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How to Transfer Money Internationally During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

If you need to transfer money internationally during the coronavirus outbreak, the best way to do so is online. As the world is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic by social distancing - or outrights government-mandated lockdown - waiting in line at a bank or money transfer agency is probably not the best option. The recent travel restrictions and cancelled flights as a result of the coronavirus have left many travellers stranded abroad. In several instances, tourists and [...]

By | 2020-03-27T18:16:56+00:00 March 26th, 2020|Tips|

Do I Need Coronavirus Travel Insurance?

The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in recent weeks has wreaked havoc on international travel, tourism, and even our day to day lives as we are forced to self-isolate. Additionally, almost all countries in the world have put up travel restrictions, against all but essential travel. You can see a detailed map of world-wide travel restrictions here. But if you are planning to travel during this time, you must be wondering how to keep yourself safe during [...]

By | 2020-03-27T15:28:17+00:00 March 24th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Tips|

Does Health Insurance for International Students in USA Cover Coronavirus Test?

If you are an international student in a US university, you likely already have a health insurance plan. With the COVID-19 pandemic now becoming a real threat to the US as well, you must be wondering if your international student health insurance plan will cover a coronavirus test, if the need arises. If you are an international student in the US, but you have not purchased a health insurance plan, then you will likely have to pay [...]

By | 2020-03-27T15:42:18+00:00 March 20th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Tips|

Canceling Airline Tickets During Coronavirus Pandemic

Now that the coronavirus has become pandemic, many countries are closing down their borders to foreigners in an effort to halt the spread. This has naturally led to a lot of cancelled flights and airline tickets - and passengers and airline companies have had to shoulder the burden of it. Airlines are trying to make up for the lost flights by lowering the ticket prices, and up until this week, it was not at all surprising to [...]

By | 2020-03-27T15:42:19+00:00 March 19th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Tips|

Coronavirus: How to Stay Safe on Your Travels?

You probably have noticed that traveling has become a pretty concerning action in the last couple of months, with the global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). People are canceling booked trips and have been warned by health officials to minimize contact with already affected countries. But do you have an international trip which you booked months ago and have been looking forward to in ages? Or maybe you would like to take advantage of the sudden slash [...]

By | 2020-03-27T17:16:50+00:00 March 12th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Tips|

How to Become a Dutch Citizen?

After you’ve lived in the Netherlands for at least three or five years, depending on your situation, you can apply for Dutch citizenship. There are a few ways how to become a Dutch citizen. One of them is by birth or parental acknowledgement. This means if one of your parents was a Dutch citizens when you were born, or your parent acknowledged you before your birth, you also qualify for Dutch citizenship. However, for foreign nationals wishing [...]

By | 2020-03-12T11:02:10+00:00 March 12th, 2020|Tips|

How to Transfer Money to USA?

When you want to send money abroad, for example, you want to transfer money from India to USA, there are two main options you can choose: through your bank or through a money transfer agency. There are many reasons you would need to send money to the US: To fund your child who is there on a US Student Visa, pay school tuition fees, send money to family members who are there on a US Tourist Visa [...]

By | 2020-03-05T15:26:23+00:00 March 3rd, 2020|Tips|

What are the Most Common Reasons for Germany Visa Denial?

Is there anything worse than to hear back about your visa application, and seeing “Your Germany Visa application was rejected”? Applying for a German visa can be a long and tiring process. You collect countless documents, you make trip after trip to the Embassy, and then once you submit your application, there’s the long and anxious wait to hear about the outcome of your visa application. Naturally, it is discouraging to get the response, and it is [...]

By | 2020-02-24T11:45:35+00:00 February 24th, 2020|Tips|

Blocked Bank Account

Applying for a visa can be a long and drawn-out process, with countless documents and requirements. If you are applying for a German Student Visa or Job Seeker Visa, one of the most confusing parts of the process is the Blocked Bank Account. If you have recently been informed that you need a Blocked Bank Account (Sperrkonto) before you apply for your visa but you aren’t exactly sure what that means, this article should answer your questions. [...]

By | 2020-02-24T11:55:45+00:00 February 18th, 2020|Tips|

Six Places You Must Visit This Spring

The spring coming, brings to us all the images of places all over the world that would look magical to be visited on this season. Except that the architecture is set more on light, cause you don’t have to run home due to the rain or cold or early sunsets, and you have more daytime to enjoy the cities, the greenery and colorful flowers that decorate cities, turning them into masterpieces are the main reasons why the [...]

By | 2020-02-19T11:46:35+00:00 February 18th, 2020|Tips|