International health insurance: what coverage is provided?
Article sponsored by APRIL International
An international health insurance solution offers various benefits, specially designed for people spending over a year abroad. Though some benefits are essential, others can be selected depending on your needs and situation. Learn about what kind of benefits may be included in your policy!
This is THE essential benefit of any international health insurance solution! You can decide to cover all or part of your healthcare expenses abroad (hospitalisation, routine healthcare, optical and dental care). (More)
Happy New Year 2016
We wish you all a very happy year 2016!
We are looking forward to see you again soon on EasyExpat.com!
Best-of EasyExpat.com 2015: the worst emails received
Just before Christmas, and to finish this year, we are publishing for the 6th year the EasyExpat Best-of list for the funniest or most bizarre emails we have received in 2015.
We remind you that EasyExpat is a list of city guides for expatriates, host a public forum for the community and free services such as job listing, classifieds, general articles on expatriation (FAQ), directory of expat websites. Apparently some Internet users did not understand it!
Moving internationally: why “hands-off” is sometimes better!
Article sponsored by AGS
So you’ve just signed the papers for a new job offer overseas, and your removal checklist looks like this: pack boxes, find the cheapest quote and move! In this feature AGS Movers advises against that approach, explaining the benefits of using a quality-accredited leader in the removals industry.
Cost of living accross the globe - update
We have updated all data for our tool providing indications of cost of living amongst our list of main expat destinations. (More)
Moving internationally: your two biggest decisions
Article sponsored by AGS
In today’s global village, you could unexpectedly receive a foreign job offer and be faced with the prospect of an international relocation for yourself and your family! Here we describe the two biggest decisions you’ll have to make, and the support that AGS Movers provides.
Firstly, relax – you have nothing to worry about! From the moment you request a free quote for your removal from AGS, one of our professional relocation consultants will meet with you at your home to help assess your household’s needs, answer your questions and provide guidance.
Although they sound obvious, the two biggest moving decisions have several knock-on impacts that aren’t always clear at the beginning. (More)
Guide for expatriates in Riga (Latvia)
We are proud to launch our new city guide for expatriates in Riga, Latvia.
Riga, the capital of Latvia and the country's political, administrative, and cultural center, is located by the Gulf of Riga, and the mouth of the river Daugava. This advantageous geographical position has meant that, throughout its history, Riga has been a cosmopolitan city, dominated by trade. With its population of 700 000 people Riga is the biggest city of the Baltic States and home to around a third of Latvia's population. (More)
Guide for expatriates in Budapest (Hungary)
We are proud to launch our new city guide for expatriates in Budapest, Hungary.
The capital city, Budapest, was originally two separate cities known as Buda and Pest and straddles alongside the River Danube. It is rich in history and culture and famed for the curative waters of its springs and spas. (More)
Ways to Save Money as an Expat That You May Not Have Thought Of
For many people, living and working abroad is living the dream, trading in the unpredictable weather of the UK for sunnier climes and more exciting locales. It’s not surprising that having made it this far, many people immediately drop any ideas of saving a nest egg or putting some money aside for their holidays (why would you need holidays? You’re already there!).
Perhaps this is why surveys have shown that expats tend to spend their money rather than saving it up for a rainy day. However, while you’re carpeing the diem, it’s still a good idea to save money where you can, even if you are immediately going to take your saved money on a shopping spree. (More)
Looking to Expatriate? Go Thai
When a time for a big change comes and the seeking for a new place to start a new life in starts, people just sit and stare at the globe, wondering where to go. The globe doesn’t have any answers, but we do. (More)