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EXPERIENCE is Why Panama Relocation Tours Is the Best

Panama Relocation Tours

We did the very first Panama Relocation Tour in March of 2010 with 8 tour clients. In March of 2022, we will celebrate twelve years of experience in teaching people about relocating to and living in Panama in a hassle-free way. We exclusively do relocation tours.

Every day during a Panama Relocation Tour, you will have two ex-pat tour guides plus we’re joined by a 50-year-old Panamanian who was born in Panama and who has lived in Panama his whole life.  He’s been working with Panama Relocation Tours for 10 years.  He will share his tips about living and working in Panama and what you need to do to be well respected by Panamanians and what you should not do too. 

So, combined the guides on the tour have 66 years of experience living and working in Panama!

The February 2022 tour was our164thPanama Relocation Tour.

Thousands of people from all over the world have come on a Panama Relocation Tour. About 65% relocate to Panama and we hold their hand throughout the entire process of relocating to Panama after the tour. They all get access to our private support group where we offer advice before, during, and after their move to Panama to ensure that they have a hassle-free relocation.

We get weekly updates from Panamanian lawyers and other experts so I can pass the information on Panama Relocation Tour clients.

In the 12 years that we’ve been doing Panama Relocation Tours, we’ve gained a lot of knowledge by just living and working in Panama (see the list below).  And, we’ve been asked every question there is about relocating to and living in Panama.  We know all the answers to your questions! 

No one has more experience about relocating to and living in Panama
than Panama Relocation Tours!

During a Panama Relocation Tour, you will get our first-hand experience about:

* I bought 4 cars and a big bus in Panama & and got insurance
* Rented a house in Panama (and you should too) you’ll learn what to watch out for when renting
* Got a Pensionado Visa then renounced the Pensionado Visa
* Got a Friendly Nations Visa and a work permit
* In 2012, I bought my first house in Panama
* I bought land and had a greenhouse built so I could grow food all year
* I have bought, remodeled, and sold several houses in Panama
* Dentist and doctor appointments
* I own and manage rental properties in Panama
* Experience with being a long-distance landlord
* Learned why it is usually better not to take title to a property in your own name
* I’ve lived in 4 countries and visited 26 countries!
* Got electric, water, internet, cable tv, and trash collection set up
* Bought houses without using bank financing or very much cash & teach you how too
* I’ve opened bank accounts in Panama
* Got a Will in Panama
* Got bribed by a cop in Panama & paid it.. you’ll learn why you might do this too!
* Bought furniture and had furniture custom made in Panama
* Set up several businesses in Panama
* Paying taxes in Panama
* Got a traffic ticket for making a U-turn (I did not really make a u-turn)
* Wired money in to and out of Panama
* Completely remodeled my kitchen – finding contractors
* Learn what NOT to do when renting a property.
* Building experience – Built an addition to my house
* I’ve set up several corporations in Panama
* Bought existing corporations to save $
* Some dishonest guys copied my whole website & business
* Purchased health insurance in Panama after investigating options
* Discovered how to save 40% when buying health insurance
* Brought a pet with me to Panama
* Order things from Amazon to get shipped to Panama
* Set up cell phone service in Panama for less than $20 a month
* Learned how to keep my US number and receive calls with no monthly fee
* Had three surgeries and a few hospital emergency room visits in Panama
* Got Covid in Panama and was in the hospital for 8 days.
* Hired gardeners, a maid, plumbers, electricians, and other contractors
*Got sued by a gardener who did not show up for a month (I won)
* Learned what NOT to do in Panama too!
* Learned it is better NOT to buy some things at a grocery store
* And much much more…

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg!

These are things you can only learn from many years of personal experience living in Panama.  LIFE is the best teacher!  You cannot learn these things in “tourism school”.

THERE’S MORE…

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I’ve traveled all over Panama and explored every nook and cranny while also visiting with Panamanians and ex-pats who live in each area who can give me the “inside” scoop which I share with you.

Because there is not have a reliable MLS system in Panama, it is necessary for me to gather my own information about rental and real estate prices. I discovered things a real estate agent or property manager would never tell you. I will not give you the sugar-coated version of Panama. Some things that some real estate agents in Panama do are illegal in other countries like net listings. I’ve learned who the agents and real estate companies are who do net listings and who do not. Of course, we only recommend agents/companies who do not do this unethical practice.

Because we do not sell real estate or investments during the tour, there is no hidden agenda. We only show 1-2 rentals each day during the tour. There are no sales pitches.

We do not get kickbacks or commissions from any of the experts we introduce you to!

I’ve been a real estate investor for 30 years, so I thoroughly understand investing in real estate, even in Panama. I will teach you the in’s and out’s of buying real estate in Panama – without the hype.  You’ll even learn the best way to find “way below market” properties without using a real estate agent and how to buy with seller financing and no interest so you can avoid bank financing.

I started my first online business in 1994 and still own and run online businesses from Panama. I will teach you how to start an online business that you can run from Panama or anywhere in the world.

I sell products on Amazon and will teach you how to do the same…without the need to keep inventory at your home in Panama or ship products from Panama.

I moved to Panama with my husband but he passed away a few years ago so now I live in Panama by myself.  So, I have experience living in Panama as a couple and as a single person.

We’re not copycats! We are the ORIGINAL relocation tour company in Panama. Don’t settle for less!

With all this experience, 11+ years (as of 2021) of exclusively doing relocation tours, and many hundreds of 5-star reviews from satisfied customers, PLUS a Panamanian on every tour, AND another ex-pat tour guide you can see why Panama Relocation Tours is the BEST.

These are all reasons why our Panama Relocation Tours sell out months in advance!

