Recommended Resources

Wondering which tools and services we use to make our lives abroad easier? We’ve compiled all of our recommended resources on this page for you to use!

Bank Accounts & Money Transfers

Wise (formerly TransferWise)

Transparent fees and quick transfers of any amount of foreign currency

Revolut

International mobile personal and business bank accounts

Charles Schwab

Perfect bank account for US citizens going abroad with no ATM fees

Taxes

MyExpatTaxes

Platform for American citizens to file their US tax returns from abroad

Health Insurance

Cigna

Great private health insurance plans for expats all over the world

Safety Wing

The best health insurance for remote workers and digital nomads

Insured Nomads

Travel insurance and global health coverage 

Language Learning

italki

Get connected with talented language teachers for 1-on-1 classes

Lingoda

Join small group or private online classes with native teachers

Babbel

Learn 10+ languages through courses right on your mobile phone

Moving

Eurosender

Get your belongings safely to your destination, no matter where

SendMyBag

Ship your bags and boxes all over the world quickly and affordably

Accommodation

Remote Dream

Find remote work friendly hotels, hostels and apartments

Uniplaces

Quickly rent a home as a remote worker or student

Phone & Internet

Airalo

Access local phone networks without physical SIM cards

Solis Skyroam WiFi

Portable WiFi hotspot to get high-speed Internet in 130+ countries

NordVPN

Secure high-speed Internet through 5,000+ servers in 60+ countries

Mail Forwarding

Traveling Mailbox

Send your mail to a real physical address and then read scans of it

US Global Mail

Send your mail to a virtual address and then read it online

Business Anywhere

Access your physical mail online from anywhere in the world

Starting and Running Your Company

Business Anywhere

Location independent entrepreneur’s virtual office: company formation, registered agent service, and notary

Firstbase

The simplest way for anyone to launch and run a US business with all tools online and accessible from anywhere

Xolo

Compliance, taxation, invoicing, and admin solutions for solopreneurs through Estonian e-Residency

Global HR Outsourcing

Hire international employees and contractors in over 150 countries

Remote

International payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance for businesses

Oyster

Hire, pay, and provide benefits to your team across borders

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