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Maternity Insurance Coverage

Maternity Insurance Coverage for Expats – Global Health Plans That Cover Pregnancy

Learn about global health insurance that covers maternity for expatriates living abroad

Many expatriates and future global nomads plan to have children when moving abroad. Everyone knows that pregnancy can involve a lot of preparations and planning – one of the most important considerations is accessing maternity care when living abroad and the insurance to fund those expenses. Maternity expenses can either be reasonably small – say under $10,000 if you are in a country where medical expenses are small.

They can also be in the hundreds of thousands or even a million dollars depending on your pregnancy and any potential complications during or after birth. As the anxiety about parenthood increases, you don’t want to worry about the expected and unexpected medical expenses. In this article, we will discuss maternity insurance coverage for expats.

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6 Challenges of Living Abroad for Expatriates

 Six Challenges for Expatriates & Global Nomads Living Abroad

Living on foreign soil with unknown faces around may pose many challenges to an expat or global nomad, especially those who have left behind the luxury of family support and a convenient lifestyle. No matter how mentally strong you are, the challenges that you face while living abroad can make life difficult. Everyone thinks that you won’t get at least some “culture shock,” but it happens to everyone.

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10 Quick Tips for Buying International Health Insurance

Get 10 Vital Tips for Buying International Health Insurance Plans

When you are planning to live abroad, or you have already become a global citizen, one of the most vital products that you can buy is intangible – international health insurance.  There are all sorts of medical plans for expats in the market, but as an expert and specialist in the market with 20 years of experience, I thought I would share ten quick tips for picking the right global medical insurance plan. Read more

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Top 5 Cost of Living Concerns for Expats

Find Out More About the Cost of Living Concerns for Expats

Let’s talk about the least fun part about being an expat- budgeting.  Living in Thailand for five months, then relocating to Mexico and calling it home is not impossible if you plan well. Even seasoned digital nomads traveling through the wonders of the world will carefully plan out the cost of living in each destination. Here are the top five cost of living concerns for expats. Read more

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5 Ways Traveling Makes You A Better Entrepreneur

Here’s How Traveling Can Make You A Better Entrepreneur

Ever wondered how traveling makes you a better entrepreneur? Early mornings, late nights, and many cups of coffee in between, there seems to be no time for an adventure. Entrepreneurs are always hustling to reach their goals. As an innovator, you have to show up to work every day no matter how you’re feeling. The sense of freedom that comes from doing what you love is what makes you enjoy the daily grind. But racking up unused paid time should not be glorified. Burying your head in work all the time will only harm productivity-not just yours but also your teams’. Most successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common-they travel.

Traveling increases productivity and boosts your confidence. Even taking a short journey will give you new perspectives for personal growth and business. Here’s how traveling can make you a better entrepreneur.

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why south america is a major attraction for digital nomads

Why South America Is A Major Attraction for Digital Nomads

5 Reasons Why South America is a Major Attraction for Digital Nomads

Digital nomads are people who travel to different cities around the world while working remotely. You can find digital nomads plugged into their computers at coffee shops, public libraries, co-working spaces, and even recreational vehicles. They take up tasks suited to their skills to fund their travels. While this kind of working-on-the-go trend was inconceivable a decade ago, digital nomads today have the choice to pursue unconventional career paths. Read more

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Top 5 Career Choices That Expatriates Can Explore

Learn About Some Great Career Choices for Expatriates Living Abroad

We have all been through that moment of wonder when we have dream of moving abroad to pursue our dream job. You too may have pictured yourself living abroad but held yourself back from exploring those dreamy ideas because you don’t speak the language of the country you want to work or live in. Or, maybe you are unsure about beginning your search when it comes to looking for jobs that suit your profile and vice-versa. But there isn’t any reason to be worried about career choices for expatriates. Several foreign locations have been attracting expatriates from across the globe but not without a reason. If you are someone who is thinking of making a move or have already been living in another country and wrestling with career dilemmas in your area of work, you are on the right page. Read on to know exactly how this will help. Read more

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

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Top 10 Safety and Security Tips for Expats Living Abroad

Learn About Staying Safe While Living Abroad – Top 10 Safety and Security Tips

As we all know, “an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.” This adage applies to expats. Moving to a new country can be exciting as well as challenging; however, taking the necessary steps can keep you safe from various risks associated with expatriate life. You don’t have to compromise on your safety when you pack your baggage to move to your desired destination. Remember that feeling secure is one thing that you will have to work on initially, no matter where you plan to relocate. It doesn’t mean that you will have to live in fear as an expatriate. Get armed with all safety and security tips for Expats given below and make your stay in your new abode all the more fascinating and blissful.  Read more