If you’re thinking about relocating to Panama, you need reliable and accurate information from someone with many years, and all kinds, of experience living and working in Panama. We have it!

Join us for a 6-full day, 7-night ALL-INCLUSIVE Panama Relocation Tour to get access to my many years of experience of living and working in Panama PLUS the “inside scoop” from a Panamanian!  Learn how you can relocate to Panama in the most affordable, easy, and stress-free way!   Everyone who comes on a Panama Relocation Tour after 2021, will also get access to the Online Panama Relocation Guide and our private support group.

We also offer Private Tours of Panama so you can just explore the areas you are most interested in. Private Tours start at as little as $200 a day for a couple.

Our Online Panama Relocation Guide is another way you can learn about relocating to Panama. It has all the same information you’d get during a Panama Relocation Tour including ongoing support. Because it’s online, we keep it updated.

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Let Us Take Care Of Everything For You!

Here’s what a few Panama Relocation Tour clients have to say:

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Mike and Bertie from the May 2019 Tour wrote:

My wife and I recently went on the May 2019 tour and all I can say is that everything that everyone else keeps saying about the tour is true. Jackie and her team are all first rate and take care of everything. Jackie’s knowledge and connections have really given my wife and I all of the details we needed to make an informed decision about moving to Panama. Speaking with all of the expats during the tour also gave us the realism of what they truly loved and what they did not about their own experiences in Panama. I really feel that this tour should be MANDATORY for anyone even remotely thinking about moving to Panama. The only negative aspect of the tour was all the eating, I think I gained 5 pounds (my own fault of course). We really only good things to say about Jackie, her team (Melisa, Antonio, and Jorge) and the entire experience. It was AWESOME, a 5 out of 5 experience.

Sincerely,
Mike and Bertie

James Kent wrote:

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In February of 2017 I took a tour of Panama. I wanted to learn about moving to Panama. It was an ok tour but never left Panama City or answer important questions and concerns of moving to Panama. I left with little knowledge.

Then I took Jackie’s tour in May of this year. I cannot encourage you enough to sign up for this tour if you want move to Panama. Jackies team does it all! Hotel, food, bus travel and personal attention. I decided to settle in Boquete after seeing various towns and met expats who live throughout Panama. Jackie brings in experts on visa, banking, rentals and expats to speak about living there. Jackie knows Panama and all the quirks! My only complaint is not taking this tour in 2017!

Diederik Japin who was on the May Panama Relocation Tour wrote:

It was a fantastic Tour, providing lots of information, not only from Jackie whose energy and knowledge are seemingly endless but also from our fellow Tour participants whose input provided lots of food for thought as to how to approach the move to Panama. Jackie also makes the tour an inspirational and motivational event and you can not but help to come away from it wanting to get started, not only on the moving process but also with opportunities and ideas you had never even considered. And Melissa, whilst we did not meet, your organisational talents from before the tour started until the last day in Panama can only be described as professional, faultless and stress free. We never worried about anything. Jorge, our driver for most of the trip was always on time, in control in the background safely taking us to the many different locations we visited. Antonio, who picked us up from the airport and took us on a City tour…everything just went perfectly according to plan. And Panama, the country? We love it here….and hope to settle here eventually. Stay safe and stay healthy everyone!

Richard and Carol Toops shared their experience on a Panama Relocation Tour

January 2014 Group Tour Photo

Carol Toops and I were members of the February 2019 Panama Relocation Tour and what impressed us initially was the attention to detail and professionalism that the tour was planned with. We have spent considerable time in research and study about relocating as ex-pats and the more we researched the clearer it became that Panama was the obvious choice, and as we had questions both Jackie and Melissa were quick to respond and help.

When we received the first set of instructions and directions I had a sense of relief as almost every question we had was answered in those materials and the ones that weren’t were answered by Jackie in emails. Our planning was actually at a minimum as we began preparing for the trip.

There has been several testimonials regarding the actual tour and how informative and detailed Jackie’s delivery is. The time we spent traveling from location to location was valuable as Jackie shared her vast experience in what and what not to do along with recommendations on how to make the transition seamless. There were visits with others who have been living in Panama for some time explaining in detail the differences and how to organize and plan for the move. We had several dinners with speakers who shared their actual experiences from bringing pets to learning about medical care and would answer any specific question that was asked. Also the food and restaurants created a festive mood and made it really fun.

The comfort and convenience of the transportation was another point that stood out. The tour bus is first class and our driver, Jorge was a sight to behold. Always aware of the conditions that a big vehicle creates he took us places that we probably wouldn’t have been able to visit otherwise. A real pro…

So we experienced a fact finding trip that more than helped us with discovery of the details and confidence of making this move successfully, and met people who have shared that same knowledge. Since we have returned, we have had other questions that we have been able to get answered as Jackie includes everyone who takes the tour in the Facebook group which is another great resource. This isn’t a vacation but a very pleasant working trip designed to make the decision making very easy. Highly recommended.

Julie Wolf shared her experience with the March 2019 Tour:

2014 July Panama Relocation Tour

Jackie’s wealth of knowledge about Panama and moving there is priceless to anyone thinking about an international move. Her tour is flawlessly executed and peppered with info from local expats, great food, a luxurious bus to travel in and lots of FUN! I can’t thank her enough for changing my life. Jackie is a consummate professional with the patience of Job and a charismatic/endearing personality. This is a first class, blue ribbon experience! Julie Wolf March 2019 tour

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If you have any questions, please email us. Come see how you can live BETTER for LESS in Panama.  You will know that you are in good hands with Panama Relocation Tours!

Live a stress-free life in Panama

Jackie Lange

Jackie Lange is the founder of Panama Relocation Tours and lives in the highlands of Boquete Panama. She has helped thousands of people relocate to Panama.

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