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Aruba has been a tourist favorite for a long time. Many tourists choose to stay for a few months or for years as an expat. Aruba’s economy depends on the tourist industry for the bulk of its revenue, but a few other industries are present. Even though Aruba is not considered a tax haven, it is a wildly popular destination for expats who love the sand and sea…READ MORE The economy of Aruba economy is dominated by five main industries: gold mining, phosphate mining, aloe export, petroleum refineries, and tourism. The security risk for expatriates in Aruba is low. Risks include street crime and petty theft, and occasional clashes between drug gangs. Other risks include those related to hurricanes…READ MORE
Satisfying sites on lifestyle in Aruba
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Cost of Living

Cost of living

The cost of living for expatriates in Aruba as at 1 July 2015 is very high in comparison to other places in the world. In Aruba, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average in USD.

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Satisfying sites on cost of living in Aruba

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Aruba, a flat island in the Caribbean sea with a tropical climate and year round temperature of about 27 degrees celsius. It lies south of the main hurricane path but can sometimes experience the fringe effects of tropical storms. There is a rainy season which occurs from October to January with short bursts of rain. Read more…

Visa Restrictions

Visa Restrictions

To obtain a Work Visa in Aruba you will need to obtain a position and then the school will start the process of applying for a Visa. The Visa costs are usually paid for by the school and the Visa will be sent to you by the school before you depart. Work-permits are only be taken into consideration if applied for by the school, the school also has to accept full responsibility for any possible expenses that may arise from the government relative to the employee.

To keep up to date with the changes in immigration policy please visit the official website.

Safety and Security

Safety and Security

The political and security status of countries around the world are constantly changing, to keep up with the current situation in any country please monitor the relevant Government websites and international news. The links below also provide useful indicators for prospective travelers.

The UK Foreign Office        US State Department         BBC World News         Al Jazeera         The Morning News

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