5 travel insurance questions

5 most common travel insurance questions and answers

For all those planning to travel abroad, be it for five days or a few weeks, it’s essential to determine whether you’ll need travel insurance. Whether you decide to obtain one or not, it’s a good idea to consider all of the aspects of the travel insurance protection you can get from securing such a …

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5 travel insurance questions

5 most common travel insurance questions and answers

For all those planning to travel abroad, be it for five days or a few weeks, it’s essential to determine whether you’ll need travel insurance. Whether you decide to obtain one or not, it’s a good idea to consider all of the aspects of the travel insurance protection you can get from securing such a …

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Wellness Tourism trends

Wellness Tourism trends to watch in 2019

New wellness tourism trends emerge almost constantly, yet 2018 has seen a tremendous increase in travelers seeking something more than an attractive destination to spend their holidays. With destinations such as Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia, among many others, which offer high quality medical and wellness services, clients from all over the world tend to choose …

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Does my insurance cover the measles vaccine in Thailand?

Recently, authorities in the Philippines have declared a mass outbreak of the highly contagious measles in the capital city Manila. The country has registered 5,120 cases for the whole of 2018, a six-time surge compared with 791 cases in 2017, with already 50 deaths from December to January. Likewise, Thailand has also been battling with …

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cost of medical treatments in Thailand

The cost of medical treatments in Thailand

You may have already heard and read about how Thailand is one of the most popular medical tourism destinations in Asia. For those that may not be in the know, popular medical tourism procedures people come to Thailand for include dental care, various types of body checks and scans, heart surgery, joint replacements, and many …

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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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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 zika

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 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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medical emergency while travelling

Are you prepared for a medical emergency while traveling?

As an expat living in the Land of Smiles, chances are you’ve got insatiable wanderlust. Thailand’s alluringly close proximity to exotic and culturally fascinating locales like Myanmar, Cambodia, and Vietnam means that paradise is merely a short journey away. Top on the packing lists of most global nomads include clothing, toiletries, travel documentation, and international …

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babymoon pregnancy insurance

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

Overview of HIV in Thailand

To commemorate World AIDS day, today’s article by insurance broker Pacific Prime Thailand will focus on the HIV and AIDS situation in the Land of Smiles. We’ll discuss where and how travelers and expats living in Thailand might get exposed to the virus, what their treatment options are, and how to protect yourself from contracting …

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cybersecurity law article

Thailand’s parliament passes new cybersecurity law

If you’ve read recent news headlines, you’ll likely have come across stories about Thailand’s new cybersecurity law that has bestowed state cyber agencies with sweeping powers to access internet user data. The Cybersecurity Act is the latest example of a wave of new laws passed in various Asian countries that further assert government control over …

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Our brand new GDPR and Employee Benefits guide is now released!

On the 28th of February, the National Legislative Assembly has endorsed the Thailand Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), which aims to reinforce the protection of personal information in the Land of Smiles. Although the new law has drawn several key concepts from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), these two laws do have different …

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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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