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  • Does My Body by Design Provide Healthcare Advice?
    We are not medical professionals, doctors, dentists, surgeons, or specialists. We are a Medical Tourism Agency; we are medical tourism facilitators. We act as the bridge between our clients and partners, providing everyone with a caring and safe experience. We provide you with Lodging, Transportation, English Interpreter & after-procedure needs.
  • What about the Quality of the Medical Procedures?
    Most doctors have studied or worked in the USA or a developed European country. In addition, all of our partners are board certified by their home countries, and their credentials are public and validated by the medical boards. You can learn more about the medical professionals & facilities here.
  • What Travel Documents will I Need?
    It depends on your country of origin and/or citizenship status. Travelers from 102 countries and territories, including the USA, Canada, the U.K., New Zealand, Australia, and most European countries, can enter Colombia visa-free as tourists. You will need a valid passport, a Negative Covid test or proof of vaccination, and a Visa (depending on where you are from). Colombian Migration Document, you get it 24 hrs before your flight. You can learn more about the travel requirements for Colombia here.
  • Are the medical facilities in Colombia safe and hygienic?
    Yes, the medical facilities in Colombia are safe and hygienic. The country has strict regulations in place to ensure that medical facilities maintain high standards of hygiene and safety. Additionally, many of the medical facilities in Colombia are accredited by international organizations such as the Joint Commission International (JCI). You can learn more about the medical facilities here.
  • Why should I choose My Body by Design?
    We ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable experience at every step of your journey by providing you with clear information, beautiful facilities, friendly staff, and top-quality medical providers. My Body by Design is a U.S. company based in Georgia. Therefore, we are legally operating under U.S. laws and regulations. You can learn more about us here.
  • Is it safe to travel to Colombia for medical treatment?
    Yes, it is safe to travel to Colombia for medical treatment. The country has significantly improved safety and security, and visitors are generally safe from crime and violence. However, as with any foreign country, it is important to exercise caution and be aware of your surroundings. You can learn more about medical tourism in Colombia here.
  • Does My Body by Design offer any Insurance?
    - Yes, we provide you with Medical Treatment Insurance. The Insurance is part of your Cosmetic & Bariatric packages and is not optional. It covers all Medical expenses, hospitalization, and emergency needs you might need as a consequence of complications from a medical procedure. However, if you would like to get extra coverage you can get a medical tourism insurance policy through our partners at Global Protective Solutions here.
  • Do you offer any discounts?
    Yes, we offer various discounts, including group discounts, military discounts, journey documentation discounts, and referral discounts. Limitations apply. Click here to learn more.
  • Is the cost of living in Colombia affordable?
    Yes, the cost of living in Colombia is relatively affordable compared to other countries. This means that you can enjoy a comfortable stay in Colombia without having to spend a lot of money. Additionally, many medical tourism packages include accommodation and transportation, making it even easier for you to budget for your trip. You can learn more about Colombia here.
  • ​​How Can I Communicate with My Loved Ones?
    Make sure to check with your cellphone provider about international service fees. However, the Hotel and medical facilities have Wi-Fi for you to use. You can also ask your cellphone provider to unlock your phone; you can buy a pre-paid sim card in Colombia to get internet access.
  • What is Medical Tourism?
    The rising need for medical care has generated a new industry of treatment options, Medical Tourism! Medical tourism is a term utilized to describe people who travel to another country specifically to get medical care. Colombia has been rated one of the top countries to get the best Medical Procedures done. You can learn more about Medical Tourism here.
  • Why should I get X-Rays done for a dental procedure in my home country?
    We recommend getting X-Rays if you are getting a dental procedure (not applicable for veneers) so that we can give you the most accurate quote. However, you will have a virtual consultation with the dentist to get an evaluation of your dental needs. An X-Ray would be helpful to get the dentist a better understanding of your dental needs. You will get an X-Ray and all pre-procedure tests before your procedure in Colombia; these are included in your package.
  • Are the medical professionals in Colombia qualified and experienced?
    Yes, the medical professionals in Colombia are highly qualified and experienced. Many of the doctors in Colombia have received training and education from some of the best medical schools in the world. Additionally, the medical professionals in Colombia are knowledgeable about the latest medical technologies and techniques, ensuring that you receive the best possible care. You can learn more about our partners here.
  • What should I tell my Doctor in my Home Country?
