Long-stay visa and the mandatory health insurance in Thailand

Long-stay visa and the mandatory health insurance in Thailand

With the trend of globalization, ‘international retirement migration’ has become a growing phenomenon. Meanwhile, thanks to its pristine beaches, delectable cuisines, friendly people, relatively low cost of living, and vibrant culture, Thailand has become of the most popular retirement choices among expatriates around the world. Previously, expats looking to stay in the Land of Smiles …

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How to compare maternity insurance plans?

How to compare maternity insurance plans?

Thinking of expanding your family in Thailand? Congratulations! However, as an expat couple living abroad, you must take into consideration a couple of things before you even start trying to conceive. You probably already know the importance of having expat health insurance in Thailand, and that you also need a separate maternity insurance policy to …

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Thailand dental insurance article

Thailand dental insurance: Tips for finding the perfect plan

It’s officially the holiday season! Many of our readers are no doubt attending a variety of Christmas soirées with family and friends, as well as munching on delectable desserts like candy canes, gingerbread men, yule logs, and sticky toffee pudding. While you enjoy this holiday season’s celebrations with an array of sweets and treats, remember …

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How does Thailand combat cervical cancer?

It is rather unthinkable that cervical cancer was the most common cancer for women in Thailand just twenty years ago. The country’s 30 years of the test-and-refer approach had failed to make a dent in the country’s death toll from the disease. Luckily, this has all changed in 2000 with the Safety, Acceptability, Feasibility and …

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How to compare maternity insurance plans?

How to compare maternity insurance plans?

Thinking of expanding your family in Thailand? Congratulations! However, as an expat couple living abroad, you must take into consideration a couple of things before you even start trying to conceive. You probably already know the importance of having expat health insurance in Thailand, and that you also need a separate maternity insurance policy to …

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Thailand dental insurance article

Thailand dental insurance: Tips for finding the perfect plan

It’s officially the holiday season! Many of our readers are no doubt attending a variety of Christmas soirées with family and friends, as well as munching on delectable desserts like candy canes, gingerbread men, yule logs, and sticky toffee pudding. While you enjoy this holiday season’s celebrations with an array of sweets and treats, remember …

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Travel insurance that covers your adventurous life

Thailand’s one of the best places in the world to go for any type of vacation: there are plenty of luxurious resorts in the country, but there is also something for thrill-seekers in the Land of Smiles. Those who seek adventurous experiences are usually also those who put themselves at a higher risk of an …

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New school insurance infographic released by Pacific Prime Thailand

Pacific Prime Thailand is pleased to announce the release of a new school insurance infographic. The school insurance infographic showcases the essential and recommended insurance solutions for private and international schools worldwide, and it’s available for viewing and download with this link. What’s inside Pacific Prime’s new school insurance infographic? This school insurance infographic is a …

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Insurance plans for international schools

Types of insurance plans for international schools in Thailand

Private and international schools require proper protection, just as any other type of business does. Insurance plans for international schools in Thailand should be considered by any management team as a part of their crisis management solution. Schools can be affected by a vast number of threats that can arise from natural disasters, cyber-attacks, theft, …

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Business insurance plans in Thailand

Important business insurance plans for Thailand

When it comes to starting and running a successful business in Thailand, there are a number of things you will need to keep in mind. One of the biggest is that you will be constantly facing risk from all angles. From natural disasters through to financial and even political risks, it is important to take …

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Maternity health insurance and Zika in Thailand

Anyone who lives in or travels to the Land of Smiles is likely aware that mosquitoes are present in seeming abundance all year long. Yes, they can be bothersome at times, but most of them don’t pose any significant health threats. There are, however, a number of harmful mosquitoes to watch out for, chief among …

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Breastfeeding benefits for moms and babies

Breastfeeding is the only natural way of feeding an infant, which covers the newborn’s nutritional needs and creates unique conditions for physical and mental development in the first months of its life. WHO recommends breastfeeding as the ideal way to feed a newborn, and exclusive breastfeeding should be initiated within the first hour after birth …

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Health insurance for kids: Why children should have health coverage

With a diverse selection of schools, easy-on-the-wallet living, a year-round tropical climate, and vibrant cuisine, Thailand is a great location for any expat parent who is, or plans on, raising a family. The cost of private care can be quite affordable too, especially vis-à-vis the cost of healthcare found in many developed nations, such as …

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How to protect your babymoon with the right pregnancy insurance

For those that are unsure of what the term actually means, a ‘babymoon’ is potentially the very last holiday expectant moms and dads will enjoy alone before their new addition makes his or her grand debut. It’s a fantastic way to hit the pause button on the chaos that pregnancy planning can sometimes bring, but …

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HIV in Thailand

Insurance options for HIV positive expats in Thailand

What health insurance options do HIV positive expats in Thailand have? Can they still get reimbursed for drugs, tests, and hospitalization? Is HIV considered a pre-existing condition? To commemorate world AIDS day, today’s article by insurance broker Pacific Prime Thailand will extend their insurance advice to HIV positive people travelling to the Land of Smiles …

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2018 Thailand’s health risks: a traveler’s overview

Thailand has recently reported a new measles outbreak in its southern districts mainly among Thailand Muslim children, as well as a dengue virus outbreak. Thailand’s Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,149 measles cases and 70,146 Dengue virus cases from 77 provinces and 126 dengue-related fatalities in 2018. Because of this, the state of 2018 Thailand’s …

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Long-stay visa and the mandatory health insurance in Thailand

Long-stay visa and the mandatory health insurance in Thailand

With the trend of globalization, ‘international retirement migration’ has become a growing phenomenon. Meanwhile, thanks to its pristine beaches, delectable cuisines, friendly people, relatively low cost of living, and vibrant culture, Thailand has become of the most popular retirement choices among expatriates around the world. Previously, expats looking to stay in the Land of Smiles …

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Understanding the advantages to using a benefits consultant to design your company perks

By now, most companies know that an attractive and relevant employee benefits plan can be the key to attracting high performing talent, and keeping current staff loyal and motivated. The trouble these days is that the types of benefits that can be offered, and the ones newer and younger staff entering the workforce are seeking, …

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Is your employee benefits package working for your business?

Late last year, Marketwired reported on the turnover rates for Thai businesses as part of an article on Aon Hewitt’s Total Compensation Measurement Study and Benefits Survey 2016. What’s interesting to note about that is it gives some really useful insight into what an employee benefits package can do to boost your staff retention rates, …

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Attracting millennials with employee benefits

Thailand is a country that is constantly changing on almost all fronts. When it comes to the workforce in the country, it is millennials who are starting to take ever more important roles. If you are looking to ensure your company remains successful now and well into the future, it would be a good idea …

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