Moving to a new city, a new country requires a number of services to happen both at a global and local level.
Paguro wishes to equip everyone who is seasoned or new in the practice of a relocation abroad with the information derived by the collective experiences of the communities of expatriates scattered around the globe.
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Jo Parfitt is an expatriate partner, who has lived and worked overseas for almost 20 years, in five different countries. She makes her living from writing, speaking and teaching about what she has learned along the way. In her article Jo reports on the progress and hindrance a spouse faces when expatriating.
A list of low cost airlines, mostly based in Europe, covering European countries and a few international destinations.
Known also as electronic banking (or e-banking), internet banking, PC banking, home banking. Expatriates appreciate bank e-services more than their peers, because the self-service capabilities allow them to keep business as usual wherever they are, quickly and efficiently.
How to stay connected to internet when on the road.
Country - hopping brings expatriates the advantage of being in a great position to enjoy the opportunity to save on sales tax. It can be extremely complex trying to understand the tangled web of taxes, refunds, duties, and exemptions, but it could be well worth it.
Just moved to a location where there is no chance of attending continuing education classes because of a language barrier? Here are some ways around it.
When traveling abroad, situations that are easily taken care of in your home country can become a challenge to deal with, if you are not prepared. To know the emergency numbers to call, be they the fire department, the police or medical assistance is important, more important though is knowing what to do if there are NO emergency numbers! In which case, having secured who can provide help in a crisis, is paramount. In such a situation knowing the name and number of your health care provider or insurance agent or least your employer's office phone number and who to contact is imperative.
What work is available to expatriate, trailing spouses, who follow their partner in a move abroad should they wish to continue in their profession? Many opportunities have opened in the world of portable careers and telecommuting, in the last few years. Let's explore them.
When it comes to investment, the world has shrunk and expats are better positioned than others to take advantage of it.
Being an expat goes hand in hand with learning languages. Which are the methods, schools and tools to shortcut learning a new language or retaining a known one?
Moving cats across the globe can be a challenge. How the cats react to the changes can vary, but there are some common-sense rules to be followed to avoid losing your pet or creating unnecessary stress for them.
Expatriates that are regularly moving countries, need different things from a bank besides everyday services, like being able to work with the bank while they're on the move. You need new services designed for people in your situation. Offshore banks provide you with such services.
Suggestions to make the 'landing' back home as soft as possible. Tips about moving back to your home country after a stint (or more) abroad.
Expatriates should be aware of the advantages, as well as the disadvantages, of dealing not with one, but two countries when it comes to filing their taxes.
Some expatriates are helped by relocation agencies in finding temporary accommodation. For those who aren't, or for those who still prefer to find the perfect accommodation for themselves, here is a list of companies that are present in various locations worldwide. If you wish to add to this list please contact us.
Immigration law worldwide change constantly, how to keep on top of everything?
Companies that will relocate your pet around the world