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VIDEO: Move to Panama to Get Away From Stress

Donna came on the 116th Panama Relocation Tour in January 2019.  In this video, she talks about her reasons for looking for a place to retire outside the United States. She also discusses her opinions about Panama and Panama Relocation Tours. Panama attracts people from all over the world who have a common interest in […] The post VIDEO: Move to Panama to Get Away From Stress appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

VIDEO: Their $300 Water Bill Was the Last Straw

Dallas and Linda Sherman talk about their visit to Panama and their experience with Panama Relocation Tours in January 2019. They are fed up with the high costs of living in North America and ready to retire in Panama where they can significantly reduce their costs of living and enjoy better weather all year. The […] The post VIDEO: Their $300 Water Bill Was the Last Straw appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

8 Bizarre New Years Eve Traditions in Panama

Many Panamanians are superstitious and have certain rituals they believe must be done as we cross from one year to the next.  Panamanians traditionally spend New Years eve with friends and family. EFFIGY: Throughout Panama at this time of year, you’ll see effigies, or life-sized dolls made out of straw, in front of houses or […] The post 8 Bizarre New Years Eve Traditions in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Single Men Retiring in Panama

Panama Relocation Tours just uploaded a new video of James, a single man, who relocated to Boquete Panama.  He moved to Panama shortly after taking a tour because he was armed with all the information he needed to relocate quickly and with ease. Some areas in Panama have a lot of social activities.  Some do […] The post Single Men Retiring in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Happy Holidays from Panama Relocation Tours

We just finished the final tour for 2019.  It was our 115th Panama Relocation Tour.  My how time flies when you’re having fun. The first day of every tour, we meet people who are a little (or a lot) apprehensive about moving to Panama.  What’s so rewarding for us is seeing the the joy of […] The post Happy Holidays from Panama Relocation Tours appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

15 Pensionado Visas This Month

So far this month, 15 people who came on a Panama Relocation Tour got their Pensionado Visa and relocated to Panama! Many of them came on a tour less than 6 months ago. HOW DID THEY DO IT SO FAST?? Because during the tour we give them all the information they need to make a […] The post 15 Pensionado Visas This Month appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

The Fastest Way to Make Friends in Panama

What’s the fastest way to make friends in Panama? Come on a Panama Relocation Tour! Every day during the tour, you’ll meet people who already live in Panama so you will know people throughout Panama and get their contact information too. During the tour, we supply everyone with name tags so you can quickly remember […] The post The Fastest Way to Make Friends in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

REPLAY: Retire in Panama Q & A Call November 2019

WOW!  We had 190 people on the LIVE Q & A Conference Call on Saturday, November 23rd.  The questions kept coming so I kept answering them for almost 2 hours.  Then the power went out for about 3 minutes (it happens in Panama).  I called right back in to the conference line to finish answering […] The post REPLAY: Retire in Panama Q & A Call November 2019 appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

16 Years as an Expat in Panama

Richard Detrick and Nikki Steele have lived in Boquete Panama 16 years.  Watch this video to learn why they decided to retire in Panama.  See their beautiful Tuscan style home on a 4 acre coffee farm in Palmira which is about 10 minutes from downtown Boquete.   Richard also shares his best and worst experiences in […] The post 16 Years as an Expat in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Should You Ship Your Car to Panama?

During a 6-day 7-night all-inclusive Panama Relocation Tours, we go in to great details (including special tips) about shipping household goods, cars and pets to Panama.  Since 2010, we’ve been offering Panama Relocation Tours and have completed more than 112 relocation tours as of November 2019. We’ve helped 1000s of people relocate to Panama the […] The post Should You Ship Your Car to Panama? appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Bringing Your Pets to Panama

During a 6-day 7-night all-inclusive Panama Relocation Tours, we go in to great details (including special tips) about shipping household goods, cars and pets to Panama.  We’ve been offering Panama Relocation Tours since 2010 and have completed 112 tours since November 2019.  We’ve helped 1000s of people relocate to Panama.  Here’s an overview of important […] The post Bringing Your Pets to Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Shipping Your Household Goods to Panama

During a 6-day 7-night all-inclusive Panama Relocation Tours, we go in to great details (including special tips) about shipping household goods, cars and pets to Panama.  Since 2010, we have been offering Panama Relocation Tours and have completed 112 relocation tours.  We’ve helped 1000s of people relocate to Panama.  Some of our clients have shipped […] The post Shipping Your Household Goods to Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

First Month in Panama

One of the biggest concerns that people have about relocating to Panama is not knowing Spanish. Don’t let the lack of knowing Spanish stop you from enjoying a more stress-free and affordable life in Panama. There are places where you can live in Panama and do just fine with very limited (or no) Spanish. Some […] The post First Month in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

