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Global protection for international living

William Russell is a leading independent provider of international life, health and income protection cover. Since 1992, we have specialised in providing protection for expats all over the world – and with customers in over 160 countries, we really do understand your needs. Big enough to provide world-class protection, but still small enough to care. That’s the William Russell difference.

The destination for international citizens

We’ve built our reputation over the last quarter of a century on personal support when you need it most. To us, you’re a valued customer, not a potential claimant or policy number. We believe in named advisers not impersonal call centres, and straight, honest communication.

Here to help you out, not catch you out

By specialising in international medical insurance, we are able to offer competitive rates on our global insurance cover, without sacrificing quality. We are proud of our reputation for fair historic pricing and we focus on bringing great expat cover to our customers across the world.

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Health Insurance

Our health plans are designed around expats. We work with medical providers across the globe and offer different levels of cover, allowing you to choose treatment options to suit an international lifestyle.

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Life insurance

Getting the right amount of cover can be difficult in many countries, especially if you are not a permanent resident or naturalised citizen and you can also renew annually without fuss.

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Income protection

Financial security matters, regardless of where you’re living. With our income protection plan, you can receive a regular income benefit if you become unable to work due to an illness or injury. This way, you can protect the lifestyle of your family.

Income protection

Insight & articles for expats

There are many things to consider when living and working abroad. Here we share some of the insights, advice, tips and real-life stories we’ve gathered through 25 years of serving expats in over 160 countries worldwide.

Moving to Hong Kong: a checklist

A cultural melting pot with something new to discover around every corner, the exciting and exotic city of Hong Kong is a desirable destination for expats.

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Cancer care for expats living abroad

A cancer diagnosis can come at any stage in life and if you’re living abroad you’ll want to know what help is available

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How to relocate as an expat with children

We meet three expats who moved abroad and brought their kids with them. They share the challenges they faced and what they have learned.

Your guide to malaria protection

Malaria prevention has always been a consideration for expats and travellers alike, but there have been reports of a treatment-resistant strain of the disease gradually sweeping through Southeast Asia.

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