Does my insurance cover alternative treatments?

As an international hub in Asia, Singapore is a melting pot of different races, religions, and cultures where East meets West and modernity blends with tradition. While The Lion City thrives with its state-of-the-art techniques and technology, it also boasts a long-lasting legacy that sees well-established traditional practices such as traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture, …

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What can I do to reduce my health insurance premiums?

While Singapore is among the top cities with the best healthcare systems in the world, the cost of treatment here is also one of the highest in the world. And the cost of healthcare is one of the major factors influencing health insurance premiums. For expats seeking private healthcare in Singapore, the cost of international …

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A short guide to jewellery insurance in Singapore

Diamond earrings and engagement rings are every woman’s dream, just like limited edition Rolex watches are for men. And while wearing these pieces can bring you so much happiness and pride, imagine how you would feel if they were stolen or lost? If you possess any valuable jewellery, be it expensive gemstones one, or with …

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The cost of comprehensive health screenings in Singapore in 2019

That prevention is better than cure is something we already know, but how often we walk the talk and go for a health screening regularly is a completely different story. Perhaps it’s owing to the cost, the fear of blood and needles, or having undesirable outcomes, but not a lot of Singaporeans undertake health checkups …

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What are your best babymoon insurance options?

For those who are wondering, a babymoon is the last holiday pregnant women around the world take before a new baby is born. Last chance for a hassle-free trip, without baby’s constant crying, changing the diapers and sleepless nights. In contrary to a regular vacation, a babymoon requires more planning and consideration, and securing either …

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Here’s how to get a cheaper newborn and senior health insurance

Living in Singapore as an expat can be costly, especially if you have family members that are dependent on you. Whether you have just welcomed a newborn baby to your family, or have an elderly family member living with you, health insurance premiums can be an issue. For instance, a maternity insurance plan only covers …

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Topping up your employee insurance with dental benefits

Nowadays, many Singaporean firms provide health insurance to their employees as a way to attract and retain talents. While for some employees the insurance provided by their company is already enough, many find that the coverage is too basic to truly meet their needs. However, instead of purchasing a standalone insurance policy, topping up the …

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Birth tourism in Singapore: Your guide to having a baby in the Lion City

The Lion City is a small but prosperous country. It receives 16 million visitors annually, and over 33,000 babies are born here every year. The newborn mortality rate of 1.1 in Singapore also ranks the city-state among the safest high-income locations to give birth. These factors, plus the wide range of world class maternity hospitals …

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