Visa Free Countries for Filipinos

Filipino citizens can travel to more than thirty countries completely visa-free, and they are eligible for a Visa on Arrival or eVisa for another fifty-plus countries. This rounds up the number to over 80 countries where Filipinos can travel without needing to deal with excessive bureaucratic procedures at different Embassies. Visa Free Countries for Filipinos Filipinos don’t need a visa to travel to the following countries: Barbados - up to 90 days Bolivia - up [...]

By |2021-08-02T12:19:37+02:00June 4th, 2020|Tips|

How to Get a Temporary Passport?

A temporary passport or limited validity passport is a travel document issued by the relevant authorities of your country in urgent cases. So for example, you are abroad, and for some reason, your regular passport is just gone - you misplaced it, or it was stolen, or damaged. Or, you have to travel abroad in an emergency, you don’t have a valid passport, and you don’t have time to wait a few weeks until a regular passport [...]

By |2020-06-09T12:46:37+02:00June 3rd, 2020|Tips|

Becoming a Citizen of Thailand

Many expats who have been living in Thailand for a considerable amount of time decide to undergo the long process that leads to becoming a Naturalized Thai Citizen. Obtaining Thai Citizenship through naturalization is a long and often tiring process, which requires you to submit mountains of paperwork, deal with bureaucratic office after bureaucratic office, sing the National Anthem, and - mostly - wait, wait, and wait… However, those who have chosen to make Thailand their home, [...]

By |2020-05-12T15:39:50+02:00May 11th, 2020|Tips|

Bank Account Verification Letter for Sponsoring US Visa

If you are sponsoring someone’s US visa application, you must send the applicant several documents, including a Bank Account Verification Letter. The Bank Account Verification Letter for sponsoring a US visa serves to prove to the Embassy or Consular services that you are capable of supporting your guest financially during their time in the US. Your bank has to issue your letter (it usually involves a fee) and you have to send it to the applicant abroad [...]

By |2020-05-04T15:53:47+02:00May 4th, 2020|Tips|

Countries That Green Card Holders Can Travel to Without a Visa

US citizens can travel without a visa to more than 170 countries worldwide. Because of this, many places have extended the same privilege to holders of the US permanent residence permit (Green Card). There are several countries that you can visit with your Green Card, that you otherwise may not be able to. Neighbouring Mexico and Canada are just two of them. Can All Green Card Holders Travel Abroad Without a Visa? You can only travel internationally [...]

By |2021-08-02T12:20:42+02:00April 30th, 2020|Tips|

Countries That Won’t Let You in Without Travel Insurance

Getting travel health insurance should be one of the first things anyone does as soon as they book a trip abroad. A good travel insurance policy can give you financial protection in case you need to cancel the trip and cover your medical bills if you have a medical emergency abroad. This is why a lot of countries have added travel health insurance as part of their visa requirements. But if we travel to a place where [...]

By |2020-06-09T12:46:37+02:00April 27th, 2020|Tips|

What is Virtual Travel and How Can I Exploit It During The Coronavirus Crisis?

Now that travelling - at least in the traditional sense of the word - is off the picture for the foreseeable future (because we’re being responsible citizens and staying home), virtual travel may be stepping up. Ever since the coronavirus was declared a pandemic by the WHO (World Health Organization), the world appears to have hit the pause button. Because of the coronavirus lockdown, millions of people are forced to work from home (writer of this article [...]

By |2020-04-07T15:06:33+02:00April 6th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Tips|

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+02:00March 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+02:00March 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+02:00March 20th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Tips|
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