The Pros and Cons of Living on a Caribbean Island in Belize

The Pros and Cons of Living on a Caribbean Island in Belize

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March 13, 2017

A popular question we receive from readers is, “What are the pros and cons of living on an island?” Since 2008 I have lived full-time on the island of Ambergris Caye, so I’m in a strong position to address this question. Here are a few pros and cons of living on one of Belize’s most Read more...: The Pros and Cons of Living on a Caribbean Island in Belize

“Should we retire in Colombia or Ecuador?”

“Should we retire in Colombia or Ecuador?”

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March 1, 2017

Hi IL Experts, We have decided to retire in South America and have narrowed it down to either Colombia or Ecuador. Our monthly income will be in the $2000 a month bracket. We would like access to a reasonable level of healthcare an area safe for expats. Is this possible in either country? Should we Read more...: “Should we retire in Colombia or Ecuador?”

Where Should A Couple In Their 60’s Retire?

Where Should A Couple In Their 60’s Retire?

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February 20, 2017

Hi IL experts My husband Bill and I want to leave the miserable winters behind and move our retirement overseas. We are both in our mid 60’s and of good health. We are still undecided on where we want to retire to but we are open to suggestions. We have a combined SS of $1950 Read more...: Where Should A Couple In Their 60’s Retire?

Where in Central America should a single woman retire to and why?

Where in Central America should a single woman retire to and why?

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January 23, 2017

It would be great if you published articles for those of us single women in our 60’s wanting to retire to places like Panama, Yucatan, Roatan, Belize. All your articles are for couples – what about the very large population of single women who want to retire to a sunny climate in central America? Where Read more...: Where in Central America should a single woman retire to and why?

“Is it difficult to obtain a visa and/or residency for the countries in Asia that you cover?”

“Is it difficult to obtain a visa and/or residency for the countries in Asia that you cover?”

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January 12, 2017

I want to retire on a beach in Asia and have not fully committed to any one country yet and a lot will depend on the difficulty obtaining a visa. I will have an income of $1500 per month and want to live somewhere relatively close to the beach. Is it difficult to obtain a Read more...: “Is it difficult to obtain a visa and/or residency for the countries in Asia that you cover?”

“Information on Travel and Public Transport Discounts for Expats Living Overseas?”

“Information on Travel and Public Transport Discounts for Expats Living Overseas?”

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December 6, 2016

Hey I was wondering do you cover travel around these places?? I am looking at your various countries and deciding if I will need to buy a car when there or is that too expensive? Also do you have to be retired and/or a resident to get the discounts on public transport if needed? Robert Read more...: “Information on Travel and Public Transport Discounts for Expats Living Overseas?”

“What tips would your experts give to me as I plan my retirement overseas?”

“What tips would your experts give to me as I plan my retirement overseas?”

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November 4, 2016

I  am starting my research into retiring overseas but I am still not sure what country I am going to move to. I am still finalising my budget and deciding what needs I have in relation to climate, healthcare, etc. My question is what tips would your experts give to me as I plan my Read more...: “What tips would your experts give to me as I plan my retirement overseas?”

“Which country offers a high level of affordable healthcare and medical coverage for expats living there?”

“Which country offers a high level of affordable healthcare and medical coverage for expats living there?”

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October 21, 2016

Hi IL Experts, My husband and I are looking into retiring overseas in the next year. We have been looking at the countries that your experts cover but have not made our decision yet. A major factor for us is the level of healthcare available in the country and what medical coverage and insurance would Read more...: “Which country offers a high level of affordable healthcare and medical coverage for expats living there?”

Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?

Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?

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October 4, 2016

Hi IL, We are a couple in our 60’s and we really have our heart set on moving to a beautiful beach with a nice relaxed lifestyle. We have a reasonable social security and will not need to be spending money on a car and it’s running costs. We have been looking at all your Read more...: Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?

Is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 in Ambergris Caye, Belize?

Is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 in Ambergris Caye, Belize?

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September 22, 2016

I am interested in finding a home or condo in Belize and wondered if the condos have elevators in them on Ambergris Caye. Also is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 and is general day to day living affordable in this area? Caren Ann Kuffner – Belize Correspondent Caren, Read more...: Is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 in Ambergris Caye, Belize?