Expat Websites and Resources

Expat Resources

Interested in moving abroad? We have compiled a list of useful expat resources and websites. This list is refreshed on a regular basis (current as of 2017).

If you have any suggested additions, please don’t hesitate to email us.

SCOUTING YOUR NEXT DESTINATION

  • VisaHQ – quickly check visa requirements for any destination
  • Wikivoyage / SoloGuides – travel guides
  • Transitions Abroadinfo on work, living, and studying abroad
  • Air Pollution Indicesreal-time, worldwide air quality map (by city)
  • Numbeocompare cost of living indices (with real prices) worldwide
  • Where Can I Live – useful tool for finding out which passports and visas you’re eligible for (with links to official resources and other info)

GETTING THERE (AND AROUND)

  • Google Flights – great site for finding and booking flights
  • Loco2 – buy train tickets for UK and across Europe

FINDING ACCOMMODATION

  • Couchsurfing – free accomodation options (roll the dice!)
  • Hostelz – find and book hostels all over the world
  • Airbnb – stay at someone’s apartment (either a room or the entire place)
  • Booking.com – great site for finding hotels
  • YourNewBase – find a serviced apartment for your first month 

FORUMS & COMMUNITIES

  • /r/IWantOutinfo and discussion for people who want to expatriate
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