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Living Abroad without Health Insurance

5 Risks of Living Abroad Without Global Health Insurance

There are risks for expats living abroad without Global health Insurance

Many things can go wrong while you are living an expatriate life in a foreign land. Some of these issues, especially the ones related to health, may be out of your control. This is where health insurance can come to your aid. Living abroad without health insurance will prove to be a hassle, especially during a medical emergency. It is not worth risking your health and finance when you are far away from home. Adequate global health insurance designed for global nomads can keep you and your family covered. Thus giving you the much-needed peace of mind.

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Barbados for global nomads

Barbados is Inviting Global Nomads During Covid-19 Pandemic

Learn Why People are Considering Moving to Barbados & Other Destinations During the Pandemic

It has been widely reported in the news media that Barbados is putting out the Welcome Stamp or welcome map to current and potential expatriates. For those looking for a place where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, a safe and inviting atmosphere, and a great lifestyle, this may just be the destination for you. Barbados is ideally suited for digital nomads with the island’s favorable tax system and fast and efficient internet. The government is now offering a special visa for global nomads who want to live and work from Barbados. Read more

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5 Simple Rules for Expats on Preventing the Spread of COVID-19

Tips for Expatriates to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

By now, most of us have a routine of thoroughly cleaning up after ourselves and being mindful of what we’re touching ever since the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally, some countries have lifted restrictions and lockdowns. Malaysia, New Zealand, and Germany are just some of the countries that have lifted it’s mandated lockdowns, but it still sees a spike in cases. Read more

Living Abroad without Health Insurance

3 Steps To Take Before Buying International Health Insurance

Things to Consider When Buying International Health Insurance

Now that you have packed your bags to move abroad, what do you do next? If you are moving to a new country and you won’t have access to public or employer healthcare, you will need to opt for international health insurance that suits your lifestyle and budget. This glo[bal insurance plan should provide adequate coverage during your journey and extended stay overseas. In this article, we will explore what you need to know when buying international health insurance.

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Top 5 Countries for Expat Families

Learn About the Top 5 Countries for Expat Families to Live

Many factors can influence expats, digital nomads, and global citizens to move abroad. Some of the primary factors that may affect your final decision may include the cost of living, healthcare facilities, or even the climatic conditions of a particular place. But when it comes to expat families, moving to the right country required adequate planning and research. Every country has its pros and cons, and knowing which country suits the family is essential. In this blog, we will look at the top five countries for expat families to live. Read more

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5 Tips for Managing Health Issues When Living Abroad

Learn About the Tips for Managing Health Issues When Living Abroad

A trip to another country may open up several learning opportunities for you. You get to experience the culture, the lifestyle, taste local cuisine, enjoy natural beauty, and more. Today, an increased number of expats and digital nomads opt to visit various countries in a bid to settle there as well. Due to better job or education opportunities in a foreign land, you may decide to become an expatriate. While the idea of moving abroad is fascinating, you need to prepare yourself for the challenges that may come your way. One of the major concerns for expats are managing health issues when living overseas.

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How COVID-19 Can Impact Your Company’s Global Risk Profile

Learn How the Covid-19 Pandemic Will Negatively Impact your Company’s Risk Profile Abroad

Our parent firm works with clients with expatriates employees who are posted around the world. Some of these clients are in very risky countries or regions. COVID-19 has introduced some potentially increased risks for companies and organizations with expatriate and local populations posted around the globe. Most companies have been impacted by lockdown and have suspended nearly all business travel. Read more

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Top 5 Countries To Enjoy Work-Life Balance for Expats

Learn About the Top 5 Countries To Enjoy Work-Life Balance for Expats

 

For expats, digital nomads, and global citizens, living in a country that gives importance to the quality of life is ideal. But, which are the countries to enjoy work-life balance? The definition of quality of life is broad, but for expats, it comes down to finding an optimum balance between work and play. 

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What is an expatriate and how do I become one?

There are numerous reasons as to why someone will make the decision to relocate to a new country and become an expatriate. Whether it is an inbound decision for wanting a new life of adventure or you are being relocated due to your job, there is an abundant amount of benefits for making the move. The term expatriate is often misinterpreted and misconstrued and this page is here to help you understand what it means to be an expatriate and how we recommend preparing for your new life. Read more

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RSA is Not Renewing Their Expat Health Plans for Canadian Expats

We were recently approached by a Royal Sun Alliance Canada customer who received a letter stating that RSA health plans for Canadian expats no longer and they would “be offering the Viator Expatriates Health Insurance coverage directly to individuals” and “upon expiring of your current coverage, you will need to contact another insurance provider  in order to purchase a new policy and ensure that you have continued coverage as an expatriate.” This left this customer with an urgent need to find a replacement policy. Luckily, she was able to get a quote and secure an excellent global health plan from one of our insurance suppliers. Read more