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List of the Best Countries for American Expats ranked from best to worst. Americans have numerous reasons for wanting to move abroad. Many countries have better employment, better health care and a lower cost of living than the United States. Some countries are absolute paradise with clear waters and sandy beaches. Which nation is the best overall for an American looking to reside in another land? With the help of Ranker voters, we will determine which country is the greatest over all for American expatriates.
 

One of the biggest factors that Americans take into consideration when moving to another country is how far the dollar will go. Singapore, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia are all nations where money goes along way. On that same point, healthcare costs are a big consideration when deciding which place to live,especially for retired expats. Some of the best countries, when it comes to health care are France, Belgium and Germany.
 

If you are an American looking to move across the world, climate and landscape must be considered. Who wouldn't want to live by the ocean taking in warm sunshine all day? Australia, New Zealand or Bermuda are ideal countries for Americans who are looking for some fun in the sun while living in their new home town.
 

There are many nations that can be argued as the best for American expats, but ultimately there can be only one in the top spot. Vote on this list of the Best Countries for American Expats and make sure your favorite ends up at number one.

List Criteria: Countries with welcoming and thriving communities for Americans to move

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