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  1. Other Asia
    I'm moving to HK in April. I intend to continue to save money each month as "savings". I'll be bringing these savings back to the UK when I return in a few years. In the latter half of 2016, GBP weakened to approx £1 = HKD10. Prior to that, for many years, £1 = >HKD12. Whilst I'm in HK, my...
  2. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I have to exchange USD to AED as I am moving to UAE. Is there easy and simple way of finding out who will provide me best rate?
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello people, I am from India and I am carrying some EUROS with me to Australia. I want to convert them to AUD. Any idea where will I get the best exchange rate ? Thanks.
  4. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Dear Readers, My offer on a property in Central Portugal has just been accepted - now the fun begins!!! I have so, so many questions and concerns and wondered if anyone out there can offer me any advice. I now have to pay the deposit, that's fine, bank transfer - done! What happens about...
  5. Guides
    Caracas in Venezuela is both the world’s most expensive and the cheapest city for expats and it all depends on exchange rates, according to research. The latest findings from the Cost of Living survey by ECA International, a leading provider of knowledge, information and technology for the...
  6. Expat Tax
    Hello, I was wondering if someone could enlighten me here. This is the first year that I am doing my US taxes by myself (I honestly cannot afford the accountant anymore). I do understand that you have to express your foreign income into US dollars, however, I am a bit confused as to whether I...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, My partner is applying for an unmarried partners visa. I think we have all the documents we need but I'm a little confused about whether to go with Cat A or Cat B. I've worked overseas for the same employer for the last 4 years. However, in that time my income has varied due to end of...
  8. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    As the Euro is now the lowest it has been against the pound in over 3 years, and the lowest it has been against the US dollar in 2 years, does anyone plan on moving their money around to take advantage of it? Has anyone ever been strategic about which currency their savings are in? I ask...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    For those who have made the transition to living in England... What has been the best way you have found to transfer funds. I am debating on for how long should I keep my US account open? When I go the UK and open my own account... should I just wire the funds? Should I get travelers checks...
  10. Articles: Europe
    British expats are confident about the performance of sterling and most prefer to stick with a UK bank for financial products when the move abroad, research shows. Some two thirds, 62%, still use a UK bank for pensions, insurance needs and financial products, the Lloyds TSB International Expat...
  11. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Just a quick one for you all, What is the best way to transfer a GBP pension that is paid into a Barlays account in Enland over to Egypt and obviously get it exchanged into LE. Thanks Tim
  12. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Two months in to the French adventure and still such a lot to sort out... And should it really be snowing in Provence? Can anyone advise, please, on transfer of funds into France? I need to bring monthly amounts across from the UK while I get my business established. I was given advice...
  13. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi guys, Just wondering if any of you could recommend a place in London that will change UAE Dirhams to GBP in London? My other half changed Dirhams at the Post Office the last time and while there was no commission the rate was terrible. Thanks in advance for the advice!
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