Learn from the experiences of other expats and make new friends in our disccussion forums and Facebook groups
The Expat Focus Guide to Moving Abroad contains everything you need to know when planning an international relocation available now, completely free
Insurance, FX and international movers
The Expat Focus podcast features interviews with expats living abroad and service providers meeting their needs subscribe today!
From our tax, investment and FX partners
Expat Focus Partners

Become a Partner. Click Here.



How To Look After Your Mental Health During Covid-19

Posted on Monday May 25, 2020 (17:05:47)

2020’s pandemic has swept into all of our lives, impacting homes and economies alike. While we are all focused on keeping physically healthy, a silent mental health crisis is developing.

Events like this have the function of a reset button. They put everything on pause, slow life down and force systems to rebuild from scratch. That’s true of companies, workplaces and civic life, but also of our own internal worlds.   more ...


Expat Focus International Healthcare Update May 2020

Posted on Monday May 25, 2020 (16:47:25)

Covid 19 continues to have a dubious pride of place in the international news when it comes to healthcare, but has anything else been happening on this front that expats should know about?   more ...


Expat Focus International Healthcare Update April 2020

Posted on Monday April 27, 2020 (11:07:26)

There’s only really one topic of conversation about health matters at the moment and we all know what it is: Covid 19. We will take a look below at some of the concerns that might be affecting you this month.   more ...


Coronavirus Information For Expats

Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020 (11:45:51)

If you are looking for up-to-date, factual advice and statistics about the covid-19 outbreak, the best sources are:

The World Health Organization's dedicated coronavirus page
Johns Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Center
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   more ...


Expat Focus International Healthcare Update March 2020

Posted on Monday March 23, 2020 (16:26:49)

Health around the world has been dominated this month by the outbreak of Covid-19, which is taking up most of the healthcare bandwidth in the news at the moment. It is advisable to check out your host nation’s government website with regard to Covid-19, as protocols vary on a country-by-country basis and are changing day by day as the pandemic advances.   more ...


What Expats Need To Know About The Coronavirus

Posted on Monday March 23, 2020 (15:02:14)

The news in recent weeks has been dominated by Covid 19, a strain of coronavirus first noticed in Wuhan, China. At the time of writing, according to Johns Hopkins University, there are over 219,000 confirmed cases of the illness across the world, with nearly 9,000 deaths and over 84,000 recoveries.   more ...


Expat Focus International Healthcare Update February 2020

Posted on Monday February 24, 2020 (11:00:53)

A primary concern for Britons living in the EU with regard to healthcare is, of course, Brexit. The UK has now officially left the EU, at the end of January 2020, and the country is now in a transition period until the end of the year. British citizens in Europe are rightly concerned about their continued entitlement to public healthcare in the EU nations.   more ...


Expat Focus International Healthcare Update January 2020

Posted on Monday January 27, 2020 (12:41:43)

Healthcare and Brexit

The big question on many expats’ minds if they are currently resident in the EU is, of course, Brexit. The UK is due to leave the EU on January 31st, but up to now there has been worrying speculation regarding the rights of expat Britons in Europe.   more ...


Expat Focus International Healthcare Update December 2019

Posted on Thursday December 19, 2019 (21:14:56)

Election result in the UK sees Conservatives returned with a majority

The main news for British expats is, of course, the results of the recent general election on Thursday 12th December. This has seen the Conservative party returned with a substantial majority and as a result, Brexit will now be going ahead as originally planned on the 31st January 2020. How is this scenario likely to affect your healthcare, if you are a Briton living in a EU nation?   more ...


The Importance Of Feeling At Home While On An Overseas Assignment

Posted on Monday December 09, 2019 (22:28:03)

by Polly Collingridge, Family Global Mobility Manager for Parental Choice

Research has shown that around 40% of expat employees don’t feel at home abroad and cite it as a major reason for wanting to end their overseas assignment*. But what does it mean to ‘feel at home’ and why is it so important for people?   more ...

Expat Health Insurance Partners

Cigna Global

Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.

Copyright © 2019 Expat Focus. All Rights Reserved. Use of this website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use/Privacy Policy. Comments are property of their posters.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy