Located to the east of Puerto Rico, Saint Martin is an island in the Caribbean. French Saint Martin and Dutch Sint Maarten share one island. The two parts are roughly equal in population. It is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean.
The climate on the island is tropical, with a dry season from January to April. The rainy season usually starts from August to December. There are no rivers on the island. But there are 39 beaches of your choice. Visitors to Saint Martin will explore rolling hills, colourful markets and duty – free shopping.
Healthcare in Saint Martin
Expats should check the vaccines and medicine list before entering Saint Martin. In December 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported cases of chikungunya in Saint Martin. Travellers should protect themselves from mosquito bites and bug bites. Please pay attention to eat and drink safety instructions by reducing your exposure to germs. The main hospitals are on both sides of the island, they have modern facilities and emergency room. However, expats should obtain international health insurance before entering Saint Martin. Many travellers and expats who require serious medical treatment in St. Martin will travel to the USA.
Insurance for Expatriates in Saint Martin
Expat Financial has a great deal of experience in sourcing international insurance plans for individual expatriates and expat employers in Saint Martin. We can also source global medical coverage for select local nationals in Saint Martin that will allow for global medical coverage that includes the United States. Saint Martin 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 Saint Martin:
- International Health Insurance
- Expat Life and Disability Insurance
- Travel Insurance
- Evacuation Coverage
- International Group Insurance Plans for Expats
If you require a quote for Saint Martin insurance, contact Expat Financial today for a quote. Please send along any relevant risk information that may be available.