ExpatFinder.comlaunches product comparison and quotation requestfeatures to help expatriates find cost effective solutions in recessionary times.
More expats are now facing greater challenges abroad as a result of cut backs caused by the economic recession. ExpatFinder.com are addressing these needs in five key products channels which are Housing & Real Estate, Finance, Insurance, Relocation services and Education. The services are introduced in a new product comparison and quotation request offering as part a major design overhaul of ExpatFinder.com.
SingaporeJuly 6, 2009. Interexpat Pte. Ltd., theSingapore headquartered Internet services company today launched a revamped website to help expatriates save time and money by comparing a wide range of products and services:http://www.expatfinder.com
The one stop website for people on the move or already living abroad is free and articulates around five main products channel: Housing and real estate, Finance, Insurance, Relocation services and Education covering over 30lines of products and services.
Featuring a simple product and service search interface, ExpatFinder provides its users access to a comprehensive selection of products and detailed information needed to make the moving process easier, life abroad less challenging and more cost effective.
ExpatFinder.com leveraged on the successful launch of its vertical information search engine end of August 2008 that cumulated over 1.5 million visits since then.Following an extensive research and testing period looking at user behavior and needs, the new website offers now content rich information and direct application features.
“The expats are commonly utilizing comparison websites in their home country. For example, sites like Moneysupermarket.com, Uswitch.com and others have proven to be a great solution when searching for products and services. With ExpatFinder.com we have decided to offer the same approach so that our users could compare all the products and services they need wherever they relocate around the worldand find the best possible deals” said co-founder Francois Deschamps.
The expatriateshave been hit hard by the economic downturn and the comparison site is expected to help them save money in their relocation process as well as in their everyday life abroad locally.
“Companies are reducing expat packages, cutting down allowances thereforechanging the way the expatriates have to manage their relocation and overseas everyday life. A large number of expatriates have to shop around on the basic requirements like international insurances or banking services. With ExpatFinder.com the user is able to handle all the aspects of his life abroad in a cost effective way and ultimately make the assignment a success” adds Sébastien Deschamps, co-founder, Interexpat.
The new website comes with anextensive offering ofdetailed tips and advice articles as well as more than 40 free downloadable city guides to help the international employees and their families in every step of their move and life abroad.
About Interexpat & ExpatFinder.com
French and French-American co-founders Francois and Sébastien Deschamps are currently working on innovative solutions for the expatriate populations around the world. ExpatFinder.com was created tobring support to people and families in global transition or with international lifestyles. ExpatFinder.com is managed by their co-founded Singapore based company: Interexpat Pte Ltd.. For more information visit:http://www.expatfinder.com
What is ExpatFinder? A search engine which helps you find relevant information from hundreds of websites focusing on life and work abroad. How can ExpatFinder help you? The search for information is critical to a successful relocation and to life abroad. Expatfinder helps you find accurate and relevant information regarding your move or life abroad. You can do a search by keywords and refine your search by country. Their mission is to answer the needs of people searching for information and services while preparing to move or
This video is to highlight some of the challenges faced when moving or living abroad. Culture shock can be a difficult experience affecting the whole family… This video is a funny mashup of a 1964 comedy movie taken from the fantastic Prelinger archives. Video editing was done by Peter Du and the music editing by Karmaleon.
Remember that you can use ExpatFinder search engine to learn more about Culture shock, cultural etiquette, local customs, intercultural experience and more so that you will be in the know before you go!
Interexpat launches new website for expatriate information services with powerful search engine and social community capabilities: ExpatFinder.com
ExpatFinder.com addresses the increased demand for information and services for global on the move professionals and their families.
Singapore August 21, 2008. Interexpat Pte. Ltd., a Singapore headquartered Internet services company (www.interexpat.com) today launched new information services combining social community capabilities with a powerful global search engine: ExpatFinder.com. The new service aptly called ExpatFinder is the first vertical search engine for people intending to relocate or already living abroad.
ExpatFinder.com addresses the increased demand for information and services by relocating professionals and their families. The website acts as a channel to guide expatriates or pre-expatriates about to make the move, to the most relevant information and websites both locally and globally.
Featuring a simple keyword search interface, ExpatFinder provides its users access to the highly detailed and relevant information needed to make informed expatriation and relocation decisions.
“Expatriation is characterized by a need for information on various topics with a different perspective than other average web users. Expats need deeper, more focused information to relocate with ease. With the unveiling of our specialized search engine www.ExpatFinder.com, we are excited to be able to provide expats all over the world with a comprehensive and user-friendly resource, giving access to information search but also very soon additional search for services like local relocation services, international moving, housing and much more,” said co-founder Sébastien Deschamps.
The global family start-up with offices in Singapore and France, uses the search technology from French company Exalead and Singapore’s Qweki (for the blog search only). “Working with a mature search engine technology provider like Exalead gave us the necessary experience to build a state of the art search solution. Qweki allowed us a greater flexibility with the expat blogging community. “adds Francois Deschamps, co-founder, Interexpat.
In addition to web search, users of ExpatFinder.com can interact and share the experience and lifestyle with other expats by doing a search on blogs, and discussion forums. The Expat Blog search provides an insight on local experiences through the eyes of an expat and further helps to ease the adjustment of expats and expat families to make the relocation a success.
About Interexpat & ExpatFinder.com French and French-American co-founders Francois and Sébastien Deschamps are working on innovative solutions for the expatriate populations around the world. ExpatFinder is one of their favourite as it combines their fascination for the search technology as well as their goal to bring support to people and families in global transition or with international lifestyles. ExpatFinder is also the first website launched by their co-founded Singapore based company: Interexpat Pte Ltd. They are currently working on other expat-related projects including a community website to drive innovation in the expatriate online experience. For more information visit: www.expatFinder.com