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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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5 Best Countries to Teach English in Asia for Expats

Here are five best countries for expats to teach English in Asia

It is true that there is an increasing demand for native English speaking teachers in Asia. There are countries you can teach English with and without a degree. But we advise getting certified as it will increase your chances of landing the job. The basic qualifications to teach English in Asia is to be a Native English Speaker. You must also have a four-year degree in any major and pass a criminal record check. The cut off age is 60 years old. To ensure you land the job, it’s best to hold certifications like TEFL, TESOL or CELTA. Ultimately, schools prefer to hire someone who has the proof that they can teach English to those who do not speak English as their first language. If you can get a classroom experience, then you have a higher chance of getting the job. The best part is you can even get these courses online but aim for a 12-150-hour course.

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Key Insights on Keeping Your Mobile Workforce Safe

Learn about the Key Insights on Keeping Your Mobile Workforce Safe

The world is moving towards a mobile workforce with lots of expatriate assignments and short term business travel. With globalization, there is plenty of growth opportunities, and organizations can extend their services to international shores. Hence, business travel is expected to grow substantially. More employees can travel and conduct business abroad as it gives them a chance to spice up their routine. But there are risks involved, and employers and employees must equip themselves with information and training to mitigate potential threats overseas. In this article, we discuss three key insights on keeping your mobile workforce safe while working abroad.

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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

Bangkok city is one of the top six south asian destinations for global nomads

6 Top South Asian Destinations for Global Nomads

Ultimate South Asian Destinations for Global Nomads

The perfect combination of budget-friendly and low-cost living in South Asia is the go-to destination for global citizens. If you’re tech-savvy and ready for a change of backdrop, get ready to thrive in these land of opportunities. With affordable travel options from budget airlines like Malindo and Air Asia, these countries are short-term vacation hubs.  The friendly communities, stunning beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, pleasant weather and fast internet is why this region is a sought after destination for global nomads. It wasn’t easy but we have narrowed down our favorites.

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Health Insurance Cover

Will Your Expat Health Insurance Cover Your Vaccinations in South America

Will Your Expat Health Plan Cover Your Vaccinations in South America?

South America is a continent full of adventure and indigenous cultures, beaches and jungles, etc. It is a place that many tourists and expatriates would want to share it with. But what vaccinations do you need to travel or relocate to South America? Will your health insurance cover it? Be sure to read this article for a complete list of recommended travel vaccines and health insurance coverage about these vaccines.

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Mental Health

6 Tips For Maintaining Your Mental Health When Living Abroad

Six Tips For Expatriates on Maintaining Their Mental Health While Living Abroad

Packing your bags and flying off to a foreign country to start a new life can be quite stressful at times. Leaving all the homely comforts behind can often make you feel homesick. Adjusting to a new culture where the language is a major barrier can be very difficult for everyone who is living abroad. The anxiety and stress of relocating can take a huge toll on your mental health and overall well-being.

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Top 5 Destinations for Expatriates in Thailand​

Top Five Destinations for Expatriates in Thailand

There is no doubt that Thailand has some of the world’s most sought-after destinations for vacationers as well as expats. The omnipresent welcoming ambiance and the low cost of living make Thailand the number 1 place to live abroad. Are you planning to settle in the bustling city of Bangkok? Maybe you’re looking for a peaceful stay in the jungle or a beach bum life. Whatever your taste, there’s an adventure in every corner for expatriates in Thailand.

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Challenges faced by expats

5 Common Challenges Faced by Expats

Challenges that expats often encounter while living abroad

Moving abroad is often an overwhelming experience for any expatriate. The unfamiliar landscape, a limited social network, and new cultures and languages can often feel burdensome on many people. There will be challenges and obstacles when it comes to the relocation process. You also have to be patient with the adjustment period once relocated. Many people will react to stress in different ways. Challenges will vary depending on location, cultures, languages, personal mannerisms, and general customs of the country. However, there are a few common challenges faced by expats when relocating.

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Global Insurance

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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