With fertility tourism gaining a high momentum across the globe, mushrooming of fertility tourism facilitating agencies is inevitable. These agencies handle different elements of a fertility tourism covering travel arrangements, accommodation booking and appointment-fixing with the specified clinic complying with the legal formalities. The facilitators currently have earned an important position in the entire cycle that they have turned an inseparable part of the fertility tourism industry. It is almost difficult to cover a fertility tourism trip successfully without the cooperation of an efficient and well-informed facilitator.
Intending parents willing to travel abroad for fertility treatment have a very sketchy notion about the procedural formalities of the trip. Neither do they have even the rudimentary idea about how to organize things and plan and execute the fertility treatment itinerary. Customers are frequently tensed about their travel destinations and selecting the appropriate treatment packages. There are many patients who haven’t travelled abroad in their life! At this critical juncture, only a professional and experienced facilitator can provide due guidance. They explain the customers on elaborate lines the different aspects of fertility tourism offering them a lot of feasible planning options to choose from.
Why do you need the facilitator support?
This third party support is very essential in an alien land. You may have built up a huge information database through net surfing and other consultations, but in reality the scenario may turn out different often giving rise to unpleasant issues beyond your assumption. Here, the role of a good facilitator comes into play.
They supply the latest updates about the best fertility clinics across the globe that will suit your expense budget. He will simplify the entire touring process and take care of the issues if any which could delay your mission. An efficient facilitator should be a meticulous planner of your fertility tourism program. He will act as a translator in countries where you have landed for fertility treatment especially in countries where language barrier is a big issue because much of the success of your trip would depend upon an effective communication. The facilitator acts as an efficient intermediary bridging the gap between the intending parents and the clinic authorities.
The following are, in fact, the valuable services offered by the fertility tourism facilitators:
-They have a wide range of experience including handling difficult situations which you might fail to tackle single handedly.
– The facilitator can be a good negotiator as well. They have a fair idea of the costs of different treatment packages. So with a good and honest facilitator, you can be assured of some kind of insulation against being cheated by clinics in matters of treatment expenses.
-The facilitators are well acquainted with the local laws and customs. They will guide you in this matter and protect you from making any wrong move that might land you up in trouble.
Expectations from a fertility tourism facilitator:
– You have the every right to avail the best services from a facilitator when you are paying him especially in matters of regulations abroad, various legal implications and technical terms that have a serious bearing upon the success of your fertility treatment.
-Since legal terms could be misleading, you will need his assistance prior to signing any contract document without comprehending its legal implication.
– It is the responsibility of the facilitator to give you the fullest support throughout the trip coordinating efficiently between the clinic and your requirements.
Selecting the right facilitator
The market in which the facilitators operate is highly competitive with so many of them racing against each other to win a client. Therefore, you need to be careful and selective as all of them would be carrying the flag of self advertisement. You need to pick the best in the lot depending upon the credentials. It is always prudent to go for the one who has a valid license and a certified service credential.
Are the facilitators sacrosanct?
Leaving oneself at the mercy of a facilitator is not always wise. He might have his own list of clinics where he shows interest to take you as there is an arrangement for commission based upon the number of customers hooked.
The following will help in deciding for the right facilitator support:
-There must be a complete transparency regarding the fees demanded by the facilitator.
-Make sure that what you need is correctly communicated by the facilitator to the clinic.
-Cross-check with other facilitators about the charges and services.
-You may even consult your local fertility treatment specialist for references if available. Even if the specialist has some vested interest, he or she may not take a huge risk in damaging his or her credibility by referring a wrong person.