The Huffington Post |
Marlene Trithardt, who is a Canadian house cleaner, needed to replace her tooth, she didnt go to her local dentist's office in Alberta but instead flew to the beach paradise of Costa Rica - because here the treatment is cheaper!
A large number of North Americans turn south for health care due to lower prices. Trithardt is one of them. Such mediacl tourists contribute 0.8 percent of Costa Rica's GDP.