When considering visiting the Caribbean for a holiday it is likely you will end up on one of the three most popular islands; Jamaica, Barbados or the Bahamas. Don’t get us wrong, each of these islands are dream locations. However, we believe there are some West Indian islands that often get overshadowed. Granted, these locations may come with premium price tags. However, what would you be willing to pay for a slice of heaven?
British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands may be ...Read more
If you have been bitten by the wanderlust bug but don’t have the funds to take time off from work and travel, securing a job abroad can be the perfect resolution. If you love learning about other cultures and can communicate in another language you will be considered a valuable asset to a foreign country. Nations around the world are seeking highly skilled expats, including those who majored in international business or international studies. Granted, sometimes workers are relocated by their ...Read more
ABTA, the UK’s trade association for tour operators and travel agents, recently revealed some worrying new research. They found that 25% of those jetting abroad in 2016 travelled without insurance, which represents an increase of 3% on the previous year.The research unveiled 18 – 34 year olds to be the biggest culprits. 49% of 18 to 24-year-old holidaymakers in 2016 travelled abroad uninsured, as did 38% of those between 25 and 34 years of age. This is an increase of 31% ...Read more
Just like the Greek mosaics of the ancient empire, Greece is made up of different segments of beauty. The history of Athens, coastal destinations, sites of religious significance and gem-like islands all merge together to paint a picture of one of the most captivating countries on the planet. If you haven’t ever visited Greece before, never fear. Below, we give you a taste of some of the destinations incredible locations.
The majority of visitors to Greece will arrive in Athens, so ...Read more
Last month we reported that Saudi Arabia’s new green card policy was going to be for ‘investors and the scientifically skilled’ only. Just a matter of weeks later and the country’s Ministry of Civil Service has announced that all government departments must terminate contracts of expat employees within three years. This means foreigners working in public sectors such as education, police, public transit and health care will all find themselves unemployed.Civil Services Minister Abdullah Al-Melfi announced the news during a meeting ...Read more
Nobody can deny that the beautiful beaches, friendly locals and year-round stunning weather make the Canary Islands top notch get away options. However, it seems that the Canaries have been tainted by the package holiday hype and many turn their nose up, assuming evenings of boozed up Brits and mornings of half-hearted aqua aerobics.Granted, holidays to the Canary Islands can be incredibly affordable. For those of us who don’t have the budget for luxurious destinations around the world, we revel in ...Read more
Expats have commented that living in Canada has changed their lives. Modern cities separated by beautiful wilderness; it is the country that has it all. It is frequently in the top spots for ‘best expat country’ listicles and is championed for its quality of education, cost of living and job opportunities.The Legatum Institute, a London-based think tank, release their Global Prosperity Index annually. The survey ranks the most prosperous countries in the world. Many assume prosperity is used in reference to ...Read more
International Investment Magazine featured a double page spread on Expatriate Group, with comments with Director Lee Gerry. To read the article in full, click here.Read more
Saudia Arabia is undergoing change as part of Saudi Vision 2030. Lee Gerry was invited to discuss the topic as part of Health Insurance Daily's iPMI viewpoint section. See the article below or click here to view the article in full.Read more
Back in May 2016, we reported that expats in Saudia Arabia would benefit from the nation’s economic shake-up. We revealed that the country planned to introduce a US-style green card system within the next five years.It is part of the Saudi Vision 2030 government initiative. Essentially, the country wants to move away from its reliance on cheap oil production, which is currently accounting for 75% of the nation’s GDP. It was believed that by offering expats the card and improving their ...Read more