They Retired Early in Panama

Retiring early was not the plan!  When Nancy and Sam Clawson came on a Panama Relocation Tour in September, they were investigating various places to retire to in a few years.  But destiny had other plans for them! During the tour, we show 1-2 rentals in each area we visit so you can get an […] The post They Retired Early in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Single Women Moving to Panama

On every Panama Relocation Tour about half our guests are singles. Singles especially are realizing that it will be very difficult to retire on one Social Security check or pension if they stay in North America or Europe. However, singles are discovering that they can live better for less in Panama and even have money […] The post Single Women Moving to Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

REPLAY October 2019 Q&A Conference Call

Since 2010 we’ve been offering Panama Relocation Tours 7-night 6-day all-inclusive tours to educate you about relocating to and living in Panama. We’ve helped 1000’s of people relocate to Panama the easy, stress-free way! We know it’s a big decision to relocation to a different country, or even sign up for a Panama Relocation Tour, […] The post REPLAY October 2019 Q&A Conference Call appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Doing Business and Building in Panama

The World Bank publishes a lot of great articles about every country to help you do a comparison.  At WorldBank.org  you can do research about the economy, government stability, average wages, starting a business and much more. See the FREE 59-page “Doing Business in 2019” report below. The World Bank is a vital source of […] The post Doing Business and Building in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Beware of NET Listings in Panama

In Panama, some things are done in a different way than you are familiar with. A good example are real estate sales and rental listings.  In Panama, it’s common to see the same house listed at several different prices with different agents. Sometimes the “spread” can be as much as $100,000 difference for the same […] The post Beware of NET Listings in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Why Get a Panama Passport?

Five years after you get your permanent residency in Panama you can apply for Panamanian citizenship and a Panama passport.  To apply, you’ll pay $600, do in interview (in Spanish) to explain why you want to become a Panamanian, then take a history test also in Spanish.  Then the President of Panama must sign the […] The post Why Get a Panama Passport? appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Beach Life in Panama

Panama has 1500 miles of coastline!  If you love living at the beach, there is a perfect beach for you somewhere in Panama.  The weather is about 90 degrees every day (+/- 5) and most of the time, you'[ll have the whole beach to yourself. During their Panama Relocation Tour, Greg and Anita found their […] The post Beach Life in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Taking a Bus in Panama

Public buses are readily available throughout Panama but I’ve only taken the bus to Panama City one time because my daughter’s flight was cancelled and she needed to get to Panama City to catch an international flight.  My cost, with a Pensionado discount, was $10.60 to go from David to Panama City.  A few times, […] The post Taking a Bus in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

REPLAY: September Q & A Conference Call

Since 2010, we’ve been offering Panama Relocation Tours and our monthly Q & A Conference calls.  In August we completed our 108th Panama Relocation Tour!  The September 2019 Q & A Conference Call was scheduled to be about one hour but there were so many people who had waited and waited to ask their question […] The post REPLAY: September Q & A Conference Call appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Caring for Your Pet in Panama

There’s a process, but it’s easy to bring your fur babies with you when you move to Panama. Each airline has different pet policies.  Find the airline that has the most friendly pet policy for your type pet then book your flight and your pets flight at least 2-3 months in advance.  Then, make sure […] The post Caring for Your Pet in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Living Near The Beach in Panama

Wondering what life would be like if you retired near the beach in Panama? After taking a Panama Relocation Tour in December 2017, Dennis & Lenore moved from Reno, Nevada to Boca Chica, Panama. Watch this video to learn what life near the beach in Panama is like for them. In September we’ll have a […] The post Living Near The Beach in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

What’s Your Plan B: Safety Insurance

There are three kinds of people who come on a Panama Relocation Tour: (1) Those who are ready to relocate to Panama and are looking for an affordable place to live for their next adventure, (2) Those who are investigating places to retire later, and (3)those who want to have a Plan B just in […] The post What’s Your Plan B: Safety Insurance appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

What’s It Like to Retire in Panama?

