Jakarta is the capital city of the Republic of Indonesia. It is known as a special province that covers an area of 637.44 square km. Located on the northern coast of West Java, it is the center of government, commerce and industry and as such has an extensive communications network with the rest of the country and the outside world. There has been some recent terrorism in Jakarta, so expatriates living there should take precautions.
Compared to other Southeast Asian cuisines, Indonesian meals contains coconut milk and aromatic spices at first add intriguing tastes to the meats, vegetables and fruits.
There are bags of smart and all-encompassing shopping malls in town, yet they are quite spread out, making visiting the various shopping spots tough in a short space of time. Most big malls have all types of shopping, eating and entertainment options along with brutal air conditioning.
Healthcare in Jakarta is variable, and while expats have access to both public and private facilities, the majority of expats choose to use private hospitals or clinics. While there are some good hospitals in Jakarta that may cater to expatriates and wealthy families, it may be advisable for expatriates in Jakarta to obtain medical treatment abroad.
4. Insurance for Expatriates in Jakarta
Most expatriates will want to obtain international medical coverage if residing in Jakarta or other cities in Indonesia. Expats will want to include medical evacuation in their global medical plan. A plan that will provide reimbursement for medical expenses in Jakarta is recommended.
Here is a list of different types of insurance coverage you will want if you are planning to become an expatriate in Indonesia:
- International Health Insurance
- Expat Life and Disability Insurance
- Travel Insurance
- Evacuation Coverage
- Group Expat Insurance Plans
If you require a quote for insurance coverage for expats in Jakarta, contact Expat Financial today for a quote and to discuss your Indonesia expatriate insurance requirements.