So you’ve taken the plunge, accepted a new job in a foreign land and can now tick being an expat off the bucket list. Congratulations!

You’re about to leave everything familiar behind and exit your bubble of security – a thought filling you with both excitement and anxiety (but let’s face it, mostly excitement).

Whether you’re away for a year, or you’re in it for the long haul, make the most of your new found expat status and embrace your home away from home.

1. Things you would never do in your home town? Do them here.

Moving countries is extremely liberating. Think of it as a clean slate, a chance to meet people who know nothing about you and an opportunity to do things you’d never consider doing in your local city:

5. Take control of your new currency

You’re now earning the Singapore dollar, so how do you make sure you’re getting a great rate when you transfer money home?

WorldFirst are international money transfer specialists, who can help you with competitive exchange rates and seamless transfers 24 hours a day. For clients making personal currency transfers, we won’t charge you a fee either.

Speak with a WorldFirst currency specialist to get started on +65 6805 4380 or visit us at

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