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Gibraltar > Financial


How To Open A Bank Account In Gibraltar

Thursday June 25, 2020 (10:50:44)

In terms of banking, there are a few options open to expats living in Gibraltar. For example, some choose to maintain an existing account in their home country, which can be useful for things like paying recurring bills back home. Others choose to open an international account with their existing bank, which may eliminate or reduce penalties on moving currencies across borders. And there is also the option of using a borderless account, such as TransferWise.   more ...

Gibraltar > Living


How To Learn The Language In Gibraltar

Tuesday June 23, 2020 (12:11:57)

The British overseas territory of Gibraltar’s relationship with the UK, its lifestyle and the fact that it is English-speaking means that it is an attractive proposition for expats, particularly if they are British. If you are a native English speaker, you will have few issues with communication here.   more ...

Gibraltar > Property


How To Rent Or Buy Property In Gibraltar

Monday April 27, 2020 (19:07:48)

Property prices for both tenants and purchasers are high in Gibraltar, due to the scarcity of land. The Gibraltarian government has established the Housing Advisory Council to provide advice on all aspects of housing availability, cost and affordability for property rental and sales.   more ...

Gibraltar > Moving


How To Apply For A Visa In Gibraltar

Thursday March 05, 2020 (12:03:36)

Gibraltar is a British territory and visas are issued by the British government. So, as a general rule, if you need a visa for Britain, then you will need one for Gibraltar. Visas do not guarantee the right to reside or to work; see ‘Work Permits’ and ‘Residency’ below.   more ...

Gibraltar > Working


How To Find A Job In Gibraltar

Monday February 03, 2020 (12:40:14)

Gibraltar’s relationship with the UK, its lifestyle and the fact that it is English-speaking means that it is an attractive proposition for expats who are seeking work, particularly if they come from the UK. It also affords possibilities of becoming a cross-border worker, living in Gibraltar and working in neighbouring Spain, for example, or vice versa. It is estimated that around 9000 people cross the border every day for employment purposes.   more ...

Gibraltar > Health


How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Gibraltar?

Monday November 04, 2019 (16:19:03)

The cost of healthcare in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar will depend on a number of factors, namely whether you as an expat:

• are signed up with the national insurance scheme, the Group Practice Medical Scheme (GPMS)
• have private insurance
• have a combination of national and top-up private insurance to cover procedures (such as dental and optical care) which do not fall under the national scheme
• do not have insurance at all and are intending to pay out-of-pocket for any treatment that you receive.

We will look at each of these options in turn, and undertake some comparisons.

State health insurance costs in Gibraltar

If you are eligible to register with the GPMS, or are a British national, then you and your dependents will be covered.   more ...

Gibraltar > Health


How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Gibraltar

Monday November 04, 2019 (14:54:45)

Gibraltar is a great place to live, work and visit, and with its Mediterranean setting, climate, and seaside location with some lovely beaches, it’s also an easy place to keep fit and healthy.

Gibraltar is also an excellent place to visit if you’re into swimming, sailing or other water sports.   more ...

Gibraltar > Health


How To Keep Your Insurance Costs Low In Gibraltar

Monday November 04, 2019 (14:47:25)

Gibraltar has a two-tier system of health insurance which is comprised of a national health insurance scheme, the Group Practice Medical Scheme (GPMS), and private cover. Overall, healthcare in Gibraltar is of a high standard. However, because the country only has one public hospital, and because you might find yourself having to seek treatment in neighbouring Spain or even be repatriated in the case of a serious illness, many expats choose to take out private health cover for additional peace of mind.   more ...

Gibraltar > Health


How To Register With The Health System In Gibraltar

Monday November 04, 2019 (14:36:59)

Medical care in the British Overseas Region of Gibraltar is run by the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA), established in 1987, in conjunction with the Social Welfare System. Both are based closely on the model of the UK’s NHS.   more ...

Gibraltar > Health


Maternity Care In Gibraltar: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Monday November 04, 2019 (14:27:00)

Gibraltar has a modern healthcare system, based on a two-tier model of both public and private health insurance.   more ...

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