international healthcare coverage

international studies

working holiday visa


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erasmus program

Au Pair


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world tour / sabbatical

multi-currency account

adventure trips

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international studies
you want to start an international education, a student exchange or an internship?

we have the answers to all your health insurance questions
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working holiday visa
you are going to Australia or New Zealand with a working holiday visa?

discover and enjoy this unique experience, we are taking care of your insurance coverage
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you will experiencing the real life as a farmer?

we have the suitable healtcare coverage already prepared!
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au pair
you are recruiting an au pair or work abroad as an au pair?

we provide the best all-round protection in your health insurance
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you are going to expatriate temporary or for a long term anywhere in the world?

with us you have always your reliable partner by your side regarding your healthcare coverage!
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erasmus+ program
you are taking part in this Europe-wide student exchange program?

we provide you with a certified healthcare coverage accepted by the European Union!
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world tour / sabbatical
you discover the world or you are on a sabbatical?

enjoy your time, we are taking care about your healthcare insurance
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multi-currency account
you nee a worldwide bank account that follows you wherever you are without old fashioned bureaucracy?

we have the digital banking account from tomorrow already today!
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adventure trips
you are following an extraordinary hobby or practice an unusual sport?

we start where others stop; with us you will find the suitable healthcare coverage
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living in the UK

the center of your life is in Great Britain an you will benefit from a first class health plan?

we deliver the product you need without any impact ont the BREXIT!
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EU commission / Diplomats
you're working for the European Union or have a diplomat statute?

we fulfill the gap of your existing healthcare coverage!
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living in Switzerland
you are going to stay or work in Switzerland?

as an expert for expats, we can provide you with insurance coverage of state requirements.
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extreme sports

you are following an extraordinary hobby or practice an unusual sport?

we start where others stop; with us you will find the suitable healthcare coverage
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business travel solutions
your company sends employees worldwide or you work internationally?

we have your customized business package in the health insurance area
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tailor-made solutions
you have a requirement outside the normal standard and need personalized coverage?

we create tailor-made unique healthcare concepts corresponding to you belongings
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air and sea

helicopter air rescue
you are a member of a helicopter flight crew? you can rely on us, we have the right health insurance for you.
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you work on high seas on a cargo or cruise ship? we offer you a safe haven in the field of health insurance
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you are a member of a flight crew? sit down, relax and enjoy your customized healthcare coverage
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you work under extreme conditions on an oil-rig or natural gas field? we ensure extreme coverage in your health insurance
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welcome on board!
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about us

expat 18 is a brand of westPOINT GmbH & Co. KG subsidiary Luxemburg.

We created this special entity in 2018 to focus our activities intensively on the international health insurance market. It was the logical consequence of a constantly changing world and the resulting needs of customers worldwide.

westPOINT is an international insurance broker boutique based in Aachen Germany. In 2012 we expanded to the north of Luxemburg and established the subsidiary westPOINT GmbH & Co. NL Luxembourg to deliver international insurance solutions to our clients.

With an expertise of more than a decade in this sector and a worldwide network of quality providers we create insurance coverage also beyond standards!

our core values

• collaborative
• trusted
• solution-oriented
― together we are stronger
― we keep our promises
― customer first


westPOINT GmbH & Co. KG – subsidiary Luxemburg
69, Géidgerweeg
L-9980 Wilwerdange

phone 1: +352 661 413 192
phone 2: +352 661 413 191

represented by executive director
Markus Mertens
Dipl.- Ing.
MBA (University of Wales)
finance economist (CoB)

data protection officer:
Sabrina Mertens
Tel: +49 (0)241 - 413191-0
Fax: +49 (0)241 - 413191-10

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This website is intended for expat18 customers, and more broadly, for anyone interested in the products and/or services offered by expat18.

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If such e-mails are received, it is strongly recommended that users immediately inform expat18, and under no circumstances provide the confidential information requested electronically.

expat18 cannot be held responsible in the event of diffusion of confidential information by the user himself.

The website was created by expat18. If despite our regular checks, you notice an anomaly, or if you encounter problems on the website, please kindly inform expat18 via the Webmaster
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Only the French version of the expat18 website is deemed authentic and shall have the force of law.

All personal information entered into online forms is sent encrypted. Data is stored on expat18 servers, situated in Luxembourg.

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privacy policy

Personal data protection declaration
expat18 implements measures to protect your personal data. The following data protection statement informs you about the personal data that is collected when using this website and how it will be processed, used and protected.

The following data protection declaration applies to the use of the website

The data controller is westPOINT GmbH & Co. KG – Luxembourg branch, 69, Géidgerweeg, L-9980 Wilwerdange. The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at:

Personal data relating to information of a specific or identifiable natural person fall within the category of personal data. This includes, for example, information such as name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number as well as usage data such as IP address. Personal data are collected, processed and used in accordance with the legal provisions.

As with all websites, the expat18 server automatically and temporarily collects and stores the following information in the server log files that are transmitted by the browser (if you have not disabled the cookies):

the IP address of the requesting computer

the client’s request for files

the http response code

the amount of data transferred

the website from which you visit us (referring URL)

the date and time of the server request

the browser type, version and language

the operating system used by the requesting computer

The personal data stored in the log files will not be used. Your provider cannot at any time link this data to specific individuals. These data are not cross-referenced with other data sources.

When you took out an insurance contract, you provided personal data. Some of this data appears in your customer area. You have two functions at your disposal:

Update your contact information

Submit a claim

The data associated with the submission of a claim is used to execute the insurance contract and prevent any fraud. These data are transmitted to the employees of expat18, located at westPOINT GmbH & Co. KG – Luxembourg branch, 69, Géidgerweeg, L-9980 Wilwerdange.

Contact data is used to manage the business relationship with its customers – including (unless they refuse) to inform them about products or services similar or complementary to those they have already subscribed to.

Processing is necessary for the legitimate interests of expat18 and to make their clients aware of and advise them on insurance products and services. These data are accessible to employees of westPOINT GmbH & Co. KG

The storage period of your data is limited to the duration of the data processing and to the subsequent period during which the storage of the data is necessary to enable the controller to comply with his obligations according to the limitation periods or in application of other legal provisions.

It is up to you whether or not to communicate personal data by e-mail, in the customer area or via the website. The data is used for the execution of the contract, to process your requests for quotations, complaints or opinions by e-mail.

If you would like expat18 to contact you by post, e-mail or telephone, you can enter your telephone number, e-mail address or postal address. You enter this data voluntarily. Your information is exclusively stored and used by expat18 in order to contact you.

The personal data that have been communicated via the website are stored only until the purpose is achieved, namely the one you have entrusted to expat18. When the execution is complete and the purpose is achieved, your data will be blocked after expiry of the regulatory requirements, if you have not expressly consented to the use of data beyond that period. Insofar as it is necessary to comply with legal retention periods, certain data may be stored for up to ten years.

The personal data you have provided to expat18 will not be passed on to third parties. Data is only transmitted:

if you have given your consent

to subcontractors mandated to process the data in question

Without having to give any reasons, you can obtain information about your personal data stored by expat18 free of charge.

Furthermore, in accordance with the legal provisions, you have the right to rectify, limit and delete your personal data. If you have given consent for the use of the data, you may withdraw your consent at any time and without giving any reasons.

The user can exercise these rights by sending a request to

If you have any questions regarding data protection, you can contact the Data Protection Officer by sending an e-mail to

You also have the option of lodging a complaint to a supervisory authority regarding the protection of personal data.

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