Known for its many fine beaches and vast mountain ranges, the Philippines is a quick growing tourist destination for travellers on a budget. Due to the low cost of living and natural beauty of the islands, the boom in the Philippines tourism industry has brought some much-needed foreign investment. Every year many expats retire to the Philippines for a more relaxed lifestyle, low cost of living, and many other benefits the island-country provides. Manila is the capital and second largest city of the Philippines.
Healthcare in the Philippines
Depending on which region you reside in, healthcare in the Philippines can range from very poor to good. While the majority of the large hospitals with English-speaking staff are mainly in larger cities, rural regions of the Philippines lack the most fundamental medical equipment. Most expats will want to seek private medical care if sick or injured. Others may want to travel to nearby countries for medical care.
Insurance for Expatriates in the Philippines
Most expatriates will want to obtain international medical coverage if residing in the Philippines. Medical evacuation is recommended along with a plan that provided global medical treatment. A plan that will provide reimbursement for medical expenses via a large network of hospitals is recommended. Many expats should also obtain global life and disability insurance coverage. Our firm may be able to offer international health plans to some local nationals in the Philippines.
Here is a list of different types of insurance coverage you will want if you are planning to become an expatriate in the Philippines:
- 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 the Philippines, contact Expat Financial today for a quote and to discuss your Philippines expatriate insurance requirements.