Kate and John, Angeles City, Philippines

Who are you? My name is Kate and my boyfriend’s name is John. Together we are Kate & John Travel Abroad. Where, when and why did you move abroad? We currently live in Angeles City, in the Philippines. We moved here a month ago from Florida. We wanted to take advantage of the attractive exchange … Read more

How To Register For Healthcare In The Philippines

Following a recent overhaul, the Philippines has a two-tier health insurance system, comprised of public insurance and private cover. We will look below at your options for registering with the healthcare system. PhilHealth, the national healthcare scheme, is funded by the government and by employer/employee national health contributions. Although everyone is technically entitled to healthcare, … Read more

How To Open A Bank Account In The Philippines

If you plan to move to the beautiful Philippines, you may find yourself wanting to open a bank account. Even if you maintain existing chequing or savings accounts at home, to pay certain bills or to manage your savings, you may find that you need a local account to pay local expenses and so that … Read more

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In The Philippines?

The quality of healthcare in the Philippines varies substantially between the public and the private sector. In the public sector, you will find a number of issues, including overcrowding and limited medical equipment. Meanwhile, some of the private clinics are much more modern, and the region is becoming a destination for medical tourism. The standard … Read more

What Cover Is Available For Sports Injuries In The Philippines?

Whether you are resident in the Philippines or simply visiting, you may wish to take advantage of the country‚Äôs beautiful coastline and beaches. The country is a major destination for diving and other water sports, and, particularly in areas such as Luzon, there are thousands of dive sites.Diving is a year-round activity with three main … Read more

How To Register With The Health System In The Philippines

Following a revision of the national healthcare system, the Philippines is now functioning on a two tier health insurance system, made up of public insurance and private cover. Will you be able to register with this scheme, if you are an expat? We will look below at some of the options available to you.How does … Read more

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