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How Much Do You Know About Australia’s Healthcare System?

Understanding the Australian healthcare system is a crucial part of living in Australia and here are some important things you need to know about navigating the healthcare system in Australia. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by BUPA Australia.   Did you know there are two healthcare systems in Australia? Australia has tw ...

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Expat Health Insurance Prices Cut By 40%

Expat health insurance is one of the major costs for people living and working around the world and options for reducing that cost are always welcome. NowCompare, the world’s largest expat insurance and financial aggregator, has just announced that a massive 40% has been slashed on selected international health insurance policies.   NowCompare.com lists policies from 98 per cent of the world’ ...

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Tips For Comparing Expat Health Insurance Plans In Singapore

With the hustle and bustle of a modern city, convenient transportation, and low crime rates, the Lion City is deemed by many as the cultural and financial hub of Asia, attracting millions of tourists from all over the world every year. It is indeed an amazing country to visit, but if you’re an expat looking to stay and work here for a long time, there will be a number of considerations you will ne ...

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Why Do Insurance Premiums Always Seem To Rise Each Year?

Expats that secure their own health insurance quickly learn that their premiums will rise year-on-year. Health policies aren’t like motor policies where, given you’ve made no claims, you’ll find a discount on your premium for the next coverage period. This article from our sponsor, Pacific Prime Dubai, will help explain why health insurance premiums always seem to increase and what you can do when ...

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Healthcare For Expats In Thailand

As most Expat Network users know, the world is more globalized than ever before, and people are crossing boundaries all the time to make themselves a home in a new land, whether permanently or for a limited time. As such, some places are becoming hotspots for attracting those looking to work, and live in an exotic locale. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Pacific Prime Thai ...

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How To Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle While Working In Vietnam

If you’ve recently moved to Vietnam for work, or are about to make the leap: congratulations! Vietnam is a wonderful blend of bustling cities, beautiful natural sights, rich history, and vibrant cultures. Vietnam ranked well for economic confidence (12th), work–life balance (19th), entrepreneurship (13th) and career progression (18th) out of 190 countries in the 2017 HSBC Expat Explorer Survey, ma ...

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Healthcare In America

Healthcare in America has a reputation for being amongst the most advanced in the world, but coverage is not universal.  For those who can afford it, health insurance gives people access to very sophisticated systems and highly qualified medical practitioners.  However, healthcare in America is very expensive and there are many who are unable to afford health insurance. Medicare and Medicaid, whic ...

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Cover For Winter Travel Accidents

If you’re like many expats around the world, when holiday time rolls around, it’s time to plan a getaway. Whether you are heading back home to spend the season with your family, heading to a remote ski resort to hit the slopes, or you just want to see what your favorite vacation spot is like when it’s covered in snow, the end of December and into the new year can certainly be a popular time for tr ...

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Sponsored: Health Insurance Exclusions You Need To Know

Health insurance is an important consideration for every expat. A robust health policy offers extensive protection against a wide range of medical procedure costs, thus ensuring that the policyholder gets the treatment they need without breaking the bank. One thing to be aware of, however, is that health insurance plans won’t cover everything. To avoid any unpleasant surprises, it is important to ...

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Sponsored: Which Health Insurance For Expats?

One of the first things that an expat should do when they move to a new country is familiarise themselves with the healthcare system there. Some expats will find themselves moving to locales where they can freely access a publicly subsidised healthcare system (sometimes at no cost). However, others will find that they either don’t have access to the local public healthcare system, or such a system ...

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