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FP IOM and Old Mutual now in LMIM victim expats' class action sights

FP IOM and Old Mutual now in LMIM victim expats' class action sights
After seven year fighting for their rights, a group of expat investors will finally see a class action against two major Isle of Man insurers for monies lost when Australian-registered LMIM collapsed. The two offshore insurance companies, Friends Provident International and Old Mutual International, both hosted the failed funds on their...

New expat arrivals in Oz are seeking affordable new homes

New expat arrivals in Oz are seeking affordable new homes
If you’re dreaming of escaping to Oz, the present day property scene might persuade you to make the move. As most first world countries continue to struggle with the pandemic, Australia is easing property market restrictions and encouraging property purchase. For would-be expats dreaming of moving to Oz, the future for home buyers is...

Thailand to ask expats to help restore its tourism numbers

Thailand to ask expats to help restore its tourism numbers
One of the major economic issues arising from the coronavirus pandemic is its effect on tourism revenue, especially in Southeast Asian countries whose GDP depends on attracting literally many millions of visitors every year. It’s not just local businesses which rely on high numbers of incoming tourists to keep going, it’s also the...

Expats in Sydney get rent reductions on prime location apartments

Expats in Sydney get rent reductions on prime location apartments
For would-be expats heading to Australia, now’s the time to rent one of Sydney’s sought-after beachfront homes. Sydney’s exclusive beachfront apartments are a dream come true for those wealthy enough to afford them, or at least they were until the coronavirus pandemic saw a mass exodus of moneyed tenants rushing to get out of the...

Australians married to Thai wives denied access to repatriation

Australians married to Thai wives denied access to repatriation
Australian spouses married to Thai women are being denied seats on repatriation flights from Oz to Thailand. The controversy surrounding Thailand’s decision to close its borders to all foreigners until further notice is hitting hard on Australian nationals married to Thai wives. Denied access to their homes and families in Thailand due...

Lack of social distancing by Irish partygoers in Oz attracts huge fines

Lack of social distancing by Irish partygoers in Oz attracts huge fines
Social distancing rejection gets costly for Irish expats in Oz. Last weekend’s noisy Irish get-together in Melbourne resulted in a total of just under $25,000 in fines for 15 revelers. The all-night house party was clearly a major breach of Australia’s strict isolation ruling, especially as it kept the neighbours awake between...

Expats heading for Oz take advantage of slashed rents and rent-free periods

Expats heading for Oz take advantage of slashed rents and rent-free periods
If you’re considering giving Australia a try as your expatriation haven, now’s the time. Many would-be expats see Australia as the perfect destination for a new job, a start-up business or a comfortable retirement, even although the country as a whole and its cities in particular are known to be very expensive as regards day-to-day...

Where in South America is the best refuge for non-USA expats?

Where in South America is the best refuge for non-USA expats?
Brits and Europeans are now catching on to formerly USA expat-centric locations. For many would-be British expatriates, South America in general and its offshore islands were the private provinces of expats from the USA making them off-limits for all but the bravest Britons. Sources such as International Living and its imitators didn’t...

Covid-19 killing the American dream for expat entrepreneurs

Covid-19 killing the American dream for expat entrepreneurs
Expats who risked all to be part of the American dream are now leaving in droves due to perceived inequalities within the healthcare system. For would-be expats from across the world, the American dream is still achievable given hard work and a positive view on life, but the coronavirus pandemic has killed the dream for many. The main...

Expats in Mexico are happy where they are despite the virus

Expats in Mexico are happy where they are despite the virus
Expats in Mexico are staying put simply because it’s their home. As border restrictions were unveiled last week in all EU member states, Canada, the USA and the UK, the official word went out to all expats in Mexico to return to the home country if at all possible. Given the crowds jamming the country’s airports, it seemed as if the...