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Wondering whether your appliances will work overseas?

Where Do I Buy 220v Appliances Before Heading Overseas?

  • Foreign Service employees and family members can contact the OBC for a listing of local resources.

Confused about the different DVD formats?

  • Get the short explanation in the chapter listed above. If you'd like more details, try DVDs: Frequently Asked Questions (external link). The chapter also includes a brief explanation of the different television systems and international mobile phone services.

Considering a new or used car for your next assignment?

Have other questions?

  • The Overseas Briefing Center offers information through Post Info To Go regarding cell phone service, internet service and access, cost and bandwidth at posts overseas. U.S. government employees and family members can contact the OBC for more information.

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