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Services for expatriates

Services you may need when moving abroad: moving companies, relocation companies, tax assistance, insurance, translation services, house rentals, language classes, airlines, financial services, car rentals...

Moving to a new city, a new country requires a number of services to happen both at a global and local level.

Paguro wishes to equip everyone who is seasoned or new in the practice of a relocation abroad  with the information derived by the collective experiences of the communities of expatriates scattered around the globe. 

Your input is precious to keep this section relevat to all.

Problems and Solutions

Jo Parfitt is an expatriate partner, who has lived and worked overseas for almost 20 years, in five different countries. She makes her living from writing, speaking and teaching about what she has learned along the way. In her article Jo reports on the progress and hindrance a spouse faces when expatriating.

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Low Cost Airlines

A list of low cost airlines, mostly based in Europe, covering European countries and a few international destinations.

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Banking Online

Known also as electronic banking (or e-banking), internet banking, PC banking, home banking. Expatriates appreciate bank e-services more than their peers, because the self-service capabilities allow them to keep business as usual wherever they are, quickly and efficiently.

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Connectivity and ISP

How to stay connected to internet when on the road.

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Duty Free Shopping

Country - hopping brings expatriates the advantage of being in a great position to enjoy the opportunity to save on sales tax. It can be extremely complex trying to understand the tangled web of taxes, refunds, duties, and exemptions, but it could be well worth it.

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E-learning

Just moved to a location where there is no chance of attending continuing education classes because of a language barrier? Here are some ways around it.

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Health insurance and Emergency Support Companies

When traveling abroad, situations that are easily taken care of in your home country can become a challenge to deal with, if you are not prepared. To know the emergency numbers to call, be they the fire department, the police or medical assistance is important, more important though is knowing what to do if there are NO emergency numbers! In which case, having secured who can provide help in a crisis, is paramount. In such a situation knowing the name and number of your health care provider or insurance agent or least your employer's office phone number and who to contact is imperative.

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Careers and Jobs on the Move

What work is available to expatriate, trailing spouses, who follow their partner in a move abroad should they wish to continue in their profession? Many opportunities have opened in the world of portable careers and telecommuting, in the last few years. Let's explore them.

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Global Investment

When it comes to investment, the world has shrunk and expats are better positioned than others to take advantage of it.

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Learning Languages

Being an expat goes hand in hand with learning languages. Which are the methods, schools and tools to shortcut learning a new language or retaining a known one?

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Moving with Your Cat

Moving cats across the globe can be a challenge. How the cats react to the changes can vary, but there are some common-sense rules to be followed to avoid losing your pet or creating unnecessary stress for them.

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Offshore banking

Expatriates that are regularly moving countries, need different things from a bank besides everyday services, like being able to work with the bank while they're on the move. You need new services designed for people in your situation. Offshore banks provide you with such services.

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Repatriation

Suggestions to make the 'landing' back home as soft as possible. Tips about moving back to your home country after a stint (or more) abroad.

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Tax and Expatriates

Expatriates should be aware of the advantages, as well as the disadvantages, of dealing not with one, but two countries when it comes to filing their taxes.

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Temporary Accommodation

Some expatriates are helped by relocation agencies in finding temporary accommodation. For those who aren't, or for those who still prefer to find the perfect accommodation for themselves, here is a list of companies that are present in various locations worldwide. If you wish to add to this list please contact us.

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Work permit

Immigration law worldwide change constantly, how to keep on top of everything?

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