Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, Martinique is an overseas region of France like Guadeloupe. It is a unique island in the Caribbean that combines the elegance of Paris and Caribbean beauty. Travellers will enjoy its local dishes, its dance and West Indian way of life.
English, Spanish and Portuguese is the main languages spoken in Martinique. As a vacation hotspot, you may find French products easily available here in Martinique.
Healthcare in Martinique
The healthcare system in Martinique consists of public and private sectors. Martinique has a total of 18 hospitals and several clinics. Expats entering Martinique should check vaccinations against hepatitis B. Bottled water is recommended and is available on the island. Don’t drink mains water directly because it may cause an abdominal upset. Local seafood, fruit and vegetables are considered safe to eat. Expat should obtain international health insurance before entering Martinique. Medical cost for private doctor fees and accessing treatment outside of Martinique can be very expensive.
Insurance for Expatriates in Martinique
Expat Financial has a great deal of experience in sourcing international insurance plans for individual expatriates and expat employers in Martinique. We can also source global medical coverage for select local nationals in Martinique that will allow for global medical coverage that includes the United States. Martinique expat healthcare plans are available via our firm from a variety of international insurance companies.
Here is a list of different types of insurance coverage you will want if you are planning to become an expatriate in Martinique:
- War and Terrorism Insurance
- International Health Insurance
- Expat Life and Disability Insurance
- Travel Insurance
- Evacuation Coverage
- Special Risk Plans
- Group Expat Insurance Plans
If you require a quote for Martinique insurance, contact Expat Financial today for a quote. We can also source international health plans for local nationals in Martinique. Please send along any relevant risk information that may be available.