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Insurance When Living Abroad

Top 10 Reasons You Need International Health Insurance When Living Abroad

Many people who live abroad are confused about what, if any, international health insurance they may need. We have written this article to give you some important tips on health insurance when living abroad you may need global medical coverage. If you are moving abroad there is a very good chance that your home country healthcare won’t cover you abroad or will terminate once you have moved abroad. Read more

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Do Expats Need International Health Insurance?

It is a common question that many current and future expats ask themselves – “Do I need international health insurance?” It is a fair question, and you will probably assume we would say YES – and we do believe that almost all expats should have health insurance – either through a government or private plan. Read more

What is International Health Insurance

What is International Health Insurance?

What is International Health Insurance and How Do I Purchase?

It seems like an easy question to answer, but we often get asked. International health insurance is a policy that is meant to provide long term medical coverage to people living abroad – generally considered expatriates, global nomads or global citizens. Generally, an international health plan is meant for people who will be living abroad for at least a year or more and more often than not will lose their coverage back home or the domestic policy won’t cover them abroad. Read more

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Why Telemedicine for Expatriates is Crucial During a Pandemic

Make Sure You Use Telemedicine Services Offered by Global Health Insurance Providers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few months, it can definitely seem that things are getting a bit crazy. The COVID-19 Coronovirus pandemic (or epidemic) has caused a great deal of panic and concern for everyone, including expatriates. While we are not medical professionals, we are global health insurance experts and will explain how telemedicine and telehealth can benefit global nomads and expatriates during the pandemic. Read more

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How to Compare International Health Insurance Companies

Learn How to Compare Your International Health Insurance Companies When Living Abroad

Before moving abroad, make sure you have the most suitable international health insurance to cover for you and your family when living abroad. Uninsured medical expenses incurred abroad can be quite significant and can easily bankrupt an expatriate. However, shopping for international health insurance can be challenging. In this article, we will provide some advice on how to compare and pick your international health insurance company. Read more

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10 Quick Tips for Buying International Health Coverage

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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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 5 Global Health Insurance Tips for Expat Families

Five Global Health Insurance Tips for Expat Families Living Abroad

Moving abroad with your family is a great experience and also quite daunting. In this article, we will discuss the top five considerations for purchasing global health insurance while living abroad as an expat family. It is obvious that protecting your family’s health is critical for expat parents – obtaining vaccinations, making sure that your kids get annual checkups, washing hands and other general steps to protect your health abroad. Read more

What is International Health Insurance

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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10 tips on how to keep your expat kids healthy & happy overseas

Some Tips for Expatriate Parents on How to Keep Your Kids Happy and Healthy Overseas Moving abroad is often a difficult transition for expatriates and their spouses, but often even more so for their children. You want to make sure that the transition to life abroad is as effortless as possible. One of the most important […]