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Tips to save money when moving abroad

Tips to save money when moving abroad   You’ve made the decision to move abroad, now comes the planning and preparation. For the smart traveler, getting things right in advance is the key to success. Make sure that your research is…
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How to protect yourself from Deep Vein Thrombosis on long plane journeys?

You may hear the term ‘deep vein thrombosis’ when flying and your airline may even recommend certain in-flight exercises to prevent it from happening to you on long plane journeys. But do you even know what deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is,…
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Travelling internationally with your pet - Frequently asked questions

Travelling internationally with your pet?  We get a few handy hints to help you get prepared from one of Jetpets resident vets - Katherine. Travelling internationally with your pet - frequently asked questions Q: What top tips would you…
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Capital Gains Tax on Main Residence For Australian Expats - Aussie Expats to Be Hit!

We reported in May, that as a result of the 2017 Australian federal budget, there would be some pending changes to capital gains tax on the main residence for foreign residents and Australian expats (Australians living abroad). At the time,…
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Tips on taking medication overseas when you travel abroad

Taking medication overseas can literally be a matter of life or death, so it’s essential to pay real attention and plan ahead if you require regular medication when you move or travel abroad. Tips on taking medication overseas when you…
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2017 Federal Budget Implications for Australian Property Investors

A couple of weeks ago, the Australian federal government handed down its 2017 budget, and there were a number of implications for Australian property investors and Australian expats.  In this article, we review the budget implications for Australian…
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How to automate your overseas loan repayments

If you need to make overseas loan repayments , then there are options that allow you to automate the international money transfers, get good exchange rates and low fees, and potentially lock in the exchange rate for a fixed period. Many Australians…
Packing Your House For An International Move

Tips for packing your house for an international move

With moving house being one of life's most stressful events, we've put together some tips for packing your house for an international move. Moving house has been found to be one of life’s most stressful events, ranking above starting…
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What currencies can I save on when transferring money internationally?

Transferring money internationally can be a big money spinner for banks with high fees and uncompetitive exchange rates.  Online foreign currency dealer, OFX, deals with over 55 currencies for transferring money internationally and will help…
2017 Australian federal budget - implications for Australian expats
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2017 Australian Federal Budget - Implications For Aussie Expats

The 2017 Australian Federal Budget has been released, so we've scanned the documents and summarised some of the key implications for Australian expats.  In short, there are a number of negatives for Australians living abroad. Investment…