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Expat Guide to Living in Ocho Rios

Whether you're already living in Ocho Rios or preparing to move to Ocho Rios, our Expat Guide to Living in Jamaica offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Ocho Rios. For answers to specific questions, visit our Jamaica Forum to talk with expats in Ocho Rios.

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Ocho Rios handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Ocho Rios by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

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Living Overseas Report

What are people's priorities in Ocho Rios - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Ocho Rios by filling out our Living Overseas Report.

Submit a Living Overseas Report

More Moving to Ocho Rios Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Ocho Rios? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Ocho Rios? Below are some of the responses from expats in Ocho Rios:
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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 Ocho Rios with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Ocho Rios, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.

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Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Ocho Rios. If you are already living in Ocho Rios, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

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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 Ocho Rios by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Ocho Rios? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Ocho Rios by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.

Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Ocho Rios? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Ocho Rios? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

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Join our Jamaica forum to meet other expats and talk about living in Jamaica.

Living in Jamaica GuideLiving in Jamaica Guide

People from all over the globe have found their way to Jamaica to live as an expat in the Caribbean Sea. Expats already there are quick to point out

Moving to JamaicaMoving to Jamaica Guide

Expats move to Jamaica for a variety of reasons. Some go for work, while others want to retire there or live an island lifestyle. Moving to Jamaica requires thorough research and a recognition that island life is can be quite different than one might expect.

Best Places to Live in Jamaica Best Places to Live in Jamaica

If you're thinking of moving to Jamaica or retiring in Jamaica, deciding where to live is not as simple as you think. Jamaica is a large island with numerous cities and towns that appeal to expats.

Healthcare in JamaicaHealthcare in Jamaica

Expats in Jamaica share tips and advice about healthcare and health insurance in Jamaica. Advice about private hospitals, leaving the country for surgery, the Zika virus, the availability and cost of prescription medicines and more.

Real Estate JamaicaReal Estate in Jamaica

Real estate listings in popular cities and towns in Jamaica.

Pros Cons of Living in JamaicaPros & Cons of Living in Jamaica

Take off your rose-colored glasses and learn what expats have to say about the biggest challenges and the greatest rewards of living in Jamaica.

10 Tips for Living in Jamaica10 Tips for Living in Jamaica

Jamaica is a well-known island getaway, but living there is not an extended vacation. Expensive schools, safety issues and high cost of living are all challenges for expats.

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