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  1. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Good morning. My wife and I currently live in JAX FL and are interested in moving to Mexico to retire. Our list of desires are pretty simple. -Nice beaches -Not tooooo humid (at least less than FL) -Good private health care -Good food -Low crime -Authentic Mexican vibe and culture. Do not...
  2. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi folks, Been in GDL for about a year and a half and would like to move items from a storage unit in Tucson to GDL. We initially drove from SFO to GDL and packed as much as we could in the car. Now, we want some of our art and other goods. These are belongings that fit in a 5x5 storage unit...
  3. Introductions
    Hello My name is Jessie. I am originally from Malaysia but have lived in Canada for more than 34 years. I am tired of the cold and am thinking of moving to Mexico specifically to Merida I am coming to Merida on a visit on the last week of February. Hope to check out some rentals and places to...
  4. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I'm just starting off with my research to become snowbirds. We'd like to rent and have small doggos. Where can I start to figure out the cost of living?
  5. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I am 56 years young and retiring in 6 weeks. I have a lot of responsibility on my shoulders. My husband needs to use a walker due to 3 failed back surgeries and he just underwent a triple bypass after a silent heart attack. I also have a 24 year old son with neurological impairment. 3 to 4...
  6. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello to all those that out there, I just signed up and apologies if i have posted in the wrong area. I will try to keep this as simple as possible but, i know Visas/Citizenship's can cause plenty of headaches, which me and my wife have found in the last few years. With the help from members...
  7. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I'm about to retire and live part-time in Mexico and eventually apply for Temp. Visa. However, I would like to buy a car ASAP and have the car registered under a Mexican family member. My question is the following: 1. Can I buy a car under tourist visa in Jalisco or Colima? 2. Can the...
  8. Introductions
    Hello forum! I’m a new member. My husband and I are moving to the island to live part-time on 8/1/21 and use the house as a second home and a rental when we are not there. I purchased a new home in Punta Sur on the ocean (cliffs). We are super excited! WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW that I don’t...
  9. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello! My husband and I are planning the long drive from Las Vegas to Mexico City next month. Our route this far- Las Vegas, El Paso, Chihuahua ... and then I am unsure how to break up the leg from Chihuahua to Mexico city. Has anyone done this trip recently and could share their experience...
  10. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello I am applying soon and I am wondering about some of the required documents. The consulate site for my city asks for bank statements, is it okay if I just give them the statement summary which shows how much I received in deposits and balances? Each statement is 4 pages long so I don't...
  11. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello all, I’m a US citizen born in the US, but both parents are Mexican, so I also have my Mexican citizenship. My question is based on me wanting to move to Mexico and buy a house over there! How would I do this? As I have money saved from working over here, income tax returns and a life...
  12. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello, I'm interested in experiences living in Valle de Bravo. We are a young couple who work remotely, starting a family, and currently living in South America. We have planned an extended stay coming up and would like to ask about certain areas we should check out, the feasibility of long...
  13. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I was reading this Mexico News Daily article that said that AMLO is going to restructure and centralize the healthcare system. He´s essentially scrapping Seguro Popular. I was curious: do any of you out there know if this is going to affect the expat community? Will we still be able to benefit...
  14. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi everyone. I have read that Mexico and Central and South America are loathe to prescribe pain meds. That scares me for something like a major surgery. Does anyone here have (or have heard of) experience with a major surgery in a private hospital in Mexico? I may need to get a hip...
  15. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    FIRST POST, wootwoot ! I've been driving in Mexico 14 years now, but when I first got here, it really intimidated me. 14 years later, I tell friends that I feel more comfortable driving in Mexico than I do in the United States. Does anyone else feel the same? There are a lot of unwritten...
  16. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I am a US Citizen working in Oil & Gas Manufacturing Company in Mexico Border region. I have been working here for over 10 years now. My payroll comes from US and have all normal US and State taxes deducted until last year myself and few of other Americans now have to be on Tax Equalization/...
  17. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi All..... I have been disabled since 1998. One of my issues is Chronic Pain. All I want to do is die by the ocean.. It is not long now.... So here goes my questions and I thank you in advance for your time.... 1. what is a good place on the ocean to retire to? Crimewise and costwise are...
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