A summary of the current situation regarding vaccines for expats
Ever since Thailand’s mass vaccination drive began on June 7th, I’ve been inundated with calls and texts from my fellow expats in the country asking whether they can register for a COVID-19 vaccine.
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.
The good news is that you don’t have to pay hefty out-of-pocket payments when you have the right family health insurance plan. So how do you choose the right one?
Alcohol and your health insurance
Besides being illegal and dangerous, anything that happens to you or other people while you’re operating a vehicle and under the influence will void your insurance. Being drunk while riding a motorbike or driving a car is a quick and easy way to lose coverage.
Unlocking interesting findings and analysis about the cost of health insurance in the Land of Smiles
Did you know that Thailand has the lowest health insurance premiums in 2020 out of the 100 locations we surveyed? This is great news for those looking to get insured in the country.
What do you need to know about common muay Thai injuries and can insurance cover them?
Here are some of my tips to stay safe before signing up for your first Muay Thai class in Thailand.
Tips before getting straight into a sport you love.
More and more people are turning to sports and exercise than ever before in Thailand, which is a good trend. But keeping yourself injury-free is of paramount importance!
Working your way through the jargon minefield, etc
Coming from the UK, where private health insurance isn’t the norm, I can definitely see why many expats struggle to get their head around it when they move abroad. Especially in Thailand, where foreigners don’t have equal access to public healthcare services as locals do.
Postbox letter from Letty
I am getting frustrated at how the requirements to enter Thailand just aren't clear enough! I have called the Thai embassy on the phone, only to get told off for asking too many questions
What should a typical health checkup package include in Thailand?
Personally, I would recommend sticking with the private hospitals if you can afford to. They tend to cost a lot more than government hospitals, but are typically value-for-money when compared to hospitals of the same standards in the West
All you need to know about avoiding infection
In Bangkok, cases of chikungunya infection have also been reported. In August, Despite the worrying signs of a chikungunya outbreak, the general public remains largely ignorant of the issue, with many still not even knowing what the disease entails.