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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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5 Challenges Digital Nomads Face While Living Abroad

These Are The Unique Challenges Digital Nomads Face While Living Abroad

Traveling the world and meeting deadlines simultaneously may seem challenging until you meet a digital nomad. More millennials are leading the road less taken by becoming digital nomads, traveling across the globe and posting colorful pictures on social media. It’s no doubt a great option for individuals who prefer to work with a different backdrop every week, but life on the road can be demanding. Though living abroad and working remotely may seem adventurous, the digital nomadic lifestyle is not always sunshine and fresh coconuts. Here are five challenges that digital nomads may face while living abroad.

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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

Health Insurance Worldwide

Top 3 Global Health Insurance Companies for Expats

Learn About the Top Three Global Health Insurance Providers for Individual Expatriates

In this blog article, you will learn about three excellent global health insurance providers that Expat Financial offers to expatriates. If you are about to move abroad or already living the expat life, you probably know that emergency and chronic medical conditions incurred while living overseas can be quite expensive and even bankrupt you and your family. You may be healthy now, but unfortunately, that can change in an instant.

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10 Things to Consider When Buying Global Health Insurance

Ten Things to Consider When Buying Global Health Insurance

Purchasing global health insurance is a big decision, and choosing the right coverage, and the insurance company is both challenging and daunting for most expatriates. There are lots of insurance terms that you may not be familiar with and, of course, the fine print. Global healthcare is quite different from domestic policies. Some expats come from countries with universal healthcare, or they were under their parents’ or employer’s plans, so they may not have purchased individual health insurance before.

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Choosing between a local or global health insurance plan as an expat

Five reasons to purchase a global health insurance over a local plan for expats

Expatriates who are moving overseas will often opt into purchasing a local health plan from the government or a private insurer. Some countries, regardless of your own coverage, may require you to purchase the local coverage care. And it can be inadequate for your needs. Most local plans will be inexpensive and some can potentially be quite good. However, if you are moving overseas there are five reasons why we recommend expats to purchase global health insurance plan:

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What is the best health insurance for a family during long-term international travel?

If you are going abroad for a year, it is highly likely that you will be giving up your domestic health coverage, which may not cover you abroad. Thus it is important to obtain a global health policy that will cover you and your family while living and travelling abroad AND also back home. You have the option to purchase an emergency travel medical insurance plan, which would be less expensive, but it will only cover emergencies and only while abroad – you will want to keep your domestic cover in place. Travel medical insurance plans are often best suited for short and medium term trips abroad.

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Thailand to mandate health insurance for expats

It has been recently reported that the Thai government is in the process of mandating mandatory medical health insurance for expatriates living in Thailand. The requirement is targeted for expatriates that are living in Thailand on a one-year non-immigrant visa, with an emphasis on those living in Thailand over the age of 60.

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Top 12 Safety Tips While Going Overseas

Twelve Safety Tips While Traveling & Living Overseas

Nothing is bound to ruin a holiday more than feeling unsafe or running into scams and difficulties. When traveling to other countries, it’s important to always keep international travel safety in mind. Travel risk is unavoidable, but we have created a list of 12 tips that will increase your safety so that you can enjoy your holiday. These tips are also quite useful for expatriates who are living abroad as international citizens or global nomads.

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Becoming a Global Citizen

The opportunity to live a life as a global citizen is one that is appealing to many people. It involves a life of adventure and new experiences. If deciding to become a global citizen, it is important to understand what it takes to successfully take on the opportunity in which you are given and facilitate the transition period. Let’s dive into what it means to be a global citizen.

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