    When you first tell your Doctor about scheduling a medical trip abroad, the initial reaction of your Doctor may be quick support, but, in some cases, it may be mistrust. However, you can provide them with information about the Doctor and the facilities you will receive during your initial coaching session. Twenty-five percent of the doctors in the USA are from overseas, so U.S. doctors know the quality of international medical care.
  • Whom will I be communicating with during my trip?
    Each client is assigned a Virtual and In-person expert who will take care of all details relating to your trip; they are your main point of contact. They will ensure you have the best experience and a successful return home. You can learn more about the medical tourism experience here.
  • Why should I consider medical tourism in Colombia?
    Colombia offers excellent healthcare services with state-of-the-art facilities and highly trained medical professionals. Additionally, medical procedures in Colombia are much more affordable compared to other countries, making it an attractive option for those seeking affordable medical treatment abroad. You can learn more here.
  • What Apps should I download before my trip?
    Whatapp: A communication app that allows you to message, call, and video call internationally. You will communicate with your Journey Coach through Whatsapp. You should have your loved ones in your home country download it, too, so you can call them from Colombia at no cost. Learn more about WhatsApp here Currency Conversion: You should download any currency conversion app, to help you understand the Colombian Peso conversion to your home country's currency. Banking App: Download your bank's app in case you need to communicate with your bank. Please ensure to let your bank know about your travel arrangements. If you don't, they might block your card if you use it in Colombia without letting them know. You will need a credit card for incidentals when you check in at the hotel. Uber or Cabify App: You can use Uber in Colombia; it works the same way in the U.S.! However, it would be best if you sat in the front seat due to transit regulations. Cabify is an app that allows you to schedule cars and taxis. You can learn more about Cabify here. Rappi: A delivery app that allows you to order food and items from nearby restaurants and supermarkets from your phone! You can learn more about Rappi here. Google Translate App: The best translating tool
  • How long do I stay in Colombia?
    - It depends on the procedure and the Doctor's recommendations. But on average, you can expect the following durations: - 5 Nights - Dental Procedures - 8 Nights - Dental Procedures - Implants - 8 Nights - Cosmetic Procedures - Facial - 10 Nights - Cosmetic Procedures - Body - 12 Nights - Bariatric Procedures - 14 Nights - Cosmetic Procedures- Tummy Tuck - 17 Nights - Gender Affirmation Procedures - Sex Change
  • Is Medical Tourism Safe?
    Any medical surgery or procedure entails some risk, no matter where it's carried out. To reduce this risk, we work hard to research & provide our clients with high-quality professionals and facilities. We ensure the following: - All Medical and Hospitality Partners follow the industry's best practices and quality standards. - Excellent infrastructure at the Hotel & Clinic (clean A/C rooms, T.V., Internet, Food) - All Medical Professionals are Licensed to practice in their home country. - Track record of quality service and personal attention from all Medical and Hospitality Partners. - You can review case studies here.
  • ​Can I have more than one medical procedure at the same time?
    Yes, it may be possible. However, this will depend on the Doctor's examination of your health. If the Doctor finds it appropriate, we can look into scheduling multiple procedures. You would also be saving on accommodations if you get a cosmetic procedure and dental procedure at the same time! All of our packages are customizable!
  • ​​Should I get Travel Insurance?
    That is up to you! Travel insurance is coverage designed to protect against risks and financial losses that could happen while traveling. The risks range from minor inconveniences, such as missed airline connections and delayed luggage, to more severe issues, including injuries. You can learn more here.
  • Can I bring a companion to my Medical Tourism Experience?
    - Yes! The Hotel has double occupancy; included in your package! We encourage you to bring someone with you to provide you with the extra support you will need. Your guest will get free breakfast!
  • What is not included in the Packages?
    Airfare is not included! We recommend booking your trip with an airline that offers direct flights. Delta and American Airlines offer direct flights out of most US cities. We will be happy to assist you in your search and recommend the best flights for you!
  • How much do your services cost?
    We have a range of packages and individual prices available. You can download our price list here, but please note that these prices do not include taxes and fees such as the service fee and payment processing fee. To obtain the most accurate and personalized price, we recommend requesting a free quote from us. Simply fill out the form here, and we will provide you with all the necessary details.
  • How can I register with the U.S. Embassy?
    The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll in their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate in the world! - Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans. - Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency. - Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency. - Register here
  • Why should I get labs done in my home country?
    Your safety and providing you with the best experience are our priorities. We recommend getting lab work done at least two weeks before your trip to ensure you are medically cleared to get the procedure done. If your tests show that you might present complications, we would need to know before your arrival to avoid wasting your time and money. Unfortunately, those tests in your home country are not included in your package. However, these lab tests will be repeated in Colombia the day before your surgery, and those are included in your package.
