wet season illness article

Introducing the most common types of wet season illness in Thailand

The Land of Smiles has three official seasons: hot, cool, and wet. The wet season begins around mid-May every year, and continues until mid-October when rainfall starts to become less frequent. There are both pros and cons to travelling or living in Thailand during the rainy season. Due to the lower number of tourists, it’s …

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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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How to spot a good health insurance company in Thailand

There are a lot of things about health insurance that are reliable. For instance, as long as you adhere to the terms of your policy, you can count on a good health insurance company to reliably reimburse you for covered medical costs. Also, most years you can expect some type of increase in the cost …

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New infographic on international insurance inflation around the world

Following the successful launch of our International Private Medical Insurance Inflation – 2018 report earlier this month, our marketing department has produced a new infographic that touches on some of the key points the industry-leading white paper discusses. This resource can be just the type of introduction you’ll need for those of you who haven’t …

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How to compare health insurance in Thailand

Anyone hunting for health coverage will want to find a plan that suits them best. With so many policies to choose from, however, selecting the best plan on your own is no easy feat. This, coupled with the fact that there’s no such thing as a one-version-fits-all plan, all goes to show the pivotal role …

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british expats

Do British expats need health insurance in Thailand?

Many people from the United Kingdom seem to have an affinity for Thailand. Not only does Thailand play temporary host to over 800,000 UK tourists each year (accounting for over 5% of the country’s total arrivals), but tens of thousands of Brits have decided that the Land of Smiles provides the lifestyle that they are …

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best health insurance in thailand article

5 top tips on how to find the best health insurance in Thailand

Whether you’re a newly arrived expat, or have lived in Thailand for a number of years, chances are you’re eventually going to need to see the doctor. While the cost of care in Thailand is generally affordable to most foreigners, medical expenses can still be quite high. This is especially true for major procedures like …

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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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How group and individual health insurance plans differ

Did you know that health insurance plans can be split into two types of plan: individual or group? When looking for coverage it is highly likely that you will come across both options and this might leave you asking yourself: “Which is best for me?” Here, we take a look into how group and individual health …

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top-up insurance

Top-up Insurance in Thailand: What is it and do you need it?

Are you an expatriate living and working in Thailand? When expats arrive in Thailand, the change in location, culture, and much more can really be jarring for some. There’s so much to learn about a place that is as culturally unique as Thailand, and trying to take it all in at once can be a …

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health insurance for kids article

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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Thailand maternity insurance: Can you purchase it if you’re already pregnant?

There is so much planning to do in life. Plan out which school you want to go to. Plan out what job you want. Plan your wedding. Plan your professional and household projects, social gatherings, vacations, annual budget, and retirement plan. There are so many things, both large and small, that need to be planned …

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Vaccinations for Thailand: An up-to-date list of all essential inoculations

Brimming with welcoming people, rich culture, pristine beaches, and vibrant cuisine, it can be hard to think of Thailand as a place where you may be exposed to disease. While most foreigners who travel to or live in the Land of Smiles do not encounter any problems (and if they do, it’s usually food poisoning …

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wet season illness article

Introducing the most common types of wet season illness in Thailand

The Land of Smiles has three official seasons: hot, cool, and wet. The wet season begins around mid-May every year, and continues until mid-October when rainfall starts to become less frequent. There are both pros and cons to travelling or living in Thailand during the rainy season. Due to the lower number of tourists, it’s …

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hearing loss article

Hearing loss in Thailand: Causes, prevention, treatment, and your health insurance

Some 360 million people suffer from disabling hearing loss worldwide, and that number will only rise as the global population ages. In fact, roughly one-third of elderly people aged 65 and above have severely diminished hearing; yet half of all conditions associated with hearing loss are avoidable through early prevention. To shed some much-needed light …

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health aging in Thailand

Healthy aging in Thailand: Top tips for looking after yourself in retirement

Many associate their retirement years with declining health. Although changes to your body are inevitable as you age, it’s never too late to give your body and mind the attention they deserve. Focusing on healthy aging is a great way to ensure that you enjoy many of the same activities you once did for as …

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Note: We have updated our Privacy Policy

Pacific Prime Thailand would like to inform you that as of mid-May we have launched our new and updated Privacy Policy, as required by new data and privacy regulations from the EU. Available on our website, this policy provides a deeper look into how we collect, use, and manage the data of our clients and …

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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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