As the old saying goes - don't leave home without it! Not your health insurance card anyway. Read Bangkok Phil's article about why you should never be without health insurance in Thailand.


Please find our latest blog posts below, which are provided by insurance brokers Pacific Prime Thailand, and written by Ricky Batten


Born and bred in London, UK, Ricky has been with Pacific Prime for over 7 years. He has worked in three different offices including China, Dubai, and now Thailand, where he’s been head of the individual sales team in the Bangkok office for more than a year.

Ricky has been an expat for over 11 years, having lived in Australia and New Zealand before finally settling in Bangkok. 

If you have any questions about healthcare and insurance in Thailand and Asia, Ricky is the guy to ask. 

About International Health Insurance 

 -  Ideal for teachers or other people working in Thailand that travel regularly for business, pleasure, or visiting friends and family back home.

 -  Choose your level of coverage: in-patient only for major emergencies, or comprehensive for full in-patient and out-patient coverage.

 -  Plans are customizable, so you can adjust coverages and benefit levels to be just what you need.

 -  Includes coverage both locally in Thailand and globally just about anywhere you go!

 -  Plans have zero restriction on which hospitals, clinics, or doctors you can use.

 -  24-hour emergency assistance available.

 -  Get assistance with claims and renewals, and have your policy explained to you in detail in terms that are easily understandable.

 -  With plan portability you can take your plan with you should you move away from Thailand, meaning there will be no gaps in coverage.

 -  Plans come from the best local and global insurance providers on the market.

 -  Get impartial advice from an established insurance broker you can trust.

 -  Other types of insurance are available including Personal Accident Insurance, Dental Insurance, Maternity Insurance, and more.


To learn more about international health insurance policies in Thailand, or really any type of insurance, please feel free to get in touch with Ricky today.  He can be reached via email at ajarn@pacificprime.co.th. Contact him today!

Health insurance blogs by Ricky Batten

Phuket's "Sandbox" scheme

It’s been a long time coming and I am ecstatic to announce that Phuket is now open to tourists again! Hooray!

Expats in Thailand: How to register for a COVID-19 vaccine

A summary of the current situation regarding vaccines for expats

Health insurance tips for young families

As a parent, you want to take care of your family in the best way possible. These health insurance tips can help you do just that.

Celebrating Thai New Year

Alcohol and your health insurance

An expat's guide to handling medical emergencies in Thailand

While living abroad is full of surprises, medical emergencies shouldn’t be one of them.

View all of Ricky Batten's Health Insurance Posts

Ask Ricky - Health Insurance FAQ

What factors should an insurance buyer consider when choosing which source to buy through?


Do any of the medical insurance companies in Thailand cover the cost for cosmetic surgery?


Can you explain why OPD charges are relatively high for illness coverage?


View all "Ask Ricky" FAQs



Featured Jobs

NES Teacher for English Communication Development

฿35,000+ / month

Uttaradit


Home-School Teachers and Academic Tutors

฿700+ / hour

Bangkok


Math, English, Science Teachers for October Start

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


English Conversation Teachers (July Start)

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


Full-time and Part-time Reading / EFL Teachers

฿40,000+ / month

Thailand


Online Teachers

฿41,000+ / month

Online


Featured Teachers

  • Mahdi


    Iranian, 29 years old. Currently living in Iran

  • Mau


    British, 33 years old. Currently living in Japan

  • Camille


    Filipino, 22 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • David


    Irish, 46 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Iliuza


    Russian, 24 years old. Currently living in Russian Federation

  • Christopher


    American, 35 years old. Currently living in USA

The Hot Spot


Contributions welcome

Contributions welcome

If you like visiting ajarn.com and reading the content, why not get involved yourself and keep us up to date?


Will I find work in Thailand?

Will I find work in Thailand?

It's one of the most common questions we get e-mailed to us. So find out exactly where you stand.


Teacher mistakes

Teacher mistakes

What are the most common mistakes that teachers make when they are about to embark on a teaching career in Thailand? We've got them all covered.


Need Thailand insurance?

Need Thailand insurance?

Have a question about health or travel insurance in Thailand? Ricky Batten from Pacific Prime is Ajarn's resident expert.


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

Many schools ask for demo lessons before they hire. What should you the teacher be aware of?


Can you hear me OK?

Can you hear me OK?

In today's modern world, the on-line interview is becoming more and more popular. How do you prepare for it?


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

Before you go pounding the streets, check out our guide and know what to look out for.