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Moving to Carenage, 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. (Read More)

Moving to Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

Another expat in Port of Spain advised, "We were limited to what the realitor wanted to show us, mainly West Morings. My husband talked to people at work (other expats and locals) and they told us about different areas. We insisted in viewing the other areas we knew of. (Like the US, realitors are looking at their best interest; not you" (Read More)

Moving to West Moorings, Trinidad & Tobago

An expat living in West Moorings commented, "Think about your daily life and plan accordingly. Are you willing to fight traffic to live up in the hills or nearer to the beach? We weren't after doing that in California, so we chose a location close to our school and my husband's office. He has about a 15 min commute. We did bring our pets, " (Read More)

Moving to West Moorings, Trinidad & Tobago

An expat in West Moorings wrote, ""drivers" and "housekeepers" are common in the expat community. Often, a driver is referred to as a security guard. The quality and selection of meats and produce is dismal. The prices of food will shock you ( I recently bought a table-size bottle of Balsamic Vinegar for the same amount of money as " (Read More)

Moving to St Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago

Another expat in St Augustine advised, "I would say definitely start early. Trinidad is a laid back place and they are not in a rush to get anything done here. Check out place well in advance and send emails to the schools every week for your kids. " (Read More)

Moving to West Moorings, Trinidad & Tobago

An expat living in West Moorings commented, "Generally in the areas I mentioned above there is very little crime. Houses in those areas are more expensive, but you can negotiate! Also, look at more than a couple of houses don't be pressured into renting the first one you see because the agent has told you it's safe and you won't find any bet" (Read More)

Moving to Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

An expat in Port of Spain wrote, "Contact the women's or men's clubs to get up to date info!" (Read More)

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Expats in Trinidad & Tobago have shared their experiences at several of the more popular schools in Trinidad & Tobago.

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Moving-To-CarenageAn Expat Talks about Moving to Carenage, 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.

8-Best-Suburbs-for-Expats-outside-of-Port-of-Spain,-Trinidad8 Best Suburbs for Expats outside of Port of Spain, Trinidad

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.

10-Tips-for-Living-in-Trinidad--Tobago10 Tips for Living in Trinidad & Tobago

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.

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Expats in Trinidad & Tobago have shared their experiences at several of the more popular schools in Trinidad & Tobago.

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