Expat Guide to Living in Montego Bay
Whether you're already living in Montego Bay or preparing to move to Montego Bay, our Expat Guide to Living in Jamaica offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Montego Bay. For answers to specific questions, visit our Jamaica Forum to talk with expats in Montego Bay.
Food and electronics are very expensive in Jamaica. Stock up on spices and kitchen stuff before you come and be sure to ship your electronics!
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Montego Bay handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Montego Bay by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Montego Bay - 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 Montego Bay by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Montego Bay Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Montego Bay? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Montego Bay? Below are some of the responses from expats in Montego Bay:
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 Montego Bay with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Montego Bay, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Montego Bay. If you are already living in Montego Bay, 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 Montego Bay by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Montego Bay? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Montego Bay? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report