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World healthcare surveys might well confuse the average expat

World healthcare surveys might well confuse the average expat
For expats at whatever age, the quality and cost of healthcare in a chosen destination is one of the most important aspects of relocating. For expatriates on reassignment, employer-provided healthcare is the norm, saving time, trouble and often money, as larger employers can benefit from group plans. For entrepreneurs, expat retirees and...

Retirement in low-cost Ecuador isn’t just for American expats

Retirement in low-cost Ecuador isn’t just for American expats
Affordable retirement in Ecuador isn’t just for expats from the US of A. Set in South America’s northwest region, Ecuador is bordered by both the ocean and the jungle and bisected by the planet’s longest mountain range. Relaxing on picture perfect Pacific Ocean beaches, trekking through the foothills of the Andes or exploring the...

Toxic air pollution in Delhi forcing expat families to leave

Toxic air pollution in Delhi forcing expat families to leave
Expat professionals living and working in New Delhi are now considering the city a hardship posting due to its perilous air pollution. Delhi’s deadly pollution is making it hard for multinational employers as well as embassies and consulates to fill vacant positions now that the word’s got round, and those now living in the city are...

Dangers for expat professionals and where they’re worst

Dangers for expat professionals and where they’re worst
One all-important aspect of emigration for whatever reason is safety and security. The thought of living and working in a totally unfamiliar country is exciting and scary at the same time, but it’s best to check out on the destination itself before accepting that tempting new job. Especially for those brought up in first world...

Expats in Bahrain to pay compulsory private health insurance

Expats in Bahrain to pay compulsory private health insurance
Getting to grips with expat healthcare in Bahrain. For expats relocating to Bahrain, it’s comforting to know the country has a comprehensive, modern system comprising both public and private facilities and experienced, qualified practitioners. The public hospitals’ standards compare well with those of private facilities elsewhere in...

Prague now in top 100 world healthcare survey ratings

Prague now in top 100 world healthcare survey ratings
According to a recent medical services survey, Prague is now ranked in the 100 best world countries for hospitals and healthcare. The newly-released listings were compiled using categories including access, quality of care and numbers of hospital beds as against population numbers, with Prague a new entry to the 100-best listing. Although...

Relocating expats urged to research private health insurance and local prices

Relocating expats urged to research private health insurance and local prices
The present day surge in popular expat destinations now insisting on private health insurance before a visa is granted has caused many would-be expats to reconsider leaving the home country. Obviously, charges for private health insurance vary country to country, as does the service provided at any price. The USA’s healthcare is the most...

Stressed out expats should head for Europe’s ski villages

Stressed out expats should head for Europe’s ski villages
Given that quality of life and a healthy lifestyle are now priorities for expat professionals looking to relocate, Europe’s finest ski destinations provide fun as well as exercise. Many of the best-known ski resorts in the Alpine region are located within reasonable distances from cities in Austria, France and Switzerland known to be...

New Thai public transport safety measures welcomed by locals, expats and tourists

New Thai public transport safety measures welcomed by locals, expats and tourists
In a long-overdue attempt to prevent deaths and injuries caused by public transport accidents, Thailand has introduced new safety measures for all public vehicles. It’s well-known that Thailand’s public transport services have major problems with accidents causing loss of life as well as injury to tourists, expats and Thais alike. The...

Will UK expats in Europe be cut off from acceptable healthcare after Brexit?

Will UK expats in Europe be cut off from acceptable healthcare after Brexit?
For British citizens already living in Europe as well as those planning to emigrate before the effects of a no-deal Brexit kick in, healthcare in both the EU and UK is likely to be either too expensive or simply unobtainable. Britons moving overseas have traditionally relied on the home country’s National Health Service for emergency...