OrbitRemit Adds Singapore as a Remittance Destination

  • Posted by Sean on June 20, 2017 in Banking Exchanging Money Uncategorized

Money transfer update: Singapore added to remittance destinations

If you’re looking to send funds to Singapore, look no further – we’re adding Singapore to our list of remittance destinations!


OrbitRemit Adds Thailand as a Remittance Destination

  • Posted by Sean on May 22, 2017 in Economic Market Exchanging Money Uncategorized

It’s no secret that we’re always looking venture into uncharted (at least by us) lands in search of ways to provide a more valuable service for our people.


50 Fascinating Expat Blogs to Follow in 2017

  • Posted by Sean on May 1, 2017 in Insight Migration Travel

Expat blogs 2017

Adjusting to expat life can be both exciting and challenging. If you’re living expat life, you may enjoy reading about the experiences of others going through the same transition – so we’ve compiled this list of some of the most insightful and entertaining expat blogs and websites to follow in 2017. 


Initiative taken on Earth Day to lower CO2

  • Posted by Sean on April 26, 2017 in Insight Travel Uncategorized

Earth Day 2017

If you weren’t in the know, you might think that there was nothing special about the 22nd of April. In fact, it marks Earth Day – which represents the birth of the modern environmental movement against climate change. Last year, Earth Day 2016, was the day the Paris climate agreement was signed – which united 175 countries towards cutting omissions and preventing global warming. While having the world’s most prolific leaders agree to pitch in is definitely a step in the right direction, at OrbitRemit, we believe that individual people can make a huge difference too.


Australia – An Economic Year in Review

  • Posted by Sean on February 9, 2017 in Economic Market

Australia economic year in review 2016

Australia hit some interesting economic times in 2016. We had shifting commodity prices, property madness and a year of global democracy (including Australia’s own election). We’re going to continue our look back on the year that was 2016.


The Relationship Across The Ditch: Economic rises and falls between Australia and New Zealand

  • Posted by Sean on September 15, 2016 in Banking Economic Market Migration

Aussies and Kiwis have been trading citizens and currencies for decades. In this three-part series entitled The Relationship Across The  Ditch, we’ll explore some of the many things which contribute to the uniqueness of the relationship. 

Over the years, there have been a number of trends of the trade that have a substantial impact on the currency, housing prices and employment prospects. We’re going to take you through the most significant of these trends and give you some idea as to what we think will happen in the near future.


10 Best Things About Being an Expat in New Zealand

  • Posted by Sean on August 18, 2016 in Migration Travel

WorldMap With Timezones

Being an expat in New Zealand can be a little daunting – after all, it’s a long way from anywhere (unless you count Australia). Thankfully, Aotearoa is quirky and charming – and there are plenty of reasons to fall in love with it. We’re going to take you through our ten favourite things about being an expat in New Zealand.


Brexit Stage Left: The Impact of Brexit on Expats

  • Posted by Sean on May 3, 2016 in Economic Market Migration

Brexit Referendum 2016

If you’re living anywhere near the European Union (EU) or Britain at the moment, you’re probably aware of the upcoming Brexit referendum (on the 23rd June 2016). This will allow British citizens to vote on whether Britain should exit the EU (otherwise known as “Brexit” or British Exit). If Brexit receives majority support, this will have substantial impacts on anyone looking to move between EU and Britain. We’re going to take you through how this will specifically affect expats in the UK – both those who have moved from and to Britain.


Expat Diaries: Sri Lankan Expats Finding a Way

  • Posted by Sean on April 1, 2016 in Insight Migration

Sri Lanka

If you’ve ever attempted to send money back to Sri Lanka, you’ll know that the process can sometimes be overwhelming. We thought that we would share some of our customers success stories with the hope that you might be able to learn from these Sri Lankan expat’s experiences.


AUD to USD Forecast for 2016

  • Posted by Sean on January 15, 2016 in Banking Economic Market

AUD to USD Forecast for 2016

Despite being only a number of weeks into 2016, global financial markets have opened to a pretty rocky start. Slumping commodity demand from China, one of the world’s largest consumers, has led to an oversupply (and price crash) of oil, iron ore, and copper. This caused substantial falls in both the US and Australian stock markets and set the currency markets into a frenzy. But what happens next? We’re going to take you through our predictions for the AUD/USD over the next year or so.