  • What is Bogota like?
    Bogota is a vibrant and safe city located in South America. It boasts numerous neighborhoods filled with music, food, dance, and art, offering a rich cultural experience. With a lower violent crime rate than Indianapolis, Bogota is considered one of the safest urban areas in the region. Additionally, it is renowned as one of the world's best destinations for coffee lovers. The climate in Bogota is cool and often overcast, with temperatures ranging from 44°F to 66°F throughout the year. It's advisable to pack sweaters, a jacket, and comfortable clothes suitable for the fall-like weather with a touch of spring. If you're undergoing a cosmetic or bariatric procedure, avoid bringing jeans or tight clothing. Upon arrival, taking a Tylenol can help ease the adjustment to the altitude. The local cuisine in Bogota offers a variety of typical Latin American dishes, including rice, beans, salad, seafood, pork, red meat, and chicken. There is an abundance of restaurants to explore, or you can opt for dining at your hotel or even getting delivery. Rest assured, your package includes three daily meals. To learn more about Bogota and its offerings, click here.
  • Is the language barrier a problem in Colombia?
    English is widely spoken in Colombia, especially in tourist areas and medical facilities. This means that you should be fine communicating with medical professionals and other staff during your stay. Additionally, many medical facilities offer translation services to ensure that you understand all the information related to your medical treatment. My Body by Design provides a bilingual Experience Expert to accompany you at all times.
  • How much can I expect to save by getting medical treatment in Colombia?
    Costs are often 30-50% less than in the United States and Europe, saving patients thousands of dollars on cosmetic, dental, and medical procedures while providing all the safety and quality they would receive in top U.S. and European centers. The difference in cost is due to labor and insurance prices and not a quality deficiency. Many healthcare costs in the U.S. are due to administrative (labor cost) and insurance prices. In addition, My Body by Design offers a complete medical tourism experience with comprehensive care packages, a four-star hotel, transportation, post-op care, and a dedicated bilingual expert to provide exquisite service.
  • What is Medical Tourism?
    The rising need for medical care has generated a new industry of treatment options, Medical Tourism! Medical tourism is a term utilized to describe people who travel to another country specifically to get medical care. Colombia has been rated one of the top countries to get the best Medical Procedures done. You can learn more about Medical Tourism here.
  • How much do your services cost?
    We have a range of packages and individual prices available. You can download our price list here, but please note that these prices do not include taxes and fees such as the service fee and payment processing fee. To obtain the most accurate and personalized price, we recommend requesting a free quote from us. Simply fill out the form here, and we will provide you with all the necessary details.
  • How long do I stay in Colombia?
    - It depends on the procedure and the Doctor's recommendations. But on average, you can expect the following durations: - 5 Nights - Dental Procedures - 8 Nights - Dental Procedures - Implants - 8 Nights - Cosmetic Procedures - Facial - 10 Nights - Cosmetic Procedures - Body - 12 Nights - Bariatric Procedures - 14 Nights - Cosmetic Procedures- Tummy Tuck - 17 Nights - Gender Affirmation Procedures - Sex Change
  • Is it safe to travel to Colombia for medical treatment?
    - Yes, it is safe to travel to Colombia for medical treatment. The country has significantly improved safety and security, and visitors are generally safe from crime and violence. However, as with any foreign country, it is important to exercise caution and be aware of your surroundings. You can learn more about medical tourism in Colombia here.
  • Is Medical Tourism Safe?
    Any medical surgery or procedure entails some risk, no matter where it's carried out. To reduce this risk, we work hard to research & provide our clients with high-quality professionals and facilities. We ensure the following: - All Medical and Hospitality Partners follow the industry's best practices and quality standards. - Excellent infrastructure at the Hotel & Clinic (clean A/C rooms, T.V., Internet, Food) - All Medical Professionals are Licensed to practice in their home country. - Track record of quality service and personal attention from all Medical and Hospitality Partners. - You can review case studies here.
  • Can I bring a companion to my Medical Tourism Experience?
    - Yes! The Hotel has double occupancy; included in your package! We encourage you to bring someone with you to provide you with the extra support you will need. Your guest will get free breakfast!
  • How can I talk to you?
    We are happy to answer all of your questions! You can schedule a free 30 min consultation, no commitments or pressure, just a Q&A session. Schedule it here https://calendly.com/mybodybydesign/q-a-consultation Or You can give us a call at 762-333-1149

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