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!

Expat Finances


Reliable online bank account with low foreign exchange fees

Wise (formerly TransferWise)

Transparent fees and quick transfers of any amount of foreign currency


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

Health Insurance


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


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


Learn 10+ languages through courses right on your mobile phone



Get your belongings safely to your destination, no matter where


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



Find the perfect place to stay from 2 million properties in 200+ countries


Rent apartments for digital nomads in over 300 destinations

Trusted Housesitters

Get a free place to stay as a pet sitter, or find a reliable pet sitter while you’re away

Phone & Internet


Access local phone networks with eSIMs that do not require physical SIM cards


Purchase prepaid SIM Cards and eSIMs to stop paying roaming charges

Solis Skyroam WiFi

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

Virtual Post Mail

Get a US address to manage mail, deposit checks, and handle shipments

Starting and Running Your Company


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

Business Anywhere

Get company formation, registered agent, virtual mailbox, and online notary services all in one dashboard

Global HR Outsourcing and Payroll

Hire international employees and contractors in over 150 countries


International payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance for businesses


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


Get an apostille on your official documents from all 50 states

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