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moving to hainan

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Hi, I'm moving to Hainan because of my husband's job.

recommendations of international schools, homes near the beach, preferably where surfing can be done.

monthly cost of living

We are 4 in the family, two children aged 14 and 9.

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Better to check online for some expat group, if any

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do you know any group

Austin, Canada
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I just checked with my friend Google who normally knows everything and he doesn’t know any.

I suspect that there isn’t much of an expat community there. Good luck finding an international school.

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Your better source should be your husband's employer. If he takes up the job without all those considerations first, you know what his priorities are.

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All the expats I know use agents to find housing. I would suggest that you find temporary housing (service apartment) for a couple of months and find an agent to help you with the housing.

Can't help you with international schools.

Fei
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International schools in Hainan with English websites that I found so far:

http://www.lcais.com/en/

http://www.aisl-edu.com/en/index.html

Not really sure which city you're moving to in Hainan, but here are estimated cost of living in Haikou and Sanya:

https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/in/Haikou-China

https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/in/Sanya-China

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hi, Hainan province is a good place for both staying and visiting, The good air condition makes it possible for people to breath fresh air in most of days among the year.

I have a immature recommendation for you to teach English in Hainan,for example in haikou City, there are several international schools,pre-schools and training centres, the start salary and average salary are high compared with local living fees.

Starting monthly salary

¥14,803.86

Max monthly salary

¥18,650.86

Average monthly salary

¥16,727.36

if. you choose to find a job in china, you could better get well with local people and also it will be easier for your children to make friends,

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Sanya Foreign Language School is a good international school, it may be a good choice for your children. Besides, I will strongly suggest that you can try to be a foreign teacher, you can teach English or something you good at in an international school or specific institutions, which would help you integrate into local life faster. Also, the salary of a foreign teacher is relatively high.

Hope it can help you!

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