“Looking for help planning my 14 day trip to Ecuador?”

“Looking for help planning my 14 day trip to Ecuador?”

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June 27, 2016

Where best to spend my 14 days outside the city of Quito? (Regarding Quito: plan 1 night on arrival and approx 3 nights Quito prior to departure. My guess is I will have 3 destinations, each with a 4 day stop over. And then, 2 days in-country travel. What do you think? If you asked Read more...: “Looking for help planning my 14 day trip to Ecuador?”

“Where should we visit in in the north west of Ecuador?”

“Where should we visit in in the north west of Ecuador?”

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June 27, 2016

We are planning a tour of the beaches of the Northwest section of Ecuador, can you suggest the best route from Quito and possibly the best towns to visit? Suzan Haskins – Ecuador Correspondent Hi Chuck, if it were me, and I were focused on the northwest coast, I’d look at communities close to the Read more...: “Where should we visit in in the north west of Ecuador?”

“Information on renewing my visa for Costa Rica?”

“Information on renewing my visa for Costa Rica?”

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June 24, 2016

So you can go to Costa Rica if you have a return air ticket with a date within 90 days. Then you can renew your visa by going to Panama and coming back – and you can use your return bus ticket as your new ‘visa’. Can you then change your return flight date, so Read more...: “Information on renewing my visa for Costa Rica?”

“What is the best way to explore and see Costa Rica?”

“What is the best way to explore and see Costa Rica?”

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June 24, 2016

What is the best way to see Costa Rica? We don’t know the different areas. The Arenal / Fortuna area looks like what we are looking for – but there may be similar areas. Is there a touring agency/real estate company? We are ready to retire and move. Jason Holland – Roving Latin America Correspondent Read more...: “What is the best way to explore and see Costa Rica?”

“Where could we meet U.S. expats already living in Costa Rica?”

“Where could we meet U.S. expats already living in Costa Rica?”

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June 24, 2016

My husband & I will be visiting Costa Rica beginning Sept 18th. We would like to meet with some US expats who have made the move. Our plan is to move within the next year. We will be in San Jose for 3 days then over to the Pacific coast. We’d love to meet some Read more...: “Where could we meet U.S. expats already living in Costa Rica?”

“What are the first steps that we should take in moving to Costa Rica?”

“What are the first steps that we should take in moving to Costa Rica?”

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June 24, 2016

I would like to visit Costa Rica in the next two months I have no idea what I’m doing I want to retire there with my wife of 44 years we would like to rent what is our first step to do? Jason Holland – Roving Latin America Correspondent Hi Steve, Your first step is Read more...: “What are the first steps that we should take in moving to Costa Rica?”

“Can I retire comfortably on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica?”

“Can I retire comfortably on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica?”

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June 24, 2016

When ever I see TV shows or ads for retirement communities in Costa Rica, they are always on the Pacific coast. I prefer the Carribean side for sailing access to various islands. Is the east coast of these countries not developed for retirement? Jason Holland – Roving Latin America Correspondent Hi John, Great question. Let Read more...: “Can I retire comfortably on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica?”

“Help needed with the process involved when buying property in Panama?”

“Help needed with the process involved when buying property in Panama?”

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June 23, 2016

Recently retired, home up for sale and prepared to downsize and purchase 2 homes. 1 in Canada and possibly 1 in Panama. IL recommends renting in Panama 6 months to a year first, while travelling around (with informative assistance). Highland areas ( like cooler) say Chiriqui Province, while renting in or near Panama City. Require Read more...: “Help needed with the process involved when buying property in Panama?”

“Can we live comfortably in Panama on our Social Security income?”

“Can we live comfortably in Panama on our Social Security income?”

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June 22, 2016

My husband and I are thinking about retiring in Panama, but will not have anything other than social security income. Would we be able to live a decent lifestyle we are accustomed to in the US? Also, how do we go start the immigration process? Linda Card – Panama Correspondent Hi Lauren, From your questions Read more...: “Can we live comfortably in Panama on our Social Security income?”

“Which coastal areas in Panama should we consider retiring to?”

“Which coastal areas in Panama should we consider retiring to?”

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June 22, 2016

My husband & I will be travelling to Panama in September to have an initial look as to whether we would like to retire there. As my husband is a scuba instructor we would like to look at coastal areas. My question is where should we be looking? Linda Card – Panama Correspondent Hi Jaci, Read more...: “Which coastal areas in Panama should we consider retiring to?”