Expat Guide to Living in Bermuda
Whether you're already living in Bermuda or preparing to move to Bermuda, our Expat Guide to Living in Bermuda offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Bermuda. For answers to specific questions, visit our Bermuda Forum to talk with expats in Bermuda.
Bermuda introduced the Work from Bermuda Certificate on August 1, 2020. They are inviting people to spend up to a year working remotely from the island.
If you're planning to move to Bermuda or spend a year there, it's important to understand the healthcare system, doctors, hospitals and emergency care. Here are 11 tips about healthcare and health insurance in Bermuda.
Expats talk about meeting people in Bermuda, how the high cost of living in Bermuda impacts the expat lifestyle, challenges for single expats and more.
Many people are escaping their routines and temporarily moving overseas during the pandemic. These countries are welcoming them with open arms by making it easy for visitors to stay and work remotely for months or even a year. The most recent addition to the list is Croatia - they've just launched online applications for their digital nomad visa.
Expats in Bermuda offer some excellent advice - and words of caution - about what it means to move to Bermuda. Housing, health care, basic tips and more are covered.
An expat in Bermuda talks about the high cost of living in Bermuda, meeting other expats, racial tensions and much more.
An experienced teacher who had vacationed in Bermuda many times eventually decided to move there. She faced serious challenges living in Bermuda and working as a single, Caucasian expat in a public school. She was repeatedly asked by Bermudians "Have you had enough?" Eventually, she had -- and she returned home to Canada.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Bermuda handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Bermuda by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Bermuda Reports
What are people's priorities in Bermuda - 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 Bermuda:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Bermuda Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Bermuda? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Bermuda? Below are some of the responses from expats in Bermuda:
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Bermuda with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Bermuda, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Bermuda Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Bermuda. If you are already living in Bermuda, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Bermuda:
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 Bermuda by taking our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working in Bermuda Reports
What's it like to find a job in Bermuda? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Bermuda? Below are some of the reports from expats in Bermuda:
Submit a Working Abroad Report
10 Tips for Living in Bermuda
Expats in Bermuda have mixed feelings about living in Bermuda. Everyone loves the sunshine and beaches, but the high cost of living, one car per household law, limited job opportunities and gossipy expat social scene can make life challenging.