UK Expat Tax – Indonesia And Thailand

Are you a British expat moving to or living in Indonesia or Thailand? Do you understand how the tax system works, and what reliefs are available? We are delighted to share with you a new video from Expat Focus partner and Founder of Global Expatriate Tax Services (GETS), Oliver Heslop, offering tax advice for expats … Read more

How To Register For Healthcare In Thailand

Thailand has a two-tier health insurance system, comprised of both public and private cover. Most Thai citizens are covered under the public scheme of the UCS (Universal Coverage Scheme) and this applied to expats as well until recently, when the system changed with regard to some long term visa applications. We will look at how to … Read more

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Thailand?

Thailand’s healthcare system was ranked sixth in CEOWORLD magazine’s 2019 global healthcare index. Thailand offers a high standard of healthcare, and treatment can be both better and cheaper than in some Western countries. The majority of medical centres are based in the larger cities, especially Bangkok. There are far fewer doctors in rural areas, especially … Read more

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost in Thailand?

If you are working in Thailand, you should qualify for state-sponsored healthcare, covered by your social security payments. These payments are taken out automatically by your employer, and they usually work out to be about 5% of your salary. You will be assigned to a local public hospital where you can access healthcare. In bigger … Read more

How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Thailand

Thailand enjoys a high standard of healthcare, and by international standards, costs are low. So, for expats living, working and retiring there, health insurance is generally not a financial barrier. At present, you are not obliged to take out health insurance if you are living, but not working, in Thailand.However, the government is in the … Read more

How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Thailand

Wherever you live, health and fitness are important, but when you move to a new country, it can be hard to establish a good routine. Fitness can become a low priority, especially while you are sorting out your accommodation, establishing a new friendship group, and getting used to a different environment. This article will take … Read more

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