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Resources for Expatriates and International Travelers

This list consists of resources that we have found useful when considering an extended stay outside of the U.S.A.

If you do not see what you are looking for please contact PMI so we may assist you.

 

Currency Converter

www.xe.com

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Comprehensive Insurance

XN Holdings at www.XN.com

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International Movers

Champion International Moving, Ltd. at www.champmove.com

Arpin International Group –Quality leaders in worldwide moving at www.arpinintl.com

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USA Shopping with PMI

Shop from your favorite U.S. stores while overseas. Even though many companies will not ship overseas your items can be sent to you at PMI.  PMI will forward to you wherever you are located. Cost less than direct …

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International Banking

Citibank
Personal Banking for Overseas Employees (PBOE)
Contact PMI for special discount for PMI customers:
1-973-543-6001

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International Tax Services

Ernst & Young at www.ey.com

KPMG at www.kpmg.com

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Legal

Eversheds at www.eversheds.com

Baker & McKenzie at www.bakernet.com

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Holiday Calendar

Mark your calendar with some new dates to celebrate. Know the country holidays and special events of your new home. A good resource for you is at www.holidayfestival.com

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Country and Culture Information

Know all about the country you are moving to, currently reside in or plan on traveling to — some good resources are:

 

Living Abroad Country Information at www.livingabroad.com

The U.S. Department of State, consular information sheet at www.travel.state.gov

The CIA’s world fact book at www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/

Country Information from the library of congress at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html from the federal research division

US Commerce Service providing information on countries for increasing sales and more at www.export.gov/comm_svc

Expat Forum at www.expatforum.com

Cross-Cultural Training, IOR Global Services, at www.iorworld.com


UK

Focus at www.focus-info.org The information resource for expatriates, international assignees and their families living and working in London and the rest of the UK.

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Country / Region Health Information

Stay healthy, protect your family; stay current with the latest updates — some good resources are: (See required vaccines)

Know the country health information.  Do you need any vaccines look at the CDC at www.cdc.gov

World Health Organization at www.who.int and for international travel and health at www.who.int/ith/

International American Red Cross at www.redcross.org

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Health Insurance

Medibroker International, LLC at www.medibrokerinternational.com

Marsh affinity Group Services at www.internationalplans.com

MEDEX at www.medexassist.com

Health Kits at www.safetravel.com (Harris International Health Care)

XN Holdings at www.XN.com

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International and Country News

The BBC at www.bbc.com

CNN at www.cnn.com

The International Herald Tribune at www.iht.com

Newspapers Online at www.onlinenewspapers.com

The Internet Public Library at www.ipl.org

Newspapers Online at www.ipl.org/div/news

World Business News at http://web.idirect.com/~tiger/dailies.html

Journal of International Business Studies at www.jibs.net

The Wall Street Journal at www.wallstreetjournal.com

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Language

Berlitz – global language training at www.berlitz.com

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Drivers License

International Drivers Permits at www.aaa.com

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Pet Movers

Air Animal at www.airanimal.com

Pet Transporter Worldwide at www.pettransporter.com

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Work Permits

GVS Global Visa Solutions at www.globalvisasolutions.com

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International Relocation Organizations

Employee Relocation Council at www.erc.org

Society of Human Resources at www.shrm.org or at www.shrmglobal.org or World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA) at www.wfpma.com

World at Work at www.worldatwork.org

The Forum for Expatriate Managemen at www.totallyexpat.com

British American Business Inc (BABi) www.babinc.org

Organization Resources Counselors, Inc. (ORC) at www.orcinc.com

Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC) at www.cerc.ca

Oanda, Currency converter and information at www.oanda.com

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Travel and Information

American Express travel at www.americanexpress.com

Conde Nast Traveler at www.cntraveler.com

Travel and Leisure at www.travelandleisure.com

Travlang language and Travel information at www.travlang.com

Flight Tracking at http://www.flightexplorer.com/FastTrack.asp

Airline seating at www.seatguru.com

Lonely Planet at www.lonelyplanet.com

Specialty Travel Information at www.infohub.com and Travel guide at www.infohub.com/travel/traveller.html

Toll Free Numbers for Airlines at www.geocities.com/thavery2000

Fodor’s Travel / Guidebooks at www.fodors.com

US Department of State Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets at http://travel.state.gov/travel_warnings.html

US Department of State Embassies and Consulates World Wide at http://travel.state.gov/links.html

Weather at http://weather.yahoo.com

World time information – Time, Atlas, etc. at www.worldtime.com

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International Organizations

The World Bank at www.worldbank.org

  • The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) at www.ibrd.org World Bank)
  • International Development Association (IDA) at www.ibrd.org (World Bank)
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC) at www.ifc.org (World Bank)
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) at www.miga.org(World Bank)
  • International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) at www.ibrd.org (World Bank)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) at www.imf.org

Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) at www.oecd.org

World Trade Organization (WTO) at www.wto.org

United Nations (UN) at www.un.org

United States International Trade Commission at www.usitc.gov

National Foreign Trade Council at www.nftc.org

International American Red Cross at www.redcross.org

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International Educational

School Choice International provides peace of mind by helping families find the best schools for their children wherever they relocate in the world. School Choice International

Choosing a school, general information about many schools can be found at International Schools Review at www.internationalschoolsrewiew.com/

US Department of State - Office of Overseas Schools can provide you with information on many schools. Visit www.state.gov/m/a/os/ for listings of international schools by regions and more.

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Voting Information

Federal Voting Assistance Program – www.fvap.gov

Overseas Vote Foundation – www.overseasvotefoundation.org

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