Indian Independence Day – 70th Anniversary

  • Posted by Sean on August 15, 2017 in Global Economies

When anyone mentions Independence Day, you’d be forgiven for thinking that they’re talking about the 4th of July – which is Independence Day in the United States. But at Orbitremit, we think that India’s Independence Day is equally as important – even if it doesn’t get the same media coverage in western territories.


Stubborn US Dollar Bulls Don’t Deserve Your Pity

  • Posted by Sean on July 26, 2017 in Global Economies

The EUR/USD’s ascent began in earnest after the result of the first round of the French election was sealed. The pair opened almost a cent and a half higher on the Monday after the election, rewarding euro bets the protectionist Le Pen would be the loser and the euro-centric Macron would push ahead with his pro-business agenda following his victory.


OrbitRemit Adds Singapore as a Remittance Destination

  • Posted by Sean on June 20, 2017 in Announcements Banking

singapore money transfer

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 Announcements Banking

send money to thailand

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 Immigration Students 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 Announcements

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 Global Economies

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 Global Economies Immigration Travel

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 Immigration 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 Global Economies Immigration

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.