We know you’re wondering what it’s really like to retire in Panama so the Panama Relocation Tours team is shooting videos of some of the people who came on a Tour then relocated to Panama.  Our “Panama Expat Experience” video series will give you a glimpse in to expat life in Panama. Debe and Rod […] The post What’s It Like to Retire in Panama? appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Living Abroad Will Enrich Your Life

Gary A. Scott was our guest speaker for our August Conference Call.  Gary began living internationally in the 1960’s and has lived in many different countries including Hong Kong, England, Isle of Man, Europe and Ecuador.  He shares his thoughts about how living abroad will enrich your life. Gary also talks about little tricks to […] The post Living Abroad Will Enrich Your Life appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Going to the Grocery Store in Panama

Going to the grocery store when you are in a different country could be a little intimidating. But with a little bravery you can master grocery shopping like a native Panamanian! There are a few tips when you are grocery shopping in a country where the labels and signs are in Spanish. The first tip […] The post Going to the Grocery Store in Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Panama Relocation Tours Success Stories

Since 2010, when we first started Panama Relocation Tours, we’ve published a hundreds of testimonials and videos of people who just completed a Panama Relocation Tour  But, we thought it would be interesting to do some video of people who actually relocated to Panama after taking a Panama Relocation Tour. This video series will give […] The post Panama Relocation Tours Success Stories appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

No Air Conditioner Needed in the Highlands of Panama

Today I saw in the internet that much of the United States is under a heat wave with record high temperatures.  Yuck!  I remember those days in Texas when I went from my air conditioned house, to the air conditioned car (with a steering wheel too hot to touch), to the air conditioned stores and […] The post No Air Conditioner Needed in the Highlands of Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Is Retiring in Panama Right For You?

It’s no secret that many Baby Boomers are worried about retirement. The average Social Security check is only $1400 which, for most people, is not enough to live on in the United States. Some financial advisors recommend that Baby Boomers keep working as long as possible. But that does not sound like much fun! There’s […] The post Is Retiring in Panama Right For You? appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Why David Panama Should Be On Your Radar

David is the capital of Chiriqui province in far western Panama, next to Costa Rica. It usually ties for the second largest city in Panama with a population of about 170,000. David has a developed infrastructure yet a much lower cost of living than other places in Panama. Tour clients are renting furnished houses or […] The post Why David Panama Should Be On Your Radar appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

How to Avoid Gringo Pricing

Gringo pricing is when you are charged more for something just because you are a foreigner living in or visiting Panama. It can happen. It has happened to me a few times too. But there are things you can do to avoid being gringo priced. Gringo pricing is more likely to happen when you use […] The post How to Avoid Gringo Pricing appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

You Can Retire Early When You Move to Panama

Are you worried that you may not ever be able to retire because your cost of living is so high? Would you like to retire early but know it’s not possible if you stay where you live now? My husband and I were in the same situation 12 years ago. Even with income from investment […] The post You Can Retire Early When You Move to Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Bob Adams Report on Panama

My good friend Bob Adams  just published his 2019 Panama Report.  It’s a lengthy 20-page report filled with graphs which focuses on the STABILITY of the Panama government and economy.  Bob says, “After 52 years of working and/or living in more than 40 nations around the world, I know that one of the things most […] The post Bob Adams Report on Panama appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

How Panama Compares to Other Latin American Countries

When I was first looking for a place to relocate to overseas, I was most concerned with the weather.  I wanted to live in a place where I’d never need air conditioning or a heater again.  I needed to live in a place where I could have my windows open and get fresh air every […] The post How Panama Compares to Other Latin American Countries appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Retiring in Panama LIVE Q & A Conference Call

We just completed the 103rd Panama Relocation Tour!  Our Panama team has 59 YEARS experience living and working in Panama!  This is exactly the kind of experience you need when you’re considering a life-changing decision to relocate to Panama.    We deliver! Retiring in Panama is a big decision.  We know it helps to get answers […] The post Retiring in Panama LIVE Q & A Conference Call appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Who Can You Trust About Relocating To or Retiring In Panama?

A few days ago I was on an expat forum to answer questions about relocating to Panama. One person expressed an interest in a certain town in Panama. Then several people told her what a terrible place it is. So, she said she decided not to even go visit that area. That’s a big mistake. […] The post Who Can You Trust About Relocating To or Retiring In Panama? appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

Three Lessons on Retirement

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli have almost three decades of experience being retired even though they are only in their mid-60s.  They both retired in their 30s to travel and experience the world.  They are recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance, medical tourism and world travel. With the wealth of information […] The post Three Lessons on Retirement appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

EXPERIENCE is Why Panama Relocation Tours Is the Best

We did the very first Panama Relocation Tour in 2010 with 8 tour clients. So, now in 2019, we have ten years of experience educating people about relocating to and living in Panama. We exclusively do relocation tours. The May 2019 was our 101’s Panama Relocation Tour. We’ve had thousands of relocation tour clients from […] The post EXPERIENCE is Why Panama Relocation Tours Is the Best appeared first on Panama Relocation Tours. Read More Read More »

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