Expat Guide to Living in Trinidad & Tobago
Whether you're already living in Trinidad & Tobago or preparing to move to Trinidad & Tobago, our Expat Guide to Living in Trinidad & Tobago offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Trinidad & Tobago. For answers to specific questions, visit our Trinidad & Tobago Forum to talk with expats in Trinidad & Tobago.
If you are moving to the Port of Spain area, here are 8 suburbs and neighborhoods popular among expats in Trinidad. The article covers suburbs such as Westmoorings, Maraval, Cascade, St Anns and others.
Expats in Trinidad & Tobago love the family-focused Trinis, the laid-back island culture and the beautiful beaches. That being said, many expats find dealing with bureaucracy a challenge, the pace of life frustrating and the cost of housing, food and cars much higher than expected.
Expats in Trinidad & Tobago have shared their experiences at several of the more popular schools in Trinidad & Tobago.
An expat in Trinidad enjoys a lower rents in big house that's located a nice, gated community that doesn't cater to expats. He advises newcomers to look for houses on higher ground, because flooding is common.
At first the novelty of a new location especially in the sun after cold UK is exciting but once you settle in to routine you start to miss home, friends and family and feel quite isolated for a while.
More Culture Shock Reports for Trinidad & Tobago
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Trinidad & Tobago handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Trinidad & Tobago:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Trinidad & Tobago Reports
What are people's priorities in Trinidad & Tobago - work? family? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Trinidad & Tobago:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Trinidad & Tobago Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Trinidad & Tobago? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Trinidad & Tobago? Below are some of the responses from expats in Trinidad & Tobago:
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Trinidad & Tobago
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Trinidad & Tobago. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Trinidad & Tobago:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Trinidad & Tobago. If you are already living in Trinidad & Tobago, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Trinidad & Tobago by taking our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working in Trinidad & Tobago Reports
What's it like to find a job in Trinidad & Tobago? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Trinidad & Tobago? Below are some of the reports from expats in Trinidad & Tobago:
Submit a Working Abroad Report