The three major medical tourism destinations are Thailand. India and Singapore. These heavyweights are followed by the three less popular regions of Central America (lead by Costa Rica ), Eastern Europe (led by Hungary ) and South Africa.
The mushrooming of low cost and discount airlines across Asia, Latin America and the Middle East has also been a boon to medical tourism. Cheap airfares on low cost airlines are encouraging people to travel abroad for cheaper medicare. The list of countries catering to medical tourists is expanding every year due to burgeoning demand.