sleeve; Eye procedures like LASIK; Cosmetic and Plastic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation, face lift, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), liposuction; Dental procedures such as orthognathic surgery, dental bridges, dental implants, dental crowns; dental veneers; and hundreds of other procedures in the departments of Urology, General surgery, Wellness and many more. The savings are up to 80% of typical US hospital prices.

Medical Tourism, also termed as Medical Travel, Health Travel, Health Tourism, Global Healthcare, Medical Vacation, Medical Value Travel, Medical Treatment Abroad, International Medical, Surgical Tourism, Surgery Abroad, Surgical Trip, Healthcare Abroad, Medical Outsourcing, offshore Medical and Overseas Medical, is the act of traveling abroad to receive medical, dental and cosmetic care. Significantly lower cost for best practice care is usually the primary motivation behind medical tourism although some medical tourists go abroad for immediate availability of procedures and to seek treatments that are not available in their home country. Patients frequently also take advantage of the opportunity to vacation and tour inexpensively in the foreign country while they are visiting for health care. Signup to know more about medical or dental tourism.

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